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FRANCE

Be charmed by cosmopolitan Paris, sample sumptuous food and wine in the Loire Valley, and take in the glamour of the South of France. Enthralling experiences await in France.

Explore the Monaco Cathedral. See the Notre-Dame Cathedral, Eiffel Tower, Louvre, Champs-Élysées and Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Experience the excitement of the Promenade des Anglais in Nice Monaco's Grand Prix circuit and Royal Palace. Travel in July and celebrate Bastille Day, which commemorates the end of the French monarchy.

With Insight Vacations, gain access to exclusive experiences: • At Château de Rochecotte, in the Loire Valley, enjoy a delicious Farm-to-Table Dinner • Visit a prominent wine estate in Châteauneuf-du-Pape, meet the vintners and sample some of France’s most coveted wines • In Paris, a local foodie introduces you to tiny local shops specialising in cheeses, desserts, breads and other delicacies • In Chablis, join an expert vintner for a taste and introduction to these refreshing, steely whites • Experience city tours of Vimy Ridge and the Somme Battlefields, both with Local Experts • Visit a perfumery on the Côte D'Azur.

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French Heritage

22 days from US$7,495

A grand adventure lies ahead with famous wines and excellent food, snow-capped mountains, sun-drenched beaches, magnificent châteaux, and learning about Roman remains and fascinating battlefield history.

Country Roads of France

16 days from US$4,420

Leafy vineyards, majestic mountains, Riviera sunshine, Roman remains and fortified towns, combined with great food and wine, make for an engaging ‘Tour de France.'

Normandy, Brittany & the Loire Valley

8 days from US$2,499

Investigate Normandy's role in the 1066 and 1944 invasions that changed the course of history. Explore the beautiful city of St-Malo, the châteaux of the Loire and gleaming Paris.

Travel Tips

When to go: From the sun-soaked beaches of the South of France in summer to less predictable fresh summers in Northern France, where you’ll have to prepare for all weather types throughout the year, this beautiful country offers something for everyone. To avoid the city crowds, head to Paris in Spring or Autumn.

SPRING

MAR - MAY

overcast

16 °C

Avg Temp.

SUMMER

JUN - AUG

sun

24 °C

Avg Temp.

AUTUMN

SEP - NOV

rain

16 °C

Avg Temp.

WINTER

DEC - FEB

snow

7 °C

Avg Temp.

Time Difference

London GMT +1

Currency

Euro (EUR, €)

Language

French

Population

67.12 million

Capital City

Paris

Electricity

European Standard of 230V, with a frequency of 50Hz.

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