France is not just Paris, but fortified towns with elaborate chateaus and castles; Roman ruins and religious monasteries; verdant vineyards and sunflower fields; magnificent mountains and the warm Riviera sunshine and so much more. With its beautiful winding country lanes, it’s not hard to understand why taking a France road trip tops so many bucket lists around the world. Throw in excellent roads, a great travel infrastructure, and enough fantastic places to see that you could spend a lifetime traversing it without turning over every stone. Without a doubt, a road trip through France is a beautiful way to see the country.
Paris - Orleans: 1 hour 59 mins. approx.
Orleans- Paris: 2 hr approx.
Paris- Tours: 2 hr 36 mins. approx.
Tours- Paris: 2 hr 35 min approx.
Paris- Tours: 2 hour 55 mins. approx.
Tours - Nantes: 2 hr 19 min approx.
Nantes- St Malo: 2 hr 21 mins. approx.
St Malo - Deauville: 2 hours 35 min approx. .
Deauville- Paris: 2 hrs 31 min approx.
Paris - Dijon: 3 hour 44 mins. approx.
Dijon- Lyon: 2 hr 18 min approx.
The southeast coast of Provence is sprinkled with some of the world`s most popular beaches and destinations, including Nice, Monaco, Cannes, Saint Tropez and Menton. Known all over the world for its glamour and beauty, the Riviera is a playground for the rich and famous and a true paradise destination.
Provence is captivating by all it has to offer, littered with Roman remains, amazing food, remarkable wines, warm climate and long stretches of beautiful Mediterranean beaches.
Corsica is an island off the south eastern Mediterranean coast of France, known world-wide as the `Island of Beauty.` Discover the authentic lifestyle, traditions, mouth-watering cuisine, and the landmarks of an exceptional historical heritage.
The Loire River in Central France is considered to be the `Gardens of France`. There are literally countless chateau (castles) scattered between a beautiful river and charming little towns.
Normandy, a region of Northern France just west of Paris, is famous for its role in World War II as well as a number of other significant events throughout its history. However, its rugged coastline on the English Channel is also home to a number of beautiful small towns and villages perfect for an escape from the congestion of Paris, including Caen, Le Havre, and Rouen.
Burgundy has it all - glorious countryside and vineyards, amazing gastronomy, a fabulous history, picturesque villages, awesome towns, the Burgundy Canal and an incredible capital city - Dijon. There are also more chateaux in this region than any other in France, many of them with well-stocked wine cellars, gourmet restaurants nearby and swimming pools. It`s a stunning region with plenty going for it!
The winemaking region of Champagne, located in the northeast part of France just 55 miles outside of Paris, is known for its sparkling white wine. This is one of the most famous and posh areas of France with many well-known Champagne companies like Moet and Chandon, that have cellars and vineyards. This region is intended to enjoy at a leisurely pace if you truly want to appreciate what it has to offer.
Alsace-Lorraine, a historic province in Eastern France, is where you will find the ancient capitals at Strasbourg and Nancy. The only thing that separates Germany from this region is the Rhine, and the area is extremely reminiscent of the German look (and sometimes feel). With its Germanic dialect, French sense of fashion, love of Foie gras and sauerkraut, fine wine and beer, this region often leaves you wondering quite where you are.
Brittany is a place that is not usually on a lot of traveler’s lists. France’s northwest cul-de-sac that reaches out into the Atlantic Ocean is just too far off the beaten path for many tourists. However, this can make all the more reason to visit. With over 1,500 miles of jaw-dropping panoramic coastline, charming medieval towns and villages, and the amazing diversity on display, there are really great things to see in Brittany.
The coastlines of southern Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa are shaped by the Mediterranean Sea. Not only does the Mediterranean have beautiful resorts and beaches on the mainland, there are literally thousands of islands to explore, each with their own beauty.
There is no better way to discover the ancient Aegean Civilization than taking a discovery trip around the Greek Islands.
The Italian Riviera is a spectacular coastline on the Ligurian Sea extending from the Italian-French border to Capo Corvo, near La Spezia and offering luxuriant mountains to the north and east, and the sapphire blue Mediterranean to the south and west with medieval hilltop hamlets, panoramic vistas, vibrant seaside villages and unspoiled beaches.
Paris - Dijon: 3 hour 43 mins. approx.
Dijon- Reims: 2 hr 54 min approx.
Reims- Paris: 1 hr 51 mins. approx.
Paris - Beaune: 3 hour 46 mins. approx.
Beaune- Paris: 3 hr 45 min approx.
Paris - Dijon: 3 hour 44 mins. approx.
Dijon- Paris: 3 hr 44 min approx.
Paris- Reims: 1 hr 48 mins. approx.
Reims- Paris: 1 hr 39 min approx.
Paris - Deauville: 2 hour 39 mins. approx.
Deauville- Mont Amiens: 2 hr 11 min approx.
Amiens- Mont St Michel: 3 hr 57 mins. approx.
Mont St Michel- Paris: 4 hrs 21 min approx.
Paris - Honfleur: 2 hour 11 mins. approx.
Honfleur- Mont St Michel: 2 hr 18 min approx.
Mont St Michel- Tours: 3 hr 13 mins. approx.
Tours- Paris: 2 hrs 36 min approx.
Paris - Tours: 2 hours 44 mins. approx.
Tours- Lyon: 5 hr approx.
Lyon- Nimes: 2 hrs 43 mins. approx.
Nimes - Aix-en-Provence: 1hr 18 min approx.
Aix-en-Provence - Nice: 1 hr 52 mins. Approx.
Paris- Amboise: 2 hr 29 mins. approx.
Amboise- Paris: 2 hr 29 min approx.
Paris - Blois: 2 hour 29 mins. approx.
Blois- Paris: 2 hr 29 min approx.
France boasts lively cities, idyllic sun-drenched beaches and the glamorous and gorgeous Cote d`Azur coastline. There are so many different possibilities from world-renowned Paris, one of the most famous cities in Europe, to a seaside holiday spent lounging on beaches, swimming in the sea, and dining at stylish waterfront restaurants.
With over 2,000 years of history, France boasts more than 40 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and has the fourth largest number of historical sites in the world after Italy, China, and Spain. The UNESCO-listed sites take a variety of forms including historic towns, palaces, castles, religious buildings, forts, canals, and landscapes. These sites can be found spread all across France, so wherever you go, you won’t be far away from one of them.
France has so many charming towns, villages, cities and hamlets that are totally unique from one another and worthy of any travel bucket list. These villages offer the best of French culture and heritage and beyond the most popular tourist sites. Many of these villages only have a population of a few hundred, offering visitors a more intimate and authentic experience of France.
France is famous for its wine regions, with over 3,000 different wines across two million hectares of vineyards, wine lovers from around the world flock to France for its sheer abundance of vineyards and vintages. Each wine region offers a different grape variety, unique environmental conditions, and their own special wines. There are seven primary wine-producing regions: Alsace, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Loire, Provence, and the Rhone Valley.