Lavender fields on the Plateau of Valensole, France

France

Hugely popular with tourists. France features on almost every bucket list. Just the mention of France evokes dreams of cobblestoned streets, rustic restaurants, charming villages and world-renowned food. With beautiful beaches, rugged mountains and elegant cities to choose from, France manages to meet the expectations of many different types of travellers.

The country has an interesting history and local museums tell the stories of France's great philosophers, writers and artists. The French language itself manages to enchant many visitors, while the country's tranquil countryside and crumbling chateaus bring a sense of wonder all of their own.

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