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Site directory and index

Topic index  by category:

Choose a category Paris Tourism Regions of France
Maps of France Living and leisure Towns and cities Places to stay
Pages for students French institutions Pages en français Travel in/to France
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Index and key pages:

France an introduction-  Home page (in English) 
Home page in French 
About us - site information, privacy,  - a mission statement
France without the hype - why you can trust About-France.com
Feedback and Press - what others say about About-France.com

French  institutions, politics, economy, facts 

Key pages and hub pages:
The French way of life
French institutions
French art
French culture  
An A-Z  Dictionary of France
France in brief
About-France.com Academic - French area studies, index of articles

Subject pages


Printable PDF maps

Cultural background - a short history of art in France

Living and leisure, with food & drink:

Accommodation and hotel pages:

Key pages:

Subject pages


French language & grammar

The French language, a concise overview and brief history.

Key page:

Pages in other languages / autres langues / andere Sprache:

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Art in the Heart of southwest France

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Practical information and other useful pages

Travel pages - route maps - getting to and round France

Travel to  France - Key pages:

Driving in France:

Routes across France

Other travel related pages

Tourism in France pages:

Key pages:
General tourism pages
Thematic pages - "Best ofs"
Rural France

Specific tourist sites: (in north to south order)

France regional and area tourist guides - towns and cities

Key pages:
The regions of France  (click this page for links to individual regions)
Paris guide - getting round Paris 

Subject pages


France divided into six tourist areas:

The northwest - Brittany and Normandy
The northeast - from the English Channel to the German border
The heart of France - From Paris to the Loire valley and Burgundy
Southern central France, the uplands from Limousin to the Alps
Southwest France - from the Poitou-Charentes to Aquitaine
The South of France, from the Riviera to the Pyrenees

The Regions of France, A-Z by new (2016) regional names, in more detail.  

City guides and other area guides

Photo galleries

  Photo gallery index page
  Medieval stained glass - Bourges cathedral
  Romanesque sculpture: Sainte Foy, Conques

News and information, archives

Links and resources

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