Famous places in France

France is the first country in the world in number of tourists. This is due to the amazing number of famous places. As a starter, focus on the top 10 famous places in France: Paris, Versailles, Giverny, D Day Beaches, Mont-Saint-Michel, the Loire Castles, the Champagne wine country, the Bordeaux wine country, the French Riviera, Lourdes. Excepting French Riviera and Lourdes, these ten famous places in France can be visited on a day tour from Paris.

Giverny
Giverny
Champagne
Champagne
Versailles
Versailles
D Day Beaches
D Day Beaches
Loire Castles
Loire Castles
Mont Saint Michel
Mont Saint Michel

Famous places in France: Giverny Book tour

You come to Paris and love impressionism. Take half a day to go to Giverny, a famous place in France.

Claude Monet, the impressionnist painter, lived in Giverny from 1883 until 1926. His Giverny house is now a great museum with a lovely garden (locate Giverny on France map). You can combine the visits of Giverny and Versailles by coach (one full day).

5 hours from Paris. 109 euros. Not available in winter.

Famous places in France: Giverny
Famous places in France: Giverny
Famous places in France: Champagne vineyards
Famous places in France: Champagne vineyards

Famous places in France: Champagne Book tour

150 km East of Paris, the Champagne region grows the world famous Champagne sparkling wines.

You visit Rheims Cathedral, taste Champagne wines, admire Champagne (locate Rheims on France map). This is the easiest wine tour from Paris.

10 hours 30 minutes from Paris. 125 euros.

Famous places in France: Versailles Book tour

Spend one day at the Palace of Versailles, a famous place of France near Paris and a Mont Saint Michel is a Unesco world heritage sight. This tour includes a visit of the Palace, the Trianon and the Park where you will enjoy a great lunch (locate Versailles on France map).

9 hours. 135 euros.

If you have one day altogether for a tour, consider the great Versailles + Paris and Versailles + Giverny tours.


Famous places in France: Versailles
Famous places in France: D day beaches
Famous places in France: D day beaches

Famous places in France: D Day beaches Book tour

An emotional bus tour from Paris to Normandy to relive the dramatic hours of D Day landing in June 1944 (locate D day beaches on France map).

This tour includes famous places of France: Caen Memorial, Pointe du Hoc, the American cemetery of Saint Laurent, Omaha Beach and Arromanches.

14 hours 30 minutes from Paris. 175 euros.

Famous places in France: Loire Castles Book tour

The Loire valley is the garden of France, a peaceful region combining lovely landscapes, splendid royal 16th century castles, great French food and wines.

Visit three famous Castles: Chambord, Cheverny, Chenonceau (locate Loire Castles on France map).

12 hours 30 minutes from Paris. 159 euros.

Famous places in France: Loire Castles
Famous places in France: Loire Castles
Famous places in France: Mont Saint Michel
Famous places in France: Mont Saint Michel

Places in France: Mont Saint Michel Book tour

Discover famous Mont Saint Michel, an island off the coast of Normandy topped by a spectacular 12th century abbey and a Unesco world heritage sight (locate Mont Saint Michel on France map). The tour includes a lunch in Mont Saint Michel.

A unique day tour to famous places in Normandy.

14 hours 30 minutes from Paris. 170 euros.

Famous places in France: French Riviera Details

The French Riviera is known for its mediteranean weather, its beautiful coastline, its many sights, including Cannes, Antibes, Nice and Monaco (locate French Riviera on France map).

The French Riviera is also animated by famous events including the Cannes Film Festival, the Juan Jazz Festival, the Monaco Grand Prix and the Nice Carnaval. Fly Air France or Easyjet to Nice.

Famous places in France: Menton on the French Riviera
Famous places in France: Menton, French Riviera

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