places to visit in France

France Points of Interest

If you’re looking for the best places to visit in France, then people either go to Paris for the city life or they want something quieter. The boulevards of France are considered to rival Italy for fashion.  Dare we suggest wine too, or is that taking things too far?

As a country, France is beautiful and has an irresistible charm. France is the preferred destination for many romantics, especially Paris. Some of the French best known attractions include the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Museum and Mont Saint-Michel. Other attractions include Cote d’Azur, the Palace of Versailles, and Loire Valley Chateaux.

Where to Stay in France

France features hotels ranging from 5-star heavenly spaces to not so exciting spaces. It all depends on the much you are willing to spend. For royal treatment, the Chateau Grand Barrail and Hotel du Cap Eden Roc do not disappoint. For a more budget-friendly experience, Hotel du Champ Mars, Hotel de la Mare, and St Christopher’s Inn Canal Hostel will suffice.

cheap places to visit in France Étretat,

Étretat, France

Things to Do in France

Remember to create lasting memories while in France. To do so, you can watch the sunset from the Eiffel Tower, or take a stroll through the old but charming streets of Paris. You can also attend the Royal Serenade at the Chateaux de Versailles. If you love cooking you can learn to prepare French cuisine.

Where is France

France is in Europe. It lies on the coordinates 46.22760 N and 2.21370 E. Covering a total of 643,801 km2, it’s the worlds 43rd biggest country. France has a population of 65,306,319. The official currency in France is Euro.

famous places to visit in france Mont Saint Michel,

Mont Saint Michel

Best Time to Visit France

The best time to visit France is in fall (September to November) and in spring (April to June).  Things are easier during these seasons. July and August are downright the worst times to travel. The cities are crowded. They are also the hottest with temperature highs of 25C in Paris.

The temperatures in Paris range from 3C and 25C. Paris receives regular amounts of rainfall throughout the year. These ranges from 17mm to 27mm. May and December are the hottest months.

Where to stay in France; Cordes-sur-Ciel, Southern France

Getting There

France has a total of 34 airports. Flying into France is by far the best way to travel. The airports include:

  • Paris Charles de Gaule (CDG)
  • Paris Orly Airport (ORY)
  • Bordeaux Merignac Airport (BOD)

France has an elaborate railway system. You can travel from London to Paris by rail with a single train change.