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15 things to do in France

Don’t wait anymore to strikethrough all the destinations off your bucket list!

By Faiza Ghazi

Paris being its most visited city in the world, France offers gigantic castles, eye soothing villages and picture-perfect sceneries. In addition to Paris, each and every region presents a culture which is different from the other. Innumerable cuisines of different regions and an indistinguishable charm permeate the whole of France. Here are some top attractions the country offers:


  1. Eiffel Tower 

Built by engineer Gustave Eiffel, Eiffel tower symbolizes not only Paris but the whole of France. Even if it is no longer the tallest structure in the world, it still is one of the most romantic and recognizable structures on the planet. 


  1. Disneyland Paris 

Themed parks and infinite treasure for Disney fans, Disneyland Paris is one of the most satisfying and entertaining parks for both children and adults. If you want to stroll through brilliant design work and go back to your wonder-filled childhood then this is the place to visit.


  1. Sacré-Cœur 

Known as the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris or the Sacre Coeur Basilica, this particular church gives the most spectacular views of Paris. This is a dream place for both architecture lovers and those with a religionist bent of mind. 


  1. Musée d’Orsay

Displaying masterpieces of Monet, Manet, Degas, Renoir Musée d’Orsay has the largest impressionist collection in the whole world. You will also be amazed to see the exotic ballroom and the artistic interiors of the museum.


  1. Louvre Museum 

Considered as one of the biggest museums in the world, Louvre Museum is a place of pilgrimage for artists and art lovers. Be enthralled by historical masterpieces here, the Mona Lisa among others.


  1. Tuileries Garden

Tuileries Garden is the most famous and important public park in Paris. This is an ideal place for a soothing stroll amidst the beauty of nature. A cup of coffee in hand and a French croissant or bread would make your walk perfect.


  1. Bordeaux wine tour

Taste the oldest and the most quality wine and examine the cellars of leading producers here. You can add a vineyard walk to your itinerary and learn about the history and techniques of winemaking from the cellar masters.


  1. Latin Quarter

Also known as Quartier, this is an ancient neighborhood in the heart of Paris city. Students have been gathering in this historical university area for ages. An addition to the universities residing here this place is popular for shopping and night outs. 


  1. Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel

This structure was made to Commemorate Napoleon’s military victories and it still manages to astonish its visitors today. Visit this brilliant achievement of architecture let yourself be transcended back to history and the Napoleon Era. 


  1. Pont Alexander III

Pont Alexander III is one of the most popular national heritage sites in France. The bridge in itself is a treat for eyes and the gilded frames sculptures add stars to its beauty. If you are in France this highly distinguishable bridge it would be worth a visit. 


  1. Notre-Dame de Paris

This ancient Catholic cathedral is the best place to get mesmerized by the beauty of ancient gothic architecture. With its big, colorful windows and walls decorated with sculptures, this majestic structure will surely make a room in your memory. 


12.Tours France nightlife

Tours is majorly considered an attraction for people exploring the Loire valley’s exalted fortresses but the nightlife of this city is no less a treat. You can find numerous places to relax, enjoy a beer or dance along the night. Exotic cocktails latest jazz and the salsa beats will make your time worthwhile. 


  1. Vélodrome Stadium

This place bestows upon you the thrilling experience of watching your favorite football players live.  You can also examine the pitch -side, press areas, and yes, even the changing rooms! Surely you can’t miss Vélodrome’s cinema screen which is the largest screen available in France. 


  1. Beaches of Biarritz

Walk along the seafront with a marvelous view. These beaches are popular among young folk as some of the beaches also offer a children’s play area. For people who love water sports can enjoy surfing and body boarding. With its calm waters, soothing winds, and melodious waves Biarritz will leave your soul enchanted. 


  1. Mont Saint-Michel

This UNESCO World Heritage Site is actually an island in Normandy, France. One of France’s most unforgettable and most visited sites, Mont Saint-Michel stands indistinguishable in the picturesque Normandy bay. Its gigantic monastic buildings and stupefying sceneries are certainly worth discovering. 

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