Locate Paris and France most famous sights on France map: Versailles, Normandy Beaches, Giverny, Mont Saint-Michel, Fontainebleau, Loire Castles, Champagne. Famous places in France. Bus tours Paris to Normandy. Visit France.
Paris is the capital city of France and the largest metropolitan area in continental Europe. The Eiffel Tower, Mona Lisa, Monet's paintings, the grave of Napoléon, Louis Vuitton megastore, Disneyland Paris are among the top sights of the most visited city in the world.
To visit Paris in one day, choose the Eiffel Tower and cruise tour to get a first view of the city. The tour includes a bus tour of the city, visit to second floor of Eiffel Tower and a Seine river cruise.
Spend one full day at the 17th century Palace of Versailles, a famous place of France near the City of Lights and a UNESCO world heritage sight. This tour includes a visit of Versailles Palace, the Trianon Palace and the park. Locate Versailles on France map.If you have just one day altogether for a tour, consider the great Versailles + Paris and Versailles + Giverny tours. Tour information and booking
On June 6, 1944, 160 000 Allied Troops landed on a 50 mile stretch of fortified French coastline to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy. The commander in chief of the troops, General Eisenhower, called D-Day a crusade in which «we will accept nothing less than full victory». More than 5,000 ships and 13,000 aircrafts supported the D-Day invasion. By D-Day's end, the Allies had gained a foot-hold in Normandy, the first decisive step towards victory.
It is possible to board an emotional bus tour from Paris to these specially famous places in France to relive the dramatic hours of D-Day landing on June 6th 1944 and the following days. Locate D-Day beaches on France map. This tour includes many famous places of France, that stay in our memory: Caen Memorial, Pointe du Hoc, the Normandy American Cemetery, Omaha Beach, Arromanches. The best bus tours from Paris to Normandy.
Locate Giverny on France map.
You come to France and love impressionism. Take half a day to go to Giverny, one of the most famous places in France. Claude Monet, the impressionist painter, loved the place and lived there from 1883 until 1926. His Giverny house and gardens are now a great museum. You can combine the visits of Giverny and Versailles by coach of Giverny and Auvers sur Oise, a village where Van Gogh lived, in one full day.
Locate Mont Saint-Michel on France map.
Mont Saint-Michel is one of the most famous places in France: a prestigious religious history dating back to 706 AD, a spectacular abbey topping a granite island in the middle of a bay in Normandy, West of Paris, and a Unesco world heritage sight. With over 3 million visitors every year, Mont Saint-Michel is the third most visited sight in France. Locate Mont Saint-Michel on France map.
Discover famous Mont Saint-Michel. The coach tour from Paris includes a lunch in Mont Saint-Michel.
A unique day tour to famous places in Normandy.
Locate Fontainebleau on France map.
Fontainebleau Castle, a Unesco world heritage monument, is fifty kilometers south from Paris. Stay overnight in Fontainebleau or in the lovely Moret sur Loing village.
The simplest way to visit Fontainebleau is a coach tour from Paris. Consider the tour with visits of Fontainebleau and Vaux le Vicomte, another great castle near the city (not in winter).
The Loire valley is the garden of France, peaceful places combining lovely landscapes, the splendid Loire Castles, delicate French food and fruity wines.
Visit two famous places: Chambord and Chenonceau Castles. Locate them on Loire Valley map.
Locate Champagne and Reims on France map.
145 kilometers East of Paris on the way to Germany, the hilly Champagne region is a famous place for growing the world's most famous sparkling wines. They are produced from grapes grown in the region following strict rules; secondary fermentation to create carbonation, specific vineyard practices, pressing regimes unique to the region.
You can visit Champagne on a day tour from Paris. Begin with a guided visit of the cellars of the famous Mumm Champagne house Taste the Mumm Cordon Rouge, one of the most popular Champagnes in the world. Continue with a tour of Reims's Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Explore Reims and enjoy lunch in a restaurant there.
In the afternoon, discover the Champagne countryside, its villages and prestigious vineyards. In Epernay, visit a Champagne house, Mercier, founded in 1858. Travel by automated train to a depth of 100 feet to visit the cellars, finish the tour with tasting.
The map of Bordeaux wine region locates the famous Bordeaux vineyards. Médoc, Saint-Emilion, Graves are especially famous for red wines made of a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Check our map of Bordeaux wine region
Locate D-Day famous Normandy beaches, 250km from Paris by A13, on Normandy beaches map: from west to east, Utah beach, Omaha beach, Gold, Juno, Sword. Arromanches, Pointe du Hoc, the American Cemetery are other moving sights.
The French Riviera map locates the top sights of the French Riviera: Antibes, Biot, Cannes, Eze, Menton, Monaco, Nice.
Locate Loire Valley Castles on Loire Valley castles map: Amboise, Azay le Rideau, Chambord, Cheverny, Chenonceaux.
Locate Somme Battle sights on Somme battlefields map. The Somme is one hour from Calais, two hours from Paris.
The map of Versailles Palace and Gardens locates the top sights of the famous Sun King's estate: Hall of Mirrors, Versailles Gardens, the Grand Canal, the Grand Trianon, the Petit Trianon.
Locate Disneyland Resort on the Disneyland Paris map.
Locate top sights on Paris map.
Printable tourist map with top Paris sights.
As driving and parking are quite difficult in the city, the metro is the most heavily used means of transportation. The metro is safe and clean. Locate metro lines and metro stations on the map. Find your itinerary in town. Check our Paris metro map
The city is divided into 20 arrondissements, its administrative subdivisions with each a separate city hall and a zip code. As example, the zip code of the 1st arrondissement is 75001. Locate most city top sights on the Paris Arrondissement map.
There is a wide choice of hotels and apartments in town with very different quality and value for money. Most hotels are small and charming boutique hotels. Locate our favorite hotels in town and our favorite districts for hotels on Paris hotel map.
There is a huge number of restaurant in the city, both French and foreign. In general, the tourist districts offer poor value for money. But, there are exceptions. Locate our favorite restaurants in town on Paris restaurant map.
From the huge shopping malls to the small specialized shops, there are shopping venues matching your taste. Locate the best shopping venues in the city on Paris shopping map: fashion streets, department stores, shopping malls, flea market.
It is quite practical to have and use a printed pdf map when in town. Check and print in town the free printable Paris map pdf with the main streets of the city, the metro stations, the train stations and the top tourist signts.
Locate the top monuments on Paris monument map. It includes the Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame, the Louvre, the Sacré-Coeur, the Arc de Triomphe, La Conciergerie, the Sainte Chapelle, the Fondation Louis Vuitton, Palais de Chaillot.
The city is world famous for its top museums of art: Musée d'Orsay, Louvre, Centre Pompidou, Musée d'Art Moderne, Musée Picasso, Musée Marmottan. Locate and view the top museums on Paris museum map.