France: the most visited country in the world. Its place in the history books and global culture stands out way above most other nations, a possible reason why the French are the butt of so many stereotypes.
So are they really the prolific lovers they are made out to be? Is bread, cheese and wine what they have for dinner every single day?
We’ve taken ten of the most common assumptions made about the French and found other countries that actually fit the stereotype more closely.
By Alex Dunham