Sights to see in France
From cathedrals to delightful castles, France has everything that can make your trip memorable. Still, it is considered prudent to make a list of sights to see in France.
Take a look at the following top tourist attractions in France.
The Eiffel Tower
When one takes the name of France, then the first sight that comes to the mind is no other than the Eiffel Tower. Named after the engineer who designed this famous landmark of the world with 8,000 metallic parts – Gustave Eiffel, this is a structure that has earned the nickname of “Iron Lady due to its unique elegance. The 324-meter-high tower gives you a spectacular view of France and also gives you an option to dine with a view at the first and second level.
Do you remember the last scene from the movie Da Vinci Code? If yes, then you cannot forget the Louvre museum. This is one of the most popular museums in the world with great collections of fine arts and includes the famous Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci in addition to the Wedding Feast at Cana by Veronese, Venus de Milo sculpture belonging to the 1st-century-BC, etc.
Palace of Versailles
The beauty of the lavish interior of Versailles will make you fall in love with it. The magnificent Hall of Mirrors of the palace makes the hall sparkle and dazzle your eyes. Transformed from a small hunting lodge to the grandeur and opulent palace by the “Sun King” Louis XIV, the Palace of Versailles is more than a royal residence. Creation of the architect Jules Hardouin-Mansart, this palace is popular for its elegant Baroque facade and formal French gardens apart from decorative pools, charming fountains, etc.
Situated on the coast of Normandy and rising above the sea, Mont Saint-Michel is also known as “The Heavenly Jerusalem”. This is a mystical sight, which becomes an island during high tide and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in France. The Abbaye de Saint-Michel is one of the awe-inspiring sights to see in France of that has Gothic spires and is 155 meters above the sea.
Loire Valley Châteaux
If you want to enter into the world of children’s storybook then this UNESCO World Heritage site is the perfect destination for you. The Loire Valley placed in the enchanting countryside of woodlands is also known as the “Garden of France” due to its lush green surrounding.
There is no dearth of beautiful places to visit in France but the aforementioned sights to see in France are a must to visit. So, this time when you plan a trip to France then do not forget to walk through these places. It will definitely make your France tour delightful.