We thought to share a few fun facts about France and categorize them – just for the fun of it!
Mont-Blanc in the French Alps is the highest peak in Europe at almost 4,810 meters high.
French inventions include the parachute, the hot air balloon, the motion picture camera, the bicycle, and inflatable tires for cars.
The Eiffel Tower is the most-visited paid monument in the world.
The most visited art museum in the world is the Louvre in Paris – also home to the Mona Lisa and Venus de Milo.
April Fool’s Day was also originated in France after the nation started following the Gregorian Calendar but failed to communicate the change properly.
Grasse in France is known as the World’s Capital of Perfume.
President Charles de Gaulle is I the Guinness Book of World Records for surviving the most assassination attempts on his life – all of 32 attempts!
A 1910 law in France forbids couples from kissing on train platforms to avoid delayed departures.
The city of Paris has only one stop sign.
The tradition of wearing a white dress for wedding days originated in France back in 1499.
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I hope you enjoyed the fun facts about France. I bet you never knew about the stop sign!!
If you have a fun fact about France which is not listed above, why not tell us about it?