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  • 1 Camargue Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    F - 13104 Arles

    With its vast open spaces that are home to herds of black bulls with distinctive curved horns, slender silhouettes of pink flamingoes and galloping white horses, the Camargue is a unique place. This natural habitat has been preserved thanks to the cr..

  • 2 Massif des Calanques Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    F - 13000 Marseille

    The Massif des Calanques stretches almost 20km between Marseille and Cassis. This rocky limestone landscape is dazzling white and culminates in the 565m-high Mt Puget. Its outstanding charm can be ascribed to the creeks deeply chiseled into its coast..

  • 3 The village Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Maison du Roy F - 13520 Les Baux-de-Provence

    The must-see buildings in Les Baux include: the former town hall and its museum of "santons" (Christmas crib figures), and the Porcelet mansion which houses the Museum dedicated to Yves Brayer, who painted the pastoral scenes in the Péniten..

  • 4 Bayeux Tapestry - Centre Guillaume-le-Conquérant Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Museums and art

    13 r. Nesmond F - 14400 Bayeux

    The famous Bayeux tapestry (it is in fact a piece of embroidery) is housed in a museum with two sections. In the first, this extraordinary 70m-long jewel of Romanesque art is displayed behind a glass panel, highlighting the rivalry between Harold and..

  • 5 Mémorial de Caen Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Museums and art

    espl. Gén.-Eisenhower F - 14050 Caen Cedex 4

    The Memorial's building occupies the site of the command bunker of the German General W. Richter, who fought against British and Canadian troops on 6 June 1944. This "museum for peace" is a place of history and reflection on the close links..

  • 6 Zoo de La Palmyre Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Industrial tourism and theme park

    6 av. de Royan F - 17570 La Palmyre

    This 33-acre zoo is set in the magnificent forests and dunes of La Palmyre. A marked trail, dotted with lakes and ponds, takes visitors past some 1 600 animals from every corner of the globe. Carnivores live next to small pandas and suricates. Parrot..

  • 7 Cathedral of St Étienne Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Religious buildings

    pl. Étienne-Dolet F - 18000 Bourges

    A Gothic masterpiece begun in 1195 and consecrated in 1324; the immense west front has 5 portals (the central of which depicts the Last Judgement), leading into a nave and four aisles. The windows (12C-17C) are among France's finest, and the crypt is..

  • 8 Fôret de Tronçais Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    F - 03350 Cérilly

    This 10 000ha forest on this private estate straddle the boundary between the Berry and Bourbonnais. Famed for its oak trees, it once supplied most of the French naval fleet, in accordance with Colbert's wish to keep the best oaks for the Navy. Today..

  • 9 Hôtel-Dieu Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    r. de l'Hôtel-Dieu F - 21203 Beaune

    The beautiful architecture, elegant decoration - ironwork, gabled windows and weather vane - its famous varnished tiles and old well are more suited to a Gothic palace than a hospice. In the Grand'salle or «poor room» stands a 15th C statue of the Ch..

  • 10 Fontenay Abbey Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Religious buildings

    F - 21500 Montbard

    A fine example of an autarkic Cistercian monastery, the well-restored abbey in its green isolated valley was consecrated in 1147 by Pope Eugene III in the presence of St Bernard, founder of the Order. The land, called Fontanetum, as it "floats o..

  • 11 Cap Fréhel Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    D 16 F - 22240 Fréhel

    Situated between Saint Brieuc and Dinard, Cap Fréhel is one of the most spectacular sights along the Emerald Coast. Its 70m-high sheer cliffs overlook the sea, as well as reefs, which are battered by the violent breakers below. The tone of its red, g..

  • 12 St-Front quarter Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Place de la Clautre F - 24000 Périgueux

    The old crafts- and tradespeople's district is a protected area and has undergone substantial restoration work. Its Renaissance façades, courtyards, staircases, historic houses and workshops have all been renovated and shops have reopened along the p..

  • 13 Vesunna, Gallo-Roman site / museum Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Museums and art

    20 r. du 26e Régiment d'Infanterie F - 24000 Périgueux

    This museum was designed by architect Jean Nouvel on the site of an elaborate Gallo-Roman house (4,000m2). A model presents the layout of the city of Vesunna in the 2C with the house located near the church and double forum. The original house (1C) w..

  • 14 Saut du Doubs Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    F - 25130 Villers-le-Lac

    From the raised platform of the Lac de Chaillexon, the River Doubs tumbles to its natural level in a magnificent cascade. There is a boat service from Villers-le-Lac to the waterfall, which follows the river's meanders and passes through gorges. On a..

  • 15 Castle ruins Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    N86 F - 07130 Saint-Péray

    Situated on the Crussol mountainside, the ruins of the villette (small town) were a refuge for plain dwellers in times of trouble. Access to the castle dominating the Rhône from a height of 230m is along the side of the fortifications. It offers a re..

  • 16 Corniche du Rhône (coastal road) Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    F - 26000 Valence

    Valence is the starting point of a magnificent scenic route. The D 287 will first take you past the striking site of the Château de Crussol and then on to St-Romain-de-Lerps. Here, two observation points command a splendid panorama of the entire Rhôn..

  • 17 Cathedral Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Religious buildings

    16 Cloitre Notre-Dame F - 28000 Chartres

    4,000 sculpted people, 5,000 in the stained glass windows, built following the fire which ravaged the previous building in 1194, teeming with details, such that a single visit, no matter, how long can only give a brief overview! The two tall spires a..

  • 18 Océanopolis Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Industrial tourism and theme park

    Port de Plaisance du Moulin-Blanc F - 29200 Brest

    Situated to the east of the marina and with the appearance of a giant crab, Océanopolis is a wonderful showcase for life in the world's oceans. Several giant aquariums containing 10 000 animals and 1 000 different species provide a spectacular insigh..

  • 19 Pointe du Raz Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    D 784 F - 29770 Plogoff

    The magnificent Pointe du Raz headland, a rocky spur which is subjected to the full force of the wind and waves, is situated at the westernmost point of the Cornouaille coast. Officially classified as a "Grand Site de France", it attracts c..

  • 20 Pointe de Penhir Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    F - 29570 Camaret-sur-Mer

    With its 70m-high cliff, this headland on the Crozon peninsula enjoys an unforgettable view. The three formidable and isolated rocks below the cliff are known as the Tas de Pois. To the left, the Dinan headland is visible, while to the right, the St-..

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