France by Lucie, Diaz and XhanaPresentation Transcript
Where is France?• France is located in Eastern Europe and is bordered by Luxembourg, Belgium Germany, Switzerland, Italy, the Mediterranean Sea, Spain and the Atlantic Ocean. It is the second largest country in Europe with an area of 547030 square kilometres.
What do the French eat?Generally speaking, the French eat well and have abalanced diet, which is one of the reasons why life-expectancy in France is very high. They prefer eatingslowly, to fast food. some people eat pizza at some times.Breakfast : usually, French people take bread and pastries(croissant), a pain-au-chocolate (a square-shapedchocolate-filled pastry with coffee), tea or chocolate.While breakfasts are usually available at your hotel, youwill have a much more typical one in a café, withcroissants and espresso!Lunch, from noon to 2 PM : some restaurants offer specialmenu for lunch ( usually displayed in front of therestaurant as "special midi"). Dinner beginning usually at8 PMSnacks : you could taste French crepes, waffles, icecreams and also delicious pastries in "salons de the"during the day. But you may also find cakes and pastriesto take away, at every "boulangerie-pâtisserie". You willalso find small stands selling sandwiches, pizzas orFrench fries during the day.
Why was the Eiffel tower built? The Eiffel Tower was built for a variety of reasons. The main reason for its design and construction, was for the WorldExhibition Paris commemorating the 100 year anniversary of the French Revolution in Europe. Many of the French officials and people wanted to remember the 100 year anniversary by improving the quality of Paris and France. Many proposed thatthe building of new and beautiful buildings would be a good way to commerate the 100 year anniversary. Of the many ideas, Gustavo Eiffels design of the Eiffel Tower caught some of the most attention.
What is the fashion trend in France?• French fashion is setting the trend with icon brands such as Chanel, Dior, Hermes and Louis Vuitton. All these French fashion brands are based in Paris.• Many lesser known French fashion brands turn Paris into one of the most creative fashion cities in the world.• While you are in Paris, discover French fashion. A personal shopper will help you find the best.
French menu Starters• Snail caviar• French bread• French fries
Mains• Hamburger with chips• Nuggets and chips• Pasta and salmon• Frittata