The French Republic is a state in Western Europe. It is washed by the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. It borders with Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Monaco, Spain and Andorra. Also, France has territories in the Americas, the West Indies, the Indian and Pacific Oceans and in Antarctica.
The western and northern regions of France are flat, in the center and the east is the mid-altitudinal mountains of the Central French Massif, Vosges and Jura. The high Pyrenees forms the south-western border, and in the southeast by the Alps, the highest mountains of Western Europe.
France Weather: [simple-weather location=”Paris, France” days=”2″]
The climate of France is temperate, in the mountainous regions it is continental. The north-west of the country is characterized by high humidity and strong winds, while in the south it usually keeps warm weather. According to many French people to come to France is best in the spring. The season of beach holidays begins in the country in June and lasts until early September. Fans of winter sports should come in mid-September.
The summer is hot enough (in July-August from +20 C to +25 C), the winter is mild (in January from 0 C to +3 C), snow is rare. The ideal time for tourism is spring and early autumn. In the north, the climate is temperate continental, in the northeast the summer is hot, the winter is cold. In Paris, winter temperatures range from 0 to +10 degrees, in the summer between +20 and +30С. In the south, the climate is mild and warm.