France Holidays 2020
France, the Western European country which combines old medieval towns, snowy mountainous villages and sunny Mediterranean beaches. The country’s chic capital of Paris is famous for all types for its fashion, art and of course its landmarks.
Spots like the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre attract loads and loads of tourists to the French capital every year and it’s not hard to see why.
With a culinary scene which is well known and has so many dishes to offer, France provides a true holiday experience for all types of holidaymakers. It’s place in history means there is an abundance of culture and stories left behind, ready to be discovered.
If you’re after an active break, you can explore the Pyrenees on the El Camino hiking route, or indulge in a spot of watersports on the Southern coast. Fancy a beach break? Brittany is known for its stunning beaches and is a great option for a summer getaway.
France is great for:
- Family holidays - The south of France is filled with all inclusive resorts and hotels which place you right along France's picturesque coastline. This is great for families who want to enjoy the beaches, delicious french cuisine and local culture.
- Short breaks - France is temptingly close if you’re flying from the UK - you can hop on the Eurostar at Kings Cross and be in Paris in two hours without lifting a finger. This makes it perfect for a weekend or short break and you’ll be able to see lots of the most famous landmarks in just two days.
- Cheap holidays - France is cheap to enjoy if you find a good package holiday deal, but there’s also lots of exciting activities to do in France on a budget. Exploring the vineyards in Bordeaux is a top tip!France Holidays 2020
France at a glance
Top attractions to visit
The Eiffel Tower in Paris, gorgeous Versailles & magical Château de Chambord
Try the local wine
Indulge in the deep reds of Bordeux or drink real champagne from the Champagne region
Sample the local food
We love to pick up buttery croissants from Parisian bakeries, indulgent crepes from Brittany, and strong cheese along the way
Discover the best beaches
Head down to the French Riviera for a stylish beach escape to Cannes, Nice & Saint Tropez
Popular with couples
From romantic strolls in Paris to couples escapes on the French Riviera, France is the essential romantic destination
A family holiday to Disneyland Paris is a top choice for a reason!
Ile de France
Ile de France in France, Mediterranean …from £180 pp
Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur
Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur in France, Mediterranean …from £158 pp
A French island sitting off the coast of France and Italy, Corsica offers beautiful mountain views and great weather to match. As …from £287 pp
Top resorts in France
Good news! Disneyland Paris will welcome back visitors with a phased reopening of the resort from 15th July 2020. The …from £205 pp
Paris is one of the world’s best-loved cities. Who can fail to fall under the spell of the famous ‘City …from £180 pp
One of the most popular cities on France’s southern coastline, Nice, sits on the French Riviera, overlooking stunning views of …from £158 pp
The beautiful city of Cannes lies along the luxurious French Riviera, located in the south of France. Known for its …from £147 pp
The enchanting city of Marseille located in the south of France is one of a kind. As a port city, …from £144 pp
Calvi in Corsica, France …from £336 pp
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Things to do in France
Things to do in France
France’s capital city, Paris is home to an abundance of historical landmarks which are well worth the visit. The main attraction of the city has to be the magnificent Eiffel Tower. Towering over the capital, this iron structure provides stunning scenic views of the rest of the city. With two vantage points on the tower, choose whether to take the lift up or walk the steps to the first platform. There are 1,710 steps so it definitely is a challenge. Once you reach the top of the Eiffel Tower, or mid-way, soak up the amazing views and visit the gift shop or the tower’s restaurant. The Arc de Triomphe is a national monument which also offers stunning views of the city. The arch was created to honour Napoleon’s victories. Climb to the top of the of the arch to admire the surrounding views of Paris’ twelve avenues.
Take a trip to the Palace of Versailles located in Versailles, around 50 minutes away by car. It is a stunning palace amongst lush gardens and was the principal residence for the kings of France up until the French Revolution in 1789. Inside you’ll find the Hall of Mirrors decorated with prestige chandeliers. There is also a fountain show on the complex.
The French Riviera
The French Riviera is a stunning part of France situated in the south of the country. This glitzy area is struck out for the rich and famous, offering its visitors a glamourous atmosphere and lifestyle to experience. There are lots of beach resort towns fitted with luxurious and stylish hotels. It’s not hard to come across marinas loaded with yachts and lined with villas. Towns like Nice, Saint-Tropez and Cannes provide wonderful beaches with lovely views and golden sands. The beaches in these French Riviera towns are great, especially in the summer. Sit back and relax the clear waters and the hot climate during this time of the year.
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