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Travel Information on Paris and Other Regions in France

France is the most visited country in the world with Paris being the number one destination area for tourists. France is overflowing with cultural traditions, landmarks and museums, breathtaking countrysides, remarkable views, and delicious foods and wines. France is comprised of twenty-two mainland regions with four overseas. They each have different customs, and pricing is determined based on the proximity to Paris.

Paris is one of the most enchanting cities in the world with the Eiffel tower, the Louvres, the Versailles Estate, and the Orsay Museum as just a few of the attractions that the city has to offer. Paris is contained in the heart of the Ile-de-France region. In addition to the spectacular historical monuments and museums, Paris is the fashion capital of the world, and the city features haute couture that can be purchased from top designers including Christian Dior, Versace, Gucci, Oscar de la Renta, and many others. Other boutiques exist with high fashion clothing, and there are two flea markets for the bargain hunters. In France, shopping possibilities are rich with department stores, specialized boutiques, and marketplaces to satisfy any need or desire.

Paris is recommended to be experienced with a leisurely stroll down a famous street, a train ride through the beautiful countryside, or a brief stop in a restaurant or bistro to sample the fine cuisines, cheeses, and wines. France travel guides can help accommodate people looking to understand more about all of the fantastic choices available when circuiting around the country. Some websites offer a video to help you learn more about France travel options.


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Another important consideration to make before you begin your trip to France is the currency exchange rate. The Euro is the most commonly used form of currency in France and other nations of the European Union. Some restaurants or hotels with a high influx of international business may accept other forms of currency, but it is best to convert your money to Euros before the trip begins.

Travel information is easy to access with ample advice on the most popular places in France to visit or a quiet and restful village in the country. France tourism industries offer attractive deals and packages to make the trip more affordable. A lot of different options for transit exist in France. Travel can be by air, by train, by metro, by taxi, or by bicycle. The Eurorail is the main form of public transportation, and it is quick and efficient. France is environmentally conscious so some modes of transportation may be limited on days of high pollution.


France is a location of great historical influence and cultural traditions. It is a good idea to learn as much as you can about their unique heritage, language, and daily rituals before taking your first trip to France.

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France Travel Questions & Answers

Assume that you'll only go once or twice in your lifetime. I live in Geneva, which is not very far from Paris, so I've been there lots of times....and some of my favorite things to do and see there are not very touristy, or are more popular with visitors from within France/nearby. My sister is going to visit, and now I find it difficult to recommend things to her because it's been so long since I did any of the really touristy stuff. (For example, if I went to Paris it would never occur to me to go to the top of the Eiffel tower. But maybe this is something she'd like to do?) So, if you're in this position, meaning, you took a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Paris, and travelled a long way to get there, what did you consider to be the best, most worthwhile things you did? Thanks!
1 answers - Asked By: Rozmin - January 22, 2014, 8:55 am
Flying Myrtle Beach [MYR] to Atlanta [ATL] then ATL to Paris Charles De Gaulle [CDG] and CDG to Bristol, UK [BRS] MYR-ATL-CDG-BRS At what points do I need to check-in my baggage between connecting flights? Do I just leave it to the airlines to transfer it between carriers? I don't understand, they don't tell you these things when you're a first time flyer! For info - the MYR-ATL-CDG is with Delta Airlines. CDG-BRS is with Air France.
2 answers - Asked By: mrothwell643 - January 22, 2014, 8:27 am
So I am looking for the oldest library in the world which one would it be? I am also looking for libraries that look like it has a castle design or anything does anyone got some answers?
5 answers - Asked By: - January 21, 2014, 10:17 pm
I am planning on traveling to Paris from Pensacola International Airport in Florida, and I would like to know approximately how long the flight would take. Thank you!
3 answers - Asked By: - January 19, 2014, 12:08 pm
Just wondering if any of you have travelled above Mach 1. Concorde and Tuplov Tu 144 were supersonic transport aircrafts. So i think there are quite a few who achieved the feat. If so how was the experience?
6 answers - Asked By: - January 18, 2014, 1:34 am