France is the leading tourist destination in the world; it is renowned for its luxury and tourism sector. With its splendid beauty, it attracts more than 80 million tourists each year. These attractions could be: a city, a mountain range, cathedrals, canals, museums, French cheese, a chateaux, or simply the charme Francais (French charm). All of these together create a country that never ceases to amaze visitors.
The country's capital city, Paris, often called The City of Romance, offers countless attractions from the breath taking Eiffel Tower to the Notre Dame Cathedral and The Louvre and Picasso Museums showcasing some historical masterpieces. Equally as delightful, with world renowned French architectural masterpieces, are the cities of Lyon and Marseille. Some of the most fantastic beaches in the country can be found in Cannes, Nice and St Tropez. Also with spectacular scenery, visitors can enjoy the towering Alpine peak of Mont Blanc to the sea cliffs of the Atlantic coasts. There are so many wonderful locations to visit or move to, literally, something for all tastes!