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

Travel to La Rochelle, France – Episode 676
Travel to La Rochelle, France – Episode 676
3 Days in Normandy, France
3 Days in Normandy, France
Discovering Pyrénées-Orientales – A trip to French Catalonia
Discovering Pyrénées-Orientales – A trip to French Catalonia
Canal Cruising in France – Episode 655
Canal Cruising in France – Episode 655
Cruising on the Canal du Midi – A Luxury Barge Cruise in Southern France including Carcassonne
Cruising on the Canal du Midi – A Luxury Barge Cruise in Southern France including Carcassonne
7 Exotic Island Running Routes
7 Exotic Island Running Routes
The Liberation Route Europe (WWII) – Episode 626
The Liberation Route Europe (WWII) – Episode 626
10 Dark Tourism Destinations in Europe
10 Dark Tourism Destinations in Europe
3 Week Road-Trip Around France
3 Week Road-Trip Around France
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
Top 7 Hot Springs in Europe That Are Worth the Long-Haul Flight
Top 7 Hot Springs in Europe That Are Worth the Long-Haul Flight
Rhine River Wine Cruise on AMAWaterways in Germany
Rhine River Wine Cruise on AMAWaterways in Germany
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