This magnificent country of chic cities, quaint rural villages, grand chateaux, sophisticated beach culture and of course, legendary vineyards, has a romance, charm and attitude all of its own that means a luxury France holiday will inspire and enrich in equal measure.
Regardless of the season, this multi-faceted diversity and its certain 'joie de vivre' is what makes France so special, intriguing and alluring. Indeed, the delicious gourmet cuisine and fine wines that welcome you to every region will guarantee that you fall under its seductive spell.
Time Difference: GMT +1 hour
Flight duration: 2 Hours Direct to Nice
France is best in spring and summer, with beach resorts beginning to pick up in May. Autumn is pleasant too, but with fairly short days.
British Airways fly from London Gatwick and London Heathrow to all major French cities. Other airlines and more UK departure points are also available.