Places to visit in France
With its spectacular confluence of gothic architecture and modern urbanization, France is enjoying the top position as the world's most popular tourist destination. The country is currently counting footfall of more than 82 million foreign tourists annually.
Locronan: Undeniably Locronan is the most beautiful and serene villages of France. Located at about 10 miles north-west from Quimper in western Brittany, this place is overloaded with many historical locations to give a vivid image of old days. This small town with a pedestrian district compels you to take a walk around the town. Walking through the lanes of Locronan, takes you back in time and whispers its history which is more than 2000 years old. This village was built with traditional granite rock and solid Renaissance houses still stands tall with traditional roof and cobblestoned lanes in front.
Abbaye Du Mont St-Michel: Rocky island of Mont Saint-Michel rose up from the vast mud lands and strong tidal waves. This place is located off Frances's north-west coastal area in Normandy. Mont Saint Michel is an amazingly preserved city showcasing its mediaeval history with spectacular architectures. This UNESCO World Heritage site is a real treasure trove for history buffs. This humongous structure of Abbaye tells the story of Saint Michel and God. Lowland surrounding this massive structure is washed with water at the time of high tide which looks ethereal with flickering mirror image of the Abbaye on water.
Bordeaux: Bordeaux is a major port city located by the side of Garonne River which is just half an hour drive from the Atlantic Ocean. This whole city is dotted with marvellous fine architecture, historical sites, amazing arts and cultural centres. At Bordeaux, one can find more than 350 historic structures and landmarks. Everything in this historical city offers a lucrative chance to peek through the time. Massive mediaeval churches and aesthetically built bridges of Bordeaux will simply captivate your senses. From this city, take a drive through the surrounding vineyards, picture-perfect villages and chateaux to get more intoxicated with its beauty.