France is one of the most popular holiday destinations for people the world over. It is thought of as being a naturally beautiful, romantic and cultured place, which is why it is so appealing to so many people, and it is fair to say that it really does live up to its reputation!
If you plan to visit France in the future, and you want to make the most of what it has to offer, be sure to check out these, France’s most stunning sights.
Paris & Versailles
You simply cannot spend any time in France without checking out Paris & Versailles. Paris is one of Europe’s most sophisticated and joyful cities. It has great food, amazing architecture and stunning cultural attractions, including The Louvre and Rodin Museum. If you want to make a real adventure of your trip to France’s capital, you may even want to consider a London to Paris bike ride that will challenge you physically, while allowing you to explore the beauty of the French countryside before hitting the cultural attractions of Paris.
What about Versailles? A 30-minute train trip away from Paris, this UNESCO-listed palace has to be seen to be believed. The Regal Baroque architecture is the height of decadence and the gardens are simply stunning to behold, as is the wonderful hall of mirrors.
The Côte d’Azur
If stunning beaches, endless sunshine and elegant people are your travel thing, then the French Riviera really is the place to be. The water is perfectly are azure, hence the name and there are plenty of little museums, quaint cobbled villages and designer stores along the coast to cater to pretty much every taste, if that is, you can tear yourself away from the beach.
The Châteaux of the Loire Valley
Like something straight out of a fairytale, the Châteaux of the Loire Valley is like your dream of the perfect castle surrounded by thick, lush and inviting forest. When you’re here, you can easily imagine fairies, magic and princes and princesses running around indulging in various antics and although you’re unlikely to see any of that in reality, you will still be blown away by the enchanting beauty of the place.
Biarritz & Saint-Jean-de-Luz
Biarritz and Saint-Jean-de-Luz are like picture-perfect postcard places. They are exactly how you imagine French coastal resorts to be with their beautiful beaches, striped umbrellas and luxurious restaurants. If you’re looking for sun, sea, sand and great food, either of these destinations will serve you well.
Mont-Blanc & Annecy
When it comes to stunning, few places embody the word more aptly than the French Alps, so if you’re in the country, you’re going to want to visit Mont-Blanc and Annecy where rugged snow-capped mountains meet sweeping French countryside. Whether you’re hiking or picnicking, you’ll always have an amazing view to take your breath away, and if you visit in the winter, the skiing and snowboarding will be totally exhilarating.
France is stunning all over, but these are some of its most beautiful destinations to explore, for sure!