Archeological excavations indicate that France has been continuously settled since Paleolithic times. The Celts, who were later called Gauls by the Romans, migrated from the Rhine valley into what is now France. In about 600 B.C. , Greeks and Phoenicians established settlements along the Mediterranean, most notably at Marseille. Julius Caesar conquered part of Gaul in 57–52 B.C. , and it remained Roman until Franks invaded in the 5th century
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Geographical Features

France is about 80% the size of Texas. In the Alps near the Italian and Swiss borders is western Europe's highest point—Mont Blanc (15,781 ft; 4,810 m). The forest-covered Vosges Mountains are in the northeast, and the Pyrénées are along the Spanish border. Except for extreme northern France, the country may be described as four river basins and a plateau.
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Foods And Catering

Pot an feu- French style beef stew

Steak frites- steak and French fries

Baguettes- bread to accompany meal

Bisque- creamy soup

French onion soup- onion soup

Croque Monsieur- grilled ham and cheese sandwich


France is a fairly large country with a number of seasonal variations. Generally speaking though, most of France is fairly humid year round as rain can come during any season; this makes France ideal for farming and raising animals.



The Euro is the official currency of France , and of most European Union member states, excluding the UK and the Czech Republic, among others. The Euro, symbolized by a "€," has been in public circulation since January, 2002.

1.00 U.S. Dollar = .81 in Euros
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Finest resorts

One of their best resorts is found in Paris . It is literally a historical mark and a an astonishing view. The views of the resort are breathing taking and unbelievable .