France Receives Record Tourists in 2011


More people headed to France for a holiday last year than ever before, with the number of visitors the country received reaching 81.4 million. France is the most popular destination in the world for holidaymakers, with more people heading there each year than any other country. This new record, up 4.8% from the 2010 figure of 77.6 million, is evidence of France’s enduring popularity and quality. Visitors come from all over the world, including America, Asia and the rest of Europe. There’s a wealth of things to do during a stay in France, but if you want to travel through the nation and enjoy a mix of everything it has to offer, then our European river cruises are the ideal choice. Stopping off at the best destinations and allowing you to take in plenty of this country’s beautiful scenery, a cruise on board our luxurious ships means you can do as much or as little as you like. Image Credit: Ana_Rey