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  • Nestled in a fairytale setting at the foot of the 4,810-meter tall Mont Blanc, the mountain town of Chamonix perfectly brings together modern comfort and the authenticity of an Alpine valley. The Hear...
  • General information about security measures taken to ensure your safety during your trip in France.

  •   Under canvas France has 9,000 1- to 4-star campsites, in farms or elsewhere… a vast choice of places to pitch camp. And if you don't have a tent, many campsites hire out tents, caravans and bun...
  • Practical information about accomodation in France.

  • Created by the French Minister of Tourism in November 2010, the “Palace” status (distinction Palace) is designed to award official recognition to the finest 5-star hotels.

  • Hotel ratings: the benchmarks have changed in 2010.

  •   There is a wide choice of options, ranging from open air hostelry (camping, caravan hire and bungalows), and holiday villages to small independent hotels, not forgetting voluntary joint venture...
  • Hostels are a great accommodation alternative for young travellers in France.

  • New ratings for tourist accommodation, fundamentally reformed in 2009 and issued by the State after a thorough visit of the establishment every 5 years by specialists.

  • This category includes establishements that offer, in return for a fixed price, accommodation, catering or self-catering options, entertainment and leisure facilities. Holiday Villages are rated from...