With people like romantic destinations, France is a good choice. There are many romantic things in France for you to enjoy. Discover this wonderful country from a different point of view with our list of the top things to do in France.
1. Watch the Sunset from the Eiffel Tower
One of the most enchanting things to do in France is a visit to the Eiffel Tower in the early evening, when the gentle lighting has a ethereal effect. Come to France, you can not miss the chance to visit Eiffel, a masterpiece of the world. For a truly memorable experience, tourists can watch the sunset while dining at one of the Eiffel Tower restaurants: the casual 58 Tour Eiffel bistro on the first level or the Michelin-starred Le Jules Verne gastronomic restaurant on the second level. Breathtaking views are available from the dining rooms of both restaurants.
2. Take a Seine River Cruise
Cruising the Seine River is a fun way to see all of Paris’ top sights while enjoying a relaxing experience. The Compagnie des Bateaux-Mouches offers scenic boat tours, sailing past the Place de la Concorde, the Louvre, the Musée D’Orsay, the Notre-Dame Cathedral, and other landmarks along the way. Tourists can choose from a variety of Bateaux-Mouches boat tours, including daytime boat tours, brunch or lunch cruises, and romantic dinner cruises.
3. Stroll through the Charming Old Quarters of Paris
The best place to begin exploring is on the Left Bank in the Latin Quarter, the city’s university quarter since the Middle Ages. After discovering the eclectic boutiques and bookshops of the Latin Quarter, tourists can cross the Seine River at the Petit Pont bridge and head to the Île de la Cité to visit the Notre-Dame Cathedral, and then cross the Pont Saint-Louis to reach the Île Saint-Louis.
4. Make a Pilgrimage to Mont Saint-Michel
Mont Sain Michel, in North West France, is one of the most mysterious and breath taking spots along the Camino de Santiago in France. A pilgrimage destination for centuries, this iconic abbey is also the starting point of the Mont Saint Michel Way route of the Camino de Santiago.
Imposing, attractive and powerful, the Mont Saint Michel became a strategic key point to conduct battles and assaults especially during the Hundred Years War and English and French fought for its possession. The best way to explore all the spiritual and hidden stories of the Mont Saint Michel is to visit this stunning pilgrimage site yourself or take a guided tour retracing its history at places such as the Grevin Museum, the Auberge de la Mère Poulard, the Archéoscope, the Musée Maritime or the Logis Tiphaine. You will also see and experience one of the greatest tides of Europe materialise in this magnificent bay.
5. Bike around Bordeaux
Cycling around the city of Bordeaux is wonderful any time of year. The bike friendly nature of the city with it’s many cycle lanes and off road cycle paths, make getting around very easy indeed. Spend your day cycling through the heart of the city, enjoying the architecture and taking in the famous landmarks such as the water mirror in front of the Place de la Bourse (Place Royale), the Bordeaux Cathedral, the Basilica of St. Michael to name a few.
6. Commune with Nature in the Auvergne Region
Located in the very heart of France, the Auvergne is a unique area with a well preserved natural environment, offering its visitors a real treat for both body and mind. It is one of the largest protected natural reserves in Europe, with 109 springs (including Volvic), almost a hundred volcanoes, and more than 20,000 kilometers of waterways.
1. Watch the Sunset from the Eiffel Tower
Soak up the colorful local culture of Provence at the open-air markets of Aix-en-Provence. Every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday morning, the flower market fills the Place de l’Hôtel de Ville with stalls of vibrant blossoms. Depending on the day and the location, you can find most anything. We enjoy the alimentaire marchés, or food markets, offering fresh produce, breads, cheeses, and meats, and sometimes, warm foods as well.
8. Go Sailing in Saint-Tropez
Although this glitzy French Riviera resort is famous for its harbor filled with private yachts, anyone can go sailing on the Mediterranean. It’s an exhilarating experience, breathing in the salty sea air while admiring the deep sea blues.
9. Ski in the French Alps
The French Alps is a winter wonderland of powdery snow on bright sunny days and spectacular alpine scenery. For skiers, the French Alps is one of the most desired destinations in the world, appreciated for its quaint mountain villages, rustic alpine charm, and superb ski conditions.
10. Learn to Cook Classic French Cuisine in Burgundy
French cuisine features many delicious appetizers, from simple to complex. Learn to cook some classic French cuisine is very interesting activity. cooking classes provide an immersion into the Burgundian lifestyle and culture, with visits to local markets to shop for ingredients, instruction in preparing traditional specialties, and then savoring the delicious meals. Choose from a wide range of culinary classes and vacations in the region.