France needs no introduction. Its seductive blend of intoxicating landscapes, stellar cuisine, and inspirational culture is rivalled by few other places on earth. From the snow-capped mountains, weathered northern coasts and picture-perfect villages to glitzy Mediterranean resorts and cities that contain some of the world's greatest museums and cultural gems, it has something to suit all tastes. Visitors on a trip to France can also expect some of the world's finest dining experiences, from Michelin-starred restaurants serving top-notch fair to rustic countryside bistros. Its popularity means that it also has some of the busiest airports in the world. The main international airports include Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Paris-Orly, Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport and Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, who are served by major airlines such as easyJet, Air France and British Airways.
Paris, the effortlessly chic capital of France, is home to some of the world's most renowned landmarks, from the iconic Tour Eiffel and historical Notre-Dame to the vast Arc de Triomphe and Louvre Museum filled with artistic treasures, Paris brims with an unparalleled magic and romance. Stroll down world-famous avenues such as the Avenue des Champs-Elysées, or wander through the arty streets of Montmartre, while the eclectic cafes of the Left Bank are a haven for creatives. Visitors looking for a combination of gastronomy, cultural heritage and history should not miss out on the city of Lyon, a beguiling city that sits along the River Saône surrounded by the stunning Beaujolais countryside. Away from the cities, rugged coastlines, hilltop castles, vineyards and scenic drives wait to be explored.