CULTURE & CUISINE
France is the world’s leading travel destination and for good reason. With World Travel 4u, you can stroll Paris’s bohemian Latin Quarter, see the Mona Lisa at the Louvre, and view the glittering Eiffel Tower. Glamour meets the coast in the sun-drenched French Riviera. Bask in the sun in the Côte d’Azur’s St. Tropez, Nice, and Cannes. Ski the French Alps, follow the Michelin Guide to some of the world’s most renowned three-star restaurants, or journey to a Château in Bordeaux or Burgundy, and taste the local wines.
FRANCE AT A GLANCE
Currency: Euro (€)
Tipping Customs: 5% at restaurants. 10% for tour guides.
Popular Drink: Wine
Must Eat: Croissants
Power Up: Type C, E (two-prong plug) 230 V
Weather: Temperatures vary from average lows in the mid-thirties in the winter to highs in the mid-seventies in the summer. Pack an umbrella for July.
Best Time to Visit: June to August brings ideal weather, and the crowds. September to October is beautiful and less crowded.
TOP THINGS TO DO IN FRANCE
Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Rembrandt, Venus de Milo and the Winged Victory in the Louvre; Notre Dame and the Eiffel Tower—Paris is a city of artistic and architectural masterpieces.
Get a Little Glamour in the French Riviera
Bask on the beaches of the Côte d’Azur, and follow the stars to Cannes and St. Tropez, or wander the flower market of Nice.
Pay Tribute in Normandy
Reflect on the sacrifices made by the Allied soldiers during World War II on Omaha Beach, visiting World War II battlefields.
Follow the Wine Trail
Taste some of France’s most exquisite wines in Burgundy, toast your day with authentic Champagne in Champagne, or visit Bordeaux to trace winemaking from the vine to your glass.
Ski or Hike the French Alps
Ski France’s legendary resorts (Chamonix and Megève), hike the National Parks, marvel at Mont Blanc, or swim in Lake Geneva.
OUR TRAVELING EXPERIENCE
You are unique, and so is your trip. When you book with World Travel 4u, we match you with an expert best suited to design a vacation just for you.