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The Cote d’Azur, or the French Riviera

The French refer to the French Riviera as the Cote d’Azur, and it basically comprises of the south-east corner of the country that backs on to the Mediterranean coastline. This has for centuries been the playground of the rich and famous. The area spreads from the Italian border to Toulon […]

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Summer Tourism in the French Alps

The French Alps are seen as a major tourist destination in the winter for skiing holidays. While this is true, the region is also popular in the summer months for a wide range of activities. The mountains that provide perfect ski conditions in the winter, now provide the perfect environment […]

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Paris as a Tourist City

Paris is one of the most popular cities in the world. Its history has created an aura that many people seek to uncover. For many one visit is not enough, and the culture and the ambience that it has created sees many people returning to sample the delights it has […]

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The Winter in the French Alps

The French Alps are the portion of the Alps that stand in France. Some of the mountains lie entirely within the country, while others act as a border between France and either Switzerland or Italy. Usually the highest point of the mountain range with one side being located in one […]

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The History of Tourism in France

France is the most popular tourist destination in the world. In 2013 it was visited by 85.7 million foreign tourists and generated 77.7 billion Euros, which is almost 10% of the country’s GDP. Domestic tourists account for 70% of the money spent in the country. France is a large country […]