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►► Principal chapters on About-France.com :
Planning a trip to France 
Information on things to do before starting your trip to France.
Where to stay in France 
the various options, including hotels, hostels, gites and camping
The regions of France
Beyond Paris, a guide to the French regions and their tourist attractions.
Guide to Paris
Make the most of your trip to Paris; Information on attractions, Paris hotels, transport,  and lots more. 
Tourism in France
The main tourist attractions and places to visit in France - historic monuments, art galleries, seasides, Alpine ski resorts, and more
Driving in France 
Tips and useful information on driving in and through France - motorways, tolls, where to stay.... 
Maps of France
Cities, towns, departments, regions, climate, wine areas and other themes.
The French way of life 
A mine of information about life and living in France, including working in France, living in France, food and eating, education, shopping.
A-Z dictionary of France
Encyclopedic dictionary of modern France - key figures, institutions, acronyms, culture, icons, etc.
►► other sample pages :
A selection of other pages
Guide to French wines
Food & eating in France
France by train
Flights to France
Car ferries to France
Driving south from Calais
Some places to discover
The Dordogne
The Camargue
Cathar castles
Mont Saint Michel
Sites of the Great War
France's finest museums
Discover France in the fall

French area studies  

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