France is the largest country in the European Union, covering a total area of 551,695 square kilometers. However, it is only the third-largest country in Europe, behind Ukraine and the European portion of Russia. Around a third (31%) of France is forest and it is the fourth most forested country in the EU, after Sweden, Finland, and Spain. The country is also sometimes referred to as l’hexagone due to its six-sided shape.

France – country worth visiting

France – country worth visiting

eiffel tower, paris

A Wrought-Iron Lattice Tower

For 130 years, the Eiffel Tower has been a powerful and distinctive symbol of the city of Paris, and by extension, of France.

the arc de triomphe

Famous Monument, Charles de Gaulle

The Arc de Triomphe honors those who fought and died for France during the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars.

louvre museum

A Historic Art Landmark, Paris

The Musée du Louvre contains more than 380,000 objects and displays 35,000 works of art in eight curatorial departments.

luxembourg gardens

Bautiful Parks For Relaxation

Captivating statues, pony rides, pétanque, a majestic palace, a dazzling fountain, and iconic views of the Eiffel Tower and the Pantheon.