France vacations 2020 & 2021
The birthplace of Versailles and Sun King Louis XIV's grand ambitions, and the cradle of radical creative movements from Impressionism to New Wave cinema: France has long been a game changer. Our specialists can show you how to explore the country that has turned the good life into an art form. And they’d argue that, even today, no other capital offers quite the same architectural homage to beauty, and patina of romance, as Paris.
Our specialists can craft a vacation to France that takes in its landscapes, from the mountains of the Rhône-Alpes to Provence’s lavender fields and the Riviera’s Mediterranean. They’ll also include the country’s historic sites, like the chateaux that stud the Loire Valley and the D-Day landing beaches in Normandy. Then, gastronomy-wise, they can point you in the direction of the best local produce markets, AOC-designated wineries and one-off experiences, not just in culinary hubs like Bordeaux and Lyon, but across the whole country.
Suggested itineraries for France
These itineraries give you a starting point for what your trip to France could entail. They cover routes we've found work particularly well and feature some of our favorite places to stay. Treat them as inspiration, as each trip is created uniquely for you.
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France by region
If you’re planning to focus your time in France around a particular area, you can jump into the region you're most interested in to find detailed itinerary ideas together with accommodation choices and a taster of the experiences we can offer.
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Our expert guides to traveling in France
Written by our specialists from the viewpoint of their own travels, these guides will help you decide on the shape of your own trip to France. Aiming to inspire and inform, we share our recommendations for how to appreciate France at its best.
Our short video gives a taste of what France has to offer. From the grand architecture of Paris and delicious cuisine, to imposing chateaux and the beaches of Normandy.