French Connections

In 1787, 14 years before he became the third President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson toured France. He left Paris where he was based and made his way south, stopping en route at dozens of towns and cities, tasting wine, enjoying the food and writing about the people he met and the sights he saw. His conclusion was that “Every man has two countries – his own and France.” He noted the enormous variety of landscapes, the wealth of history, beautiful castles and more. What held true then is true now. France is a land of contrasts, sea, countryside, mountains, grand cities, pretty and medieval villages.

We asked our friends at French Connections holiday company to tell us about some of their dreamiest places in France which reveal its many glorious diversities…

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