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France at a glance

France at a glance

You are welcome in france

One of the largest countries in Europe, France has a deep and significant history, and it has been a cultural, educational, and tourist destination for centuries. Drawn by the exquisite architecture, the art festivals, the promise of amazing gastronomic adventures, and the sheer beauty of the land, millions of international visitors flock to France every year.

Geographically, France is bordered by six major European countries—Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Italy, and Spain—and all of the European Union is easily accessible through one of the best air, rail, ferry, and road transportation networks in the world. France is part of the Euro Zone), which means you don’t need to change currencies while visiting the 19 countries that are included. It is also in the Schengen Area ), which means you don’t need a visa to visit the 26 countries that comprise it.

So welcome to the adventure of your life! Mountains, valleys, forests, medieval cities, deep lakes, warm beaches, fun festivals, cultural diversity—Europe has it all, and France is the gateway to your European experience!