Culture The Top Must-See Attractions in France  

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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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165 12
Paris is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Île-de-France, France

2
133 11
Eiffel Tower is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Europe

3
122 10
The Louvre is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Paris, France

4
99 7
Notre Dame de Paris is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Île de la Cité, Paris, France

5
132 12
French Riviera is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Alps–Mediterranean Euroregion

6
138 12
Nice is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Alpes-Maritimes, France

7
98 7
Palace of Versailles is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Versailles, France

8
83 8
Basilica of the Sacré Cœur is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France

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104 11
Arc de Triomphe is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Place Charles de Gaulle, Paris, France

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66 4
Bordeaux is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
added added Aquitaine, France
Bordeaux is well known for its famous wine. But also for the 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 the world's major wine industry capital. It is home to the world's main wine fair, Vinexpo, while the wine economy in the metro area takes in 14.5 billion euros each year. Bordeaux wine has been produced in the region since the 8th century.

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85 9
Champs-Élysées is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Paris, France

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104 9
Mont Saint-Michel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Manche, France

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74 7
Catacombs of Paris is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Paris, France

14
96 9
Cannes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

15
62 4
Château of Thoiry is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
added added 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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66 5
Tuileries Garden is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Paris, France

17
73 6
Château de Chenonceau is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Chenonceaux, France

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74 7
Musée d'Orsay is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Paris, France

19
77 6
Château de Chambord is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Chambord, Loir-et-Cher, France

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69 5
Palais Royal – Musée du Louvre is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France

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75 6
Mont Blanc is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Europe

22
81 7
Carcassonne is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Languedoc-Roussillon, France

23
73 9
Jardin du Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Paris, France

24
71 7
Seine is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
Europe

25
47 3
Château de Chantilly is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in France
added added Chantilly, France