Paris and beyond—The best places to visit in France

An interactive map of France showing all the places covered by this online travel guide

A bedroom (Photo courtesy of the hotel)

Paris is the world capital of romance, fine cuisine, great art, café life, and a general joie de vivre

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The small medieval city of Chartres has one of the greatest Gothic cathedrals in Europe

Dine on the outdoor terrace with views of the Loire River (Photo )

The rivers of the Centre-Loire region are lined by the most glorious chateaux in France—nice wine, too.