La France: le pays de l’amour(France: The country of love). France is the top tourist destination where tourist flock to the land of the Gauls to feast on its extraordinary wealth of art, architecture, fashion, music, literature and gastronomy that seduces millions of travellers all around the world. Whether you end up walking barefoot across wave-rippled sand to Mont St-Michel, riding a cable car to glacial panoramas above Chamonix, or cartwheeling down Europe’s highest sand dune, France does not disappoint. Its great outdoors is thrilling, with endless opportunities and the next adventure begging to be had.
Attracting more than 45 million visitors annually, Paris is the world’s most popular tourist destination. Dubbed various nicknames like the City of Lights, City of Love and Capital of Fashion. In addition to iconic landmarks like the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe and Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris is also home to some of the world’s finest museums that include the Louvre Museum and Musee d’Orsay. The Pantheon is where famous French citizens are buried. Modeled after the Pantheon in Rome, it was originally a church dedicated to St. Genevieve, the patron saint of Paris, and her relics.
Situated right on the border of France and Germany. The city serves as the seat of the European Parliament. Here among a blend of both French and German architecture, visitors can find many museums, shops, cafes and striking attractions such as the stunning Gothic cathedral, which features intricate carvings and a 300-year old working, astrological clock.
Nice, capital of the Alpes-Maritimes department on the French Riviera, sits on the pebbly shores of the Baie des Anges. Founded by the Greeks and later a retreat for 19th-century European elite, the city has also long attracted artists. The city’s Modern and Contemporary Art Museum (or MAMAC) is an imposing modernist structure displaying avant garde works by French and international artists. Nice is a place with a profound history and culture a magnet for sunseekers and high-rollers. Nice became a tourist epicentre as many affluent English tourists started spending the winters at the beach front here. The surrounding areas of Nice are also breathtakingly picturesque and was yet another attraction for tourists, prompting them to come here.
Monaco is a tiny independent city-state on France’s Mediterranean coastline known for its upscale casinos, yacht-lined harbour and prestigious Grand Prix motor race, which runs through Monaco’s streets once a year. Monte-Carlo, its major district, is home to an elegant belle-époque casino complex and ornate Salle Garnier opera house. this is the country where no tax is paid. There are many big events in Monaco such as Formula 1 Grand Prix in May, Tennis Master Series in April, Annual Spring Arts Festival and the Monte Carlo Opera. Monaco’s balmy climate and seaside walk makes it naturally beautiful place to visit. Peeping inside Monte Carlo’s legendary marble-and-gold casino is a Monaco essential. The building, open to visitors every morning, is Europe’s most lavish example of belle-epoque architecture.