France

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Know Before You Go

15 Things You Need to Know Before Visiting France

Getting ready for your first trip to France? This article will tell you everything you need to know before visiting France!

Where to Stay

Hôtel Galileo Champs Elysées Paris

For your first trip to France, Paris should be high on your list of places to visit!

Hôtel Hélios Juan-les-Pins French Riviera

Stay along the French Riviera to enjoy the sunny beaches of the Mediterranean Sea.

Sofitel Strasbourg Grande Ile

At the end of the year, head to Strasbourg to experience the Christmas markets.

What to Pack

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Packing Tips

• Temperatures can vary greatly by location in France, so pack layers to adjust for temperature changes
• To emulate French elegance, pack clothes with clean, neat lines (like straight-legged pants and a fitted seater)
• Click on "Packing Tips" below for a detailed packing list

What to Eat

8 Best Things That You Have to Eat in France

The French make incredibly delicious food. To help you plan your trip to France, here are the best things that you have to eat in France!

5 Incredible Places Where You Need to Eat on the French Riviera

Some of the best food in the world can be found in France. Treat your taste buds to these places where you need to eat on the French Riviera.

What to Do

6 Amazing Places You Need to Visit in France

France has so many wonderful places to visit, but where to start? To help narrow down your list, read this post of 6 amazing must-visit places in France.

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