Bienvenue en France! Welcome to one of the most glamorous countries in the world. A perfect conglomerate of a Heritage country with modern peculiarity, France gives you the taste of a flatteringly balanced country. With being awarded as the Fashion Capital of the world since decades, France has gained a scintillating reputation amongst people all over the World. It is also considered one of the most “romantic” countries in the world which houses cities like Paris, Besancon and Versailles. The land of Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Dior, Lacoste and Pierre Cardin; the exclusivity in French Cuisine and a home to the glamorous Cannes Film Festival, France has a lot more to offer in its palatable platter, other than the usual sightseeing. Be it for any reason, a trip to France will be unforgotten till the time your memory spans!
Capital : Paris
Total Area : Approx 674,843 sq kilometers (260,558 sq miles)
Time Zone : Central European Timing (GMT + 1.00); (GMT + 2.00) in summers.
ISD Code : +33
Official Language : French
Currency : Euro (EUR); CFP Franc (XPF)
Religion : Roman Catholicism. However France is a secular country and has given the freedom of all religions.
Climate : The climate of France is highly diverse. Low temperate winters and mild summers is present on most of the territory, especially in Paris. Mild winters and hot summers exist along the Mediterranean and in the southwest (the latter has lots of rain in winter). Mild winters (with lots of rain) and cool summers exist in the northwest (Brittany). Cool winters and hot summers exist along the German border (Alsace). Along the Rhône Valley, occasional strong, cold, dry, north-to-northwesterly winds exist known as the mistral. Cold winters with lots of the snow exist in the Mountainous regions: Alps, Pyrenees, Auvergne.
Best Time to Travel : France can be best enjoyed between the months of April to September.