Please be aware that Daylight Saving Time
(DST) changes in France do not necessarily occur on the same date every year.
In France, DST starts on the 2nd Sunday in March and ends on the 1st Sunday in November.
Facts About France
Information for Travelers
France in Western Europe is a country of medieval cities, mountain villages and Mediterranean beaches.
The French affectionately call their beloved homeland "l'Hexagone" because of its distinctive six-sided shape.
The capital, Paris, is considered a cultural and high-fashion center.
The country is also known for its fine cuisine and wines.
Every corner of France has its own unique character like the rugged open-air French Alps and sunny, slow-paced Provence.
In addition to the glamorous and beautiful coastline of the Côte d'Azur and idyllic Alsace, a pastoral region where fairy-tale villages are hidden in the vine-covered hills.
Other classic travel itineraries include stops at trendy seaside resorts, fairytale castles and glorious Gothic cathedrals.
More unusual experiences are found in the countryside, such as farms in Burgundy, fishing villages in Brittany and picturesque towns in the forests of the Pyrenees mountains.
From cultured cities to unspoiled natural locations, France offers countless tourist attractions.
In addition to classical art museums such as the Louvre, there are also historical landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower.
The ancient paintings in the cave at Lascaux are evidence of the rich French history.
As well as the Roman theater in Lyon or the magnificent Palace of Versailles.
Read about France in Wikipedia