France is a very beautiful country endowed with a lot of natural beauty. Paris is the most travelled destination in the world. Other cities to visit would be Nice, Marseilles, Lyon, Montpellier, Brittany, Normandy etc. These are at a travel distance of 1-2 hours by flight. They can also be accessed through bus or train. The top student cities other than Paris are Lille, Grenoble and Sophia Antipolis.
France also has a lot of mountains, forests, lakes, rivers, parks and ski stations (winter activity). They are generally at close proximities from cities. People usually go trekking, hiking, climbing and swimming in summers and skiing in winters.
Around France, one can explore cities like Barcelona in Spain, Venice, Milan, Florence, Rome and Vatican in Italy, Brussels in Belgium, Frankfurt, Munich and Berlin in Germany and Zurich, Bern and Geneva in Switzerland. All these countries have borders with France and hence accessible by bus, train or Flight.