It is always amazing to spend time in France. This is one of the major countries to enjoy great time at. Here you can find a lot of attractions that are going to keep you busy throughout your trip. So, let us take a look at the list of top 10 most popular tourist attractions of France.
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10. Arc De Triomphe, Paris
Arc De Triomphe is one of the most popular triumphal arcs of France. It is situated in Paris city. It was constructed during the times of French emperor Napoleon in 1806. The construction took many years and finally the Arc De Triomphe was inaugurated in 1836. This beautiful arc has been design in ancient astylar style.
9. Saint Michel, Normandy
Saint Michel is one of the most amazing landmarks of France. It is a major site of attraction of NormandyIsland. The island got fame due to its abbey that is occupying the rocks in 2 km in diameter. The landmark is famous for its church and monastery, which are situated at the top side of Saint Michel. Its bottom section has halls and residential areas.
8. Chartres Cathedral
This cathedral is not only beautiful and ancient but also has become the symbol of beauty of France. It reflects the rich beauty of the French Gothic style. Much of its part has been made with stained glass and white marble. The cathedral was constructed in 13th century.
7. Chamonix, French Alps
Chamonix is one of the most popular ski-resorts of France. It is situated in French Alps at the foot of Mont Blanc. This had been the site of 1st Winter Olympic Games during 1924. Here you can enjoy a lot of games and the place is ideal to visit during summer vacations.
6. Eiffel Tower
The Eiffel Tower is a symbol of beauty. It is situated in Paris and is one of the major and most popular tourist attractions of France. It was constructed by Gustave Eiffel and remained the entrance arch for the International Exhibitions of Paris during 1889 onwards.
5. Disneyland, Paris
Disneyland of Paris is an entertainment hub for both children and adults. It was opened in 1992 and has been visited by millions of tourists so far. The resort has over 55 rides, 60 shops, 5700 hotel rooms in its different departments.
4. Palace of Versailles
Palace of Versailles is one of the largest palaces of France. It is also known as chateau de Versailles. It was constructed during the times of Louis XIII king in 1624 and was famous as a hunting lodge. It is having about 600 rooms, 2000 windows, 65 staircases and over 1500 acres of beautiful gardens.
3. Chateau De Chambord, Loir et Cher
Chateau De Chambord is another major tourist attraction of France. It is situated in Loire valley, in central France. It is an amazing example of French renaissance architecture. The whole house is surrounded by forest park and is an amazing place to visit.
2. Pont Du Gard Bridge, Nime
Pont Du Gard Bridge is a big Roman bridge. It is situated in the city of Rome, in South France. It is spread in an area of 50 kilometers, and was constructed in 1st century A.D. This has been a major UNESCO’s world heritage site since a long.
1. Basilica of Sacred Heart of Paris
Basilica of Sacred Heart is another great tourist point of Paris. It is an adorable and must see landmark of the city and is a roman catholic church. Basilica of Sacred Heart is situated at montmartre hill. Its design was given by French architect Paul Abadie, and the construction was completed in 1914.