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7 Beautiful Places to Visit in France For An Epic Vacation

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Are you planning your first trip to France, but unsure where to go or what to visit during your trip? With so many places to visit, it’s no surprise that France is one of the top tourist destinations in the world.  France has some tourist attractions such as architectural buildings, remarkable museums, natural landscapes, Castles, beaches, beautiful villages and much more. The food and wine of France are the other reasons to visit this beautiful country too. Here are our top picks of places to visit, you shouldn’t miss when you go to France.

 

Chambord– Located on the left bank of Loire Valley, The Château de Chambord is one of the most beautiful castles in the Loire Valley. The Castle is an ideal example of 16th century French Renaissance structural design. The exterior of the castle is breathtaking when inside, don’t miss the famous double helix beautiful staircases, supposed to have been designed by the designer Leonardo da Vinci. The Castle is open every day from 9am to 6pm.

 

Cannes – Cannes is famous for its International Film festival, aside from this Cannes is also a fantastic holiday destination to visit in France. Located on France’s shining Riviera, the city has numerous cultural attractions and additionally some best places where you can unwind. During your stay in Cannes explore historic museums, stunning islands and castles of ancient time which makes your visit to France unforgettable.

 

Lourdes – The Second most popular tourist destination in France. This beautiful town is famed for its artistic traditions, medieval fort, and castles. More than 5 million visitors each year visit the Sanctuary of Lourdes – the famous pilgrimage place in the Lourdes. The best time to visit this place is April to October.

 

 

 

Lyon- Lyon is an excellent destination for visitors and has many historical landmarks and sights. You can appreciate the perspectives of La Croix Rousse slopes by the dim ways. This place is best known for its local food that incorporate; salads, sausages,and tasty meat dishes.

 

The Alsace Region– Alsace is a must-visit destination, famous for its wine, this beautiful city located in the north-eastern of France. A canal boating in Alsace provides a unique experience and escort to lively towns in France and Germany alongside you get the chance to enjoy lake resorts, town cafés, immense castles and a few of the handpicked food in France. Strasbourg and Colmar are the two beautiful cities of Alsace, and hills covered with backwoods surround these cities. The best time to visit between May and October.

 

The French Alps– The French Alps are known as some of the most breathtaking landscape in the world. Mont Blanc Europe’s highest mountain is located in the French Alps. This place is full of waterfalls, crystal-clear lakes, dense pine forests, and valleys. You can also enjoy the outdoor activities during your summer visit include hiking, climbing, and cycling. If you love to do adventure activities, you can take part in skiing and snowboarding during the winter season.

 

Versailles Palace- One of the most beautiful building and most visited tourist attraction in France, The Versailles Palace has been listed as a World Heritage site for 30 years. King Louis XIV and his successors built this palace in anticipation of the French Revolution. This palace is now open for public visits, and we recommend you to buy the tickets online to avoid the waiting lines.

 

With our list of 7 beautiful places to visit, it’s easier for you to plan your vacation to France. So what do you think? Pack your bags and head to this lovely European country.

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