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As a result of the size of France, it is not surprising that it has different climatic regions.  In western France, an oceanic climate exists that enjoys the most modest of annual temperature variations.  The average rainfall for this part of the country is spread over many rainy days.

Central and eastern France is characterized by a continental climate that means it has both cold winters and hot summers.  Southeastern France has a Mediterranean climate that has warm summers and sunshine for most of the year.  Finally, elevations above 600-800 m have higher rainfalls as well as snow several months of the year.


 

France Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to France.

Learn about the history and culture of France, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about France's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering France for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our France tours today!

 


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