Taking a Holiday in France

Many people choose France as a suitable holiday destination for various reasons. But universally, it is generally agreed that France is one of the most romantic cities in the world, if not the most romantic. This is no myth.

France is an irresistibly wonderful place to visit at any time of the year. It is a holiday destination that boasts a diverse as well as some of the most breathtaking landscapes. From its rich medieval heritage to its lush-green countryside, it is an ideal place to visit, whether its with your family, friends, or that special person in your life. Some of the sights that add to its exquisite feel include the stylish sun-drenching beaches of the Cote d’Azur, the Bordeaux sunlit vineyards, Paris’ chic boulevards, and the majestic snow-capped mountains of the Pyrenees and Alps. While visiting these places, you may want to hire a rental car, but remember to obtain rental car insurance, for your own benefit.

Here is a list of places you should never miss while visiting France:

• The Eiffel Tower

This is the world’s most famous tower which is synonymous with France and which attracts around 6.8 million tourists and visitors each year. While on this visit, it would also be worth it to visit sights such as, the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Moulin Rouge, and the Arc de Triomphe.

• Euro Disney

If you choose to go to Paris with your kids in tow, it would be a good idea to visit Euro Disney, especially if around the Christmas time. Your kids are bound to enjoy the exciting parades and shows. These start from Christmas and go through to the next year. In 2012, Euro Disney attracted around fifteen million visitors.

• Wildlife Parks

Paris has a wide selection of parks to discover. Popular wildlife parks include, the Reserve Africaine de Sigean, and the Zoo Parc de Beauval. Cumulatively, these parks are home to about 3,800 animals.

• Food and Wine

France has a rare food and wine cultural practice that is infamous the world over. First-class restaurants, patisseries and bistros are in plenty, not to mention the numerous French food festivals. These include the Black Pudding fair which is held in March, as well as the European Taste Festival which is held in June.

• Beaches

France has beautiful naturist-friendly beaches, however, it also has family-oriented beaches which can be found at La Bouillabaisse, Page de la Briande, and Plage de Tahiti also has some super-stylish beaches, and as mentioned earlier, do not forget to check out the Cote dAzur beaches.

These are just a few places that you may wish to visit while in France.

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