France Travel Guide For Kids

France Travel Guide For Kids

Flag of FranceFrance is made up of 13 regions which contain over 100 departments which are made up of 334 arrondissements. Each of these region and departments has their own specialties, things to do and most probably cheeses. In fact France produces about 400 different kinds of cheese and each one will have local variations so there are probably thousands out there.

France is a pretty diverse country with lots to offer and lots to do. You can ski or snowboard in the Alps, swim in the Mediterranean, fish in the Bay of Biscay, walk and bike in the countryside for days on end or visit fabulous chateaux and palaces. You can go boating, hang-gliding, parasailing, para-gliding or cycle along sections of the famous Tour de France and even drive through the streets of Monaco where the Monaco Grand Prix is held.

 

The regions of France

Grand-Est
Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Occitanie
Hauts-de-France
Normandie
Bretagne
Corse
Centre
Île-de-France – Paris
Pays de la Loire
Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur

 

Did you know that France has more time zones than any other country in the world?

This is because France also has 11 Overseas Territories which are located all over the world

Réunion
Guadeloupe
French Guiana
French Polynesia
Martinique
Mayotte
New Caledonia
Saint Barthélemy
Saint Martin
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Wallis and Futuna

 

Quick Facts:

Population: 65,248,041 (2018)

Languages Spoken: French (official),

Currency: Euro

Capital City: Paris