France

France is a popular travel destination and has been featured many times on the Amateur Traveler.

Some facts about France:

  • France is the largest country in Western Europe
  • France is 3/4 the size of Texas.
  • The average life expectancy at birth for the French is 81.5 years.
  • France has an estimated population of 64.5 million, making it the 19th most populous country.
  • France is home to 41 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • The Eiffel Tower was supposed to be temporary and was initially unpopular.
  • Denim comes from the French city of Nimes.
  • France produces almost 360 different types of cheese.

Recent Posts

The Liberation Route Europe (WWII) – Episode 626
The Liberation Route Europe (WWII) – Episode 626
Cruise to the Western Mediterranean (Spain, Gibraltar, France, Monaco, Italy) on Holland America’s Westerdam – Episode 574
Cruise to the Western Mediterranean (Spain, Gibraltar, France, Monaco, Italy) on Holland America’s Westerdam – Episode 574
Travel to Bordeaux, France – Episode 536
Travel to Bordeaux, France – Episode 536
Travel to the Dordogne Region of France – Episode 522
Travel to the Dordogne Region of France – Episode 522
Travel to Provence, France – Episode 510
Travel to Provence, France – Episode 510
Travel to Auvergne, France – Episode 504
Travel to Auvergne, France – Episode 504
Travel to Paris, France – Episode 428
Travel to Paris, France – Episode 428
Travel to Toulouse, France – Episode 367
Travel to Toulouse, France – Episode 367
Trekking Around Mont Blanc, France – Episode 332
Trekking Around Mont Blanc, France – Episode 332
Travel to the Champagne Region of France with Don George – Episode 308
Travel to the Champagne Region of France with Don George – Episode 308
Travel to Normandy in France – Episode 275
Travel to Normandy in France – Episode 275
Travel to Corsica, France – Episode 267
Travel to Corsica, France – Episode 267
Cruising the Rhine River – Episode 254
Cruising the Rhine River – Episode 254
Travel to Montpellier and the Languedoc Region of France – Episode 244
Travel to Montpellier and the Languedoc Region of France – Episode 244
Travel to Burgundy and the French Countryside – Episode 114
Travel to Burgundy and the French Countryside – Episode 114