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10 Great Reasons to Home Exchange to France

While many of us can list hundreds of great reasons to visit France, we believe the following might be in everyone's top 10, enjoy.  

Food and Drink: each region has its own specialties. You will never be the same after tasting some wonderful cheese and baguette!

Middle of Europe: you can experience both the southern Mediterranean culture and the northern coast line and city culture. Both are unique and create a special variety for your to enjoy.

Landscapes: The southern beaches along the French Rivera are well known for their relaxing beauty, while the northern coast is rich in history and quaint towns.  You also have the variety of vineyards and farms to the rugged French Alps. 

Rich in History: Lots of Châteaux (Loire Valley) and other historical monuments to discover (Mont Saint-Michel, Avignon).  France is home to 39 UNESCO World Heritage sites.  .

Lots of big Festivals and Events: Fête des Lumières in Lyon, Festival of Theater and Comedy in Avignon, Christmas markets in Strasbourg and Colmar, Ferias in the South West during Summer, Lemon Carnival in Menton, Provencal Markets…
Discover the French lifestyle: take your time, drink a coffee on a terrace, L’apéro.

Skiing resorts in Alps Mountains: Tignes, Courchevel, Chamonix and Megève are some of the best resorts in the world surrounded by the breathtaking Mont-Blanc.

Theme parks for children: Disney Land Paris, Marineland in Antibes, Futuroscope, Puy du Fou, Walibi are some of the theme parks for the whole family to enjoy in France.

Architecture is different in every part of France. You don’t have the impression to stay in the same country. Here is the list of the most beautiful villages of France.

Art: France is well-known for being the country of numerous artists. France is a country which highly protect its art. Painters such as: Nicolas Poussin, Paul Cézanne, Paul Gauguin, Monet, Manet, Delacroix, Toulouse-Lautrec.  Writers include: Camut, Zola, Hugo, Stendhal, Chateaubriand, and Proust.  With plenty of museums of art and history France is bountiful in art, and of course the most famous of all, The Louvre.  

With International Vacation Home Exchange ( you can enjoy France with all the comforts of staying in a wonderful home.  View some of your French choices today.  


  1. I spend most of my holidays in France, and I agree with all your points! I visited some of the most beautiful village in France and I highly recommend Eze, it is absolutely breathtaking! La Fête des Lumière in Lyon was absolutely wonderful this year! I can't wait to visit Paris for New Year :)


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