July 22, 2024

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5 Best places to visit in France

France has been one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world for two decades. Travel enthusiasts are attracted to sophisticated art and culture, heritage buildings and scenic beauties. Apart from Paris, you should also plan tours in Bordeaux, Provence, French Riviera, etc.

Top 5 places to visit in France

France- this hexagon-shaped country features uniqueness in each corner. You must explore every bit of this western European country to collect the best memories of your tour. However, here are the top 5 places that you should not miss visiting on your French vacation:

1. Paris

Almost every girl dream of a romantic proposal in Paris in front of the Eiffel tower. It is a dream destination for many travel enthusiasts across the world. This elegant city is designed with masterpieces like Notre Dame Cathedral, the Eiffel tower, the Hall of Mirrors, palaces and many more.

Besides, you can stroll around the Champs-Elysées and bookshops in Latin Quarter and also gaze at people from the terrace of the café on Boulevard Saint-Germain-de-Prés. Paris is known for its rich cultural heritage. You should not miss visiting the fine arts collection at Louvre or the French Impressionist art at Musée d’Orsayd’Orsay and the Musée de l’Orangeriel’Orangerie.

2. Bordeaux

This city in southwestern France is known for being among the world’s largest wine producers. You can add the best wine tour in Bordeaux to your France itinerary for an enchanting vacation. On this tour, you can explore serene vineyards, picturesque villages, and more. It produces more than 800 million world-class wine brands each year. 

This city is situated upon River Garonne and is marked as one of the major port cities in France. Bordeaux is also renowned for its historical buildings, ancient architecture, scenic beauty and more. You can take a leisure walk to the medieval churches, old bridges, ruins of the Roman amphitheatre and more. 

3. Strasbourg

Strasbourg, the capital city of the Alsace region, is situated on the border of France and Germany. The conjugation of German and French culture formed several museums and heritage buildings in this area. Grande Ile is a must-visit historical place in Strasbourg. 

Besides, you can explore Gothic Cathedrals made of pink sandstone, a 300-year-old astrological clock, galleries, picturesque neighbourhoods like La Petite France and more. Some must-visit theatres in Strasbourg include L’OperaL’Opera National du Rhin and the ThÈ‚tre national de Strasbourg. Moreover, you can relish the Alsacien delicacies like spaetzle, sauerkraut and sausage, vegetable stew and meat.

4. French Riviera

This incredible place is located on the French coast of the Mediterranean Sea. French Riviera is an exotic destination for classy tourists. While exploring the French Riviera, you cannot deny the glamour of the Cannes Film Festival, St. Tropez or Monaco. However, the fame of this place is not limited to this. 

Several popular destinations in this region can steal your heart away. First, you can explore famous artists like Picasso’s artworks in local art galleries and museums. Apart from that, you can visit the perfumeries at Grasse, the villages of Saint Paul de Vence, Eze, etc. 

5. Provence

Provence is a charming region in France far from the modern world, covered with lavender fields, olive groves, sunflowers and much more. Hills of Provence is covered with wild herbs like sage, thyme, rosemary, etc. If you are an artistic person, the picturesque landscape of this region will inspire you to create vibrant paintings.

The top attractions of Provence include Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Eze, etc. Besides, you should not miss spending your evening in the outdoor cafes of Aix-en-Provence or the beach resorts of Saint-Tropez. 


So, now you know how to plan your France trip for a memorable vacation. Pack your bags and get your visa ready for a fantastic experience.