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What you need to know about France

Find here all the information you need to plan your stay in France. We have targeted the best activities to do on site, found hotels of good standing, and gathered useful information about transportation. In practical terms we have several maps to help you find your way.

Where to stay in France

You'll find in France a significant proportion of very correct mid-range 3-star hotels.

The 5-star hotels in France

You will be able to easily find a very good 5-star hotel in France because hotels there are famous for having an excellent level of service, with benefits of very high level. Here are some recommendations for choosing a very good luxury hotel.

In France and in the immediate vicinity there are more than a hundred 5-star hotels. Not always easy to book at the best ones. Fortunately we are here to guide you in your choice.

4-star hotels in France

If it is for you an imperative to have an upscale hotel during your stay in France, we can ore and already tell you that the establishments 4 stars in France are really excellent. Follow our advice to book the best!

You make good choice if you book at Vienna House Dream Castle at Disneyland® Paris (one of the best option in Magny-le-Hongre), at Relais Spa Chessy Val d''Europe (a very good establishment ) or at Okko Hotels Grenoble Jardin Hoche.

3-star hotels in France

Good options are: Kyriad Chambéry Centre - Hôtel et Résidence (one of the best choices in Chambéry), at Hôtel Roi Soleil Prestige Colmar (a very good ans super nice establishment) or Ace Hotel Troyes.

Guesthouses in France

In France and in the immediate surroundings there is a guesthouse, the Guesthouse Logis du Ranquinet. It's a very good ans super nice hotel.

Hotels with golf in France

In France and in the immediate surroundings there are more than a hundred hotels with golf. Not always easy to identify which ones are really good to play golf and relax. Fortunately we are here to guide you in your choice. You can should book your stay at Hôtel Barrière L''Hôtel du Golf (one of the best choices at Deauville), at Le Domaine Du Golf (an establishment very correct ) or at Qualys-Hotel Laon Sud du Golf de l''Ailette.

Hotels with casino in France

In France and in the immediate vicinity you will find two hotels with a casino: the Grand Hôtel Du Casino De Dieppe and the La Closerie Côté Casino. The best choice will undoubtedly be the Grand Hôtel Du Casino De Dieppe, a more than correct establishment. Consider also the La Closerie Côté Casino, which is pretty okay.

Questions and Answers

What is the best hotel in France? The best place to stay in France is at Cour des Loges in Lyon.

What is the best 5 stars hotel in France? The best 5 stars hotel in France is the Gite Boulogne-sur-mer in Boulogne-sur-Mer.

What is the best 4 stars hotel in France? The best 4 stars hotel in France is the Vienna House Dream Castle at Disneyland® Paris in Magny-le-Hongre.

What is the best 3 stars hotel in France? The best 3 stars hotel in France is the Kyriad Chambéry Centre - Hôtel et Résidence in Chambéry.

What is the best 2 stars hotel in France? The best 2 stars hotel in France is the B&B Hôtel à Disneyland® Paris in Magny-le-Hongre.

What is the best hotel with spa in France? The best hotel with spa in France is the Hotel de la Cité & Spa - MGallery Collection in Carcassonne.

What is the best resort hotel in France? The best resort hotel in France is the Jiva Hill Resort in Crozet.

What is the best hotel to practice golf in France? The best hotel to practice golf in France is the Hôtel Barrière L''Hôtel du Golf in Deauville.

Is there a casino hotel in France? Yes there is : you can go to the Grand Hôtel Du Casino De Dieppe in Dieppe.

How to get to France

Going to France by plane

Paris-Charles De Gaulle Airport : the airport has 8841 flights per week. It is served by 95 airlines that offer 250 destinations.

Well-served international destinations include:

  • Tel Aviv : flights operated by Sun D'Or International Airlines, Air France, Easyjet and Xl Airways France
  • New York Metropolitan Area : flights operated by Air France, Xl Airways France, Air Djibouti, Delta Air Lines and American Airlines
  • Montreal : flights operated by Air Transat, Air France and Air Canada
  • Algiers : flights operated by Air France and Air Algérie
  • Casablanca : flights operated by Air France and Royal Air Maroc
  • Greater Los Angeles Area : flights operated by Air France, Air Djibouti, Air Tahiti Nui and Delta Air Lines
  • Marrakesh : flights operated by Air France, Easyjet and Air Arabia Maroc
  • Tūnis : flights operated by Air France and Nouvelair
  • São Paulo : flights operated by Air France and Latam Chile
  • Shanghai : flights operated by Air France, China Eastern Airlines and Air China
  • Other cities with medium and long haul direct flights to Paris-Charles De Gaulle Airport : Detroit

Regional destinations with the most frequencies of flights from Paris-Charles De Gaulle Airport :

  • London : flights operated by British Airways and Air France
  • Munich : flights operated by Lufthansa and Air France
  • Greater Manchester : flights operated by Air France, British European Airways and Easyjet
  • Milan : flights operated by Easyjet, Air France and Pakistan International Airlines
  • Frankfurt : flights operated by Lufthansa and Air France
  • Venice : flights operated by Easyjet, Air France and Highland Express Airways
  • Barcelona : flights operated by Air France, Highland Express Airways and Easyjet
  • Amsterdam : flights operated by Air France and Klm
  • Copenhagen : flights operated by Air France, Scandinavian Airlines and Easyjet
  • Rome : flights operated by Air France, Alitalia and Highland Express Airways
  • Other regional destinations accessible by direct flight from Paris-Charles De Gaulle Airport : Zurich.

Domestic flights from Paris-Charles De Gaulle Airport :

There are 14 airports accessible by direct flights, operated by Air France, Air Madagascar and Xl Airways France.

  • Marseille : flights operated by Air France, Air Madagascar and Xl Airways France
  • Toulouse : flights operated by Air France and Easyjet
  • Nice : flights operated by Air France and Easyjet
  • Paris : flights operated by Air France and Xl Airways France
  • Lyon : flights operated by Air France and Xl Airways France
  • Montpellier : flights operated by Air France
  • Biarritz : flights operated by Easyjet and Air France
  • Nantes : flights operated by Air France
  • Pau : flights operated by Air France
  • Other domestic destinations accessible by direct flight from Paris-Charles De Gaulle Airport : Brest.

Low cost airlines to Paris-Charles De Gaulle Airport :

  • Milan : flights operated by Easyjet, Air France and Pakistan International Airlines
  • Greater Manchester : flights operated by Air France, British European Airways and Easyjet
  • Venice : flights operated by Easyjet, Air France and Highland Express Airways
  • London : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Barcelona : flights operated by Air France, Highland Express Airways and Easyjet
  • London : flights operated by Easyjet and Highland Express Airways
  • Edinburgh : flights operated by Easyjet and Air France
  • Hamburg : flights operated by Eurowings and Air France
  • Düsseldorf : flights operated by Air France and Eurowings
  • Birmingham : flights operated by British European Airways and Air France
  • Other cities with direct low cost flights to Paris-Charles De Gaulle Airport: Marrakesh.

Charter and seasonal flights exists from :

  • Montreal : flights operated by Air Transat, Air France and Air Canada
  • New York Metropolitan Area : flights operated by Air France, Xl Airways France, Air Djibouti, Delta Air Lines and American Airlines
  • Fort-De-France : flights operated by Xl Airways France
  • Tūnis : flights operated by Air France and Nouvelair
  • Pointe-À-Pitre : flights operated by Xl Airways France
  • Paris : flights operated by Air France and Xl Airways France
  • Saint-Denis : flights operated by Air Austral and Xl Airways France
  • Tel Aviv : flights operated by Sun D'Or International Airlines, Air France, Easyjet and Xl Airways France
  • Houmt Souk : flights operated by Nouvelair
  • Monastir : flights operated by Nouvelair
  • Other cities with direct flights charter and seasonal flights to Paris-Charles De Gaulle Airport : Marrakesh.

Geneva International Airport : the airport has 3724 flights per week. It is served by 47 airlines that offer 98 destinations.

Well-served international destinations include:

  • Marrakesh : flights operated by Easyjet and Swiss International Air Lines
  • Tel Aviv : flights operated by Easyjet and Sun D'Or International Airlines
  • Tūnis : flights operated by
  • Istanbul : flights operated by Turkish Airlines
  • Greater Toronto Area : flights operated by Air Canada
  • Amman : flights operated by Royal Jordanian
  • Montreal : flights operated by Air Canada
  • Abu Dhabi : flights operated by Etihad Airways
  • Istanbul : flights operated by Air Fiji
  • Qatar : flights operated by Qatar Airways
  • Other cities with medium and long haul direct flights to Geneva International Airport : Algiers

Regional destinations with the most frequencies of flights from Geneva International Airport :

  • London : flights operated by British Airways and Swiss International Air Lines
  • Madrid : flights operated by Iberia, Easyjet and Swiss International Air Lines
  • Porto : flights operated by Easyjet, Tap Air Portugal and Swiss International Air Lines
  • London : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Lisbon : flights operated by Easyjet, Tap Air Portugal and Swiss International Air Lines
  • Brussels-Capital Region : flights operated by Brussels Airlines and Easyjet
  • Barcelona : flights operated by Easyjet, Swiss International Air Lines and Highland Express Airways
  • Amsterdam : flights operated by Klm and Easyjet
  • Paris : flights operated by Air France
  • Rome : flights operated by Alitalia, Easyjet and Highland Express Airways
  • Other regional destinations accessible by direct flight from Geneva International Airport : Frankfurt.

Domestic flights from Geneva International Airport :

There are 1 airports accessible by direct flights, operated by Swiss International Air Lines, Royal Jordanian and Corendon Airlines.

  • Zurich : flights operated by Swiss International Air Lines, Royal Jordanian and Corendon Airlines

Low cost airlines to Geneva International Airport :

  • London : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Barcelona : flights operated by Easyjet, Swiss International Air Lines and Highland Express Airways
  • Porto : flights operated by Easyjet, Tap Air Portugal and Swiss International Air Lines
  • Paris : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Lisbon : flights operated by Easyjet, Tap Air Portugal and Swiss International Air Lines
  • London : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Rome : flights operated by Alitalia, Easyjet and Highland Express Airways
  • Brussels-Capital Region : flights operated by Brussels Airlines and Easyjet
  • Nice : flights operated by Easyjet and Swiss International Air Lines
  • Greater Manchester : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Other cities with direct low cost flights to Geneva International Airport : Amsterdam.

Nice Côte D'Azur Airport : the airport has 2940 flights per week. It is served by 36 airlines that offer 70 destinations.

Well-served international destinations include:

  • Tūnis : flights operated by Nouvelair
  • Monastir : flights operated by Nouvelair
  • Casablanca : flights operated by Royal Air Maroc
  • Marrakesh : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Istanbul : flights operated by Turkish Airlines
  • Algiers : flights operated by Air Algérie
  • Houmt Souk : flights operated by
  • Dubai : flights operated by Emirates
  • Tel Aviv : flights operated by Sun D'Or International Airlines
  • Qatar : flights operated by Qatar Airways

Regional destinations with the most frequencies of flights from Nice Côte D'Azur Airport :

  • London : flights operated by British Airways
  • London : flights operated by British Airways and Easyjet
  • Amsterdam : flights operated by Klm and Easyjet
  • Rome : flights operated by Alitalia and Easyjet
  • Geneva : flights operated by Easyjet and Swiss International Air Lines
  • Copenhagen : flights operated by Djibouti Airlines and Scandinavian Airlines
  • Zurich : flights operated by Swiss International Air Lines
  • Munich : flights operated by Lufthansa
  • Basel : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Stockholm : flights operated by Scandinavian Airlines and Air Djibouti
  • Other regional destinations accessible by direct flight from Nice Côte D'Azur Airport : Barcelona.

Domestic flights from Nice Côte D'Azur Airport :

There are 15 airports accessible by direct flights, operated by Air France and Easyjet.

  • Paris : flights operated by Air France and Easyjet
  • Paris : flights operated by Air France and Easyjet
  • Lyon : flights operated by Hop!
  • Lille : flights operated by Easyjet and Hop!
  • Nantes : flights operated by Easyjet and Hop!
  • Ajaccio : flights operated by Air Corsica
  • Toulouse : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Strasbourg : flights operated by Hop! and Air Sénégal International
  • Calvi : flights operated by Air Corsica
  • Other domestic destinations accessible by direct flight from Nice Côte D'Azur Airport : Bastia.

Low cost airlines to Nice Côte D'Azur Airport :

  • Paris : flights operated by Air France and Easyjet
  • Amsterdam : flights operated by Klm and Easyjet
  • Geneva : flights operated by Easyjet and Swiss International Air Lines
  • London : flights operated by British Airways and Easyjet
  • Basel : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Rome : flights operated by Alitalia and Easyjet
  • Lille : flights operated by Easyjet and Hop!
  • Toulouse : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Barcelona : flights operated by Highland Express Airways and Easyjet
  • Copenhagen : flights operated by Djibouti Airlines and Scandinavian Airlines
  • Other cities with direct low cost flights to Nice Côte D'Azur Airport : London.

Charter and seasonal flights exists from :

  • Tūnis : flights operated by Nouvelair
  • Monastir : flights operated by Nouvelair

What to do in France

Other places of interest may interest you: Palace Of Versailles, Notre Dame De Paris, Museum Of Fine Arts Of Lyon, Avenue Des Champs-Élysées, Sacré-Cœur, Cabinet Des Médailles and École Nationale Supérieure Des Beaux-Arts.

Museums in France

Among the in France museums and around, we recommend you to visit Louvre Museum, Musée D'Orsay and Palace Of Versailles.

Other museums such as Museum Of Fine Arts Of Lyon, Cabinet Des Médailles, École Nationale Supérieure Des Beaux-Arts, Palais Garnier, Musée Rodin, Château De Monte-Cristo and Musée Saint-Raymond might be of interest to you. But the cultural offer France is much larger. Also, be interested in Château De Montsoreau-Museum Of Contemporary Art, Cité De La Musique, National Museum Of Ceramics, Château De Blérancourt, Musée Gallo-Romain De Fourvière, Palais De La Découverte, Museum Of European And Mediterranean Civilisations, Musée Des Arts Et Métiers, Musée De L'Homme and Musée Archéologique De Strasbourg.

Theme parks in France

If you want to visit one or more theme parks in France, we recommend you in priority Disneyland Park, Walt Disney Studios Park and Vulcania.

Other theme parks are worth visiting, such as Puy Du Fou and Parc Du Petit Prince.

Palaces and castles in France

For castles and palaces in France, visit in this order Palace Of Versailles, Château De Monte-Cristo and Château De Blérancourt.

Those planning to stay in France for a long time will be able to visit other castles and palaces such as Château De Blois, Château Des Ducs De Bretagne, Château D'Abbadie, Château De Dieppe, Lescot Wing, Château De Choisy and Château De L'Île (Ostwald). There are other castles and palaces in France, among others Tour Barberousse, Château De Charly, Château De Beauregard, Castle Of Molleron and Château De Pierre Scize.

Archeological sites in France

In France you can visit archeological sites such as Aqueduct Of The Gier, Oppidum D'Ensérune and La Ferrassie.

Those planning to stay in France for a long time will be able to visit other archeological sites such as Gavrinis, Ancient Theatre Of Fourvière, Aqueduc De L'Yzeron, Terra Amata, Itius Portus and Sanctuary Of The Three Gauls.

Places of workship in France

If you want to visit one or more places of workship in France, we recommend you in priority Notre Dame De Paris, Sacré-Cœur and Church Of The Holy Spirit.

In France there are other interesting places of workship: St. Peter And St. Paul'S Church, Wissembourg, Église Saint-Jacques-Du-Haut-Pas, Lyon Cathedral, Basilica Of Notre-Dame De Fourvière, Grenoble Archaeological Museum, Temple Du Change and Église Saint-Nizier. To be perfectly complete, let's also mention Église Du Saint-Esprit, Grand Temple De Lyon, Église Notre Dame Saint-Vincent, Église Saint-Georges, Church Of Saint-Bruno Des Chartreux, Église Saint-Paul, Église Saint-Pothin, Église Saint-Girons, Église Saint-Bonaventure and Église Saint-Polycarpe.

Natural parks in France

If you want to visit one or more natural parks in France, we recommend you in priority Er Lannic, Giraglia and Île Tascon.

Other natural parks are worth visiting, such as Île Du Pilier, Île Ilur and Iniz-Er-Mour.

Shoppings centers and malls in France

In France visit in priority Lyon Part-Dieu.

Detailed location map of France ©OpenStreetMap contributors

Photos of France

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