France is a major country in Europe and a hot tourist destination. For Eiffel Tower alone, which is the most important landmark of France; millions of tourists visit this beautiful country. However, the scenic beauty of the country coupled with its vibrant culture, cuisine, music, language and historic sites is what lures millions of people from all parts of the world to this country. There is so much to see and do in France that tourists remain confused between a few activities and sites and are forced to leave really important ones. This article will list some must do things in this country irrespective of your taste and inclination.
Paris is the most important city that also happens to be the capital of France, and an overwhelming majority of visitors start their tour of France with Paris. It is a costly city to begin with, and it is better to look for accommodation in a Paris apartment rather than booking expensive hotel rooms. It is slowly becoming a trend to book apartments rather than hotels just in the case of an apartment in Prague or an apartment in Budapest.
Eiffel Tower in Paris is perhaps the most renowned landmarks around the world. Honeymooners get under the structure to be shot and keep the photo as a souvenir. Presidents and celebrities come to Paris to watch Eiffel Tower up close. It was built in 1889 by Gustav Eiffel to commemorate 100 years of French Revolution. The tower is 1000 feet tall and those who have climbed up its highest platform say that it gives mesmerizing view of the entire city.
If you are with family and kids, Disneyland is perhaps the perfect destination to have a wonderful time. Spread over an area of 5000 acres and very close to the city, Disneyland has rides and magical items that will keep the kids interested for whole day.
May be I am being a little biased towards Paris but this museum in the heart of the city has so much in the shape of paintings and artifacts that it lures even archeologists and historians, leave apart common people.
If you are looking to have fun outdoors, the Alps in France provide ample opportunity to indulge in skiing and trekking in some o the best looking mountain ranges in the world. This part of France has some stunning rivers, forests and mountain ranges to lure all those who love adventure and thrill.
For those interested in celebrities and glamour world, Cannes presents itself as the Hollywood of France. In fact, if you happen to be in France at the time of the world famous Cannes Film Festival, you can get lucky and get to see some of the most famous personalities of the movie world.
It is really hard to remain content with this much as there are dozens of places and activities that one would love to indulge in when in France. However, this is my pick for anyone, whether an arty type or someone interested in having a great time with family or friends.