At least once in your travel spree, France’s chic, sexy capital must be experienced. You’ll truly fall in love with the city with its mix picture-postcard icons with simple Parisian moments and you can visit the Eiffel Tower then walk or cycle along the Seine, or cruise down it on a bateau-mouche (bateaux-mouches.fr). Check out Notre Dame and then take a sip on post-cathedral café at Café Saint-Régis, indulge over ice-cream at Berthillon or take a gulp of super juice at literary café of mythical bookshop Shakespeare & Company.
Scattered around the lush Loire Valley are fabulous châteaux. You will not miss admiring the Renaissance supertanker of a castle Château de Chambord, and elegant Château de Chenonceau astraddle the Cher River. Another perfect one-day combo to visit is Château de Blois is worth the stop tour of French architecture, and classical Château de Cheverny where the display of the dogs having dinner steals the show.
One can say that it has it all for the strip of seashore on the big blue Mediterranean the reason tourists all over the world come during summer. With its vanguard art museums, belle époque architecture, pebble beaches and legendary promenade, the waterside town of Nice dominates the Riviera.
The astonishing light and landscape in this part of France’s south call constant snapping and sharing so be prepared and make sure to check all devices and are fully charged. Marseille is where best to begin, a thousand-year-old port with coastline straight off a film set and notable museums like the MuCEM.
Champagne is an all class for this northern France, a sparkling viticulture region. Sojourn in Reims (utter something similar to ‘rance’) or Épernay to visit Pommery, Mumm, Moët & Chandon and other big-name Champagne houses.
Brittany & Normandy
Specially created for outdoor fiends and history admirer with appalling seafood, cliff-top walks, a cliff coastline and ancient sights pervade in lore and legend – Brittany & Normandy, a wind-buffeted part of northern France. A magical mysterious abbey-island, Mont St-Michel, best reached in barefoot across the sand.
One massive outdoor playground – French Alps – which expel during the ski season, December to April, allure adrenalin junkies from everywhere for the insanely challenging slopes and trails. Mont Blanc, Europe’s highest peak, rule, and Chamonix – a party town – is the place to get a good glimpse to its might and majesty – and whatever the season, the mountain panorama from the top of the Aiguille du Midi cable car is the finest there is.