7 Dumb Myths About France You Probably Believe

There are tons of myths about France that most people believe: That French people are all gorgeous specimens who enjoy foie gras for every meal and turn up their noses at American food and culture. It’s an amusing fantasy, but are these myths necessarily true? Find out below!

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Everyone Who Visits France Goes to Paris

Paris is a world-renowned city for tourism, and attracts 32.3 million tourists per year. As the top tourist destination in the world, most people assume that if a person is traveling to France, they must be going to Paris. What people don’t realize is that there are tons of other parts of France that are famous: There are magnificent chateaus and cathedrals all over France, as well as places like Chamonix and St. Tropez that are prime outdoor vacation destinations.