Ohlala ! by French Fanfan, the blog that makes France shine!


Welcome to Ohlala ! by French Fanfan, the 100% French blog that highlights France in all its aspects. Come and discover the country, its regions, from villages to cities to the capital: Ohlala! by French Fanfan takes you on a pilgrimage to make a complete tour of the hexagon, let’s go!

Paris, favorite destination for international tourists

How not to start our trip with the most beautiful city in the world according to Euromonitor: Paris. Indeed, the French international showcase is back in the forefront of tourism since 2022. It is also in the minds and hearts of tourists as a jewel, both shining with love and romance. Paris is first and foremost about its roofs with their emblematic architecture, having inspired many artistic and cinematographic works, its famous roofs make up its unique identity. It is also necessary to discover the Montmartre district, lovers and singles can contemplate the Sacré-Coeur basilica, a work of art to visit for its majestic mosaics. It is the second most symbolic place in Paris, just behind the inevitable and sublime Eiffel Tower. Just like the beauty of the Palace of Versailles, talking about tourism also means looking at it through the prism of a rich heritage: a France of territories and diversity made up of 13 regions, steeped in history. This variety offers you an infinite number of travel itineraries to discover its landscapes, castles and vineyards more fabulous from one region to another. You should consider a detour to the most beautiful village in the world according to Travel + Leisure the popular American travel magazine, which describes the village of Gordes as a “must-see destination with cobblestone streets, churches and a monastery dotted with lavender fields that look like they were plucked from the pages of a storybook,” a visit to the Vaucluse is a must to verify this title with your own eyes.

France: world capital of gastronomy

Let’s go from one thing to another, without any bad pun, and let’s go to the table. A walk to Mont-Saint-Michel or the medieval town of Saint-Emilion should whet your appetite. It’s a good thing you’re on a trip to the land of gastronomy and it’s time to discover the gourmet specialties, especially French ones, that are waiting for you to come and taste them. Ohlala! by French Fanfan offers you a menu of good products and flavors. At the helm is one of the world’s most prestigious chefs,Alain Ducasse, the French chef with the most Michelin stars. You can discover his best addresses in the heart of Paris, he who today radiates throughout the world by his cuisine, his prestige and especially his taste for innovation. To wait for your plate, don’t hesitate to taste and discover the queen of breads, the famous French baguette that will delight you with its tradition. What would be this guided tour of our country, if we do not mention the cheese. With or without a baguette, you will have the choice between more than 350 to 400 varieties of cheeses, a very wide range to taste the platter of your desires, whose flavors and aromas will be determined by the place of your stop. The better for the hunger, the macaroon, a “small French cake” as we say by here, will fill your small hollows at any time of the day.

With Ohlala! by French Fanfan, French culture shines in the world!

Your tourist discoveries will also allow you to refine your French culture. If you land in Cannes during the second half of May, you will have the chance to meet the stars of the world at the Cannes Film Festival, one of the most prestigious events in the world, in the land of cinema, ideal to feed your social networks and your notebook  of autographs. There are two possibilities, the first is to head south to Saint-Tropez to sip a delicious cocktail on the terrace in its famous port. The second one is to take the road and go back to the capital, taking the time to stop first in Marseille, to discover another basilica, Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde. On your journey, think of visiting the most beautiful arenas of France in Arles, then in Nimes, your trip on the roads of France will also allow you to pass on the highest bridge in the world by crossing the Millau Viaduct. In search of sun and freedom, the most daring will be able to make a detour to the west in order to discover the unmissable sites of the Arcachon basin, rich in nature and volatile fauna. All roads lead to Rome according to the expression, yes but, first continue your ascent to the Parisian capital and take advantage of the journey to put in your ears the pioneer of the electronic music: Jean-Michel Jarre. Known for his grandiose shows and concerts around the world, take a tour on his Youtube channel to take in the sights. Once on In Paris, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to cultural venues: the Pompidou Center for modern and contemporary art  or the Louvre Museum. The largest art museum in the world, it houses the most emblematic works of art in history, such as Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo. It is also 14 km of corridors and 2000 doors to explore. If you’re lucky, you might even bump into French actress Sophie Marceau… So many reasons to come and cultivate your French art de vivre so that when you return home, you’ll be able to shine with your new beret as a souvenir, of course.

Major French brands and companies

If you have a creative streak, the Lépine competition is your chance to shine. This French invention contest has existed since 1901 and is one of the proudest achievements of Ohlala! By French Fanfan shares with you the success of French brands, a worldwide influence thanks to their vision, based on a solid foundation: their know-how. Like Bic, a world-renowned French brand, created in 1945, which has become the world leader in pocket lighters and the world’s number 2 in stationery and disposable razors. From fashion to leather goods with Christian Dior and Hermès, the reputation of the hexagon is agitated at internationally as a global range of brands. Diversified in luxury goods, wines and spirits, perfumes and cosmetics, the LVMH group makes France shine every year in these five major sectors. Louis Vuitton is known as one of the most luxurious brands in the world and is the pride of the group. The recipe of these prestigious brands, often centuries old, is innovation. The symbols, rays of French sunshine abroad, are very varied and come from the agri-food and technology sectors, but also from the health sector with Sanofi, one of the world’s leading laboratories. For as many sectors of activity as there are is one of the most famous French brands in the world, Ohlala! By French Fanfan makes their digital presence shine. Enter for example the query “Carrefour supermarket” on your search engine to discover the appeal of our 100% blue white and red media.

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We invite you to consult the article published by Pappers to discover the Top 1000 French companies by revenue.