The Best Places to Visit in France

Posted by Zara Yesmin on September 5th, 2020

There are hardly any travellers who do not have France on their travel bucket list and looking at the diverse range of attractions that France has to offer it is no surprise that France is as popular as it is. 

We bring you 10 breath-taking sights that you can’t miss when you visit France.

Eiffel Tower

This is the most iconic landmark in Paris and the reason why travellers throng the French capital. At 276 metres, the Iron Lady as the Eiffel Tower is fondly called, offers magnificent views of the Paris skyline. Tourists can also enjoy a fine meal at the Michelin-starred restaurant on the second level of the Eiffel Tower. 

Louvre Museum

This museum boasts of the finest art collections in the world. It is visited by millions of people every year. The Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci, Venus de Milo by Alexandros of Antioch, Veronese’s The Wedding at Cana are just some of the few popular artworks that the Louvre is known for. You can make a booking with nicefuntours.com for a tour guide to assist you during your visit.

Cathedrale Notre-Dame

Stained glass windows, intricately detailed paintings of stories from the Bible and the grandeur of the Cathedral is what draws tourists to the Cathedrale Notre-Dame. From April to October, a light show is held every evening that is one of the major attractions for the tourists here. It is known as the Chartres en Lumieres. 

Palace of Versailles

Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Palace of Versailles is the one of the most opulent palaces in the world. It was a simple hunting lodge for his father before, King Louis XIV turned into a baroque-styled palace that leaves millions stunned even now, centuries after it was originally built.

Chamonix Mont Blanc 

Mont Blanc, the highest peak in Europe is part of the French Alps which has some stunning views along with beautiful ski slopes that attract ski enthusiasts to the Mont Blanc region every year during the winters. The village of Chamonix in the valley below the French Alps offers a quaint, countryside getaway that is a hit with honeymooners from around the world. Mountain lodges, cosy chalets and ski resorts are in abundance in this region. If you are looking for a cosy vacation with your partner then this could be the spot for you.

Brittany 

This region in the north-eastern coast of France is known for its beautiful and rugged coastline. This ancient part of France is known for ancient traditions and Gothic architecture that makes its town popular for their old-world charm. The pristine beaches just add to this charm as the visitors get the best of the old and modern in this place. This place is every photographer’s paradise. 

Mont Saint-Michel

Located off the coast of Normandy, Mont Saint-Michel is known for its Gothic architecture that has brought history and architecture buffs to its shores for centuries. Abbaye de Saint-Michel with its soaring spires and Romanesque architecture is a sight to behold and the biggest attraction in Mont Saint-Michel. It remains one of the greatest sites of pilgrimage for Christians from all over the world. 

Côte d’Azur

The French Riviera is called the Cote d’Azur for its pristine blue seas and golden sand beaches. Nice, Cannes, Monaco, Saint-Tropez are few of the popular town located along the French Riviera which woo tourists with their picturesque beaches, elegant hotels and leisurely life. Tourists from around the world find it impossible to resist the charm of these luxury destinations that are frequented by celebrities, athletes and other A-listers. 

To Conclude

France’s diversity makes it one of the hottest travel destinations in the world. No matter the kind of holiday you wish to have, France has it all for you. 

Zara Yesmin

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