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Tourism in France

Tourism in France

 

Information about tourism in France

Tourism guide in France. The destination with a special character that distinguishes it from tourism in any other tourist country with its museums, monuments, beautiful streets, culture and unique atmosphere. Its capital is Paris, which is one of the most beautiful and important tourist destinations in the world.

 

The French Republic is located on the European continent, as it extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the sea called the English Channel, and the French Republic extends from the Rhine until it reaches the Atlantic Ocean, and from here it appears that France has coasts overlooking the Atlantic Ocean as well as other countries. The main part of France is located on the European continent, but there are some other regions, whether they are islands in oceans or places on continents belonging to the French Republic.

 

Information about tourism in France

The capital of the French Republic is Paris, and the official language is French. Its area is approximately 670 thousand square kilometers, and its population exceeds 65 million. Finally, the currency in France is the euro.

Paris

The capital of France, is a major European city and a world center for art, fashion, gastronomy and culture. It dates back to the 19th century. And it contains many landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Gothic Cathedral. And the famous Louvre Museum, which houses Da Vinci’s painting “Mona Lisa”, and the Musée d’Orsay has impressionist works by Monet, Renoir Degau.

Paris is famous by many titles, it is known as the capital of fashion and the city of love, but its most famous title is (the city of light), which is the title that it obtained as it was the most famous center of science and thought during the Enlightenment, and also for its use of the street lighting system very early. Paris was known with this title in the late nineteenth century,

Palace of Versailles

It is located in the Versailles region, twenty kilometers to the southwest of Paris, the French capital, and it is one of the most famous and most beautiful European palaces in the world, and it is one of the most luxurious palaces in the world, and dates back to the eighteenth century, and is currently one of the most famous tourist attractions in France And it attracts many tourists throughout the year, and this palace reflects in its design and construction the classic French medieval architecture, and in 1833 AD, King Louis Philippe transformed this palace into a museum for the history of France, then it was opened in 1837 AD, and he collected many drawings and paintings And sculptures that represent events and people from the history of France in it.

 

The palace consists of three floors, and several opposite buildings, and its main façade extends to about eighty meters, and the palace contains more than two thousand windows, and the famous hall known as the Hall of Mirrors overlooking the palace gardens, which contains 17 arches covered with mirrors. The palace also contains an apartment for the king that includes seven large halls, and another for the queen that includes a room for her, the Salon of the Nobles, and many precious pieces of furniture, precious paintings, and many galleries that currently contain more than three thousand sculptures and six thousand oil paintings. The Gardens of Versailles The palace is surrounded by large squares containing fountains, trees, flowers, and statues.

Louvre Museum

It is considered the most famous art museum in the whole world, and the most important one, and it is located in France, specifically in the capital, Paris, on the northern banks of the Seine River, and it is the largest place in the world that contains international artifacts, and it also contains many of the antiquities of Pharaonic Egypt that were stolen at a time. The French campaign against Egypt, so this museum is considered an open treasure for visitors, and millions of tourists from all over the world flock to it every year, and in this article we will mention information about the Louvre Museum.

The museum is divided into several parts, divided according to the history and type of art, and these halls contain nearly a million pieces of art between statues and oil paintings, and the museum also contains Roman, Greek and Egyptian antiquities, in addition to monuments from the Mesopotamian civilization, which are estimated at about 5664 pieces of art and archeology. .

Nice

The capital of the Alpes-Maritimes department on the French Riviera, lies on the pebbled beaches of Baie de Anges. Founded by the Greeks and later a French city in the nineteenth century, the city also attracted artists for a long time.

The city has many landmarks, the most important of which is the city’s Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (or MAMAC) is a wonderful modern structure that displays avant-garde works by French and international artists. Nice’s old town is also a maze of medieval streets, featuring Baroque churches and the colorful Cours Saleya market famous for flowers, fish and produce.

The Promenade des Anglais, a street facing the bay, is lined with great cafés and hotels like Le Negresco. Known for its mouthwatering niçoise, Nice is famous for its dishes made with olives and seafood.

Marseille

A port city and considered the capital of southern France, it has been a crossroads of migration and trade since its founding by the Greeks around 600 BC. At its heart is the Old Port (Vieux-Port), where fishmongers sell their catch along the quayside. There is also the Basilique Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde, which is a Romanesque Byzantine church.

It is a place of quiet squares, striped alleys, bustling 19th century streets and street markets. Le Paneer, the oldest part of the city, is famous for its maze-filled streets and the city is a mixture of cultures. Also, one of the most famous things in the city is the Monastery of Saint Victor, which is a fortified monastery that was founded by Saint Cass