Spring in France

by Christine Cantera on September 7, 2011

by Christine Cantera | September 7th, 2011  

spring vacation france

There are things to love about France for every season – and even every month – of the year, but spring does hold a special place in the hearts of many Francophiles. If you’re thinking about a spring vacation to France, here is some of our best advice:

Best places to visit in France in the spring

Normandy (if you’re not ready for super-hot weather yet)

Brittany (if you are ready for late, late sunsets after a dark winter)

Provence (for warm weather and a riot of springtime color)

French Riviera (if you’re ready to bust out the bathing suit and work on your base tan)

What to do in France in the spring

What to pack for France in the spring

The weather can be a little bit unpredictable, but mostly it’s starting to get warm in the day time and still nippy at night. Take the best advice from these posts, and pack accordingly:

Looking to travel to France at another time of year?

And finally, here are some general France trip planning tips to help you have the best vacation ever:

In case all this wasn’t enough to get you excited about a springtime trip to France, here’s a 1957 live performance of Ella Fitzgerald nailing her version of “April in Paris”:

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