Best Time to Visit France

When is the best time to visit France? The country offers the perfect climate to visit in the Spring, Summer and Fall. A spring in France provides gives picturesque green hills with pretty flowers and calm weather. April showers occur on occasion, but it is nothing an umbrella cannot handle. Spring and summer are especially lovely because of the beauty that these seasons bestow upon the French countryside, however, the Fall months make travel and site seeing very doable - even with the occasional drizzle and chillier conditions in the evenings as the end of the Fall draws in.

Best time to visit

Provence enjoys a pleasant, Mediterranean climate. On average, Provence gets 300 days of sunshine each year, with warm but mild temperatures. Summer is high season here, with August bringing the hottest weather and the biggest crowds. Spring is a great time of year, the weather is warm, with temperatures swaying between 16 and 20°C, and the crowds are small. If you want to see lavender fields then it would be best to visit the region in June. In October the weather starts to cool.

Climate guide for France

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