Cheap Holidays to France
As one of the most visited countries in the world, France has a huge variety of things to see and do. With so many different regions, each area has something different to offer such as the great beaches and monuments of Paris to the rolling hills, sandy beaches and quaint harbour towns of Normandy and Brittany.
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France has a broad climate range, with hot, Mediterranean summers in the southern coastal resorts; and cool winters attracting many winter sports enthusiasts in the mountainous areas. Visitors to Paris can expect mild to warm summers, with occasional heat waves, while winters are chilly with temperatures hovering around freezing point.
Out and About
Close enough for weekend breaks and far enough for a summer holiday, France conjures up images of romantic city sight-seeing, beautiful countryside, the charming French Riviera and the unadulterated fun of Disneyland Paris.
Paris is teeming with museums and art galleries, fashion boutiques and chic wine bars, world famous monuments and historic buildings. Explore the city by segway, bus or take a river cruise. See the iconic Eiffel Tower, the opulent Palace of Versaille, the Arc de Triomphe and the Cathedral of Notre Dam. Browse the artworks at the Louvre Museum and the Orsay Museum and learn all about the city at the interactive Paris Story Museum.
Nice, on the French Riviera is set around the Bay of Angels and has lovely beaches lapped by the Mediterranean and backed by the Promenade des Anglais. Admire the elegant architecture of timeless sea front hotels and the central train station, visit the Russian Orthodox Cathedral, stroll around the flower market, shop at the Galleries Lafayette and browse the art galleries. In addition, Nice is an ideal base to explore the region and is in easy reach of medieval hillside villages and the Provence wine country routes, Monte Carlo, St Tropez, Cannes and Monaco.
Disneyland Paris, comprising the Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park, is surrounded by hotels to suit all budgets. The theme parks have rides and attractions for all the family and shows and parades with all the characters that the kids love. Dining and entertainment are all taken care of at the Disney Village, where you will find bars, restaurants, cinemas, live music and children's shows. If you don't want to spend all your time in the Park, you will find plenty of medieval towns and villages, historic chateaus to explore nearby and, of course, you are in easy reach of Paris for a city sight-seeing tour.
Out for Lunch!
The French have always been very proud of their way of cooking, where they use fresh vegetables, fruit and local produce. The baguette is the most important part of any French meal, everyone must have a piece with their meal. At some meals guests will spear forks with bits of bread and dip into pots of melted cheese known as La Fondue.
The cuisine in France is very varied depending on where you are in the country depends on what is served. In Brittany the main dish is Crepes with cider, Loire River Valley region eat Lotte Fish that can only be found in Loire River and in the Alsace region the main dish is La Choucroute, cabbage with pieces of sausage. Along the coast of France it is very common to eat seafoods like mussel, oysters, squid and clams. Everyone has to try the very popular Escargots cooked in garlic and butter whilst in France, it is a must!
French really enjoy their food and savour every moment. Meals can last a long time with lunch lasting approximately 2 hours and dinner lasting longer. You can dine in anything from a snack bar up to a luxury restaurant serving stunning cuisine. Did you know the French are the largest cheese consumers in the world as well as producing over 300 different kinds of cheese?
Flight Time - Nice from London 1 hr 50 mins, From Manchester 3 hr 45 mins, Glasgow 3 hrs 50 Mins
Paris from Glasgow 1hr 35 mins, Manchester 1 hr 30 mins, From London 1hr
Currency - Euro
Nightlife - Restaurants, Bars and Cafes - mixed.
Best Time to Visit: Paris All Year round. Nice: All Year round
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