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France is the largest country in Western Europe and the third- largest in Europe as a whole. Over the past 500 years, France has been a significant country with great political and cultural power. The name France derives from the Latin "Francia", which means "country of the Franks". The country is split into 27 regions and ranks as the first tourist destination in the world. Staying at a Premiere Classe France Hotel gives you a great base for exploring the country. France has 37 sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List and features cities of great cultural interest, such as Paris, Strasbourg and Bordeaux. France attracts all kinds of tourists – history buffs will love the Louvre, couples will enjoy Paris, hailed the city of love, and families can enjoy a trip to Disneyland Paris.
A two-day break
No two-day break in France would be complete without a visit to the capital – Paris. Book a guided tour of the best attractions, such as the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe. Stay in a Premiere Classe Paris Est Hotel for the city on your doorstep. On day two, visit Versailles and discover the beauty of the famous Palace of Versailles.
A week-long stay
A week in France gives you plenty of time to explore all that the country has to offer. Visit Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (PACA) for great variety on your holiday. Situated between the Mediterranean coastline and the Alps, tourists literally get the best of both worlds, with beautiful beaches and the Alps just around the corner. Stay in the Premiere Classe Nice Hotel in the region's capital.
A family holiday
France offers fun for the whole family, with its variety of nature and theme parks. Disneyland in Paris will keep both old and young entertained with all your favourite Disney charactesr and thrilling rides. Bretagne boasts plenty of excitement in the form of Amoripark amusement park and zoos for animal-lovers. Stay in Premiere Classe Brest hotel as a great starting point for exploring the region.
Getting to France is simple, whether by train, plane or boat. There are international airports in each of France’s 27 regions, making plane travel from all over the world easy. Using the Eurostar from London means you can be in France within a couple of hours. Using the ferry can be practical if you want to take a car on your trip. Once in France, use the efficient metro system to get around.
France is famous for the culinary delights it offers. From fine wines to exquisite cheeses and crepes, there’s plenty to indulge your taste buds. If staying in Lorraine, try the classic Quiche Lorraine. If staying in Bourgogne be sure to make the most of the vineyards and try a wine tasting.
There is always something going on in France! Paris hosts the Rock en Seine three-day music festival, which is close to the city centre and features an array of well-known musicians. For a more peaceful celebration, visit the colourful kite festival in Berck-sur-Mer in Nord-Pas de Calais.
France’s most famous landmarks have an interesting history. The Eiffel Tower in Paris was built for an exhibition in 1889 and was actually intended to be a temporary structure. However, it still stands today and attracts tourists all year round. The Louvre is one of the biggest art galleries in the world and features paintings by artists such as Monet and Cézanne.
French Tourist Office: http://www.francetourism.com/
France Guide: http://uk.franceguide.com/