France Travel Deals and Vacation Packages
France is the undeniably the top tourist destination. Quite a number of travel deals and vacation packages that suits all tastes and budgets are offered for this great experience of discovering France. Rich in history, a nation of a proud and unique culture, France offers an almost endless options of world class tourist destinations. Whether you have a soft spot for shopping on the long stretch of chic boulevards of Paris or a winter sport run on the sparkling ski slopes of the Alps, a relaxing weekend on the beach on the sun-baked Riviera or a great weekend exploring the castles at Loire Valley, the choices are quite endless.
France is located in Western Europe. The country borders Belgium and Luxembourg to the northeast, Germany and Switzerland to the east, Italy to the southeast and Spain to the southwest across the Pyrenees mountain range. The Mediterranean Sea lies to the south of France, with the Principality of Monaco forming a small enclave. To the west, France boasts a long Atlantic Ocean coastline; while to the north is the English Channel, across which lies France’s final neighbor, England.
France is art and culture in a perfect motion. Typical life in this great destination conjures French preoccupation that finest creations are interwoven into everyday life. Visitors would be delighted to discover that from vibrant Paris to idyllic Provence, you will find the sights and sounds intoxicating.
Here are some of the great travel options offered by travel deals and vacation packages to France. Have a liberal fill of Paris museums. Paris has about 80 museums and 200 art galleries. Visit the Musée d’Orsay located in a beautifully restored railway station, the Palais du Louvre. Also include in you rounds of museums the Georges Pompidou Centre of Modern Art and the new Quai Branly Museum.
Treat the entire family with a different brand of entertainment with a visit at Disneyland Resort Paris. See Mickey Mouse at the Disneyland Resort Paris theme park in Marne la Vallée). And for a more Gallic experience, try the Parc Astérix, 30km (19 miles) north of Paris.
France often conjures up images of chic cafés, haute couture, haughty wine sipping, and luxury yachts, but it also caters to adventurous souls and nature-lovers looking for an active getaway. For the more adventurous souls, a wide range of watersports are offered along France’s 3,000km (1,860 miles) of coastline. For those who are wild enough to get that adrenaline rush, try out your skis and snowboard and enjoy a wide range of winter sports in the French Alps or the Pyrenees. When planning for your trip to France it is also important to consider visiting when the Tour de France, is in full swing, or the French Open at Roland Garros near Paris, the 24-hour motor race at Le Mans and the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe.
And finally, cap this great experience called France by visiting the Eiffel Tower, the Notre Dame Cathedral on Ile de la Cité, the Arc de Triomphe leading to Champs Elysées, the Sacré Coeur in the heart of Montmartre, the Louvre’s Pyramid and the Château de Versailles. It is the former residence of Louis XIV, ‘le Roi Soleil’ (or ‘Sun King’), one of French history’s most colorful characters.