France has been tagged as the most-visited country in the world. Not only that, its cities, culture, and landmarks are known all across the world. When we mention France, the place that comes to mind first is the Eiffel Tower. This Tower features not only pictures but also in movies and documentaries. Another known thing about France is its cuisine, which comprises of cheese, wine, and bread. People of France are known for their love for vintage and exquisite wine. France is also known to be the center for food, cinema, art, and fashion, making it the largest country in the European Union. Here is a list of 9 cities you can visit in France.
Paris is a city and the capital of France, and one of the biggest cities in Europe. Paris is basically known as a city of romance, with lots of historical backgrounds. They have a wide range of cultures ranging from clothing to food, art, and designs. It houses most of the popular fashion brands of today; Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Dior, and so many more. Other places to visit include; Notre dame cathedral, Louvre museum, Disneyland Paris, etc.
Nice was once a regional capital for Rome and still serves its purpose as the path to French Riviera. The beauty of Nice comes from the old architectural designs of the mansions and boulevards. This is why artists find this place alluring for gallery shows. Other things to do in Nice; visit the Musée Marc Chagall, spend time at the Nice carnival, visit the beach bar, take a hike on the coast, and so many more.
This place a lot more to offer tourists, from a nice view, rivers, forests, and some of the magical villages like La Roque Gageac, Beynac, etc. You can spend time at the Jardins Suspendus, Bergerac which is known for its vineyard of tomato, grape, hazelnuts, and strawberries. This makes them known for their expertise in wine tasting. You will feel welcome.
- Mont Saint-Michel
No matter the holiday you are in for, you will be sure to enjoy every bit of this place. This place is packed with many activities to do, from canoeing, kayaking, horse riding, and nature journey. Other times can be spent in water parks, zoos. Here are other places to visit; tour around the Mont Saint-Michel abbey, shop at the les galleries du mont Saint-Michel, spend time at the champrepus zoo, etc.
This place is the best place to visit especially around may when the annual Cannes film festival has lots of movie stars around. With its closeness to the sea, there are hotels close to the beaches where you can sit to relax. Museums, a market filled with fresh farm produce, park for hiking, and so on.
Like the name says, you will be welcome to visit this city that is tagged as the home of wine. No one needs to tell you of the small wineries located all around. To make this known, a 21st-century architectural site (La Cité du Vin) was designed to let know the importance of wine to the city. Other places to visit are; Place de la Bourse, Bordeaux Wine, Bordeaux Cathedral, etc.
- Loire Valley
This valley was once a place for kings, queens, nobles, and dukes. Castles and palaces have been established here by them. With halls and banquet halls around, surrounded with vineyards. With the vineyards, the valley is known for its wines; white, rose, sparkling, and red. Apart from the wine, other places of interest include, Blois. Orleans, and many more.
This place has been known to be a point of the war between France and Germany. This helped in forming a city that was built by the Germans with 17th Century hi-tech designs made by the Vauban. Therefore creating a combination of culture from the two, showing in their love for wine and exquisite cuisine. You can also visit the Strasbourg Cathedral, La Petite France, Barrage Vauban, etc.
After Paris, we have Lyon. Although not many tourist sites are here, we have cultural places that can be dated back to the old Roman times. Alongside its richness in ancient culture, many visitors come here to have a taste of the famous dish of France’s most popular chef, Paul Bocuse who hails from Lyon. Other places to visit; Musee des Beaux-arts, colline de la Croix-Rousse, Abbaye Saint-Martin d’Ainay, etc.