You can drive, fly or take the train to any of the amazing cities in France...
Not only is there romantic, artistic, magical and historical Paris, but there are a wealth of other exciting cities all waiting to be explored.
Cities such as Ajaccio in Corsica, birthplace of Napoloeon Bonaparte – here you will find beaches, palm trees and street cafés; and from the port of Ajaccio you can take a trip to the stunning Iles Sanguinaires which seen from the shores of Ajaccio turn red as the sun sets. Biarritz, south west France, is a vibrant town with magnificent beaches and is just 15 minutes from the Spanish border. Napoleon lll built his wife Empress Eugenie a summer palace overlooking the sea, now known as the Hotel du Palais.
Lyon is the third largest city in France, a world heritage site and has a reputation as the French capital of gastronomy. Many magnificent monuments and more than 30 museums can be found in Lyon - a city that rivals Paris for shopping and boasts one of the largest pedestrian shopping centres in Europe.
Marseille, France's oldest and largest city is home to some of the finest restaurants in the country. Rocky inlets, sun-baked beaches and
terracotta - roofed buildings...this is Marseille. It is well known for its fusion of cultures and has a strong North African influence; you can purchase some amazing produce at the Algerian souk-like bazaars as well as local provencal produce from the colourful markets.