Best Places to Visit in France

People from all over the world come to France to see its sophisticated culture, Stylist Cuisine, fine wines, romantic places, and picturesque countryside. When someone thinks of France, Paris directly comes into mind, which is the country’s capital filled with the country’s most recognizable monuments. However, this article is to guide you to the Best places to visit in France

In France, more than 90 million people came to enjoy their holidays. No doubt it’s a home to endless history. Located in western Europe, is known for its fashion houses, classical museum art, and how can we forget the Eiffel Tower? 

Paris – The Capital of France

Paris is also dubbed as the “City of Lights” which offers us a lot of landmarks, Cultural gems, parks, and many more to explore. Situated on the Back of La Seine, the beautiful and stylish capital of France is quite romantic with lovely boulevards. We have no place on land with a full bucket of places to visit as much as Paris has.

Monuments and Building Sights

The Great Global City has monuments and building sights such as a symbol of Paris- the Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame Cathedral, and Monuments of those who fought and died for France- Arc de Triomphe.

Gardens and Parks

There are many Parks and Gardens that are interconnected which creates a beautiful corridor for the city. These are also known as Green Axis, some notable parks and gardens are basically historic gardens – Jardin des Tuileries, the beauty of grounds- Luxembourg Gardens, a park with hills and lake- Parc des Buttes-Chaument. 

Museums and Art Galleries

Paris contains a museum that is visited the most in the world and is home to thousands of arts, the Louvre Museum. Also included the statues of Monalisa.  Other than this there are many other museums and art galleries to discover such as Centre Pompidou ( Pompidou Center) and Musee Rodin.

Other than this you have the Seine River where you can enjoy the beauty of Paris with different perspectives. The other Île de la Cité and Île Saint-Louis that has historic and charming streets. 

How we can forget about Shopping and Food?

Champs-Élysées and Galeries Lafayette, are the sites where you will get high-end shops, iconic department stores, theaters, and cafes.  Le Marché des Enfants Rouges and Rue Montorgueil is the right place where you will get a variety of food stalls, bakeries, cheese shops, and cafes. 

Meaux Michel- Tranquil beauty 

Meaux is a charming town located off France’s northwestern coast in Normandy. There is an Island Mont Saint-Michel, the Medieval are built in such a way that looks like it is stacked upon one another and also crowned with a star attraction, the Abbey of Mont Saint-Michel.  

Cathedral and Museums

If you don’t know then Cathédrale Saint-Étienne de Meaux is an impressive Cathedral known for its history and architecture. Plus beautiful glass windows and impressive sculptures. Musee Bossue is a Museum in Meaux where you can explore the history of the Local town Meaux. One more Museum is the Museum of the Great War which is totally dedicated to World War I. There is a collection of artifacts, documents, and exhibitions. 

Nature and Surroundings of Meaux

If you want to tour nature along the river on the boat then the Marne River is the right place for you. To enjoy the outdoors, you want to relax then you go to gardens and Parks such as The Pâtis Park and the Pâtis Naturel Park.

Historical Places

If you are in love with the Cathedral and have the feeling of enjoying the view of the Cathedral then Bishop Garden is the right place.  Along with this, there is a historic market hall frequently hosting a variety of exhibitions and activities i.e. the old chapter house. 

Meaux is well known for the Brie de Meaux Cheese which is a seasonal specialty at this place. Meaux is no doubt a beautiful and lovely destination, which must be appreciated for the tranquil beauty of this charming town.

Marseille- Gateway to the Mediterranean

Marselies is the oldest and second-largest city in France, located in the south of France. Being the largest, it has a blend of culture and rich historical heritage. It is a working city with several universities and industries. 

Old Port

At the core of Marseille is Old Port, which is the heart of Marseille. This is a site where you will find colorful boats, shops & bars, and waterfront cafes in a lovely environment.

Nature Attraction

One of the Marseille natural attractions is Calanques which is ideal for hiking, swimming, and enjoying beautiful coastal scenery. Also has a series of small inlets of blue water and limestone cliffs. 

Beaches and Island

Plages du Prado is a sandy beach which proffers us water sports and many other activities which will not let you bore over the beach. Along with Beach in Marseille, a short boat away Frioul gives landscapes, clear water, and historical sites view. 


MuCEM and Musee Dees Beaux-Arts are the two museums in Marseille. One of them is dedicated to the Mediterranean civilizations and the other has a collection of European art spanning.

Not only this, but this also possesses delicious cuisine and a vibrant culture which makes the destination for travelers more interesting. 

Nice- Coastal Charms

Nice is located on the French Riviera and is constantly bathed in sunshine. Considered as the fifth largest city in France. In their leisure time, travelers can go through the historic sites as well as sit at the nice beaches to take in the beauty of the Mediterranean Sea. 

Beaches and Anglais

Walking along the famous Promenade des Anglais and gazing out over the water is no less than heaven. What can be more beautiful than a stunning view along with a pleasant walk? Moreover, you have private as well as public beaches for relaxing and enjoying. Even though there is the convenience of lounges and restaurants also. 

Castel Hills

Parc de la Colline du Château is a hill at the top that offers us a fascinating view of the city and coastline. 


Not Nice has a total of three museums Musee Matisse, Musee Marc Chagall, and Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art. Musee Matisse has all the paintings, and drawings of the artist Henri Matisse. Marc Chagall has all the work by Russian-French i.e. Marc Chagall. And third one has all the art of Andy Warhol and Niki de Saint Phalle. 

Markets in Nice

Cours Saleya Hosta is a daily flower and fresh produce market. And especially on Monday, it is converted into the antiques market. With beautiful Habor and Charming streets, we have Villefranche-sur-Mer town. Monaco is known for its luxury, casinos, and Prince’s Palaces.

Furthermore, Nice has something for everyone, a charming palace to spend time and it combines city life with a beautiful setting. 

Colmar- Old Town City

The most beautiful city in France is Colmar. Widely known for its preserved old town Koifhus, Vineyards & Wine Tasting, and its amazing canals. 

Old Town and Place de la Cathedrale

This town is cultivating a maze of winding cobblestone streets which are lined up with burger houses. Little Venice is an area with canal houses along with restaurants. There is an old House from the 16th century, where decoration is done with ornate to make it more beautiful and it also showcases the history of the town, i.e. Manison Pfister.


Koifhu is also dubbed as Ancienne Douane. It is made in a Gothic and Renaissance-style building. This serves as a restaurant, and also some exhibitions & fairs are conducted here. It has been in the Colmar since 1930, by the French Ministry of Culture. 

Vineyards and Wine Tasting

Colmar is an awesome place where you must explore the Alsatian Wine Route which is known for its lovely villages and vineyards.

Purchasing Points

If you are a fan of crafts and souvenirs then Rue des Marchands has lined up shops and boutiques. Covered Market Halls has a market for Wines and regional specialties which you will definitely love. 

Moreover, Colmar is a beautiful city with lots of things to see and spend your leisure time. 

Best places to visit in France
 ParisMonuments and Building Sights Gardens and Parks Museums and Art Galleries Shopping and Food
 Meaux MichelCathedral and Museums Nature and Surroundings of Meaux Historical Places
 MarseilleOld Port  Nature Attraction Museums
 NiceBeaches and Anglais Castel Hills Museums  Markets 
 ColmarOld Town and Place de la Cathedrale Koifhus Vineyards and Wine Tasting Purchasing Points
Finishing Words

You must not know the full name of France i.e. French Republic, French France, or Republique Francaise. People in France love to eat French food due to the delicious flours. The places mentioned above are the Best places to visit in France you will definitely feel bad if you don’t go. The climate in the Summer are warm and winters are cold. Sometimes the temperature drops to 0 degrees Celsius. However, the coldest month is January. 

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