Where to Go in France for Your First Time

France is a must-see country on everyone’s bucket list. Ask anyone which country they want to visit next, and you’re sure to get France out of the majority of the answers. This quaint yet extravagant country nestled in Europe has a little bit of something for everybody, may it be the food, culture, or fashion that will enchant you.

If you’ve finally made time out of your busy calendar and bought those tickets to France, then the whole planning process can get a bit overwhelming. There are just so many places to see in this country, and you wouldn’t want to miss out on the must-sees because this is a once-in-a-lifetime trip!

Lucky for you, we’ve compiled the top five places you definitely have to include in your itinerary. Read on to find out France’s finest destinations!

1.  Paris

Well, of course, Paris has to take the first spot in this one. Paris has been the word of mouth for French tourists spots but trust us: there is a reason why it has remained so popular all these years. We won’t delve too much into it because we want you to have the full experience but, here’s a quick tip: check out the Eiffel Tower and The Louvre right away. After that, you can go and experience the daily French life and fall in love with it.

2.  Versailles Palace

If you want to feel like you have just stepped out of your own French fairy tale, then the Palace of Versailles is the perfect destination for you. Visitors of all ages are always left enchanted by this magical place, and you might even end up never wanting to leave!

This palace has a long history, with its construction and ownership being passed down from monarch to monarch. You can take a tour in which you will get to know the intricate background of this place as you get to walk along its history-laden walls.

After you have dropped by the palace, we recommend that you take a stroll along the Versailles. This city is full of little trinkets and nuances that will make you feel like you’ve just stepped out of a different era.

3.  Saint-Tropez

Hailed as one of the most famous cities, Saint-Tropez’ claim to fame is based on its movie-star history. This place was home to many famous actors, as well as being one of the most famously shot places in France.

If you want a taste of French chic, then this city is going to give you that and more. Get ready to fall in love with the charm of this area through a unique tour in France!

4.  Cliffs of Etretat or Normandy

If you think France is all about culture in cities, then you definitely will have Normandy prove you wrong. The stunning white chalk cliffs in the north of France are enough to leave any visitor awe-struck at first sight.

You can actually make your way up the cliffs by walking to admire its picturesque views. Some of the most celebrated artists such as Falubert, Monet, Muapasssant, and others have taken inspiration from these cliffs and you can actually live in them!

5.  French Riviera or Old Nice

You’ve probably heard of Nice, France, but it’s counterpart Old Nice deserves the spotlight as well. This quaint little town is like a pocket of history frozen in time and nestled in the middle of the hustle and bustle of other cities.

If you’ve had your fill of France’s busy streets, then consider dropping by the French Riviera to get a break from the city life.

France is an eclectic country that houses the best of art, culture, food, and history. Feel free to check out any other spots that you think are worthy of being in the top spot!

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