France is an incredible country and there is so much to see that it can be difficult to know where to start. One of the best ways to get a taste of the country is to go on a tour of some of the most incredible cities that can be found there. Not only will this give you a taste of the different cultures that occupy the land it will also give a good understanding of the way of life, cuisine and hospitality of this incredible place.
Nancy is a city that is not normally mentioned on tours of France, but it offers something to the visitor that none of the other places do. There is something about the way that the city carries herself that gives her an air of haughtiness which sets her apart from her sister cities. Nancy is somehow more refined, the architecture more intricate and delicate with the entire city seeming so incredibly stylish it blows you away.
Avignon is an old city filled with jaw dropping architecture and incredible if not amazing art. The city is surrounded by ancient stone fortifications and comes complete with its own medieval castle, as well as a papal palace. Avignon is on a par with Paris when it comes to people watching and makes a great city in which to sit in a sidewalk café and watch the world go by. This is a truly a beautiful city that is more than worth a visit the next time you book a holiday to France.
Lyon is a city that offers something for everyone, no matter what their tastes or interests. The city is filled with both traditional and modern art galleries as well as a myriad of museums. The city is famous for its many opportunities for visitors to indulge in a little retail therapy and the night life here is second to none, with everything from fine dining establishments to vibrant night clubs. When visiting Lyon you must make sure to include a visit to the old part of the city, which is filled with history and wonderful winding streets. This is a city that offers the ancient and the modern in one incredible experience.
Cultural and multinational are the words that are best used to describe the city of Strasbourg. This cosmopolitan city offers much to her visitors, though you should be aware that when that European Parliament is in session in the city it can be a little difficult to secure accommodation, so bear that in mind when you book your trip.
No trip to France would be complete without a visit to Paris, this amazing city has just about everything that you could need all nicely placed within the city limits, history, culture, theatre and fabulous food are all found here. It doesn’t matter at what age you come to this city of romance and intrigue you will always find something to spark your interest and provide you with a lifetime of memories.