France is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. People from all around the world are drawn to the country’s exquisite cuisine, fine wines, artistic atmosphere and refined culture. The country has a beautiful capital city and most times when France is mentioned; many people picture Paris. The capital is characterized by beautiful neoclassical architecture and some of the country’s most notable monuments like the Eiffel Tower, but there is a lot more to see in Paris than just the capital city. There are the French Alps, the very location of Mont Blanc, the highest peak in Europe, the castles and vineyards at Loire Valley and for those who love wine there is a famous Bordeaux known all around the world.
Located in the centre of France is the Loire Valley, home to most of the famous chateaux like Chambord, Amboise, Rivau, Chinon and Chenonceau. It is a very popular tourist destination majorly because of its beautiful scenery, historic villages and spectacular vineyards. The valley twists and turns along the Loire river for over one hundred and fifty miles, and it passes through most of the beautiful villages. It is also popular for its many wineries that offer tourists a place for wine tasting and tours.
If you’re looking for World-class Art and a beautiful place to shop, Bordeaux is the place to be. Located a few kilometres from the Atlantic Ocean sits another beautiful city in France, known for its fine architecture, historical sites and culture scene. The centre of the city is beautified by over three hundred and fifty historic site and monuments, some of which include medieval churches and Ponte de Pierre one of the charming old bridges located in the area. Bordeaux is also known for its several stunning plazas, and the most beautiful being Place de la Bourse with its beautiful mirror-like effect. Driving through the nearby wine towns is the icing on the cake, where tourist can experience the full beauty of the villages, vineyards and chateaux.
Located on the border between Germany and France, the city of Strasbourg serves as the seat of the European Parliament, the European Court of Human Rights, and the council of Europe, as well as other important European institutions. The city’s centre is full of many historical centres, alongside the mix of both German and French architecture. Tourists can find a lot of captivating attractions like the stunning Gothic cathedral which displays a functional ancient astrological clock. The city also has a lot of picturesque views, cafes, museums and shops to offer.
These are just a few of the many places that can be visited in France. The country is endowed with a lot of cultural heritage and beautiful geography. There a lot of holiday homes and cottages in France scattered across the various beautiful cities. For reviews on the place you will like to stay, you can read Bellavilla reviews, it will guide you on the most suitable place for you in France.