The Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region borders Italy and Switzerland and consists of the 12 departments, from Savoie in French Alps to Puy-de-Dôme in central France and Ardeche in the south. Some cities in the region are, Clermont-Ferrand, Lyon, Grenoble, Valence, Chambéry and Aurillac.
The Burgundy-Franche-Comté region borders Switzerland and consists of the 8 departments. Some cities in the region are, Auxerre, Beaune, Besançon Dijon and Nevers. You will find vineyards, historic villages and towns, mountains, rivers and lakes.
Brittany, the land where the sea is never far away and is rich in culture and nature. But also the land of ancient legends about King Arthur, Merlin the Magician and the Knights of the Round Table. Moreover, the history of Brittany is the source of inspiration for the creators of the comic book heroes Asterix and Obelix.
Brittany’s more than 1,700 kilometers of coast is rugged and wild in the north and west. In the bays you will find beautiful beaches and oyster beds. The southern coast of Brittany is more lovely, has a milder climate, and the beaches here are longer.
The Centre-Val de Loire region is located in central France and consists of 6 departments. Some cities in the region are, Tours, Orleans, Bourges, and Chatres. You will find impressive castles, historic towns, vineyards and as many as 5,000 kilometers of bike trails.
The island of Corsica, for the French Île de Beauté (Island of Beauty) is 170 kilometers from Nice and is 180 kilometers long and about 80 kilometers wide. It has more than 1,000 kilometers of coast, no less than 300 kilometers of which are beaches.
The east coast from Bastia to Sar-Solenzara is one long sandy beach occasionally interrupted by river mouths or beach lakes. On the grille west coast with its wide bays, you will find small beaches here and there, sometimes with dunes. The beaches at Porto, Sagone, Ajaccio and Propriano are wide and spacious.
The Grand Est region is located in northeastern France and consists of 10 departments. Some cities in the region are, Nancy, Metz, Troyes, Strasbourg, Colmar and Reims. You’ll find mountains in the Vosges Mountains. Vineyards in Alsace and in Champagne. Cathedrals and half-timbered houses. Historic villages and towns.
The Hauts-de-France region is located in northwestern France. Some cities in the region are, Lille, Amiens and Arras. You’ll find beaches, seals, nature reserves and historic cities.
The Île-de-France region centered on the capital Paris, but you will also find the Château de Versailles and Disneyland Paris in the region.
The region of Normandy consists of 5 departments. Popular are the chalk cliffs and D-day beaches, as well as the Mont Saint-Michel Abbey.
The Nouvelle-Aquitaine region consists of 12 departments. The landscapes are very diverse from the city of Poitiers in the north, to the coastal town of Biarritz in the south and the Spanish border high in the Pyrenees.
The region of Occitanie consists of 13 departments and borders Spain and the Mediterranean Sea. Some cities in Occitanie are, Toulouse, Narbonne, Montpellier, Auch, Lourdes, Nimes and Carcassonne.
The Pays de la Loire region consists of 5 departments and borders the Atlantic Ocean. Some cities in the region are, Le Mans, Nantes and Angers. In the region you will find castles, vineyards, port towns, seaside resorts and beautiful beaches.
The Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region consists of 6 departments and borders Italy and the Mediterranean Sea. Some of the cities in the region are, Nice, Cannes, Marseille, Avignon, Gap and Grasse .