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Country: France

Learn more about the country of France and its culture, geography, holidays, language, regions, and more. Take virtual tours of the Palace of Versailles, the Eiffel Tower, and the famous Louvre Museum. Includes royalty-free images, 360-degree panoramic views, a live Webcam you can control, and lots of factual information, plus a list of recommended children’s books about France. An eThemes Resource on the Statue of Liberty, a gift from France, is included.


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This page has a map and statistical information about France's geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.
This site has lots of information about France. Learn about its geography, history, culture, and the economy.
See what these students learned about France on this school page. There is also a list of "Books about France."
Basic facts about the country, but also fun events that take place in France. You can find out what the money exchange is like.
Find out more about this French holiday.
Learn about the history of the museum and the exhibits and collections, plus take a virtual tour through 360-degree photographs.
See cave paintings done by prehistoric people in France. Read about their discovery, then take a virtual tour of the gallery.
Here is the official site of the Eiffel Tower. Read past and present news. "Documentation" has information about the history and building of the tower. There are photos and video clips too. "Games" has a timed puzzle of the tower.
This site has lots of information about the palace and the people who lived there.
This site is full of games about the French language. Also includes quizzes.
This site includes information and images of historical documents relating to the history of Notre Dame. Follow the yellow arrows on each page to learn more.
This site has information about the famous French painter Claude Monet. View his impressionist paintings and learn more about his life.
This is a comprehensive site filled with information about France, including its government, religions, culture, education, environment, and more. This page is sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
This page has quick facts about France's geography, landmarks, historical highlights, population, and climate. Includes several photographs.
Sites explain the history and symbolism of the Statue of Liberty. Included are the statue's dimensions and many photos, including historical photos of it under construction. Also has a biography of the sculptor.
These websites are about Marie Antoinette, the Bourbon Queen who was beheaded during the French Revolution. There are biographies, portaits, and timelines, and historical information on important people and events in the turbulent times in which she lived. Included is an eThemes resource on the French Revolution.
Discover French art and artists. Find out about the art periods such as Romanesque, Gothic, Fauves, Cubism, and Impressionism. Learn their distinct characteristics, influence, and reflection of culture. Read biographies of Henri Matisse, Georges Braque, Claude Monet, and many other famous French artists. View paintings, architecture, sculpture, and stained glass works created by French artists throughout the centuries. Includes image galleries, games, and quizzes. There are links to eThemes resources on art museums, artists, Renaissance, and the country of France.
These are websites to help kids learn about French language and culture. There are games and activities, interactive quizzes, printouts, and lesson plan ideas. Students can also read about French holidays, customs, food and drink, and geography. Included is a link to an eThemes resource on the country of France.

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