France First Time Visitor Guide

France is the most visited country in the world, and there’s a reason for that – it has pretty much everything you’re looking for, all in a place smaller than the state of Texas. If you’re heavy into France trip planning mode, you may be feeling a little overwhelmed right now – which is why I’ve helpfully compiled all the main information about France you’ll need to make the right choice and have the time of your life. We’ve done all the research, so you don’t have to!

First, let’s narrow it down by the best time of year to travel to France – check out the weather in France.

Now we’ll break it down by season and month:





Once you figure out when you’re coming, your next step is to find cheap flights to France! And of course you’ll need accommodations, too:

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