La Tour Eiffel

France is one of the largest countries in Europe and is located in the Midwest. It borders the Atlantic coast to the west and the Mediterranean to the south. Paris is the capital and famous for many sights such as La Tour Eiffel, Arc de Triomphe, La Defense, Louvre, Notre-Dame Cathedral. The national language is French. Bordering countries are Belgium and Luxembourg in the north, Germany and Switzerland in the east, Italy in the southeast and Spain in the south. It’s also well-known for its delicious food and various red and white wines.

A small selection of many beautiful places in France:

Famous cities worth seeing

  • Paris
  • Bordeaux
  • Avignon
  • Nice
  • Cannes
  • Strasbourg
Sacre Coeur

Bucket list of less known cities and villages

Bucket List

  • Le Mont-Saint-Michel
  • Gorges du Verdon
  • Parc Naturel Régional de Camargue
  • Parc naturel régional des Volcans d’Auvergne
  • Alsace
  • Pont du Gard
  • Col du Parpaillon
  • Col de l’Iséran

My favorite French music

Betty’s book and map recommendations