Bordeaux:Since 2007 half of the capital girondine World Heritage have welcomed 3 million visitors per year against 2.5 million in 2007. This represents an increase of 30%, says Philippe Prevot, deputy director of the Office of Tourism who recorded an increase in the number of tourists by 10%.
Avignon:Avignon festival in shape! The Festival has had the same attendance rates very high as the 2008 or 94% of a total of 133 000 seats: "We have not felt the crisis," said Sylvie Joly, the tourist office. Like everywhere in France, the city has hosted this year more French than last year. Christian Etienne, Assistant Tourism is also a growing number of Brazilians who love culture and cuisine. Deloitte confirms an increase of 4% of the hotel business.
Lyon:The arrival of the Spaniards! The tourist office has received 12% more tourists. The capital of the Gauls take the new low-cost EasyJet line with Spain And City Rail Pass!
NiceCulture and Tourism Urban this summer - Nice and the Riviera: The Riviera FRENCH RAIL PASSES.
Nantes:The city is great it hosted an estimated 890 000 tourists in the Biennial of Contemporary Art! (Les machines de l'île Beaulieu) The Island Beaulieu, with the giant elephant, all full of surprises ... and visitors. Earlier in 2009 attendance at the Office of Tourism jumped 12% (16% for French customers and 40% for Spanish). Jean-Marc Devanne, director of the Office of Tourism, Nantes was the place to go in the summer. The Biennial of Contemporary Art Estuary in 2009 from Nantes to St. Nazaire, attracted about 890,000 tourists in two months, 15% more than in its 2007 edition. The machinery of the island Beaulieu also boosted tourism in the city with a giant elephant that carries tourists to its belly. Aix en Provence exhibition Masters. The Musée Granet in Aix-en-Provence presented over 100 works of Picasso and Cezanne. The city has passed the opening of Castle Vauvenargues, located at the foot of Mount Sainte-Victoire, the residence of the Spanish master. According to Deloitte, the attendance of accommodation facilities has jumped from 5%, while it decreased otherwise in France, 8%.
FRANCEFrance is a country that welcomes over 80 million tourists each year and many French choose to visit their country during the holidays. Tourism in France was a big boom in 1990 when she became the first favorite vacation destination for travelers. Although some travelers passing through France there are only a few hours of call, many choose to stay or to go back again to enjoy the benefits of this charming country with a temperate climate and the millions of historic treasures. If the French chose to visit tourist cities of their country during their holidays, it is not by chance. In fact, France has thousands of historical sites worth a visit and thousands of different landscapes, each with its particular charm.
Discovery of the monuments in Paris: