France is very popular with tourists because it offers so many tourist spots and places to explore.
All are different from each other. The country is steeped with so much romance and mystery and everyone who visits France will feel it. With so many places to choose from, what will you decide to visit first? So here is our attractions list.
If you chose to visit the Eiffel Tower - you will have a breathtaking view of Paris that will set the scene for your tour of this beautiful city. This world known architectural monument is the sign of France and was built on the Champ de Mars & is named after its designer Gustavo Eiffel.
Of course, the Tower is the highest building of the city, reaching 324 meters, the equivalent of 81 story building.
The view from the top allows you to capture scenes of the Notre Dame Cathedral, the most famous Louvre, Picasso museum & the Champs-Elysees - the most beautiful street in Paris, and possibly all of Europe.
The Arc de Triomphe is another very famous place of the city.
Situated on the Champs - Elysees it is surrounded by trendy shops, lovely cafes, offices rented to companies with worldwide reputations.
Cathedral Basilica is dedicated to the sacred heart of Jesus. It is known as "Basilica of the Sacred Heart". It is situated at the top of the Montmartre Hill The Cathedral gates are made from bronze panels and describe scenes from the Bible. The facade of the Basilica has a laconic décor, where elements are closely connecting with national traditions. There are bronze statues of French Saints positioned on two columns.
The Louvre perhaps is one of the most wonderful place in the world & located on the right side of the Seine. Originally the Louvre was built for French kings and emperors for nearly 800 years ago. This building has 8 various departments covering 60 600 metres of exhibits, of which there are 380 000 objects and about 35 000 paintings & works of art. A total of 15 000 visitors tour The Louvre each day, of which 65% are foreigners. The palace of Napoleon is the inner yard of the Louvre. It composes magnificent facades decorated with ocher & sculptures which are truly splendid and majestic. Water jets of the seven triangular fountains glisten in the daylight. The modern design of steel and glass is nearly 22 meters high & 34 meters wide. It has been designed as the entrance to the Louvre and was built in 1989.
The Louvre is segmented for 8 thematic sections, including; 1-st part - Egyptian Antiquities, 2-d part - New Eastern Antiquities, 3-d part - Greek, Etruscan, Roman Antiquities, 4-th part - Islamic Art, 5-th part - Sculpture, 6-th part - Decorative Arts, 7-th part - Painting, 8th part - Prints & Drawings. Just a few examples of the world known exhibits include the Mona Lisa, Madonna with Child and the young Raphael, plus many other unique works of art.
Don't forget Disneyland! Disneyland is an inviting and fabulous place for both young and old, adults or children with a variety of attractions. Here is where the cartoon characters and the laser show are waiting especially for you and your family. Many parents choose tours to France specifically to visit Disneyland. Magic abounds at Disneyland! Mermaid and fairy, Alice and rabbit and many other characters come alive here! You can take a boat ride or descend from the roller coaster, visit the heroic Indiana Jones, ride a slide loop or catacombs, ride in a small train and even get back into winter.
Of course do not pass by Paris - the most mysterious, romantic and luxurious city in France.
Do not forget to visit the beaches of the Cote d'Azur, the peerless Alps, the cathedrals and monasteries and Versailles.
Paris, it is no wonder the city is referred to as the city of Love. Paris is something inexplicable, something alluring and romance lingers in the air. You may be lucky enough to watch the "Tour de France" which brings the country to a standstill - it is so popular.
Full of charm, the provinces such as Alsace, Champagne, Loire and Burgundy is where world famous wines are made.
You may even want to take part in its preparation!
The highest road bridge in the world is located in France and it’s named the Millau Viaduct. Appetizing traditional cuisine - frog legs, roasted chestnuts, snails, and a glass of famous aromatic French wine!
At the End of trip everyone must take a trip on a boat down the River Seine, reading romantic poems about this calm river and about France written by the many great poets that fell in love here.
Before you end your journey through France, tourists see the estate of Claude Monet and later the famous fish market.
No matter how long you stay in France, you will not see all she has to offer the tourist and you will want to return over and over again.
Vive La France!