The climate of France is generally cold in winter and mild in summer, but mild winters and hot summers are usual along the Mediterranean sea (French riviera) and in the South West of France.
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In July and August occur summer holidays and these months are the worst in type of crowds.
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According to France climate and France holidays, the best period for visiting France is spring (may june) and the beginning of autumn (september, october) especially in the South of France and South West of France.