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Find out why French tourists are contributing ??60 million to the Scottish economy every year with these insights from VisitScotland.

The French have traditionally taken their holidays in France, but overseas trips are now increasing and are forecast to grow in the coming years. 

The French traditionally favour long touring holidays over the summer and have one of the highest holiday entitlements in the world, however, an increasing trend for shorter more frequent breaks is emerging.

France is Scotland’s seventh most valuable international market in terms of tourist spend, generating around £60 million to the economy each year. The most popular holiday activities for French visitors are exploring the scenery, sightseeing and walking.