France is a richly diverse multicultural country.
In addition to the mainland, French territories include Corsica, Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Reunion and Mayotte.
Throughout the past four centuries, France has produced some of the most influential and prolific writers such as Moliere, La Fontaine, Pascal, Flaubert and Camus to name a few. Within the world of art, French impressionists such as Monet, Manet, Cezanne, Matisse and Renoir are without equal.
If it is a gastronomic experience you seek, France is world famous for its strong culinary traditions. Within its borders, France produces outstanding wines and over 300 delectable cheeses to satisfy the most discriminating palate.
Loire Valley Sightseeing Tours
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Paris is also the capital of fashion and has been since 1947. Such famous couturiers as Dior, Chanel, Yves St. Laurent, Lanvin are known throughout the world.
Beyond and to the north of Paris is Normandy and the D-Day landing beaches, Bayeux and its cathedral with the most famous tapestry, Mt. St. Michel and nearby Deauville and the picturesque village of Honfleur.
And to the south of Paris the Loire Valley and its century old castles, Chenonceau, Chambord, Amboise and Clos Lucé, last home of Leonardo Da Vinci. Further down is Provence, famous for its historical heritage in Avignon, Aix, Arles, also home of famous painters and its beautiful and colorful fields of lavender.
And lastly, in the very South East of France is the French Riviera, the playground of the rich and famous in such cities as Cannes, Antibes, St. Tropez and Nice.