There are many wonderful reasons to choose winter time to schedule your vacation in France. Escape the typical tourist season crowds, save a lot of Euros, and take your pick between cool winter sports or France's mild Mediterranean destinations. Get around to it all with the freedom of a [car hire in France].
The winter time, January in particular is the best time to buy in France. Whether it is for the designer wares you've been dying for or just to pick up a few souvenirs, you will benefit from government sanctioned sales if you plan your shopping spree in January. Just a few weeks earlier in December you can catch France's marvelous Christmas markets. Get to all the best shops in a [France car rental].
The peak months for winter sports in France are January and February, and if you are an avid skier you will know that the French Alps and Pyrenees are two of the greatest regions to visit. There is a whole world of ways to get active in the snow, including cross-country skiing and shoe shoeing, dog sledding, or ice climbing and ice rappelling.
Although it may be the dead of winter, France still has plenty of places along the Mediterranean which stay pleasant all year. Visit destinations along the Cote d'Azur and Cote Vermeille. Hit the Aquitaine for year round surfing. Enjoy a nice sunny day in Nice or Perpignan, with January temperatures in the 60's.