Friday, June 12, 2015

10 best places to visit in France



France has many tourist attractions which are worthy to visit. From the romance of Paris into the sunlight from the south that is very beautiful, France offers many and varied tourist attractions. If you want to come to see the beautiful scenery in France, then there are a lot of places you can go.

If you're looking for inspiration, then the choice of ten list of best places to visit in France will make inspire you to start your adventure. Here's a list of the 10 best places to visit in France.

10 best places to visit in France


1. Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower is included on any list of the best 10 places to visit in France; the Eiffel Tower dominates the skyline of Paris and attracts thousands of tourists every day. The monument consists of a large iron frame that was completed in 1889 based on the design of engineer Gustave Eiffel, and one of the most iconic landmarks in the world. The most extensive view can be found at the level of Tower 3 at 276m, which has its own separate place from the second floor.

Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower



2. Palace of Versailles

The Palace of Versailles is one of the best places to visit in France as well as popular. There are so many things you can see here, ranging from the stunning architecture to the outstanding furniture, art and antiques and of course the luxury garden.

Palace of Versailles

Palace of Versailles

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3. Nimes Arena

Nimes Arena is one of a list of the top tourist attractions in France, you would think Nimes Arena is deserved to be on the list of tourist attractions in France. Some people even say that Nimes Arena is even better than the Colosseum in Rome. Nimes Arena really gives you an idea of what happened at the Colosseum in Rome, such as for a Roman audience. It includes interactive audio guide and some detailed exhibits to really bring the experience of your life.

Nimes Arena

Nimes Arena



4. Musee du Louvre

One of the most well known tourist destinations in France, it is a tourist spot in France. Louvre contains the world-famous art, sculptures and artifacts from the period which includes more than 2,000 years of history. Although, the building itself was built in the 12th century.

 Musee du Louvre

Musee du Louvre



5. The Pont du Gard

Sometimes it is easy to forget that France is an important part of the Roman Empire for hundreds of years, and indeed that France is a legacy of the Roman Empire. Pontu du Gard is one of the places that was the legacy of the Roman Empire that is often forgotten from the list of tourist attractions in France. Among the most memorable Roman sites in the world, Pont du Gard is the most impressed one with stunning and iconic ancient bridges and waterways are now a spectacular sight to visit.

The Pont du Gard

The Pont du Gard



6. Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe or the Gate of Victory is a monument in the middle of Place de l'Étoile, aims to celebrate the French victory and honor all those who died in battle. It is one of the most popular monuments in Paris and is one of the largest gates in the history. In addition, the gate was built to commemorate the victory of Napoleon. This gate is located in the middle of the roundabout Place Charles de Gaulle, at the western end of the Champs-Élysées road, Paris, France. Arc de Triomphe was built on the orders of Napoleon in its heyday in 1806, after he won against Austria in Austerliz war. Arc de Triomphe adorned by many sculptures and reliefs depicting the Napoleonic wars.

Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe



7. Saint-Malo

Saint-Malo is a French town located in the western part. The Precised location is in the province of Brittany on the English Channel. The population numbered 50 675 inhabitants and has an area of 36.58 km². The population density reaches 1,385 inhabitants / km². Saint-Malo was originally built as a walled fortress to guard the mouth of the Rance River and it was for centuries home to feared pirates.

Saint-Malo

Saint-Malo



8. Notre Dame Cathedral of Paris

Notre Dame de Paris or the Notre Dame Cathedral is the most famous church also the famous tourist spots in Paris. This gothic-style cathedral located on the Île de la Cité, a small island in the middle of the river Seine, Paris, France. It is a 12th century building in Paris. Notre Dame is regarded as the finest examples of French Gothic architecture style and is one of the most popular churches in this country. In addition to being tourist attractions, the Cathedral "Our Lady in Paris" is still used for Mass Archbishop of France. In addition to enter into the church to see the beautiful interior, we are also able to climb to the top of the tower to see the view of the city of Paris from the top.

Notre Dame Cathedral of Paris

Notre Dame Cathedral of Paris



9. Panthéon

Panthéon is a church and the tomb of a number of famous French people. Pantheon was also known as a temple to worship all the deities in the heyday of Rome, was a must in visiting while in Rome. This place has a number of monuments and statues and carvings were created with high artistic value. Pantheon name is derived from the Greek word meaning house All Gods. This temple was used as a church from the year 609 until 1885 and then became a church and a cemetery for the Italian national hero. Famous figures who are buried here are King Emmanuel I and the Renaissance painter, Raphael.

Panthéon

Panthéon



10. Place de la Concorde

Place de la Concorde is the octagonal town square located between the Tuileries Gardens and the Champs Elysées, Paris, France. This stylish town square is the main square and the largest in the city of Paris. As the main plaza located in the city center, Place de la Concorde is surrounded by important buildings and near other tourist attractions in Paris. In addition, this square also has many features and embellishments like Egyptian obelisks, fountains, statues, and artistic lampposts. Apart from being one of the famous tourist spots in Paris, Place de la Concorde is also often a film location and the novel setting of which is The Devil Wears Prada, Star Trek, and Tender is the Night novel written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, who also authored the novel titled ' The Curious Case of Benjamin Button '.

Place de la Concorde

Place de la Concorde



Those are 10 best places to visit in France for you as a reference for your holiday.

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