Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site for 30 years, the Palace of Versailles was once the residence of the Kings of France. The architecture, artworks, sumptuous decoration, and the furniture created by greatest craftsmen of the age are really admirable.
Disneyland Paris located in the Paris suburb of Marne-la-Vallée, is the second Disney theme park resort to open outside the United States, after Tokyo Disney Resort. Disneyland Paris consists of two parks, Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park, and a shopping district, Disney Village. Disneyland is divided into four themed sections : Discoveryland, Frontierland, Adventureland and Fantasyland and the central shopping and information area is Main Street USA.
Paris the capital of France is the country's largest city and main cultural and commercial centre, filled with architectural masterpieces like the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Museum and the Notre-Dame Cathedral. Paris, the cosmopolitan capital of France, is one of Europe's largest cities. Located in the north of France on the river Seine, Paris is one of the most beautiful and romantic cities. Paris is the centre of culture, art, fashion, food and design. Dubbed the City of Light (la Ville Lumière) and Capital of Fashion, it is home to the world's finest and most luxurious fashion designers and cosmetics. The citycontains numerous iconic landmarks, such as the world's most visited tourist site the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, the Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Louvre Museum, Moulin Rouge, and Lido, making it the most popular tourist destination in the world with 45 million tourists annually.
Eze is a small village on the way to Monaco. The village is situated on a small mountain. There is also Fragonard perfume factory which you can visit for free. Also close by is the magnificent Villa ile de France, of the Baroness Ephrussi de Rothschild. The principality of Monaco is a tiny country on the Mediterranean Sea and surrounded by France. This is the second smallest independent state in the world (after the Vatican) and is almost entirely urban. Monte Carlo is a popular resort destination in Monaco. The Palais du Prince (Prince's Palace) is located in old Monaco-Ville and is also a must see.
Nice, capital of the Alpes-Maritimes on the French Riviera is on the shores of the Baie des Anges or the wings of an angel, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Nice is the second-largest French city on the Mediterranean coast. The Mediterranean climate and year round sunshine, the beaches and French culinary have made Nice a tourism magnet.
Cannes is now a glamorous and expensive seaside town considered to be one of the social hubs of Europe. The Cannes Film Festival starts in May, entertaining the rich and famous. During the festival, fans can see actors, celebrities, and directors up close and in person on the famous steps of the Palais des Festivals at the end of La Croisette.. Antibes is a beautiful city. Walking to the old downtown is easy and makes for excellent views. There is a regular bus service (number 200, 1.5€) between Cannes, Antibes and Nice. Antibes is very much known for its luxury yachting port 'Port Vauban'. St. Paules de Vance is one of the oldest medieval towns on the French Riviera. It is well known for its modern and contemporary art museums and galleries such as the Fondation Maeght which is located nearby. It is a beautifully manicured pedestrian village and filled with quaint stone structures and narrow, flowery paths.
Bordeaux, hub of the famed wine-growing region, is a port city on the Garonne River in southwestern France. It is known for its Gothic Saint-André Cathedral, mansions of 18th and 19th century and notable art museums like the Museum of Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux. Public gardens line the curving river quays. The grand Place de la Bourse, centered on the Three Graces fountain, overlooks the Miroir d’Eau reflecting pool. It is one of the finest unspoilt eighteenth-century cityscapes in the world and a Unesco world heritage site.
Colmar is the third largest town in the Alsac region in the North eastern France. The city is renowned for its well preserved old town, architecture and museums. Walking in its streets is like visiting a movie set with hundreds of century old half timbered houses and lovely canals. Not to miss the romantic and world famous district of “Little Venice”. The Lauch river flows through the centre of Colmar.
Annecy is an alpine town in south eastern France, where Lake Annecy feeds into the Thiou River. Annecy is famous for its Vieille Ville or old town with cobbled streets, winding canals and pastel-coloured houses. Overlooking the city, the medieval Château d’Annecy, once home to the Counts of Geneva, contains a museum with regional artifacts such as Alpine furniture and religious art, plus a natural history exhibit. The Palais de l'Isle is a 12th-century castle on an island in the river Thiou as the river meets the lake Annecy.
Chamonix-Mont-Blanc is a resort area near the junction of France, Switzerland and Italy. At the base of Mont Blanc, the highest summit in the Alps, it's renowned for its skiing. Year-round, cable cars take visitors up to several nearby peaks with panoramic views, including Aiguille du Midi above town, and Pointe Helbronner, across vast glacier fields on the Italian border.