With a rich history of over 10,000 years, countless heritage sites to explore and experience (44 of which are officially listed UNESCO World Heritage sites), France has something for everyone. Whether visiting one of its 10 National Parks or 51 Regional Parks, or immersing yourself in the French style : gastronomy, romanticism, fashion and shopping, France is a unique and authentic tourist destination.
With its capital, Paris, one of the most popular in the world, the country has many other cities with their own characters and unique attractions. France is a mix of thousand exotic sceneries and experiences that can be visited all year-round.
Occitanie is a warm and sunny region of southern France. It brings together all the worlds of holidays: the countryside, the mountains, the sea and the city with, of course, Toulouse and Montpellier.
This is a land of stark contrasts ; whether the Canal du Midi making its shady journey from "rose city" Toulouse along the sun-drenched Languedoc plain to the Mediterranean sea, the towering majesty of the Pyrenees, or the wild beauty of the Cévennes, the climate, culture, atmosphere and landscape are breathtaking.
City of Carcassonne, the Pont du Gard and Lourdes pull in the crowds, and are among the most-visited sites in Europe.You also will come across many quiet, little-travelled spots, where the locals revel in enjoying and sharing the wealth of the land and sea, food and wine.
Provence covers a large area from the Mediterranean sea up to the French Alps. Its identity as a geographical region is a hold over from the days of the Roman Empire such as the Pont du Gard, its most representative symbol.
Among the oldest cities in France, founded by Greek sailors from Phocaea, Marseille has been an important trading port since Ancient Times and it’s now a city crossed by different historical influences.
A slower pace of life, a Bouillabaisse under the shade of plane trees in a village square, a Pastis at the local bistro, or a long walk through a forest are the way of life here. The numerous fields of lavender, the sunflowers and the olive trees are the most famous naturals heritages, images worthy of postcards.
The glamor of the Côte d'Azur, known as French Riviera, is a must on the Mediterranean coast. From the blues of a Mediterranean sea that runs along creeks, islands and beaches to the golden glitter of events like the Cannes Film Festival, or the perfumeries of Grasse, the region has a fantastic tourist panel.
Cannes, Saint-Jean Cap Ferrat, and Nice have long been the favored pleasure grounds of International Aristocracy since the XIX century, which has left an indelible stamp on these towns. The famous Promenade des Anglais and La Croisette, between yachts and palaces, bring the biggest worldwide celebrities. In parallel with this, the hinterland and all its scents and flavors allow stimulation of all the senses for the pleasure of everyone.