Top Places to Visit in France
Traveling in France you will be surprised how many things you can discover here: from the monumental architecture, beautiful cities to refined cuisine and great fashion. To not miss out all the best sites you can see here, check out this list of Top Places to Visit in France.
With enough attractions to fill a lifetime of traveling, the city of Paris offers travelers many options to stay busy. Visitors should visit the Louvre, one of the world’s most famous museums and home to Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa. Don’t forget about the Eiffel Tower, the Cathedral at Notre Dame, the Champs-Elysees and the Arc de Triomphe. While discovering Paris through the historical part, don’t also forget to discover it through delicious French cuisine. Enjoy good food and wine at the local cafés.
Located southwest of Paris, Versailles is the home of the Royal Palaces of the French King, Louis XIV. In 1682, the king moved his royal court from Paris to Versailles where the center of the French monarchy remained for the next 100 years. Nowadays, you can tour Versailles and enjoy historical buildings of the reigns of Louis XIV, XV, XVI. Don’t miss Grand Trianon, Petit Trianon and Petit Hameau, the home of Marie Antoinette.
Staying in Normandy, don’t miss an opportunity to visit the beaches on the English Channel, are famous for the Allied invasion that took place during World War Two. Today, these beaches are preserved as both a museum and memorial to the soldiers who began the long campaign to liberate France from German occupation. The numerous monuments that honor the forces that were lost during the invasion of 1944 will surprise you.
The town of Chamonix, that you can find in a spectacular valley in the French Alps, is famous for its mountain recreation and skiing. The Alps offer excellent skiing and the lodges of Chamonix provide travelers with fine accommodations and an opportunity to enjoy a quaint mountain town. In spring and summer, you can try Chamonix’s fine alpine hiking.
In the south of France, Cannes is the home of the world’s most famous film festival. For a few weeks every year in May, the sleepy town turns into the place where the rich, famous and beautiful stars arrive to see the latest films. Besides that Cannes offers you incredible beaches that you can enjoy whole year.