France is a famous country widely known for its exotic culture, beautiful architectural buildings, and friendly people. The capital of France is one of the greatest city in the world, Paris. It has lots to offer in tourism since it is blessed with magnificent landscape features and lively beaches. France was one of the powerful colonial nations in the colonial times. As a result, it has many regions in the world that are established as territories of France. The territories are French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte and French Polynesia among others whose attractions contribute to the tourism adventures of France. There are many excursions around France but the best way is if you do a tour around France by yourself.
France is a metropolitan country located in Western Europe. It borders Spain to the North and the United Kingdom Island to the South. France has two kinds of coastal lines. Its Northwest-West coastal line faces the Atlantic Ocean and its Southwest coastline faces the Mediterranean Sea.
The West of France is facing towards the Atlantic Coast. In the north Normandy & Brittany have rolling hills, sandy beaches and quiet little harbour towns. Normandy & Brittany have a more rugged coast and many neolithic sites. It has quite a distinct atmosphere from the rest of the country; you can still sense the Celtic origin of the region in its inhabitants.
The people in France speak the French language. The culture is a result of its geographical location and its historical events. The France culture mainly flourish in the creative artistry, their top scoring clothes fashion cloth lines and their admirable and delicious food recipes. Art is a common creativity of the French. The French are ceremonious people who love wines and creative dishes are hobby-like activities of the French.
France has long past history showing the changes in culture to the current modern culture that is mostly adopted worldwide. There are many historic sites that cite the background of France. The Louvre Museum along the bank of River Seine is a renovated old building that was a royal fortress of France Kingdom in the ancient times. This history-unfolding museum opens up to the artistic endeavors in forms of paintings and drawings from all over the world that dates thousands of years ago. Brilliant Islamic art, Egyptian models and paintings are examples of the historical materials in the museum. Visit the Loire Valley to find more large castles. The Tower Eiffel also called the Iron Lady is one place to pass by and experience its hold and position as you climb the tall, pyramid-like tower.
France has several beautiful natural features that very well manicure its scenery. The rolling hills in the highlands are excellent places to hike and go for nature walks to discover the varieties of animal and plant species existing in the area. Watch the colorful vineyard the Jura Mountain that produces the most loved Yellow wine.
Cosica Island, Arcachon and Mesica are some of the interesting and fantastic coastal beaches in France facing the clear, crystal waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the blue majestic Mediterranean Sea. There are lots of fun activities taking place in the coast, among them being snorkeling, diving, surfing and some ball games to keep the fun alive. Rest in the sandy beaches as you watch the everlasting beauty of the sea and its surrounding unique vegetation pleasing you, as you bask in the juicy sunny weather.
France has first class hotels and restaurants. There are clubs that operate all night long. The dishes are rich in delicacy. Cultural dances are held occasionally in some hotels. The hospitality is acceptable and splendid! Traveling in a wonderful place like France in a rental car gives a lot of relief as it makes traveling very ease.
The 8th Arrondissement of Paris must be the most-famous among all the administrative districts of the capital city. Not only it is Paris' main business district, it is also the home of the world-renowned Champs Elysées. The avenue is 700 meters exposing an assemblage of admirable structures composed of Arc de Triomphe, the Obelisk in Place de la Concorde, the Tuileries Gardens, and the Carrousel du Louvre.
By now, every beach-lover and party-goer across the globe knows Ipanema. Famous for its white sands, crystal-clear waters and wide shorelines, Ipanema becomes a perfect venue for urban parties in a scenic beach setting. It is a fact that Ipanema is one of the attractions that made Rio de Janeiro as Brazil’s sought-after destination.