25 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in France

Oh, la la! France… consider one of the most romantic countries in the entire world. The enormous glamour also surrounds this almost mythical place in Europe. The home of education, cuisine, culture, art, perfumes, romance, and fashion!

There could be said much more defined adjectives to continue to describe the atmosphere that evokes France. Its capital, well known and recognized around the world, is not the only treasure that has been shared with the rest of the globe.

France has several magnificent places to offer travelers that are eager to know this enormously popular and elegant country. So many destinations to get into and enjoy for more than a week. Its busy and attractive lifestyle, as well as the relaxing, calming, and breathtaking areas for people to visit and love at the moment they step in.

Let’s not just continue with the description of these marvelous places, but to actually show you, its variety for you to visit and enjoy from the very beginning.

The 25 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in France! Here they are for you to know them:

1. Gorges Du Verdon, Provence-Alpes-Côte D’Azur:

Exceptional gorges and turquoise river of the Verdon, in the South of France. Renowned to be the most beautiful canyon in Europe.

Photo of Mont Saint-Michel by Dan Asaki on Unspalsh

2. Mont Saint-Michel, Normandy:

It is located in the Manche in Normandy, becomes an island of strong tides, a famous abbey, restaurants, and a magnificent view of the bay.

3. Valensole Plateau, Provence-Alpes-Côte:

This plateau has a wide variety of Mediterranean and mountain trees and plants. A magnificent place to observe amazing fields of lavender.

4. The Champagne Vineyard, Grand-Est:

The favorite destination for the lovers of this famous sparkling wine. In the east of the Paris region, along the rivers of the Marne.

5. Gorges Du Tarn, Occitanie:

A very popular place for hiking, climbing and kayaking, it is a canyon located in the department of Lozère and it was caused by the river Tarn erosion.

6. Lake Salagou, Occitanie:

Even though is an artificial lake accessible from the largest cities Hérault; it is surrounded by red and black hills, offering the possibility of water sports.

7. Garden of Versailles, Île-De-France:

It is located in the area of the Palace of Versailles; this exceptional monument has been the residence of the kings of France. It is considered the model of the “á la Française” garden, with 386 artwork including 221 statues.

Photo of The Camargue by James Everitt on Unsplash

8. The Camargue, South of France:

It is located in the departments of Bouches-du-Rhône and Gard. An ideal place for horseback riding and home to the 2000 species of fauna and flora.

9. The Creeks of Cassis, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur:

This large chain of cliffs that’s is located between cassis and Marseille, offers kilometers of hiking trails with magnificent views of clear blue water.

10. The Mont Aiguille, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes:

The favorite place for mountaineers is located south of the department of Isère. One of the seven wonders of Dauphiné.

11. The Medieval City of Carcassone, Occitanie:

This city is located in the department of Aude and is a medieval architectural ensemble whose origins date back to the Gallo-Roman period. Includes the Château Comtal and the Saint-Nazaire Basilica.

12. Mont Blanc, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes:

The highest point in the Alps with an altitude of 4809 meters, Mont Blanc is the highest peak in Western Europe. It is located on the Franco-Italian border.

13. The Rustrel Ocher Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur:

Also known as “Colorado Provençal”, this semi-natural site in the Vauclause, offers unusual landscapes with red-orange hues reminiscent of Colorado.

14. The Gorges of Ardeche, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes:

A canyon of more or less 30 kilometers, has been classified as a “national nature reserve”. A road by car trip will lead you to discover amazing sites.

Photo Loire Valley by Colin Watts on Unsplash

15. Castles of the Loire, Center-Var de Loire:

This Loire Valley has inspired many artists. Its rivers, forest, vineyard and especially its famous castles will not fail to amaze you.

16. The Beaches of Cannes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur:

It is a place often known for its famous festival. Cannes however is a very pretty city to explore especially for its beaches that fury under beautiful sunny weather.

17. The Midi Canal, Occitanie:

Since 1996, it is considered as a World Heritage by UNESCO. One of the oldest canals in Europe and is still in operation. It connects the city of Toulouse to Sète to jump in the Mediterranean Sea.

18. Cliffs of Etretat, Normandy:

One of the most visited places in France. A source of inspiration for many painters. Spectacular white chalk cliffs and pebble beaches.

19. Paris, Ile –De- France:

One of the most visited cities in the world: Paris! With monuments such as the Eiffel Tower, Cathedral of Notre Dame of the Basilica of the Sacred Hearth. The beautiful French capital and its lively streets.

20. Marseille:

France’s oldest and second-largest city became an exciting upcoming tourist destination. With a number of sights to see, also excellent for swimming, boating, and hiking.

Photo of Nice by Matthew DeBlieux on Unsplash

21. Nice:

This glamorous picturesque spot along the French Riviera, occupies beach bums, culture hounds, engaging museums, boutique shops, and Baroque–style palaces.

22. Normandy:

This region in northern France, is a place of great beauty, landscapes, white cliffs and natural scenery. Also, the house of works of art and the remnants of its heavy history.

23. Burgundy:

A popular wine region, home to rolling hills, superior cuisine, and an array of vineyards, medieval villages, historical abbeys, and museums. Obviously, you must try the region’s wine and rich cuisine.

24. Bordeaux:

Also, a wine-growing hub with its river back location and surrounding countryside, and the best wines in the world.

25. Aix-en-Provence:

A town is known for its tree-lined boulevards, cute cafes, and lively markets. The perfect place for travelers to get to know the locals and scenic streets.

There you go! Enough evidence to prove that yes, France is beautiful; yes, France is glamorous. It is vast and diverse; it can make your dream and conquer your heart and soul. Makes a famous song come to life, cause yes…France is La Vie en Rose!

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