10 Most Beautiful Places To Visit In France

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FRANCE’S 10 Most Beautiful Places To Visit In 2019

France Is a country that can be described using one word –heterogeneousness. It is a country that everyone admires and wishes to visit, even if it’s in dreamland. It has been the worlds most popular destination for almost two decades. The best and the most popular destinations in France is Paris. If you think that Paris is the only place with aesthetic beauty, cultural diversity and a fantastic lifestyle you’d be amazed that Paris is just a tip of the iceberg. France is a geographically diverse country with rich emotions and turbulent politics but also a place of rational thinking and Enlightenment treasures. Above all, it is renowned for its cuisine, culture, and history. You could enjoy France’s delight romantics myths with fairy tales castles, soring cathedrals, and picture-perfect villages. The following are the best places to visit in your next vacation to France.

1-Paris

When it comes to tourist attraction ability, Paris is the gold mine of France. Dubbed as various nicknames such as “the city of love” which is my personal best, France has got almost infinite interesting and fantastic things to do. You could start by visiting the Louvre Museum, which is the world’s largest art museum and a historic monument in Paris, France. Then you could go on with Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. There’s a lot to see in Paris and you will, therefore, need a plan, you can’t have it all.
 

2- Bordeaux

If you are a wine lover, then forget about Paris and make Bordeaux your first preference. This is a place famed with wine-growing. Apart from wine sipping at châteaux, you could visit the bevy of museums that are scattered all around the city with different themes. The most famous is La Cite du Vin, the interactive wine museum that opened in 2016. If you are one to like open-market shopping then you may want to visit Marché des Capucins, the city’s largest market.

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3-French Riviera

The French Riviera (or Côte d’Azur) is the Mediterranean coast of southeastern France. It includes famously glamorous beach resorts such as Saint-Tropez and Cannes and the independent microstate of Monaco. If you are a seafood lover or have wished to try seafood then you French Riviera is the best place for you since it’s among countries with the best sea foods in the world. You could try some oysters, mussels and probably some Bouillabaisse.

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4-Saint Emilion

If it’s your first visit to saint Emilion then you would love it at the Monothilic Church. If you are on a romantic vacation or a honeymoon then you would love it at King’s Keep or the bell tower of the monolithic church for kissing with a view over the village and the vineyards. If you are one for the Cuisine, then you should take a go for the famous the famous macarons of Saint-Emilion. It’s said that the recipe was invented by e Ursulines nuns back in the 15th century.

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5-Dordogne Valley

Dordogne valley is known famously for the beautiful and breathtaking prehistoric cave paintings in the Vézère Valley, like those in Lascaux Cave. The town of Périgueux is home to the Cathedrale St-Front, with its 5 domes, and the Vesunna Museum, built around Roman ruins. If you are a food and wine lover then this place is a jackpot for it offers a diversified selection to pick from.  Each season brings along rich local bounty of succulent white asparagus, morel mushrooms, and tender strawberries in spring; fresh fruit and produce in summer; walnuts, wild cepes, and girolle mushrooms in fall, and white and black truffles in winter.
 

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6-Strasbourg

Strasbourg is the capital city of the Grand Est region which sits on the German Border. The picturesque lanes, half-timbered houses and incredibly detailed cathedral are all but a tip of the iceberg of what Strasbourg has to offer. If you are a history lover then be prepared to be amazed by the Notre Dame Cathedral (also called the Cathedral of Our Lady of Strasbourg) and my personal best, Strasbourg Astronomical dates to the year 1547. Now the cool part is that at12:30 every day, the clock presents the 12 Apostles parading before Jesus and the cock crowing three times. Isn.t this amazing? And oh! don’t forget to take a boat around the city.

7- Rocamadour

I recommend this place to those people who are looking for peace of mind. With a small population of about 650, it is almost impossible to hear any form of noise. It is a beautiful village with a very breathtaking view. Watching Rocamadour is like going back in time with its winding roads leading to beautiful streets and shops offering delicious foods. Going up the stairs of Basilique St-Sauveur is really interesting.

8-Marseille

If you love a beautiful view, then Marseille is a jewel spruced up with new museums, shops, restaurants and bars that make it impossible to get bored. You should also visit the Vieux port which has got a lot in store for you. From restaurants that spill onto the esplanade to shops, restaurants and a place where fishermen sell their catch of fresh fish. Marseille is blessed with La Couronne which is a beach on the Mediterranean with blue water and pristine sand and very tempting to take a dip.
 

9-Lyon

Located in east-central France, Lyon is the capital of the Rhone department in the Rhone-Alpes region and also the third largest city in France. The city has a diversified cultural heritage.  There is a lot to don I Lyon including visiting the Musée des Beaux-Arts which is a former 17-th century abbey, transformed into one of the largest and culture museums in Europe. You should also not miss the Les Halles de Lyon Paul which is a great diner with glorious food.

10-Mont Saint-Michel

Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island and mainland commune in Normandy, France. There a lot of things that you wouldn’t want to miss when visiting Mont Saint-Michel. If you are a food lover you would be interested to Take a break to savor a Mère Poulard omelet. The Mère Poulard restaurant remains an institution of French cuisine and is renowned throughout the world. It is believed to have been established by Annette Poulard in 1888. She is respected for having written more than 700 recipes. You should also try to go up the Grand rue.
 

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