The world’s most popular tourist destination, a hotel break in France offers everything from art, fashion and haute cuisine to fascinating cities and stunning landscapes.
One of the most geographically diverse countries in Europe, France offers a wide variety of holiday options, whether it’s skiing in the Alps, wine-tasting among the rolling hills of the Loire Valley or sunbathing on the glamorous French Riviera. France has more hotels than any other European country and there are prices to suit every budget, whether it’s a simple chalet, a gîte (a furnished holiday home) or a château. With its many areas of outstanding natural beauty, France offers hotel guests the chance to enjoy ‘green tourism’, as well as a range of exciting cities and cultural attractions. Paris is the ideal destination for a romantic French hotel break and is home to the Louvre Museum, the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs-Élysées. Famous sights elsewhere in France include Bordeaux, a picturesque city surrounded by lovely villages and vineyards, and the UNESCO World Heritage Site Le Mont Saint Michel, a beautiful historic monastery situated on a tidal island which has become one of the country’s best-loved tourist destinations. Another UNESCO-listed treasure in France is the food itself – French gastronomy was added to the list of the world’s ‘intangible cultural heritage’ in 2010 and the country’s legendary cuisine varies widely from region to region.