France is the most visited country that offers marvellous sights and iconic destinations to visit. There are hundreds of things to do in France, which include incredible architecture of Eiffel Tower, the museum of Louvre, Disneyland of Paris and not only this, there are picturesque countrysides, sandy beaches, ski resorts and two hundred stunning gardens. The largest cities in France are Paris, Marseille, Lyon, Toulouse and Bordeaux. This country is famous for its beauty of art, spectacular architecture, rich literature, melodious music, great philosophy, cinema, fashion and what not. Culinary things to do in France are also exotic and colorful. France is famous for manufacturing a large variety of cheese, wines including Champagne, Bordeaux, Bourgogne, and Beaujolais as well as French onion soup, éclair and crème brûlée.
We are sharing here some of the best things to do in France.
Eiffel Tower, Paris
This wrought iron iconic freestanding tower is 324 metres (1,063 ft) tall having 1,665 steps. It was built to celebrate the 100th year anniversary of the French Revolution.
Musée du Louvre, Paris
Residence of Mona Lisa, Louvre Museum is among the largest museums in the world. It covers a wide area of of 60,600 square metres and is situated at the bank of river Seine.
Notre-Dame de Paris, Paris
Notre-Dame Cathedral or Notre-Dame is one of the largest and most famous cathedral in the world that displays the finest French Gothic architecture. Skillfully crafted sculptures, magnificent stained glass windows, organs and ten bells add elegance to the grandeur of this cathedral.
Arc de Triomphe de l’Étoile, Paris
The French Emperor Napoleon ordered the construction of this monument, Triumphal Arch of the Star in 1806. He wanted to pay the tribute to his grand army. The names of major battles in the French Revolution as well as the generals are inscribed in the white walls of this grand architecture.
Côte d’Azur (French Riviera)
In southeast of France, this Azure Coast is the Mediterranean coastline. It is one of the modern resort, which presents an amazing blend of scenery. There are stylish hotels, ruins of castles, coastal villages as well as the great Monte Carlo Casino.
Château de Versailles, Versailles
The Palace of Versailles is famous for its incredible gardens, awe-inspiring Hall of Mirrors, great King’s Grand Apartments, historical museum and five chapels, which display the finest art work.
Avenue des Champs-Élysées is a 1.9 km boulevard famous for chic cafés, awe-inspiring theaters and luxury shops. As well as an annual military parade is held there to celebrate Bastille Day, the French National Day.
Sacré-Coeur Basilica, Paris
Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris is an iconic Roman Catholic church, located at the peak of Montmartre hill. This travertine stone beautiful architecture houses a large pipe organ constructed by Aristide Cavaillé-Coll.
This Gothic style royal chapel has the most finest interior in the world. It displays the 13th century spectacular stained glass collection, which is the most extensive collection in the world.
White Mountain is the highest summit in Europe and in the Alps mountain range as well as the 11th highest mountain in the world. It is 4,808.73 m (15,777 ft) above the sea level and is famous for snowboarding, skiing or hiking.