16 BEST PLACES TO VISIT IN FRANCE

AL D'ISERE

Val d’Isère is one of the worlds's premier ski resorts near the Italian border. It’s a true skier’s paradise that offers something for every ability level, from absolute beginner up to advanced skiers.

 

ROCAMADOUR

Rocamadour is a village which is known as a medieval pilgrimage destination. The village is built on the edge of a cliff and the houses and monuments are all beautifully preserved and renovated. It is known as the complex of religious buildings, accessed via the Grand Escalier staircase.

TELEPHERIQUE DU MONT FARON

Telepherique du Mont Faron is a cable car to access Mount Faron. The cable car measures 1437 m and has a vertical drop of 378 m

PROVENCE

Provence is a geographical region and historical province of southeastern France. It is famous for its diverse landscapes, from the Southern Alps and Camargue plains to rolling vineyards, olive groves, pine forests and lavender fields

PROMENADE DES ANGLAIS

The Promenade des Anglais is a vast paved promenade along the Mediterranean which stretches along an area of approximately 7 KM. There is a dedicated lane for cyclists and skaters.

MONT BLANC

Mont Blanc is the highest mountain in the Alps which rises 4,808 m above sea level. It lies on the border, separating France and Italy stretching nearly around 50 km.

MONT VENTOUX

Mont Ventoux is a mountain nicknames as the "Giant of Provence" with a height of about 1,912m. The top of the mountain is bare limestone without vegetation or trees, which makes the mountain's barren peak appear from a distance to be snow-capped all year round

 

LES MACHINES DE L'ILE

Les Machines de L'ile is a unique theme park whcih is in the old covered buildings of the former shipyards in Nantes that were at one time used for ship construction and later used as business sites. The main highlights here are the Great Elephant, The Marine Worlds Carousel, The Heron Tree, etc

LA TOURNETTE

La Tournette is a mountain with a height of about 1,514 m. It exhibits magnificent views of the scenic lake and surrounding from the top. 

ETRETAT CLIFFS

Etretat is world-famous for their white chalk cliffs and naturally-formed archways and a pointed formation called L'Aiguille or the Needle, which rises 70 metres 230 ft above the sea. The cliffs are rocky limestone formations, the result of millions of years of water and wind influence

CHATEAU DE PEYREPERTUSE

Chateau de Peyrepertuse is a ruined castle which is on a limestone ridge at about an altitude of 800 m, on top of a hill. The ruins of this castle is visited by around 10,000 visitors every year and the limestone cliff is ideal for rock climbing

LAVEZZI ARCHIPELAGO

Lavezzi archipelago is a is a collection of granite islands, islets, and reefs which covers an area of 5,123 hectares and the highest point is 50 metres

AIGUILLE DU MIDI

The Aiguille du Midi is a 3842 m peak and the highest mountain peak served by an aerial lift system. A cable car runs to the summit where there is a viewing platform, a café and a gift shop. It holds the record as the highest vertical ascent cable car in the world, from 1,035 m to 3842m

COLMAR

France's most beautiful destination. It is full of colorful buildings, with bright flowers and beautiful canals. Famous for wines

CHARTRES CATHEDRAL

The cathedral is also knows as Cathedral of our Lady of Chartres. The construction has started in year 1145. One of the finest example of French Gothic Style especially the stained glass and scultptures. "Sancta Camisa" the tunic which is said to be worn by Virgin Mary during christ birth attacts more travellers to this Cathedral. This tunic has survived the multiple fire incidents

EIFFEL TOWER

The Eiffel Tower is a wrought iron lattice tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France. It is named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower. It
is the tallest structure in Paris. The tower consists of three levels with restaurants in first and second level. The observation deck at the top is accessible for public

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