Non, non and again non! France is just not stuffed snails and broiled frogs' legs. If you've had this idea, try to put it out of your mind and read what follows to discover this country where such dishes make up just a small part of the French cuisine. It would be impossible to tell you about France without talking about its rich and exciting history. In the past it was called Gaul and was made up of only a few regions. Other territories were added over the course of centuries, but not without some fierce battles. From this tumultuous past come some beautiful monuments such as l'Arc de Triomphe, Invalides (site of the tomb of Napoleon) and the 800-year-old cathedral of Notre Dame.
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