France - Tourist Attractions

France is the most visited country in the world measured by international tourist arrivals in the last ten years. This country is located in central region of Europe. It is not strange, because as a travel destination, France has to offer a lot – wonderful beaches, unique restaurants, high snowy mountains, historic heritage, cosmopolitan cities, mysterious castles, famous museums and art galleries, incredible caves and finest wines in the world. Paris is the capital of France and one of the most visited cities in the world.
Other popular travel destinations in France are: Provence, Bordeaux, Bourges, Lille, Marseille, Lyon, Nantes, Toulouse, Strasbourg, Versailles and many others. Some of the world’s most popular tourist attractions are situated in France – following are the most famous:

NATURAL ATTRACTIONS
Mont Blanc
Puy-de-Dôme
Reunion Island
Gulf of Porto
Camargue Marsh
Cliffs at Etretat
Dune of Pilat

HISTORY ATTRACTIONS
Caves of the Vezere Valley
Fortifications of Vauban
Pont du Gard – Roman Aqueduct
Historic cities and centres: Avignon, Carcassonne, Provins
Palace and Park of Fontainebleau
Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France

CULTURAL ATTRACTIONS
Mont-Saint-Michel
Churches and Cathedrals: Chartres Cathedral, Church in Vezelay, Amiens Cathedral, Abbey Church of Saint-Savin sur Gartempe, Notre-Dame, Bourges Cathedral
Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay
Bordeaux – Port of the Moon
Eiffel Tower

ENTERTAINMENT ATTRACTIONS
Theme parks: Disneyland Paris, Parc Asterix, Futuroscope, Bienvenue ŕ Bagatelle, Le Jardin d'Acclimation, Le Pal, Walibi Aquitaine, Walibi Lorraine, Walibi Rhone-Alpes, Nigloland, OK Corral, Parc Saint Paul, Puy du Fou

OTHER ATTRACTIONS
Cote d’Azur (French Riviera)




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