On this site, the French Ministry of Culture and Communication provides information on French chateaus, monasteries, cathedrals, palaces, and other important monuments. (In French and in English)
Today, Paris is considered one of the world's fashion capitals, and the city is home to many of the premier haute couture fashion houses such as:
This site is a good start to discover the wines of France, their varieties, history, and regions: Bordeaux, Champagne, Alsace, and more. http://www.frenchwinesfood.com/
Each year a haute gastronomie contest takes place in France, and the Bocuse d'Or trophy is the supreme award. The Bocuse d'Or is named after the internationally renowned chef Paul Bocuse. Take a glance at some of the presented dishes, or more precisely: oeuvres d'art. http://www.bocusedor.com/
Soccer is the most popular sport in France. Another one is rugby. Each year these group sports attract thousands of fans to France's most outstanding stadiums such as: Parc des Princes or Stade de France. Take a look to find out more: http://www.rbs6nations.com/en/france/france_home.php
Le Tour de France
Le Tour de France is the greatest cycling contest on earth. It is an annual biking race that lasts for three weeks, with a spectacular finish in Paris Champs Elysées.
La Pelote Basque is a very popular game in the south of France. The game is often played in the traditional fashion using either the palm of the hand to hit the ball or a racquet. Learn more about this sport here: