Maybe we can all satisfy our yearnings for France, until we get there again.
Of course, we Americans have a lot of history in France. France was there for us during our Revolutionary War, and we were there for them during many wars, including World War II.
One of the characters, in my novel was a soldier in World War II who ended up marrying a Frenchwoman and staying there.
Here's a photo from the American cemetery in Saint-James, Normandy near the northeast edge of Brittany.
The soil may not be American, but it's consecrated by their sacrifices.