From the elegant streets of Paris to the rolling vineyards of Bordeaux to the golden southern coastline, discover the true art of living in France. This rich and beautiful country has something for every traveller, from romantic city breaks and gourmet vineyard tours to ski trips and all-inclusive holidays by the sea.
Golden beaches, perfect pastries, rolling vineyards and romantic city streets
- Perfect for family summer and winter holidays
- Indulge in the many culinary delights
- Enjoy golden beaches on the southern coast
- Tour a vineyard and enjoy local wines and spirits
- Explore the Eiffel tower, the Louvre and Versailles
A visit to the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre or Versailles is a must, but venture further afield and you’ll discover a wealth of art, history and adventure perfect for family-friendly holidays and cultural getaways. Explore a real fairy tale castle with the kids at Mont St-Michel, take a fragrant stroll through perfume history at the Fragonard Museum, or get star-struck at Cannes’ La Croisette boulevard.
Unleash your inner foodie with a gastronomical tour of France’s countless local specialities. Try delicate oysters on Oléron Island or tapenade and anchoïade in Provence. Treat the kids to colourful macarons, sticky eclairs and creamy mille-feuille on your family holiday while the adults enjoy local cognacs, wines and champagne.
• Direct Flying Time: 2 hours
• Time Difference: 1 hour
• Currency: Euros
• Best months to visit: May - Sep
• Well Known for: Culture heritage, gastronomy and history
• Languages: French
Our resorts in France
Simply sit back, relax and experience the true meaning of a luxury all inclusive Europe holiday with Club Med. The climate in France holiday destinations can vary hugely depending on where you choose to take your European break. You can experience cold winters and warm summers in the Northern & Central parts, whilst enjoying even hotter summers in the south of France. The majority of the rain in southern parts tends to come in spring and autumn and is generally driest during the summer months.
Set in the Charente Maritime region, Club Med La Palmyre Atlantique blends beautifully with the typically French seaside. Close to the Charentais vineyards, the salt marshes of the Île d'Oléron and La Palmyre Zoo, this nature-focused resort is perfect for active beach holidays with friends or family in the South of France.
Club Med Opio en Provence sits in a private olive grove in the dreamy hillsides above Cannes, creating the perfect backdrop for rejuvenation. With its own golf course, tennis school and a circus skills playground, this rural resort is ideal for relaxing all-inclusive family holidays and sporty getaways in Provence.
Enjoy an all-inclusive golf break in a historic Art Deco hotel at Club Med Vittel Golf Ermitage. At the foot of the 18-hole Mont-Saint-Jean golf course, this resort makes an elegant setting for golf holidays and relaxing country breaks in France.
Club Med Vittel Le Parc gives pride of place to health and wellness. This magnificent hotel is the perfect haven for all-inclusive family holidays, country breaks and wellness retreats in France with tennis, horse riding, golf, badminton and lots more.
Monthly weather averages in France & Corsica
France generally enjoys cool winters and mild summers. In the Alsace, you’ll find cold winters and hot summers, while along the Mediterranean coast you can expect glorious summers and even a few palm trees.
The best time to visit France is during July and August, with average highs of 25°C on the mainland and 27°C on the island of Corsica. The sunniest month is July, with 8 hours of sunshine on the mainland and 12 hours on Corsica.