All the delightful things that you have possibly heard about the French cuisine are all true. Bread, champagne, sauces, pastries and cheeses, there is simply no end to what you can eat here and relish. Start your day beautifully at one of those French cuisine serving café and you’ll recognize by the rows of chairs and tables that are clustered outside the doors. A village in France may only have a café or two however the large cities here will have only post every few meters. You can also find an epitome of French cuisines in its restaurants, bistros and brasseries. For those unable to reach the French menu, order for the plate of the day and savour on the French specialties at the best prices.
One art form that widely blossomed in France is Impressionism. You can pay your homage of the Giverny house and gardens that were the subject of several of Claude Monet’s paintings. For art lovers who love the modern work, head to the cities of the Riviera which boast of such collection. You can even try the Museum of Contemporary and Modern art in Nice which is seen as the best place to see for the art lovers. Louvre, the best art museum of the art celebrates sculptures, paintings and art from all across Europe. You can buy a piece of art or two and cherish it forever.
The countryside of France is littered with several castles. Many of these come with similar towers, crenellations as well as ancestral portraits. However, there is just one i.e. the Palace of Versailles that exists. It is covered by the Museum Pass. This monument gained immense popularity under the rule of Louis XVI and his wife Marie-Antoinette. A great sightseeing attraction, you definitely must plan a visit to the place. You can even trek towards the Marie's Norman village which lies on the other end of the ground.
Wine lovers have proudly confessed that some of the best wines that they have ever tasted belonged to France. It is a country which produces anything between 50 to 60 million hectolitres of wine on annual basis. Besides the clichéd, Chardonnay and Champagne, there is an array of home made wines that you must try in France.
Instead of an individual how about falling in love with a city when you visit France? For every poet, art lover or architect lover, there is so much to love in France that you’ll never wish to part from the country. Do plan a visit to some of the best cities of France – Toulouse, Bordeaux, Avignon, Marseille, Lyon, Cannes, Nice, etc.
Are you an adventure enthusiast? There is a lot of things to do for you when in France. You can enjoy the most exciting and varied skiing here. The trainers here are very well trained and through professionals. For others who come here for adventure activities can consider mountain climbing to the highest mountain in Alps, biking and hiking.
The fashion and shopping in France
There is no secret in the fact that Paris is regarded as the fashion capital of the world. This also makes it one of the most preferred shopping destination. How could you not shop in a country which is the birth place of legends like Yves Saint-Laurent, Christian Dior, Coco Chanel and Christian Lacroix.
The southern end of France is the place where you’ll encounter the never ending coastline. It has pleasant sun, sandy beaches and never ending coastline. Saint Tropez, Monte-Carlo and Normandy are the top most loved beaches of France.
Cinema in France
France has given the world movies such as Les Diaboliques and Amelie. Directors such as Francois Truffaut and Luc Besson are also the French legends. Given all this, how can the cinema of France might not be lovable? More so, don’t forget the much talked about Cannes Film Festival.
Convenient Location of France
France shares its borders with 8 other countries, making it geographically very convenient. More so, it is only a short ferry ride away from the UK. So, when you are done with your holiday, in France you can visit the other nearby destinations too.