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Visit France! Welcome to your tourism guide of France

| May 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Welcome to Visit France! Visit France is your tourism guide to the incredible country of France. France is the most visited country in the world. Every year, more than 82 million foreign tourists visit France and its 22 regions. Our goal is to help you find the information you are looking for and plan your trip to France in the best possible way.

The regions of France are Alsace, Aquitaine, Auvergne, Basse-Normandie, Burgundy (Bourgogne), Brittany (Bretagne), Centre, Champagne-Ardenne, Corsica (Corse), Franche-Comté, Haute-Normandie, Île-de-France, Languedoc-Roussillon, Limousin, Lorraine, Midi-Pyrénées, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Pays de la Loire, Picardie, Poitou-Charentes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur and Rhône-Alpes. Please use the menu to your left to browse the guides of the regions.

The most visited regions of France are Brittany, Aquitaine (region of Bordeaux) and the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur (region of the French Riviera). Of course, many tourists also visit Paris, the capital city of France. Paris is home to numerous well known sights, monuments and museums like the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Museum, the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Arc de Triomphe, the Champs Elysées and Montmartre.

France is also a major gastronomic destination and you will discover that most of its 22 regions have local food specialities and local wine. French cuisine is the most influential style of cooking in the world and what’s better than testing local and fresh food in France? France currently has a total of 23 three Michelin stars restaurants, 10 of them being based in Paris.

Several regions are producing wine but the seven main ones are Alsace (white wine), Bordeaux (red wine), Burgundy (red wine), Champagne (sparkling wine known as Champagne), Languedoc (red wine and table wine), Loire and the Rhone (red and white wine). Currently, Visit France has articles on the Champagne wines, the Bordeaux wines, the Burgundy wines and the Alsace wines and the Wine Road of Alsace.

France is also home of major sporting and cultural events, including the Tour de France (cycling competition)the French Tennis Open (also known as Roland Garros) and the Cannes Film Festival. Those events attract several millions of tourists every year and are top events in their field.

Navigate our site and find the article on the Eurostar, the fast train between London and Paris, but also London and other destinations in France, like Disneyland Paris and the skiing destinations in the Alps. We also have a page dedicated to the attraction parkDisneyland Paris, the most popular attraction park in Europe.

The Visit France team hopes that you will find all the information you need to plan your trip to France. Over time, we will be adding more France related content and tools to help you with your journey to France.

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