What are the most popular French websites? I have come up with a list of top 15 best French websites rated by a combination of Alexa Rank, content richness, users’ reviews and freshness. Note all these sites are in French language so browsing them with google translate seems a good idea. These websites are also great resources to learn French. I will be very glad if you could add your favorite French websites and share your comments on them.
Orange is France’s leading mobile operator and provider of Internet access. As an Internet portal, Orange offers the French news, sports, celebrities and international aid.
Visit Website: www.orange.fr
2. Comment Ca Marche
Literally means How it works, as its name implies, a website to find answers to questions. Comment Ca Marche has long been a site specializing in information technology since 1999.
Visit Website: www.commentcamarche.net
The French version of the No.1 search engine Google.
Visit Website: www.google.fr
EBay is the top online auction websites in the world.
Visit Website: www.ebay.fr
Leboncoin is one of the largest classifieds sites in France. It’s like Craigslist in the English world.
Visit Website: www.leboncoin.fr
6. La Redoute
La Redoute is the largest mail order site in France.
Visit Website: www.laredoute.fr
Skyrock.com is the leading French social networking site.
Visit Website: www.skyrock.com
8. Pages Jaunes
Literally Yellow Pages, the Pages Jaunes is a service to find the phone numbers and addresses of thousands of professionals and companies throughout France.
Visit Website: www.pagesjaunes.fr
Created in 1997, JeuxVidéo.com is one of the most popular French websites to find the news and reviews of video games.
Visit Website: www.jeuxvideo.com
L’Internaute is an online magazine covering many topics including cars, females, travel, health, movies, books, garden, high-tech and offering services of all kinds.
Visit Website: www.linternaute.com
Official site of the famous newspaper L’Équipe dedicated to sport, offering real-time sports news, football, rugby, tennis, auto / motorcycle, cycling, basketball and golf.
Visit Website: www.lequipe.fr
Amazon is a one of the leading online shopping sites with 750,000 daily visitors in France.
Visit Website: www.amazon.fr
Programme-TV.net is the official website of the magazine Télé Loisirs. Programme-TV offers free access to all the French channels (TNT, cable and satellite). It also follows the news from television, especially reality television, and film releases.
Visit Website: www.programme-tv.net
Allociné is the main portal dedicated to French films. There are more than half a million visitors who use its services every day.
Visit Website: www.allocine.fr
The largest French discount shopping site offering a wide range of products, ranging from cultural entertainment (books, CDs …) to appliances, to computers, clothing, childcare and travel.
Visit Website: www.cdiscount.com