Paris is the name of the capital city in France is rich in culture and historical places. As the most famous tourism destination, France is already visited by more than 30 million visitors each year. The reason why Paris is unique comes from their monument and architectures like Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower and Neo-Classic Haussmann road and buildings. Paris is also give you with many kinds of modern entertainment like Disneyland Paris, Museum, and Opera house make it the sources of entertainment in Paris. However, these places are already famous in France especially for those who have ever been there. And now, I will give you the most popular destination in France. I hope you will found the alternative destination to visit in France after reading this article. Alright, let’s go!
1. Eiffel Tower
The first place on our list is the beautiful Eiffel Tower. Eiffel tower is categorized as the top 10 most wanted destination in France by the global tourists. This monumental building is consisting of huge steel structures which are done in 1889 based from a French engineering, Gustave Eiffel. Eiffel Tower is one of the iconic landmarks in the world. You can see the whole of Paris from this tower. So, how is it? Got interested to try?
2. Versailles Palace
Versailles Palace is also one of the most popular tourism destinations in France. You can see the majestic and elegance atmosphere of French monarchy inside the Versailles Palace. But that’s not the end of our journey, you can still continue to watch the outstanding architectures, antiques, arts, and furniture in here.
3. Nimes Arena
Your mind will directly say that it’s not in France but it was in Rome. Well you are deceived by your mind. Although it’s looks similar but Nimes Arena is one of the most popular tourism destinations in France. Some of the people are said that this iconic building is better than Coliseum in Rome. Well I don’t want to compared both of those iconic buildings as it has their own characteristics and you may agree or you may not agree is up to you. Alright, back to the topic, Nimes Arena will give you the majestic atmosphere of Romanian attendances. Nimes Arena will give you the real experience of interactive audio and exhibition to bring the memories of ancient show back to live once more.
4. Musee du Louvre
Musee du Louvre is the most popular destination in France by foreign tourists. Musee du Louvre contains a lot of famous artworks in the world such as sculptures, statues, and artifacts collection since the 2000 years of history. Although this building was build in the 12 century, the fortress gate is already change by now. There are so many things that you can see in here and one day is never enough to see the whole collections. You need to plan your trip if you wish to see the whole collections of Musee du Louvre.
5. Pont du Gard
In the past, France is the most important part of Romanian Empire for more than centuries ago and sometimes we forgot about this fact. Whether we like it or not, France is the heritage from the Romanian Empire. Pont du Gard is one of the prove from Romanian Empire heritage. France is offering you with their Romanian Empire heritage structures. Pont du Gard is the most interesting among those Romanian Empire heritages. This amazing bridge and water channel now become the most beautiful tourism destination.
6. D-Day Sites
This place is actually a huge burial ground. The reason why I put D-Day Sites as our next popular destination in France is, this burial ground have the most important role in history. The beach of Normandy is the landing sites of Allied Forces to pull back the Nazi force. You can walk in the beach and take your time looking at the D-Day Museum. You can also looking at the location of special and air forces operation. Don’t forget to visit Bayeux Tapestry and looking at the invasion history with another ways.
7. Arc de Triomphe
Arc de Triomphe is derived from French words which mean the Gate of Victory. Arch de Triompe is a monumental building located in the center of Place de l’Etoille. The reason why this building is erected is for honoring the fallen heroes in a battle. Arc de Triomphe is one of the most popular tourism destinations in France. Arc de Triompe is also the biggest gate in the history. This gate is also build for honoring the victory of Napoleon Bonaparte.
8. Notre Dame
I believe that you will directly remember of one the animation film after reading the title. Notre Dame Cathedral is the well known church and also the most popular tourism destinations in Paris. This cathedral church is located in a small island in the middle of Seine River. Notre Dame is the building from the 12th century in France. This church is considered as the best example of gothic styles of architectures. You can go inside this church and after that, you can go to the back of the church to enjoying the beautiful garden and it’s a favorite place for the French people also.
Montmartre is a small town. It looks that nothing special from this town but this town will surprise you with its interesting fact. Montmartre is the gathering place for the biggest artist of France such as Pablo Picasso and Vincent Van Gogh. Montmartre is also called as the French little Florence where the legendary Italian artists live and do their magical artworks. This district will offer you an atmosphere of old town with its antique and classique architectures. At the moment, Montmartre is notable as the art village and tourism which offering a lot of entertainment and this town are always full of tourists every year.
This place will offer you the magical scenery just like in fairy tales book. Carcassonne is a beautiful fortress in the Languedoc-Rousselion. There are many attractions to be explored in Carcasonne. Don’t forget to visit it’s fortress which has double wall and 52 separated towers. Imagine that you are a knight and looking for damsel in distress here and get ready to fight your imaginary dragons.