France Vacations: Culture and Cuisine
France is the world’s leading travel destination and for good reason. With Liberty Travel, you can stroll Paris’s bohemian Latin Quarter, see the Mona Lisa at the Louvre, and view the glittering Eiffel Tower. Glamour meets the coast in the sun-drenched French Riviera. Bask in the sun in the Côte d’Azur’s St. Tropez, Nice, and Cannes. Ski the French Alps, follow the Michelin Guide to some of the world’s most renowned three-star restaurants, or journey to a Château in Bordeaux or Burgundy, and taste the local wines.
France at a Glance
Currency: Euro (€)
Tipping Customs: 5% at restaurants. 10% for tour guides.
Popular Drink: Wine
Must Eat: Croissants
Power Up: Type C, E (two-prong plug) 230 V
Weather: Temperatures vary from average lows in the mid-thirties in the winter to highs in the mid-seventies in the summer. Pack an umbrella for July.
Best Time to Visit: June to August brings ideal weather, and the crowds. September to October is beautiful and less crowded.
France Vacations: Pure Romance in Paris
Only in Paris can you enjoy a croissant and cappuccino in front of the Eiffel Tower in the morning, have seen the Mona Lisa by lunch, and have your pick of Michelin-starred restaurants for dinner. If you love architecture, there’s Notre Dame Cathedral, and Versailles. Stroll the Latin Quarter and Montmartre, and feel the spirit of Paris’s great artists and writers. From the Louvre to the fashion houses of the Champs-Élysées, Paris brings culture, art, and cuisine.
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Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Rembrandt, Venus de Milo and the Winged Victory in the Louvre; Notre Dame and the Eiffel Tower—Paris is a city of artistic and architectural masterpieces.
Get a Little Glamour in the French Riviera
Bask on the beaches of the Côte d’Azur, and follow the stars to Cannes and St. Tropez, or wander the flower market of Nice.
Pay Tribute in Normandy
Reflect on the sacrifices made by the Allied soldiers during World War II on Omaha Beach, visiting World War II battlefields.
Follow the Wine Trail
Taste some of France’s most exquisite wines in Burgundy, toast your day with authentic Champagne in Champagne, or visit Bordeaux to trace winemaking from the vine to your glass.
Ski or Hike the French Alps
Ski France’s legendary resorts (Chamonix and Megève), hike the National Parks, marvel at Mont Blanc, or swim in Lake Geneva.
France Vacation Packages: Culture & Luxury the Liberty Travel Way
Whether you want the art of the Louvre, or dream of cinema at the Cannes Film Festival in the French Riviera, Liberty Travel’s consultants can create a France vacation package crafted just for you.
When you book with us, you get:
- Real People. More than a travel agent, your France consultant is a fellow traveler with a passion to help you see the world.
- Perfect Match. We’ll pair you with a destination expert who has insider knowledge of France for a truly personalized booking experience.
- Crafted Vacations. Stay in hand-selected hotels. Get connected with local guides and enriching experiences. Choose from among our exclusive vacation packages.
We know France. Leave the planning to us.