- By John
- On Nov 6, 2018
- Travel Tips
Industrialization came relatively late to France, and for all the millions of French people that live in its many vibrant cities, the idea persists that theirs is a rural country. France travel tips and advice as below:
Places to visit
Marseille effortlessly mixes fantastic natural scenery with a rich French culture infused with African influences. The port city boasts a coastline of miniature fjords and limestone cliffs, busy international markets, and a historic district known for top-notch restaurants and bars, satiating visitors’ appetites for French cuisine.
Home to the European Parliament and only two-and-a-half hours from the capital by train, this Alsacian city is worth including in your France holiday for the unique mixing of French and German cultures. Also famed as the birthplace of foie gras, Strasbourg offers visitors dishes particular to this region and hosts the oldest Christmas market in France.
With 300 days of sunshine per year and affordable prices for this region, Nice makes for the perfect summer trip in France, and serves as a great base for exploring more destinations along the French Riviera.
This city on the northern coast suffered damage during the invasion of Normandy and draws visitors wanting to see where soldiers were stationed during World War II. Close by you’ll find the landing beaches and many memorials to the fallen.
An ideal destination for laid-back travellers, Aix-en-Provence’s main street boasts the title of one of Europe’s most beautiful boulevards, with cafes, museums, and churches bursting with culture.