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  • 1 MuCEM (Museum of the Civilisations of Europe and the Mediterranean) Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Museums and art

    1 espl. du J 4 F - 13002 MARSEILLE

    Located at the entrance to the Vieux Port, the MuCEM features a contemporary building designed by Rudy Riciotti (a dark cube overlaid with concrete lacework built on the former "J4" pier) and the historic Fort St-Jean (restored ramparts and..

  • 2 Place du Tilleul Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Place du Tilleul F - 01800 Pérouges

    Place de la Halle is one of France's most characteristic squares. Its name comes from the covered market that stood in the centre of the village until 1839. The houses lining the square relate the history of the village. The hostelry (Ostellerie) has..

  • 3 Grand Colombier Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    D120 F - 01350 Culoz

    Two summits make up the Grand Colombier. To the North, one of the summits has a cross whilst the Southern summit has a triangulation point. From the top of these two settings, hikers may admire the magnificent panorama over the Jura, the Rhone Valley..

  • 4 Mont Colomby de Gex Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    F - 01170 Mijoux

    Mont Colomby de Gex is one of the highest peaks (1 689m) of the Jura range, overlooking the Swiss plain below. It commands a stunning view of the Alps, similar to the one from Mont-Rond.

  • 5 Route de la Corniche Sublime Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    F - 04120 Castellane

    The Route de la Corniche Sublime begins at Comps-sur-Artuby, a former stronghold of the Knights Templar and later of the Knights Hospitaller. The village nestles at the foot of a rock crowned by the 13C Eglise St André. The views from this church ove..

  • 6 Gorges du Verdon Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    F - 04120 Castellane

    Edouard Martel (1859-1938), the inventor of potholing, was the first to explore these gorges in 1905-06. In the 1920s lookout points were built along the canyon, and in 1947 a cliff road (D 71), known as the Corniche Sublime, was constructed on the s..

  • 7 Quyras Regional Nature Park Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    F - 05100 Briançon

    The Queyras is an isolated hinterland. A geographical, historical and cultural entity, it became a protected park in 1977. Its villages such as st-Veran are among Europe's highest (average altitude here is 2 200m), and its charm combines vast space w..

  • 8 Estérel mountains Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    F - 06150 Cannes

    This low-lying, ravined mountain range extends to the sea with promontories, deep creeks, headlands and beaches. Its fire-red colours form a striking contrast with the indigo blue of the Mediterranean. The Corniche d'Or coastal road running between C..

  • 9 Aven d'Orgnac Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Industrial tourism and theme park

    pl. Robert-de-Joly F - 07700 Saint-Remèze

    This sinkhole was discovered by Robert Joly inAugust 1935 and turned out to be a magnificent network of chambers with a great variety of concretions. Shaped by underground waters, the huge chambers are a testament to climate change in the quatenary e..

  • 10 Haute Corniche Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    F - 07700 Saint-Remèze

    Because of its stunning viewpoints, the Haute Corniche is the most impressive sections of theGorges de l'Ardèche. From Saint-Remèze, drive past La Cathédraleand La Madeleinebelvederes, stopping along the way to visit the cave(Grotte de laMadeleine), ..

  • 11 Panorama Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    F - 07130 Saint-Romain-de-Lerps

    Two viewing tables have been set up on either side of a chapel, commanding a grandiose, sweeping view which covers no less than 13 departments. To the east, the eye is drawn to the Vercors, with, beyond, the sparkling summits of the Alps and Mont Bla..

  • 12 Corniche de L'Eyrieux Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    F - 07240 Vernoux-en-Vivarais

    After admiring the unspoilt setting of the ruined Château de la Tourette, which once marked the gateway to the States of Languedoc, leave Vernoux and head for Boffres. Built on an outcrop, this village dominates a rural landscape of chestnut groves. ..

  • 13 City Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    r. Cros-Mayrevieille F - 11000 Carcassonne

    Built on the right bank of the River Aude, the City is made up of a fortified centre, the chateau Comtal and a double surrounding wall. The outside one, with 14 towers, is separated from the interior wall, with 24 towers, by the lists. Abandoned when..

  • 14 Château de Peyrepertuse Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    F - 11350 Duilhac-sous-Peyrepertuse

    This high-perched citadel (780m) comprises two adjacent but separate castles. The lower, château bas was built in the 11C when the Corbières were part of Aragon. A gaping hole in a watchtower near the lower keep commands a splendid view of Quéribus. ..

  • 15 Millau Viaduct Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Viaduc de Millau F - 12100 Millau

    This spectacular cable-stayed viaduct was designed by English architect Lord Foster. The elegant structure has seven concrete supports, a metallic roadway and seven steel pylons. At 2 460m long and 343m above the Tarn at its highest point, the viaduc..

  • 16 Trésor de Conques Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Museums and art

    F - 12320 Conques

    The treasury of Conques Abbey houses a major collection of church plate from the 9C to the 16C, the most comprehensive display in France. It includes a particularly remarkable reliquary statue of St Faith (10C), made of gold and silver-gilt plaiting ..

  • 17 Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    F - 12100 La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

    Montpellier-le-Vieux is not a town but the amazing result of erosion and rainwater over the Causse Noir dolomite rock. Explored during the late 19C, this mass of rocky outcrops has gradually been freed from dense undergrowth, to the delight of nature..

  • 18 Les Alyscamps Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Religious buildings

    r. du Cloitre F - 13637 Arles Cedex

    From the Gallo-Roman period up to the end of the Middle Ages, the Alyscamps ("Champs-Élysées") was one of the most prestigious necropolises in the West. Its heyday came when the necropolis was Christianised, with relics from St Trophimus an..

  • 19 Croix de Provence views Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    F - Les Cabassols

    It's just a short climb from Notre Dame de Ste Victoire Priory (1656) to the 17m Croix de Provence (on a 11m foundation). From here, at an altitude of 945m, there is a magnificent panorama over Provence's mountains. To the south you see rise up the p..

  • 20 Mont Sainte Victoire Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    F - 13080 Aix-en-Provence

    East of Aix-en-Provence lies Mt Sainte Victoire, which reaches a height of 1 011m at its peak, the Pic des Mouches. Its sheer face, creating a silhouette that is evocative of the entire region, is best seen from the Croix de Provence (945m). The D10 ..

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