France travel advice

France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader among European nations. It plays an influential global role as a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council, NATO, the G-8, the G-20, the EU and other multilateral organizations. France rejoined NATO’s integrated military command structure in 2009, reversing de Gaulle’s 1966 decision to take French forces out of NATO. Since 1958, it has constructed a hybrid presidential-parliamentary governing system resistant to the instabilities experienced in earlier, more purely parliamentary administrations. In recent decades, its reconciliation and cooperation with Germany have proved central to the economic integration of Europe, including the introduction of a common currency, the euro, in January 1999. In the early 21st century, five French overseas entities – French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte, and Reunion – became French regions and were made part of France proper.

Location –  Western Europe, bordering the Bay of Biscay and English Channel, between Belgium and Spain, southeast of the UK

Provence – Alpes – Côte d’Azur hotels
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Île de France hotels |
Aquitaine hotels |
Languedoc-Roussillon hotels |
Bretagne hotels |
Midi-Pyrénées hotels |
Basse-Normandie hotels |
Pays de la Loire hotels |
Poitou-Charentes hotels |
Centre hotels |
Alsace hotels |
Corse hotels |
Bourgogne hotels |
Nord-Pas-de-Calais hotels |
Auvergne hotels |
Lorraine hotels |
Haute-Normandie hotels |
Picardie hotels |
Champagne – Ardenne hotels |
Nord hotels |
Limousin hotels |
Franche-Comté hotels |
Ile de Ré hotels |
Oléron hotels |
Belle Île en Mer hotels |
Ile du Levant hotels |

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