The Best Time to Visit France

To make the best of your trip, you need the perfect weather to enjoy all kinds of activities and sightseeing. France is a perfect destination for visiting all year round because each season offers something different. If you want to learn more about what the weather is like in France, what to do in each season in France, or what the best time to visit France is then keep reading! 

The Best Time to Visit France

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Weather in France

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When to Visit France

France is a big country and the weather slightly changes in each season in each region. France is a Mediterranean country and the South of France is the Mediterranean Coast. The weather in the south is usually warmer than in other parts of the country. The northern part of the country is usually colder and gets more rain than the southern part. Each season in France has something different to offer. Let’s take a look at the high seasons in France and what the best time is to visit France to enjoy our trip even more! 

HIGH SEASON

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The peak season that all the visitors come to France is during the summer months which is from June to late August. The weather is warm and it is barely rainy so it is a good time to visit to enjoy all kinds of outdoor activities or sightseeing. Since it is the highest season, the prices for accommodation and flight fares are usually more expensive than in the other seasons. France is a tourist destination and it is pretty crowded with visitors during the summer months. These months are also perfect for enjoying a beach vacation by the Mediterranean sea in the South of France. 

SHOULDER SEASON

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The shoulder season in France is in April, May, and September. These months are the perfect time to visit if you want to avoid the tourists and enjoy more of the local life in France. The weather is still good, even better than in the summer months because it is not too hot and it allows you to walk around without burning under the sun. You can find really good deals on flight tickets and accommodation. Prices are usually cheaper during this season. You can still enjoy outdoor activities thanks to the good weather and it rarely rains during these months. So April, May, and September are the best times to visit France to make the best out of your vacation, pay less prices, and avoid the crowds. 

OFF-SEASON 

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Off-Season in France is during autumn and winter which is between November and March. These months get the least amount of visitors in France except for the Christmas season. The weather is colder and it gets more rain than the other seasons which kind of limits your options of what to do during your trip so you are more likely to enjoy indoor activities during this season. If you want to have a nice winter holiday during the off-season in France, then you should make a trip to the French Alps to enjoy a nice winter vacation in the snowy Alp Mountains while enjoying a cup of hot chocolate and admiring the scenic views of the Alps. 

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