10 Famous Landmarks in France You Absolutely Need To Visit

Iconic wrought-iron tower, originally intended as temporary for the 1889 Exposition Universelle, now a permanent symbol of Paris, offering panoramic views.

The Eiffel Tower, Paris:

Home to masterpieces like the Mona Lisa, featuring a striking glass pyramid entrance and renowned art collections.

The Louvre Museum, Paris:

A Gothic masterpiece on Île de la Cité, known for its twin towers, gargoyles, and intricate stained glass windows, currently undergoing restoration after a devastating fire in 2019.

Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris:

France s largest cathedral, known for its stunning architecture, including beautifully carved sculptures and intricate stained glass.

Amiens Cathedral, Amiens:

A Roman aqueduct bridge near Nîmes, impressive for its engineering and picturesque location over the River Gardon.

Pont du Gard, Vers-Pont-du-Gard:

Historic World War II site, known for its role in the D-Day landings, featuring remains of German bunkers and memorials honoring Allied troops.

Omaha Beach, Normandy:

Former royal residence with opulent gardens, Hall of Mirrors, and significant art collections, symbolizing French monarchy s grandeur.

Palace of Versailles, Versailles:

Western Europe s highest peak, offering breathtaking views and access via Chamonix s Aiguille du Midi cable car.

Mont Blanc, Chamonix:

A stunning medieval abbey perched on a tidal island, accessible from the charming surrounding village.

Abbey of Mont Saint Michel, Normandy:

Best-preserved Roman amphitheater outside Italy, still used for cultural events in a picturesque setting.

Amphitheater of Nîmes, Nîmes:

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