No leader of modern times was more unique and more uniquely national than Charles de Gaulle. As founder and first President of the Fifth Republic, General de Gaulle saw himself 'carrying France on my ...
In May 2012, French voters rejected the liberalizing policies of Nicholas Sarkozy and elected his opponent, the Socialist Francois Hollande, president. In June 2012, the incumbent president's center-r...
Photo Mug . France - Pas-de-Calais Department - Montreuil sur-Mer - Monument on Place Gambetta, near the Hotel-Dieu in memory of the men of Montreuil lost in the Franco-Prussian War in 1870-71. Erecte...
AdvantagesBeats any British beach holiday hands down
DisadvantagesStrong currents on some days
AdvantagesNear London by train, cosmopolitan feel, excellent transport connections, eating out, plenty to see
AdvantagesVery pretty and compact