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France
France, the largest country in Europe, is bordered to the north by the English Channel (La Manche), the northeast by Belgium and Luxembourg, the east by Germany, Switzerland and Italy, the south by the Mediterranean (with Monaco as a coastal enclave between Nice and the Italian frontier), the southwest by Spain and Andorra, and the west by the Atlantic Ocean.

General informations

Capital: Paris
Population: 60.9 million
Area: 545.630 Km² (not including overseas territories)
Language: French. Basque is spoken as a first language by some people in the southwest, and Breton by some in Brittany. Many people, particularly those connected with tourism in the major areas, speak at least some English.
Currency: euro
Time: GMT + 1 (GMT + 2 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October).
Electricity: 220 volts AC, 50Hz. Two-pin plugs are widely used.
Entry visas: EU nationals: a valid national ID card.
Passport valid for at least three months beyond length of stay required by all nationals referred to Usa, Canada and Australia.
Visas not required by all nationals of Australia, Canada and the USA for stays of up to 90 days.
Anyone intending to stay more than 90 days must obtain the appropriate visa issued by one of the French Consulates, prior to departure for France. This also applies to anyone considering marriage in France. The 90-day period begins when you enter any of the Schengen group of countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, and Sweden. 

Links

Paris And Ile de France

Paris office of tourism Paris tourist board discover Paris Eiffel Tower Arc de Triomphe Notre Dame Sacré Coeur Paris Convention and Visitors Office
Paris office of tourism Paris tourist board discover Paris Eiffel Tower Arc de Triomphe Notre Dame Sacré Coeur The official tourist website of Paris Ile-de-France

Alsace

Alsace office of tourism Alsace tourist board Alsace Strasbourg Colmar Visit Alsace

Aquitaine

Aquitaine office of tourism Aquitaine tourist board Bayonne Bordeaux Pau Site officiel - Tourisme - Aquitaine - Sud-Ouest

Auvergne

Auvergne office of tourism Auvergne tourist board discover Auvergne Clermont-Ferrand france Auvergne tourist information, Massif Central mountain

Basse-Normandie

Normandy office of tourism Normandy tourist board visit Normandy Mont Saint Michel D-Day beaches Normandy Tourism - Official Normandy Tourist Board Website - Crt Normandie

Brittany (Bretagne)

Brittany office of tourism Brittany tourist board Mont Saint-Michel Official website for tourism in Brittany

Burgundy (Bourgogne)

Burgundy office of tourism tourist board Burgundy discover Burgundy Dijon Auxerre Burgundy Tourism

Centre-Val de Loire

Loire Valley office of tourism tourist board Loire Valley discover Loire Valley Bourges Chartres Orléans Tours Loire Valley

Champagne-Ardenne

Champagne Ardenne office of tourism tourist board Champagne Ardenne Reims CRT Champagne Ardenne

Corsica

Corsica office of tourism tourist board Corsica ajaccio Official Corsica Tourism Portal

Franche-ComtÉ

Franche-Comte office of tourism Franche-Comte tourist board Franche-Comte Franche-Comté Tourism

Haute-Normandie

Normandy office of tourism Normandy tourist board visit Normandy Mont Saint Michel D-Day beaches Normandy Tourism - Official Normandy Tourist Board Website - Crt Normandie

Languedoc-Roussillon

Languedoc-Roussillon office of tourism tourist board Languedoc-Roussillon discover Languedoc-Roussillon Pyrenees Carcassonne Montpellier Perpignan Nimes Rennes le Chateau Languedoc-Roussillon Official Tourism Website

Limousin

Limousin office of tourism tourist board Limousin discover Limousin Comité Régional du Tourisme Limousin

Lorraine

Lorraine office of tourism tourist board Lorraine Nancy Metz CRT Lorraine

Midi-Pyrenees

Midi-Pyrenees office of tourism tourist board Midi-Pyrenees Toulouse Midi-Pyrenees Regional Committee of Tourism

Nord-Pas de Calais

Pas de Calais office of tourism tourist board Pas de Calais Lille Dunkerque Pas de Calais tourism

Pays de la Loire

Loire Valley office of tourism tourist board Loire Valley discover Loire Valley Nantes Angers Montreuil-Bellay Le Mans Tourism and holidays in Western Loire

Picardie

Picardie office of tourism tourist board Picardie Amiens Beauvais Picardy Regional Tourism Committee

Poitou-Charentes

Poitou-Charentes office of tourism tourist board Poitou-Charentes Poitiers Cognac La Rochelle Rochefort Official Website of the Tourist Board

Provence-Alpes-CÔte d'Azur

Provence office of tourism tourist board Provence Marseille Nice Toulon Avignon Aix-en-Provence Cannes Saint-Tropez Website of Provence Alpes Tourism International
Provence office of tourism tourist board Provence Marseille Nice Toulon Avignon Aix-en-Provence Cannes Saint-Tropez Comité Régional du Tourisme Riviera Côte d'Azur

RhÔne-Alpes

rhone alpes office of tourism tourist board rhone alpes Isère Lyon Grenoble Chambéry Saint-Etienne Chamonix Albertville Rhône-Alpes Tourisme