Best places to visit in France. There is so much variety in landscapes and architecture of the buildings.
Amazing difference of traditions and food between North and South, East and West of France, plan to have a tour of all the marvelous regions of France.
I didn't prefer one part of France from the other, they are all beautiful.
Depending of the time of the year you will go to France, some regions can be more attractive during a special time of the year.
Let's take an example: for a visit of the castles of the Loire Valley, the summer is a good time. Why? Because some of them hold shows sons et lumieres like the Feerie nocturne au château d'Amboise during June to the end of August.
You have heard about this place where there are hundreds of castles: Castle Land. Most famous Chateaux de la Loire are Chambord, Cheverny, Amboise, Chenonceau... The Loire Valley is located in the center of France with its river the Loire. The climate is mild and is favorable for vineyards, cherry trees and asparagus.
Called in French Bretagne is a region located North West of France. Only two hours from Paris with the TGV. Interesting place to visit near Carnac the megalithic monuments (dolmen and menhir). Main cities are Rennes, St Malo, Dinan...
I'd like to visit Brittany in the summer time. The weather is warmer at this time of the year. It could be rainy and cold in winter. There are many festivals in summer.
Burgundy or Bourgogne is the main and famous area for wine. Also the reputation for the delightful gastronomy is why you will love this part of France. Main cities in Burgundy: Dijon, Avallon, Auxerre...
September is a good month for picking the grapes and visiting this beautiful countryside of Burgundy. Enjoy participating in the harvest.
Located in the East of France, the French Alps are the favorite place for tourists who like to sky, hike, bike and snowboarding. Famous pic theMount Blanc is a must see! Best places in France are Chamonix Courchevel , Annecy and Megeve. If you like skiing, snowboarding, no doubt winter is the perfect time to go to the Alps. Summer is for hiking.
The Provence is the region of lavender, roman ruins. This countryside was often painted by famous impressionists like Van Gogh, Cezanne and Matisse. Visit Avignon , the city of Popes ; Cassis with the Calanques(Mediterranean fjord) ; Aix-en-Provence ; Nimes ; Marseille.
Visit the Provence all year around. The climate is warm and dry. Summer can be hot. Best time will be spring and autumn.
The high end Cote d'Azur, the French Riviera is the great destination. Don't miss Nice, Cannes, St-Tropez are the cities located near the warm water of the Mediterranean. Inland visit Grasse well-known worldwide for its perfume.
Best time to visit the French Riviera is all year around.
And that's not all, there are other places in France you should visit.
Arc de Triomphe
Bois de Vincennes
Bois de Boulogne
Jardin du Luxembourg
Philharmonie de Paris