What we will learn • About tourism in France • About French travel • About French and Irish tourism and Celtic history
La vie en France There is an alpine rollercoaster in… • Paris • Chamonix • Biarritz Réponse: b) Chamonix
La vie en France What is the name of this popular tourist spot? Réponse: Les Gorges du Verdon
La vie en France What is the name of this popular tourist spot? Réponse: Le Mont Saint-Michel
La vie en France Which palace in Paris was home to the royal family? Réponse: Versailles
La vie en France Name France’squeenwhowasbeheaded by guillotine. Réponse: Marie Antoinette
La vie en France What is the name of this aircraft? Réponse: Concorde
La vie en France What was so special about Concorde? Réponse: It flew at supersonic speeds. Its fastest journey from New York to London was just 2 hours and 52 minutes.
La vie en France How many campsites are there in France? • Approximately 5,000 • Approximately 1,100 • Approximately 11,000 Réponse: c) Approximately 11,000
Name these popular tourist attractions. 1. Le Musée du Louvre 2. Le Sacré-Cœur 3. Le Château de Versailles 4. Le Musée d’Orsay 5. Le Château de Chambord
Celtic culture The north-west coast of France offers beautiful scenery, very similar to our own Irish countryside. We also share some history, as Brittany and Ireland are both home to Celts.
Celtic culture Celtic culture in Brittany is similar to ours. It has Celtic music, Celtic dance and a Celtic language.
Can you name these popular Irish tourist spots? 1. Dingle 2. Galway 3. The Giant’s Causeway 4. Dublin Castle
Can you…? • Talk about tourism in France? • Talk about French travel? • Talk about French and Irish tourism and Celtic history?