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France is a cultural mecca that begs to be explored. Stroll through acclaimed art museums, elegant boulevards, romantic chateaux and discover the mouth-watering pleasures of a true French patisserie. Scenic beauty also awaits. Discover meandering rivers, dappled village squares, and expansive vineyards. Explore the charming perched villages of Provence and bask in the sun with a crisp rosé on the French Riviera.
Regarded as the most romantic city in the world, Paris presents an exciting combination of beauty, sophistication and culture. Home to some of Europe's most recognisable tourist attractions, this elegant city showcases world-class art galleries and museums, exquisite local cuisine, chic and cutting-edge fashion and stunning architecture surrounded by exquisite, manicured gardens.The romantic ‘City of Lights’ is full of passion, culture and style. Magical Paris has more familiar landmarks than any other city in the world including the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, Musée du Louvre and the Arc de Triomphe. This diverse city also has stunning vistas, charming avenues, backstreets lined with cafés, the bridges of the Seine and the infamous Moulin Rouge.
Gain an insight into art history among the Mona Lisa and the other 35,000 works of the Louvre. Be swept away by the impressionists at the Musée d’Orsay or something more modern at the Centre Pompidou. Follow in the footsteps of Van Gogh in Arles and Monet in Giverny.
Delve into the medieval Catholic heritage of Notre Dame cathedral, explore the bell towers and come face to face with the stone gargoyles peering over the Paris rooftops. Jutting out from the sea, discover the magnificent Abbey of Mont-Saint Michel in Normandy and marvel at the impressive Loire chateaux of Chenonceau and Cheverny.
Renowned for its gastronomy, there are délices at every turn. From butter-rich croissants and pains au chocolat to hundreds of varieties of cheese. Be sure to pair each gourmet sensation with local wines, sip Chablis or Sancerre in the Loire, rich deep reds in Bordeaux, Burgundy or the Côte du Rhône and of course bubbles in Champagne. With 115 kilometres of stunning coastline stretching along the southeast of France, the French Riviera is sparkling blue water, stylish resorts, super yachts and glamorous nightclubs. Iconic Saint-Tropez and chic Cannes lead to wealthy Monaco. Rent a beach lounger for the day and enjoy cocktails served to you by your personal waiter. Hire a bike or roller skates and discover the promenade in Nice.