Harboring its history, culture, exotic cuisine, and architecture, France is like a treasure to any explorer. This country has a surprise in every corner, making it one of the most visited countries worldwide. Every year, thousands of travelers visit several places in France.

Here are some places in France you can visit to enjoy a pleasant vacation:

1. Paris 

Reminiscing the rich heritage and French monarch, the city of light Paris, is a sight to behold. Spend your day appreciating the shopping, strolling, and savoring the French delicacy. Moreover, the world-famous Eiffel Tower will leave you in awe.

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Tourist Attractions in Paris:

  • Eiffel Tower
  • Louvre Museum
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
  • Arc de Triomphe
  • Musée d’Orsay
  • The Centre Pompidou & others.

2. Provence

Relish a day away from the hustle-bustle of the city in the unsullied land of Provence. The tranquil atmosphere will make your heart calm. The ridges shrouded in remote farms, olive groves, sunflowers, and lavender fields look mesmerizing. 

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Tourist Attractions in Provence:

  • Cassis
  • Les Baux de Provence
  • Gordes
  • Saint-Rémy-de-Provence
  • Saint-Paul de Vence & others.

3. The Cote d’Azur

The enchanting coastline, deep blue water, and sunny weather of Cote d’Azur allures wanderers all over the world. Apart from the beach, the place has several five-star hotels, acclaimed restaurants, and yacht-filled marinas. Plan the perfect weekend get-together with family and friends. 

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Tourist Attractions in Cote d’Azur:

  • Promenade des Anglais
  • Saint-Tropez
  • Cannes beaches 
  • Monaco & others.

4. Saint-Emilion

Explore the majestic castles, vine-covered hills, and the serene canals in Saint-Emilion, France. Harboring two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including Bordeaux, this commune is a utopia for any history lovers. Relish the local cuisine while exploring the historical monuments.

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Tourist Attractions in Saint-Emilion:

  • Château Cantenac
  • Eglise Monolithe de Saint-Emilion
  • Château Laniote
  • Office de Tourisme du Grand Saint-Emilionnais & others.

5. The Alsace Region

The valleys and Rhine River nestle the region of Alsace. This elegant yet beautiful territory of France has a mystical enticement in it. The Gothic churches, houses with flower-bedecked terraces, and narrow cobblestone streets are so beautiful that it almost doesn’t look real.

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Tourist Attractions in the Alsace Region:

  • Riquewihr
  • Colmar
  • Obernai
  • Kaysersberg
  • Ribeauvillé
  • Eguisheim & others.

6. Mont Saint-Michel 

This exquisite island Mont Saint-Michel with apple orchards, woodlands, and cow pasture lands, looks compelling. Built around the 13th century, the Abbey of Mont Saint-Michel is also on the list of UNESCO heritage sites.

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Tourist Attractions in Mont Saint-Michel:

  • Abbaye du Mont Saint-Michel
  • Ramparts
  • Grand Rue
  • Mont Saint-Michel Pilgrimages & others.

7. The Loire Valley

Sprawling over the lush green terrain of the Loire Valley, the castles look like a scene from a fairy tale. This 280km spread land boasts the rich heritage and culture of the royals during the 15th and 16th centuries. Visit the valley to live a life in the Mediterranean era.

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Tourist Attractions in the Loire Valley:

  • Château de Chambord
  • Château de Chenonceau
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Chartres
  • Bourges & others

8. Reims 

The city of Art and History, Reims, has made its name in the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Constructed in the 13th century by the French Monarchs, this city draws art lovers all over the world.

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Tourist Attractions in Reims:

  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Reims
  • Palais du Tau 
  • Basilique Saint-Rémi
  • Musée des Beaux Arts & others.

9. Brittany

The walled city of Saint-Malo, Brittany, is a scenic coastal province with a rich history. Encircled by ramparts, the city still protects the centuries-old fishing villages sheltered by the natives. The serene setting will make you fall in love with the place.

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Tourist Attractions in Brittany:

  • Saint-Malo
  • Quimper
  • Nantes
  • Rennes & others.

10. Biarritz

With the bestial magnificence of the Atlantic shore, Biarritz is one of the best places to visit in France. This site was also a favorite spot of Empress Eugénie.

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Tourist Attractions in Biarritz:

  • Grande Plage
  • Plage du Miramar
  • Biarritz Aquarium
  • Biarritz Lighthouse & others.

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