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List of best things to do in France. What are the top attractions in France? From the Eiffel Tower to the French Riviera, there are many famous tourist attractions in France. From wine and cheese to beauty and art, tourists flock to France every year to experience the French way of life where bonjour is heard as you enter a small cafe or boutique, a flower shop or newsstand.

Visiting France for the first time? You're not alone. France is the most visited country in the world with 83 million tourists every year. It might be the beautiful French language that allures most visitors or the je ne sais quoi of the French way of life that people admire. Though most people think of Paris as the top destination in France, the country offers beaches, ski resorts, sea ports, and rural country life. So while many people plan their trip to France to visit Paris, many people also visit the French Riviera located in the southeast of France.

From the famous Mona Lisa painting by Leonardo da Vinci at the Louvre in Paris to the breathtaking castles in the Loire Valley, taking a trip to France can be the trip of a lifetime full of some of the world's top places to visit in France. Just be sure to grab a baguette and a bottle of wine before you head under the Eiffel Tower to watch the sunset in Paris and fall in love like millions of other visitors have with the region of romance. 

If you're planning a trip to France, use this list as a guide of must-see places in France. Vote up the best French places to see.
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Paris is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Paris Île-de-France, France

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Eiffel Tower is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Eiffel Tower Europe

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The Louvre is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
The Louvre Paris, France

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Notre Dame de Paris is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Notre Dame de Paris Île de la Cité, Paris, France

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French Riviera is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
French Riviera Alps–Mediterranean Euroregion

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Palace of Versailles is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Palace of Versailles Versailles, France

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Basilica of the Sacré Cœur is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France

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Bordeaux is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
added added Bordeaux Aquitaine, France - Bordeaux is well known for its famous wine. But also for t he historic part of the city which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List as "an outstanding urban and architectural ensemble" of the 18th century. Bordeaux is ...

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Nice is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Nice Alpes-Maritimes, France

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Château de Chenonceau is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Château de Chenonceau Chenonceaux, France

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Château of Thoiry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
added added Château of Thoiry Yvelines, France - The Château of Thoiry is a 150-hectare (370-acre) castle, zoo and botanical garden that was opened to the public in 1965. It is among the most famous zoos in the world.

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Arc de Triomphe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Arc de Triomphe Place Charles de Gaulle, Paris, France

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Champs-Élysées is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Champs-Élysées Paris, France

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Mont Saint-Michel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Mont Saint-Michel Manche, France

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Tuileries Garden is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Tuileries Garden Paris, France

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Château de Chambord is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Château de Chambord Chambord, Loir-et-Cher, France

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Mont Blanc is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Mont Blanc Europe

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Carcassonne is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Carcassonne Languedoc-Roussillon, France

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Cannes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Cannes Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

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Catacombs of Paris is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Catacombs of Paris Paris, France

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Palais Royal – Musée du Louvre is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France

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Musée d'Orsay is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Musée d'Orsay Paris, France

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Vaux-le-Vicomte is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Vaux-le-Vicomte Seine-et-Marne, France

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Château d'Angers is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Château d'Angers Angers, France

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Chartres Cathedral is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Chartres Cathedral Eure-et-Loir, France

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Jardin du Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Jardin du Luxembourg Paris, France

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Seine is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Seine Europe

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Louvre Pyramid is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Louvre Pyramid Paris, France

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Grand Palais is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Grand Palais Paris, France

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Marseille is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Marseille Bouches-du-Rhône, France

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Sainte-Chapelle is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Sainte-Chapelle Île de la Cité, Paris, France

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78 10
Omaha Beach is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Omaha Beach Calvados, France

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Château de Chantilly is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
added added Château de Chantilly Chantilly, France

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Porquerolles is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France

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Mont Ventoux is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Mont Ventoux Europe

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Château de Vincennes is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
added added Château de Vincennes Vincennes, France

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Palais Garnier is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Palais Garnier Paris, France

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Courchevel is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Courchevel France

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Palais des Papes is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Palais des Papes Vaucluse, France

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Père Lachaise Cemetery is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Père Lachaise Cemetery 20th arrondissement, Paris, France

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Musée Picasso is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Musée Picasso Paris, France

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Brittany is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Brittany France

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61 8
Centre Georges Pompidou is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Centre Georges Pompidou 4th arrondissement, Paris, France

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Loire Valley is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Loire Valley France

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Jardin des Plantes is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Jardin des Plantes Paris, France

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Strasbourg is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Strasbourg Bas-Rhin, France

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64 7
Verdon Gorge is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Verdon Gorge Var, France

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63 7
Château-Chinon (Ville) is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Château-Chinon (Ville) Burgundy, France

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57 6
Pont du Gard is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Pont du Gard Gard, France

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Garonne is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Garonne Europe