Looking for the best gifts for Francophiles in your life? I’ve got you covered with the best French gifts that your loved one will love and actually use!
It’s that time of the year again when we start looking for gifts to give our loved ones. But what if your loved one is obsessed with France or with everything French? What do you give them?
Easy, you give them France-themed stuff! While that seems easy, choosing the exact gift might not be but as a self-proclaimed Francophile, that’s what I am here for.
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To show you exactly the perfect gifts for Francophiles that will not only make them feel connected to the country but also appreciate you for your thoughtfulness.
Ready to give a heartfelt and creative gift? Here is a list of the best gifts for Francophiles to choose from.
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Best French Gifts For Francophiles
Whether you’re looking for Christmas gifts for Francophiles, French food gifts, or anything in between, this France themed gifts list will give you everything.
1. France Mug
Mugs may sound boring but not this one. With cute words proclaiming a rare kind of love for France and the country’s map, every Francophile will love to have their morning cup of joe in this mug.
So, if you’re looking for simple yet meaningful French gifts, this is one to consider.
2. Paris Travel Print
Bring a slice of Paris to their living room, office, or any space for that matter with this Paris travel print.
This poster shows the iconic Eiffel tower and can be ordered in different sizes to fit well in any kind of space.
3. Easy French Phrase Book
If your Francophile doesn’t just love the country but also wants to immerse themselves in the French culture and learn the language, one of the best French themed gifts for them is this Easy French phrase book.
This book has over a thousand French phrases that are used daily from greetings, ordering food, how to ask for directions, to everything they might need to quickly get around France if they’re planning on visiting or even increasing their vocabulary base.
4. French Flash Cards
If learning a new language through a book is not their thing, then trying Flash cards might help.
Each of these French Flash cards has a phrase in French and a translation on the back making remembering easy.
They’re perfect for kids, teens, and even adults. Plus, the translations come in various languages besides English.
5. Macaron Subscription Box
Macarons are some of the most famous French pastries and gifting your Francophile a pack will no doubt remind them of the country.
Depending on the frequency you choose, you’ll get a box of macarons with different flavors every month for 3 months, 6 months, or even for 1 year.
6. Macaron Inspired Fashion Illustration Print
If you can’t buy the pack of Macarons, then you can go for this Macaron-Inspired Fashion Illustration Print instead.
The print is cute, and fashionable and will definitely bring a touch of France into their home.
7. Macaron Mini Cases
While still on the topic of Macarons and fashion, you may consider this gift. These macaron mini cases are perfect for people who love France and jewelry.
They’ll keep their jewelry untangled be it necklaces, earrings/pins, and rings. An extra perk is that they come in cute vibrant colors like the macarons so they’ll look super cute on a girl’s dressing mirror.
8. French-Themed Personalized and Engraved Cutting Board
If you’re looking for French gifts for Christmas for a proclaimed home chef or those who are just passionate about cooking, look no further than this France-themed personalized and Engraved Cutting Board.
This cutting board is made of hardwood with an Eiffel Tower engravement and can be customized by adding the name of the recipient.
9. Scratch Off France Map Print
Another one of the fun but equally thoughtful French gift ideas is this Scratch off France map print.
With this map, your giftee will be able to scratch off places they’ve visited in France while using it as a wall art piece.
10. Savon De Marseille
Are you looking for made in France gifts? Then this Savon De Marseille (Marseille soap) will hit all the points.
Made straight in Marseille, one of France’s biggest cities, this soap is not only authentically local but also comes in various perfumes like Olive oil, Lavender, Vanilla, Melon, and so many others.
Plus it is organic and eco-friendly making it one of the cool French gifts for environmentalists.
11. Provence Artisanal Soap Bar
While Savon De Marseille is quite popular, another soap that is French-made is this Provence Artisanal Soap.
It also comes in various flavors so you can choose your recipient’s favorite.
12. Eiffel Tower Nightlight
If you think just giving an Eiffel Tower replica is boring, take it a notch higher by gifting this Eiffel Tower nightlight instead.
This cute led light is perfect for any bedroom stand be it for kids, or adults.
13. Paris Skyline Wine Glass
France is synonymous with wine and there is no better gift for someone who loves both wine and the country.
With this Paris-themed glass, your loved one will be able to enjoy their favorite drink with a backdrop of their favorite city’s landmarks including the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, Arc de Triomphe, and the Louvre Pyramid.
The glass comes in both stemless and wine glass so you can choose what they’re likely to love more.
14. Paris Jewelry box
Besides being cute, this Paris Jewelry box has a print of the Eiffel Tower to remind them of France’s major landmark.
It’s also well compacted inside and is small enough to carry on a trip or not take up a lot of space on their dressing mirror.
15. France-themed T-shirt
This Je Ne Sais Quoi t-shirt is not only cute but the fabric is also soft and it comes in various colors.
16. France-Scented Candle
They may not be able to travel to France at that time but you can bring scents of the country with this France-scented candle.
17. France Travel Guide
Inspire your loved one to travel to France or help them prepare for their trip by gifting them this Lonely planet France travel guide.
The guide includes must-visit places in France, hidden gems, and practical tips. You can also check out more Paris travel guidebooks here.
18. Leather Vintage Journal
If your giftee has a special love for Paris with a combined love for jotting down their thoughts, then you won’t go wrong with this Leather vintage Journal.
19. France Inspired Tote bag
Cute, stylish, and eco-friendly, this France-inspired tote bag is one of the best Francophile gifts.
20. Paris Makeup bag
Besides being cute in its colorful Paris graphics, this Paris makeup bag is durable and it’s the perfect size to travel with or keep at home without taking up a lot of space.
So, if your loved one is into makeup, then this makeup bag is one of the cool French gift ideas to consider.
21. Cheese Board
Just like wine, cheese is also synonymous with France and most Francophiles will have a found love for cheese.
If your loved one is one of those, then they’ll appreciate this cheese board. It comes with various cheese knives and a wine opener to complete the set.
22. Customized Cheese Board
Make your gift even extra special by giving them this customized cheese board.
Unlike the above, this one will include the recipient’s name and any special date, landmark, or anything you’d like to include.
23. Paris Photo Props
For a Paris-themed Party or photo shoot, you can’t go wrong with these Paris photo props. They’re cute, and fun and will definitely bring the Parisian vibe to any party.
24. French Snack Box
For a loved one who loves French food, the best gift to remind them of France is by gifting them this French snack box.
The box comes with 10 French snacks like Pain au chocolat, Madeleine, Bonne Maman cookies, and more.
25. Paris Mail Subscription
Some French gifts for Francophiles are more special than others and this particular one will make them feel extra special.
With this Paris mail subscription, every month, they’ll receive one letter straight from Paris with watermark paintings celebrating an activity happening in Paris that month to give them a glimpse of the city with fun designs.
26. Provence Wall Print
If your giftee has been to Provence and enjoyed seeing the beautiful Lavender fields, then they’ll love having this Provence print hanging in their living room.
27. France Property Certificate
If you’re looking for funny French gifts, you can’t go wrong with this France property certificate.
With just a simple signature, your recipient will be a “land owner” in France.
28. Paris Decor Throw Pillow Covers
These Paris Decor Throw pillow covers will look stunning on any France lover’s couch.
Whether you’re looking for gifts for a Francophile for Christmas or a birthday, these will be highly appreciated.
29. French food Cookbook
If your Francophile also loves cooking, then they’ll appreciate this French food cookbook by the famous author and chef, Ina Garten.
The book has easy-to-make-at-home French food recipes in English with detailed guides on how to bring French cuisine into their kitchen.
30. Wanderlust Paris Puzzle
Help your loved one take a trip to their favorite city with this Wanderlust Paris Puzzle.
They may not get a chance to ever build something in Paris, but with this puzzle of 1000 pieces, they get a chance of creating the city from scratch.
Fun and interactive, this is one of the best gifts for France lovers.
31. French wines
While they can easily go to the supermarket and pick up a bottle of French wine, they will be very happy to receive this package of French wine.
With this subscription, they will get rare French wines (that are hard to find in the USA) including the stories of the wines and the region in France where each wine comes from.
32. Sezane Products
If they’re into Fashion, one gift they’ll love is a French-made goodie and one brand that is not only high-quality but also affordable is Sezane.
You can browse their website here to choose the right product that your France lover might appreciate.
33. French Perfumes
France is the capital of perfumes and one item I wouldn’t miss adding to this Francophile gift guide is perfume. You can choose from the iconic Chanel, Dior, Lancome, or any other French-made perfume.
If you’re not sure what to buy, you can draw inspiration from my list of the best French perfume brands here.
34. Paris Paint Kit
Here is another one of the creative gifts for people who love France.
This Paris paint kit comes with everything your loved one will need to bring their Paris painting to life!
From brushes, numbered acrylic-based paint set, pre-printed numbered high-quality canvas plus easy to follow instructions on how to bring the painting to life.
35. French Skin Care Products
You can’t go wrong with French skin care products if you’re looking for French gifts for her.
You can choose from products like Retrinal Intensive Cream from Avene, L’Occitane En Provence serum, and Lancome Advanced Génifique Eye cream, or check out my article on the best French skincare brands to decide what to buy for her.
36. France Themed Christmas Ornaments
If you’re looking for French gifts for Christmas, you can’t go wrong with French-themed Christmas ornaments.
They’re quite a lot but you can choose from this Charcuterie Board Christmas Ornament, this glass ball Paris Christmas ornament, this Personalised Paris Christmas ornament, or draw inspiration from my French Christmas ornaments post here.
37. Eiffel Tower-Themed Travel Toiletry Bag
France lovers are usually also into traveling and like any traveler, a travel toiletry bag is a must-have.
But instead of giving them the ol’ boring toiletry bag, instead, give them this cute Eiffel tower-themed toiletry bag.
Final Thoughts on the Best France Themed Gifts
Buying gifts is not an easy task but with these 37 practical French gifts for Francophiles, I hope that I’ve made the process a little bit easier for you.
But the fact is France lovers are not hard to shop for. Anything that reminds them of the country or brings a little French touch to their home is bound to make them happy.
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