We love France for: Its Rich Culture and History
Weather: The average temperature in France is 11.6 °C (53 °F) The warmest average max/ high temperature is 25 °C (77 °F) in July. The coolest average min/ low temperature is 1 °C (34 °F) in January & February
Culture : According to the 2008 French Institute of Statistics 19% of the population are foreign born immigrants, including their descendants born in France. Due to a law dating back 1872 it is illegal to collect data on citizens making a distinction between their race and beliefs. Food: A French meal usually consists of three courses. Starter, main and desert. Some signature dishes include Salmon Terrine (Similar to pate), French cheeses, baguette (French bread) usually accompanies a meal. Desserts include Crème brulée (rich custard base topped with hardened caramel) and Patisserie(Sweets and Pastries)
The most popular sport in France is football. However other popular sports in France include Cycling, judo, tennis and basketball.
Languages: The official language of France is French
Religion Roman Catholicism has been the predominant religion in France making up 51%of the population. According to the January 2007 poll 31% of the population identified themselves as having no religion or atheist. With 4% of the population being Muslim.
The economy of France is mixed with an extensive private enterprise as well as the government influencing many sectors including travel, telecommunications. Financial services, banking and insurance play a huge part in France economy. Home to the world’s largest insurance company AXA.
Disney Land Paris: The most popular theme park in Europe. Following the success of Walt Disney world in Florida. Disneyland Paris opened in April 1992.Visit Louvre Museum: The most visited arts museum in the world. Take a visit to one of the largest museums in the world. The museum is located in Paris.
This tower built in 1889, located in Paris, has become of the most recognised structures of the world. The tallest building in Paris. The Eiffel Tower is the most visited paid monument in the world. The height is similar of an 81 storey high building.
Resort on the coastline of France on the southeast coastline. Particularly known for yachting and cruising areas with several marinas on the coast.
Tour de France
Cycle with thousands with France most iconic sporting event. Usually held in the summer month of July. This is a three week event covering 3500 kilometres.
Visit the cliffs of Cassis
Located on the French Riviera. Famously known for the famous and extremely wealthy guests during the summer months.
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