France is no doubt one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. Whether on a romantic getaway or on a family vacation, you are guaranteed to have a memorable time with your spouse or with your wife and kids.
If you have time on your hands and you are looking for things to do in France, we would suggest a tour of the French cities. Let’s look at our top 3 picks of cities to visit when in France.
The City of Paris
The City of Paris popularly referred to as the “City of Love” is not only the best city to visit in France but also the best travel destination in the world period! This is evident in the fact that it attracts over 45 million visitors from around the world every year.
Paris is famous for its romantic ambiance in addition to entertainment, fashion, art and culture. Its iconic landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral and the Arc de Triomphe are known world over thereby attracting millions of visitors to the city.
This should definitely be the starting point of your luxury car rental tour of the French cities. Just be careful because there is so much on offer, you may end up not visiting any other city.
The Port City of Bordeaux
If you appreciate fine architecture, a good shopping experience, historic sites, exceptional art and cultural heritage then the Port City of Bordeaux is the place for you. This city is located just a few kilometers inland from the Atlantic Ocean which is about half an hour drive.
The city is home to over 350 historic landmarks and structures such as the medieval churches as well as the Ponte de Pierre which is a fascinating old bridge. Bordeaux is also home to the Place de la Bourse, a stunning piece of architecture with a mirror-like effect.
When visiting the Port City of Bordeaux, you cannot consider your trip complete until you take a drive through its renowned wine country where you will get an opportunity to appreciate the chateaux, vineyards and scenic villages as well as sample the wines.
The City of Lyon
The City of Lyon is the third largest in France, and a place you will most definitely enjoy if you appreciate a vibrant cultural scene, historic architecture and French cuisine. This city gives you a wide variety of options as it is made up of districts with each having its own unique offerings.
You will get to enjoy an array of things such as restaurants and bars offering sumptuous food and drinks, an opportunity to explore hundreds of hidden passageways, as well as get to explore Gothic churches and Roman ruins. The things to experience are bountiful that you will definitely be spoilt for choice.
A tour of the cities of France is definitely something you must purpose to do and for sure, you will not be able to exhaust what this beautiful country has to offer. Even if you had your entire lifetime, chances are you wouldn’t even get to experience half of it.