France is the world’s most popular tourist destination receiving 82 million foreign tourists annually.
From the boulevards of Paris to the fashionable seaside resorts of the Côte d'Azur, France offers some of the most beautiful scenery in the world.
Fairy-tale castles, the elegant Palace of Versailles, glorious cathedrals, the Eiffel Tower and picture-perfect villages delight romantics.
At the same time, the country's contemporary monuments and rapid train transit jolt visitors from the storybook surroundings into the ambience of the 21st century.
A remarkable seat of culture Paris houses many opera houses, restaurants and theaters. Save time for leisurely gourmet meals - traditional French gastronomy has been inscribed on the UNESCO list of Intangible Cultural Heritage.
France offers an agreeable climate, some excellent beaches on the French Riviera, the Atlantic coast and the island of Corsica, wide possibilities for winter sports, most notably in the Alps and the Pyrenees, and a rich culture with food and wines that are among the most celebrated in the world.