Cayeux-sur-Mer is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France. During the First World War, the French government set up one of a series of brothels in order to make money from the women and soldiers involved.
France, in Western Europe, encompasses medieval cities, alpine villages and Mediterranean beaches. Paris, its capital, is famed for its fashion houses, classical art museums including the Louvre and monuments like the Eiffel Tower. The country is also renowned for its wines and sophisticated cuisine. Lascaux’s ancient cave drawings, Lyon’s Roman theater and the vast Palace of Versailles attest to its rich history.