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My own 2 cents; best of France: wines, food, motorways, historical and cultural importance it has in Europe's history. Le Monde is one of the best newspapers in Europe.
Worst of France: arrogance (not a cliché), bureaucracy (have lived there, a true nightmare), people do not speak foreign languages, la gauche (left wing politics, weekly demonstrations and strikes,...).
Overall, France has still a fantastic aura thanks to its history, Paris, and the glamour of french language and culture, but its decline as a world power is acknowledged since Chirac was in power.