France is a popular holiday destination. Our neighbor on the other side of the Rhine impresses with its breathtaking diversity, consisting of extensive coastlines, rugged mountains and picturesque flower fields. All of this means that in France, you can spend relaxing and varied holidays to your liking. What you need to watch out for when planning your holiday in France is indicated in our travel tips for France.
Who doesn’t know it, the city of love and its millions and millions of lights: elegant and majestic, Paris presents itself to the visitor who meets countless attractions during its discovery tours. It is not surprising that Paris is one of the cities in the world where the volume of tourists is the highest. In addition to the Eiffel Tower, the Basilica of the Sacred Heart and the Arc de Triomphe, the French capital’s diverse cultural landscape will thrill you. It has more than 200 art galleries, 160 museums and 100 theatres. In addition, the city on the Seine River fascinates with its engaging flair. This can be best appreciated during a walk through the exclusive shopping streets of the fashion metropolis or in one of the 10,000 restaurants. Or take a boat trip on the Seine and experience the city of dreams that is completely contemplative from the ship’s point of view. It goes without saying that you, art lovers, have placed the « Louvre Museum », the most magnificent art exhibition in the world, at the top of your list. After an inspiring visit to the Louvre Museum, you will have to go to Versailles to admire the baroque castle of the « Château de Versailles », a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its spectacular interior and magnificent park with its fountains. Back in the metropolis is always your trip to Montmatrede, the world-famous Parisian artists’ district with its artist’s square « Place du Tertre » and the « Dali Museum ». To visit the « Sacré Coeur » basilica, you have to walk all kinds of steps, but the effort is worth it: you can enjoy a breathtaking view of Paris and its hidden corners. The city of all cities also makes the hearts of children beat faster, because Paris offers Disneyland a real asset for your children.
Glitz and exclusivity are absolute keywords for the cosmopolitan city of Cannes. The legendary metropolis of the French Riviera is located in the « Bay of the Gulf of Napoule » and is not only a major tourist attraction, but also a popular meeting place for stars and international celebrities. The boulevard de la Croisette, bordered by palm trees, extends over 3 km. It is the centre of the public events of the glorious Cannes and is decorated with famous buildings such as the « Palais des festivals et des congrès ». Overcrowded marinas on the « View Port » Private beaches, luxurious limousines and sophisticated Belle Époque buildings add to Cannes’ glamour. The prestigious International Film Festival is a real magnet thanks to which the city has acquired a world-renowned reputation for promoting the art of filmmaking. Discover Le Suquet, the old town of Cannes and an old fishing village located on the hill of Mont Chevalier. Visit the old church of Le Suquet and the 11th century watchtower « Tour du Mont Chevalier ». The most important church in Cannes is the late Gothic church of Notre-Dame de l’Espérance, whose incredibly high vault will surely fascinate you.