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 theatre and the vast Palace of Versailles attest to its rich history. It hosts Europe's fourth-largest number of cultural UNESCO World Heritage Sites and receives around 83 million foreign tourists annually, the most of any country in the world. Originally applied to the whole Frankish Empire, the name "France" comes from the Latin Francia, or "country of the Franks". The climate varies being mainly an Oceanic type Cool winters and Cool to Warm summers with very changeable weather. In the Mediterranean areas the climate is described as ‘Mediterranean’ cool damp winters and warm to hot dry summers. There are also alpine districts that can be very changeable all year round with snow in winter that is fantastic for skiing to warm to hot summer days, ideal for hiking, that occasionally lead to thunderstorms. France has enough variation for every tourist to enjoy.