France is a country of love, romantic provinces, charming small villages, fairytale castles, the famous Cote d’Azur and the best ski resorts. In France, a variety of landscapes are concentrated – from sandy beaches to the snow-white peaks of the French Alps. France is a country of medieval castles, expensive resorts, culinary masterpieces and world culture. Traveling in France reveals a lot of interesting, unique and amazing.
Top places in France
A trip to Paris will be a pleasure at any time of the year. In the spring, this romantic city will delight you with the many colors of flourishing nature, in the fall with a riot of colors, and in winter the city is richly decorated on the eve of the New Year holidays. In Paris you will get acquainted with the history of architectural monuments, culture, visit numerous museums of various kinds, in Paris there are many theaters and the famous Opera Garnier. Taking a walk along the Seine, you can relax from the crowd of tourists. Travelers with children should definitely visit Disneyland Paris and Asterix Park and have plenty of rides..
In the suburbs of Paris is the palace and park complex Versailles – the former residence of the French kings. In Versailles, you can take a guide in Russian, which tells in detail about each exhibit of the palace. In Versailles, the chambers of many rulers who created the history of France, the Mirror Gallery, famous for mirrors, columns and paintings, have been preserved. The park of the palace is one of the largest in Europe. There are several beautiful fountains, flowerbeds, lawns, greenhouses, and sculptures of Versailles Park are a continuation of the palace architecture.
The Loire Valley is a window into one of the most mysterious eras in the history of mankind. The castles of the Loire are the pride of kings. Feasts and carnivals were held in them. The castles of the Loire are real masterpieces of French architecture. Chambord Castle is built in the Italian style and is a grandiose structure with 450 rooms. The famous staircase, built according to a special project, excites the imagination. In Cheverny Castle there is a kennel where about 70 hounds of dogs are kept. Chenonceau Castle has a magnificent garden with many flowers and shrubs. In total, the Loire Valley has more than 60 castles.
Provence is a southeastern region of France. This is truly a paradise. Here you can breathe deeply and fully experience the scents of lavender and olive trees. In Provence you will enjoy the mountains of Mont Ventoux, the huge vineyards of the Gigond, the cliffs at Le Bo and endless lavender fields. The special color of Provence is able to tell more about the history of France than Paris itself.
The French Riviera attracts tourists with its exotic palm trees, well-groomed beaches and clear turquoise sea. Holidays on the Cote d’Azur tourists like not only due to the beautiful nature, but also a high level of service. In Cannes, Nice, Saint-Tropez, Monaco a huge number of hotels and restaurants are ready to offer you their services. Numerous boutiques are open from morning to night. On the Cote d’Azur, you can wander through the narrow streets of towns or soak up the velvet sand.
The peninsula of Brittany pleases the eye with picturesque landscapes, and walks through medieval cities and beaches bring peace. A visit to such towns as San Malo, Dinan, Mont Saint-Michel, introduces the real history of France and the customs of the French people.
During your stay in France, you should definitely visit the famous wine provinces – Champagne, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Medoc. Admire the lush greenery of the vineyards, feel the taste of real French wine. On the territory of Bordeaux you can also taste delicious cognac, and in Champagne you can taste the famous sparkling wine, which is not exported outside of France..
Have a nice trip!