When you hear “France,” Paris is probably the first thing that comes to mind. Yes, the French capital has earned its incredible reputation, but there are so many special cities to visit in France. If you love beaches, Nice in the Cote d’Azur is the place for you. Explore 14th century papal hometown Avignon, known for the impressive Palais des Papes fortress. For a truly unique experience, visit the fortified hilltop Carcassonne, where you will feel like you’ve traveled into a children's’ book. Another impressive fortified city is St. Malo, where your visit will be set to the sound of crashing waves. It is known for its gorgeous beach resorts and delicious French cuisine. Among these incredible places to visit in France, you will find delicious cuisine, fine wine, rich culture, fascinating history, and stunning nature. Each region boasts its own signature foods, so make sure you sample local dishes wherever you go. Explore the town centers and local museums to get a real feel for small-town French culture and history. From big cities to small towns, beaches to countryside, museums, nightlife, and more, there is something for everyone in this chic European country. Pour yourself a glass of French wine, and start planning your trip today with our France trip planner.
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