France is known for its interesting history, delicious food and lots of wide wine yards. The country seem to have the right amount of enjoying life and still being exklusiv, apart and sophisticated. On top of that, the country is also home to a spectacular and diverse landscape from impressive mountainscapes, over picturesque coastlines and intense purple lavender fields.
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Where is France? The country is located in West Europe bordering Spain, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Monaco and Andorra.
How is the climate and weather in France? The summer months can be pretty hot with high temperatures on the south coast and slightly moderate weather on the north coast. During winter, temperatures can drop to 0° in the north, while the temperatures in the south remain mild.
How to get to France? Its infrastructure is very well-developed. There are several international airports all over the country, for example in Paris, Marseille, Bordeaux or Toulouse. The same applies to train stations and central bus stations. You can also travel by car. But keep in mind, that you have to pay a toll on some roads.
What is the currency in France? The currency in France is Euro. Right now, 1 EUR equals 1,22 US-Dollar (February 2021). You can withdraw money at the location or exchange it as needed.
How expensive is France? That really depends on where you want to go. Of course, as in many countries, there are tourist hotspots that are a little more expensive on average - also compared to other countries. The more you move away from these regions, the cheaper your trip will be.
When is the best time to travel to France The country can be visited all year round. For a sun-soaked summer vacation, we recommend the south coast. But the north and west coasts are also an attractive vacation spot in summer.
What are some must-visit spots in France? If you have some time travelling the country, put the following locations and sights on your To-Do list: The Alsace region, the French Alps, the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Paris itself, Saint-Tropez, Mont Saint-Michel and Marseille.