France

Salutations de la France!

There is a reason France is ranked as one of the top tourist destinations in the world. With famous figures such as explorer Napoleon, painter Leonardo da Vinci and oceanographer Jacques-Yves Cousteau, it’s no wonder many people travel to visit this French country. Surrounded by the Pyrenees, Alps and Jura mountain ranges, France is known to be culturally rich with some of the oldest traces of human life going back 1.8 million years ago. The birthplace of “Haute Couture” and known to have some of the best cuisine in the world, this country is one of the largest in the European Union.

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A Lazy Barbary Macaque Relaxing on Some Rocks in Southern France's Rocamadour Monkey Park, Europe
Monkeying around France with Barbary Macaques

Did you know southern France has free roaming Barbary Macaques? Meet, touch and learn all about this endangered species at the Forêt des Singes in Rocamadour.

The Sun Behind The French Alps
Snowboarding the French Alps

Looking for some fun in the snow? Flaine, France is the perfect place to hit the slopes on your winter vacation.

France Map with Tower
Une Randonné a Paris

Check out this list for the top things to see and do while traveling to Paris.

A Wall of Skulls
Les Catacombes

Explore the Catacombs of Paris; one of the creepiest tourist site in France.

Close Up of the Tower
La Tour

Check out the complete guide on what to expect when climbing the Eiffel Tower.

Paris Tower and Flowers
Paris Savoir Faire

Paris is full of people in all different shapes and sizes, discover which ones to avoid while on vacation.

Country Facts
World Currency
Currency

European Euro (EUR)

Capital City View
Capital

Paris

Population
Population

66, 553, 766

Language
Language

French

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