France is one of the most visited European countries, and not only for having one of the most famous capitals: Paris, but because it hides incredible places that you can never forget. They may not always be the most visited, but they are not less beautiful. Today we want to take a tour of them, so that the next time you travel to France you presume to have seen the most beautiful places.
The most amazing places in France
Going on a trip is a unique experience, But when we step on well-known places and go to the same places and monuments as other people in the world, it makes us feel a bit frustrated. Therefore, look at this list that we have prepared especially for you.
1. Mont Saint MichelMont Saint Michel - ventdusud
Although it is known by the name «mount» the truth is that it is an island nestled in the Couesnon River, in the Normandy region, which is located northwest of France.
It receives its name from the beautiful abbey that stands there and is dedicated to the archangel Saint Michael, who appeared to the Bishop of Avranches in the eighth century. Staying to sleep in the area, although a little expensive, will be worth it, because you can enjoy the most beautiful sunrises and sunsets in the world.
2. CarcassonneCarcassonne - Sergey Kelin
A beautiful medieval complex located in the south of France. Its famous walled city is one of the best preserved in Europe and was declared 20 years ago as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
It is a magical place that will make you feel like a real gentleman while admiring its walls, its doors and its castle.Nor should we miss the basilica of Saint-Nazaire.
3. RocamadourRocamadour - leoks
This religious enclave dating back to about 500 years ago It is located on a hill and built on its cliffs. You can imagine the beautiful landscape it creates.
It will captivate you for its beauty, for its walks through medieval streets full of charm and the beautiful sunsets that can be seen from there.
4. AlsaceRiquewihr - leoks
Very close to the border with Germany and Switzerland, Alsace is known to be the most beautiful that the French country can offer the world. It seems taken from a story by the Grimm brothers, with its villages of houses with pointed roofs, wooden windows and colored facades.
Although winter is hard in France, We recommend you visit this region at Christmas Well, the decoration is unique and will make you feel tricked by magic.
5. French RivieraFrench Riviera - Laborant
Surely it sounds like you, much more if we talk about Nice or Cannes. The French Riviera is synonymous with luxury and glamor, among other things because it is the place chosen by many celebrities for their summer breaks.
Of course, in summer it will be difficult and expensive to access them, but if you go in another season, you will enjoy beautiful landscapes that fuse the beauty of the mountains with the imposing presence of the Mediterranean Sea. It has no waste!
6. Provence and lavenderProvence - ronnybas
If you already know the tendency to grow lavender in this French region, we assure you that you can not even imagine the beauty that shows the purple color of this plant when the fields are full of it.
Provence is an amazing region that has been an inspiration to some of the world's best known painters. We are sure that your landscapes will also captivate you.
"The real journey of discovery is not to look for new lands, but to look at them with new eyes."
7. Chenonceau CastleChenonceau Castle - Viacheslav Lopatin
This castle is located on the banks of the Loire. A region where you can admire the most incredible castles that you may have ever seen.
Among them, Chenoceau's stands out for its beauty. Known as "Ladies Castle", stands majestically on the river Cher, tributary of the Loire, and the landscape that forms around it is second to none. The sunsets in that area are a show that you cannot miss.
8. The cliffs of ÉtretatCliffs of Étretat - StevanZZ
It is possible that you have seen them in many movies and you have remained with your mouth open wondering where that place is. Well, in the northwest of France you can find them.The rocks appear to have been cut in a straight line creating a pearl gray color which stands out with the white sand of its feet, the green of its crown and the intense blue of the sea that bathes them. A splendid landscape.
As you can see, although France has great monuments and well-known places to see, these hidden corners will make your trip something more special, creating indelible images in your mind and your heart.