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France in numbers

Area:       674,843 km2
GDP:        $2.146 trillion
Population: 65,821,885

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Capital:   Paris
Currency:  Euro
Time zone: GMT +1

Main tourist attractions
Cities: Paris, the capital, city of romance and love. Home to Moulin rouge, the Eiffel tower, the Arc of triumph, Haut couture and above all, ROMANCE! There is no end to adventures one can do in Paris but a few things that we suggest is, walk as much as you can to soak in the atmosphere of the French. Use public transportation, it's fast, safe and economical. Fall in love!

Côte D'azure is home to the film festival in Cannes, Monte carlo and it's casino, the exclusive jet set scene outside of Nice and Antibes. Go here, bask in the glory of movie stars, eat fresh seafood and drink rosé till dawn!

Food specialties
There are different specialties from different regions and also naturally deepening on the season, but we have chosen a few things that stand out:

L'escargot (snails)
Carefully cooked in little ceramic pots with garlic, herbs and a pinch of salt and butt. Tender and yummy!

Oysters
Fresh from Bretagne, fin de Clairs. Amazing if you like oysters!

Boeuf Bourguignon
French meat stew with lots of read wine and meet that has is very tender after simmering in the sauce for hours. A hint of smoked flavors compliment to the bacon.

Crème brûllé
Great desert, a vanilla tasting delicate pudding with a thin hard crust of burnt sugar on top.

Brie
Amongst many other cheeses this is something that the French are the best in the world at, creating amazing cheese. Dive in and bring back home!

Drinks needs to have a special mentioning, but where to start?
Champagne, Cognac, Calvados, Bordeaux, Sancerre.. And so many more! Do a tasting if possible and savor the flavors!



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