France is home to the famous Eiffel tower also popular for its wines, cuisines museums, fashion houses and monuments. Situated in Western Europe, France is a destination for many people. Below is a list of top cities you should visit whenever you are in France.
Paris is France’s capital city and seat of power. It is also specifically the home to the Eiffel tower and many other monuments like the Notre Dame cathedral. It is renowned for fashion, business, arts and culture. You should plan a visit to see the beautiful art collections at the Louvre. If you like food adventures too, you should try French foods in Paris, the whole city is crawling with many nice restaurants with top notch chefs.
An impressive old city with interesting architecture, Bordeaux is a fairly large city. One of its notable buildings is the gothic cathedral Saint Andre. Bordeaux is notable for its wine growing so you should get to taste different wines when you visit if you are a wine lover. The variety of wines produced in Bordeaux are popular all over the world specifically her red and white wine. The city is also home to many art museums like the Musee des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux, the Grande place de la Bourse and others.
Lyon is located at the confluence of the Rhone and Saone. It is home to a lot of buildings that are of the renaissance era. A city that is rich in culture and perfectly blends modern sophistication with its traditional and rich cultural heritage. The Lyon cathedral is a beautiful building and one of the famous buildings in the city. Many chemical and pharmaceutical companies grace the city. It is also home to the headquarters of the Interpol.
Toulouse is also known as ‘La Ville rose’ (the pink city) because many of its buildings are built with terracotta bricks. Notable places are its Canal du Midi, The place du capitol which is a famous square in the city. The city is particularly popular with students and you will find them in the squares having drinks and chatting. The Japanese garden is also a nice place to chill in Toulouse.
Strasbourg is a city near the German border. Notable for its Christmas market, it serves as a home to people with distinct culture and religion usually described as neither French nor German . A blend of structures from the medieval and renaissance era contributes to the cities beauty. The Strasbourg cathedral is one of such buildings with wonderful architecture.
Nice is located in the French Riviera. It is home to a famous seafront stretch the promenade des anglais and boasts of some of the best beaches in France. The St Jean cap Ferrat is a nice place to be where you can have a lot of fun. There are numerous historical monuments as well in Nice that you can visit.