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Choose a chair in a brasserie with a view of the street, order a
coffee and a croissant and watch the theatre of life. Lucky you, you're in France.
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Countries neighbouring France are: Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Monaco, Andorra and Spain.
The United Kingdom is connected with France
by regular ferries across the North Sea and a train tunnel under it.
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Accommodation in Paris
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The number one tourist destination in Europe incorporates two theme parks, seven themed
hotels and a range of dining and entertainment options. The resort also features the
Disney Village entertainment and shopping complex and Golf Disneyland, a 27-hole golf
Practical information for visiting le Tour Eiffel.
Forget about taxis, you will discover a lot more on foot, and there is always the
excellent Metro system when you need to go from one arrondissement to another.
The Louvre museum is a must visit for any tourist to Paris.
Paris Airport Shuttle:
The easiest and most economical way to move door-to-door from Roissy Charles de Gaulle and
Orly airports to Parisian hotels.
Paris In Sites:
Monthly email newsletter and web site with travel and tourism information from, and about,
Paris and France. Edited by Linda Thalman.
To plan your sightseeing effectively, study a map of Paris and get to know where the
nearest Metro stations are.
Listen to them at neighbouring tables and in the shops. It's all Bonjour Madame, and very
polite indeed. Point to where you want to go on a map, and the French are very helpful.
Try a little French first, and you will be surprised that the reply is often in English.
Yes, they can tell our accents un kilometre away.
Paris Travel Tips
Try and visit Paris museums that have evening openings to avoid long
queues and for a much less crowded atmosphere to enjoy the exhibits.
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La Baule Beach:
Located at the heart of a bay near Nantes, the 8km
beach extends onto a young forest of 700 hectares of maritime pines.
Situated in the south-east of France, on the edge of the Orientale
du Massif Central, the Ardèche is one of eight departments in the Rhône-Alpes region.
The tourist board's offical website for the Ardeche.
Not all of the English section is totally in English. Some of the links leads you to
French content, so you might need to visit them armed with your phrasebook.
Discover the Gorges of the Ardèche river - by canoe.
Ou Dormir Ardèche:
Places to stay in the Ardèche.
The Maison de la France is the official France tourism site.
Plan a holiday in France, a business trip, or just discover the country through the pages
of this online guide, packed with clear and practical information about France.
Gites de France:
Find out about accommodation options at the official website of Gites de France. Book a
gite online or order one of their guides, to help you find places to stay when you're in
Accommodation in Nice
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Beyond the Riviera:
Get away from the casinos and the beaches, and discover the regions beyond the French
Riviera. Alphabetical listing of
the charming villages.
When on the Côte d'Azur, be sure to pay a visit to the Principality of Monaco.
Nice - Côte d'Azur:
In the eighteenth century aristocrats came to Nice for it's mild winters. Today the
attraction is the summer sun.
Not only a land of tourism and leisure, Nice is also a country of creation, innovation,
research and cultural exchange. The official site.
Along The Coast:
Find out the weather forecast along the Riviera; from Meteo France.
If you've had enough of the crowded beaches of the Côte d'Azur, you
might want to head up into the hills and visit the villages in the Alpes-Azur.
Avignon is one of our favourite cities in the south of France. Located in the heart of
Provence, this area produces some of the best Côtes du Rhône wines; including the
Avignon was the second Rome, the seat of nine popes.
La Provence Verte:
Tucked away from the summer crowd between the Verdon, La Sainte-Baume and La
Sainte-Victoire (famously painted by Cézanne), lies a region that has truly been blessed.
This 'Green' Provence consists of 37 communes (towns/villages) which
have come together, combining their identities and values, in order to share with you
their particular way of life and the pleasure found in a rest away from the crowd, and to
help you explore and appreciate one of the most beautiful regions of France.
Most tourists travel to
Corsica by sea, from Italy and mainland France.
From the World War II landing beaches in Normandy to poignant reminders of the First World
War battlefields along the Somme - where fighting was intense from July to November, 1916
- Northern France not only attracts war veterans paying their respects to fallen comrades,
but also the grateful baby boomers of the next generation for whom they fought for.
Chamonix, often regarded as the climbing capital of Europe, is a
favourite with skiers and snowboarders in the winter, while hikers and mountain-bikers
enjoy the trails in summer.
Only an hour from Geneva airport, Chamonix is ideally placed for
charter flights from the UK.
Revolutionary low cost airport transfer service that runs from Geneva Airport to the
Chamonix Valley. Seats from as little as 19.50 one way.
If you prefer to put your skis on the roof-rack and drive, Chamonix is
about 7 hours from Calais.
More than just a ski resort, Chamonix is part of a ski area - the
Valle Blanche - in the shadow of Mont Blanc (4,808m); with most of the intermediate skiing
around Le Brevent and La Flegere.
Compagnie du Mont-Blanc:
How to get to and around the Chamonix ski areas.
The Aiguille du Midi cable car is the highest in Europe and rewards
adventurous skiers with a 20km glacier run, down the Valle Blanche.
Advanced skiers have endless possibilities in Chamonix, from the
Grands Montets at Argentiere to ski-touring along the Haut Route - staying at mountain
huts along the high route from Chamonix to Zermatt, in Switzerland.
Beginners are not left out and can practise on the easy runs at Le
Tour and Les Houches.
Chamonix doesn't disappoint in the evening either and is lively in
both summer and winter.
Built in the 19th century, Chamonix has plenty of shops, bars,
cafes, restaurants and a casino.
The cobble-stoned town centre, straddling the river Arve, also has a
large sports complex, ice rink, climbing-wall, cinema and bowling pub with 8 international
Tourist information for the Chamonix valley and Mont-Blanc massif.
This informative guide to Chamonix works like an A to Z of Chamonix, with hundreds of
pages and links to related resources.
Pays du Mont Blanc: (Featured
The Pays du Mont Blanc comprises 14 resorts and villages and more than 400 hamlets. Each
mountain village has become a resort while preserving its own identity, authenticity and
A La Carte France Tours:
Quality guided tours in France with your own private driver-guide.
Florida-based company promoting barge cruises in France. Looking at the prices, you'd
think the airfare was included.
Based in Toulouse, the company offers intimate 'coast to coast' tours designed to expose
the foreign traveller to the geographical and cultural diversity of France that few
tourists see; from Bordeaux on the Atlantic seaboard, through the Midi and Provence to end
on the French Riviera at Nice.
Provence Tour Designer:
Visit provence with your private driver guide, Catherine; a native of Marseilles, now
living near Aix-en- Provence. Her address book is full of good restaurants, scenic roads,
fine wine cellars and of very special addresses that are so typical of Provence (lavender,
olive oil, pottery).
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