France, the beautiful country of lights, luxury, and romance, is world-renowned for its wine, classy elegance, and fine dining. As the saying goes, "Nothing is real except French wine". There’s fun for everyone, and there are always new things to explore and discover. For the young or the young at heart, plan a trip to Disneyland Paris. Visit the Eiffel Tower and see the nation’s capital at your feet. Pay your respects to the Unknown Soldier at the Arc de Triomphe.
Fancy a longer trip? Spend a day in the Loire Valley and take a trip back in time to the hundreds of chateaus dating back to medieval times. The artist in you will want to visit the Musée du Louvre, the Musée d’Orsay, and the Centre Pompidou. You’ll marvel at Manet, Michelangelo, and Monet and be inspired to create your own masterpieces. Take an exhilarating trip for an extra Adrenalin Kick in Chamonix. Climb the cliffs, hike the trails, or fly like a bird by parasailing down the mountain. Go on your own pilgrimage to Notre-Dame, the Basilique du Sacré-Cœur, and Ste-Chapelle & Chartres. Go even further back in time to an outstanding collection of Roman monuments in Nîmes.
The French are acclaimed the world-over for their celebrated masterpieces which just ooze grandeur, sophistication, and sensuality. The Eiffel Tower, easily one of the most-recognized and most-visited monuments in the world, exemplifies this best. The place where many people embark on their journey of togetherness, the Eiffel Tower is rightly called the Symbol of Love. This monument like so many others serves to convey that romance and aesthetic sensibilities are the defining factor in modern-day France which merges effortlessly the opulence of yore with the avant-garde breakthroughs of the present day. So, just pack your camera and your comfy sneakers, get a hang of a few French expressions for everyday use and head out to France. She is all yours for the taking!
French / As many as ... Read more French / As many as 25 regional languages are spoken here, in France. These are divided into 5 language family subgroups; that of Vasconic, Gallo-Romance, Italo-Dalmatian, Germanic, and Celtic Occitan. Of these Occitan, a Gallo-Romance language is the most widely spoken. Alsatian, Basque, Catalan, Corsican, West Flemish, Walloon, Gallo, Franco-Provencal, Lorraine Franconian, Amerindian languages, Yenish, French Guiana Creole are just a few of the many others in use on a daily basis. In addition to these, a number of immigrant languages like English, German, Italian, Portuguese, Polish, Turkish, Maghrebi Arabic, Berber, and Vietnamese are wide-spread. Collapse
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