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Cities in Ile De France region

Paris

Paris

An important settlement for more than two millennia, Paris is today one of the most important business and cultural centers in the world and exert influence on media, fashion, science, arts, entertainment and many other areas contributed to status that it occupies as one of the most important cities in the world. Paris offers plenty of tourist attractions, museums and tourist attractions are found everywhere and therefore to visit the French capital, a little planning never hurt. Historic core of Paris is Ile de la Cite, a small island inhabited in antiquity by the tribe pariziilor (Parisii in Latin) who based their decision in the small fishing village.


Paris Disneyland

Paris Disneyland

Disneyland Paris is a holiday and recreation resort in Marne-la-Vallée, a new city located in eastern Paris, France. The resort is located 32 km away from central Paris and is most common in Chessy, Seine-et-Marne. Disneyland Paris has two theme parks, a shopping, dining and entertainment district and seven Disney-owned hotels. Since its opening on 12 April 1992, it was the second Disney park to open outside the United States, as Tokyo Disney Resort. There are five magical lands in Disneyland, where the stories that inspired the Disney come to life.


Magny Le Hongre

Magny Le Hongre

Magny-le-Hongre is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France. It is part of the Val d'Europe Agglomération together with the communes Bailly-Romainvilliers, Chessy, Coupvray and Serris. Today its inhabitants are over 8000.


Ile de France

Ile de France

Île-de-France is one of the 22 regions of France. The capital of the region is the city of Paris and the region comprises 8 departments which represent, in large part, the metropolitan region of France. Île-de-France is the most populated region of France.


Neuilly Sur Seine

Neuilly Sur Seine

Neuilly-sur-Seine, an exclusive residential suburb in the northwest of Paris, France. It is located in the department of Hauts-de-Seine, in the Île-de-France region, west of the capital and north of Bois de Boulogne. Its main road is the broad boulevard of Charles de Gaulle, which is an extension of the Champs-Élysées and avenue de la Grande Armée.


Versailles

Versailles

Versailles is a city in France, Yvelines department prefecture in Ile-de-France region, south-west of Paris. The city was built in desire Versailles King Louis XIV with the construction of Versailles Palace, his residence. For this reason the city has a rational and symmetrical grid of streets. In eighteenth-century standards, Versailles was a very modern European city and was used as a model for the design of Washington DC by Pierre Charles Junior. Versailles was the kingdom's de facto capital of France, from 1682 until 1789. Today is a rich suburb of Paris and an important legal and administrative center.


Cities in Cote d Azur region

Nice

Nice

Capital of the famous French Riviera, Cote d'Azur, and equally to those addicted to the sun, sea, history, fun, nice is not just a tourist destination, but the right one stopover in "Country and taste perfect holiday "where we want once they get time to sit in place and the charm of Mediterranean nights make you forget all your worries.


Cannes

Cannes

Cannes, the most elegant and popular town on the French Riviera, is located 60 kilometers from the border with Italy, 55 kilometers 35 kilometers from Monaco and Nice. Once a fishing village and today hosts the Film Festival, Cannes amazes with elegance and luxury and is a popular tourist destination in both Europe and worldwide. The city has an area of 19 square kilometers and approx. 70,000 inhabitants, tripling their number during the annual film festival. Cannes beach-weather offers tourists more than 3000 hours of sunshine a year, interesting sights, restaurants, beautiful beaches and an impressive cliff.


Cities in Provence Alpes Cote D Azur region

Marsilia

Marsilia

Marseille (Marseille in French) is the second largest city in France. Situated in the old French province of Provence and the Mediterranean coast, is the largest trading port in the country. Marseille is the Prefecture of the Bouches-du-Rhone department and the capital of Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur. It has a population of 820,900 inhabitants (2004), which reaches more than 1.55 million in urban agglomeration of Marseille-Aix-en-Provence. It was founded by Greeks in the seventh century BC It has been subordinated to the Romans in 49 îi.Hr.


Grasse

Grasse

Grasse is recognized as the city of perfumes since the seventeenth century, and today it is the world capital of perfumes, its reputation speaks for itself.


Valbonne

Valbonne

Valbonne is a community in the Alps-Maritime department of south-eastern France. In 2009 we had a population of 12114 inhabitants. Valbona is located in a basin, at the distant half of a Brague River Purge.


Aix En Provence

Aix En Provence

Founded in 123 BC For the Romans, Aix-en-Provence has its origins, name and, in some degree, and reputation because of its thermal springs. Until today, the city boasts no fewer than 23 such wells. Aix Provence's capital was successively led the Celts, Romans and monarchs account until 1790, at which point it was considered only major city in the area. Today you can spend whole days and intricate cobbled streets of beating or exploring the numerous markets in line and watching the buildings bordered by beautiful architecture, the legacy of wealthy merchants and local officials who helped transform the city's Provence in Florence in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries .


Valloire

Valloire

Valloire is located right in between the 2 mountain passes Col du Galibier and Col du Télégraphe in the Savoyard Alps. The picturesque village is dominated by old, stone buildings, and right in between those runs the Valloirette stream - providing the village with a very unique mountain village charm. But this place is so much more than only a place of French Alpine tradition. Leisure time activities, such as ice skating and paragliding, but also more extraordinary sports, e.g. speedriding on skis or a tandem jump from a propeller jet on skates can be tried here.The resort organises an attractive winter season programme for all it's visitors every year. The New Year's Eve event "SnowBall" on the main street and the "Big Air Festival" with DJ and mulled wine stands are only two of a number of cultural events that take place here.In January 2015 for example, there is an event you won't want to miss: Valloire host the annual ice and snow sculpture championships, in which international artists carve and display their frozen works.


Avignon

Avignon

Avignon is a city located in southern France, prefecture of Vaucluse department in the region of Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur. It is located on the left bank of the river Rhone, 85 km from Marseille. Numerous remains testify to one of Avignon's employment since 3000 years BC The capital was historically Celtic-Ligurian and Roman city. Ancient Avenio covers 46 ha and exhumed the remains give evidence of a boomtown. Known as one of the 80 cities of Gaul under Augustus, Latin colony under Claudius, Avignon, is promoted to the rank of a Roman city in the Second Century by the Emperor Adrian.


Arles

Arles

Arles is one of the oldest settlements in France, important agricultural and industrial center with a population of over 50,000 inhabitants. Romanian dates from its beginnings, ruins and monuments and then show that for hundreds of years Arles is one of the most important cities of the region. But Arles made history thanks to a painter who has failed to sell in a lifetime than one canvas, and that for a modest price: Vincent van Gogh. He lived in Arles price over one year, one of the most prolific period in the life of the controversial artist, the year he managed to paint 200 canvases, many of them depicting moments and shots of city life, as he saw.


Cities in Rhone Alpes region

Annecy

Annecy

Annecy is a city in France, the prefecture of the Haute-Savoie department, in the Rhône-Alpes region. It can be seen north in the lake in Annecy, 35 kilometers south of Geneva. Walking through the old town of Annecy is a real treat.


Chamonix Mont Blanc

Chamonix Mont Blanc

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (in Franco-Provençal arpitana or Chamonix) is a city in France, Haute-Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes. Known worldwide, Chamonix is the "Mecca" of mountain climbing and mountain sports. It is a very cosmopolitan city. Its inhabitants are called chamonezi (in French and les les Chamoniards Chamoniardes). Chamonix called in everyday language, the city is situated in the north of the Alps, at the foot of Mont-Blanc Massif, near the junction of the border between France, Switzerland and Italy. Chamonix Mont-Blanc is the fourth largest village in France, having an area of 245 km ².


Evian Les Bains

Evian Les Bains

Évian-les-Bains or Évian is a city located in the northern part of departametului Haute-Savoie, Rhone-Alpes region in France's south-east. It is an exclusive resort, situated on Lake Geneva (Lac Léman fr.), which has hosted kings for two centuries as Edward VII, George V of England and Farouk of Egypt, and celebrities - Countess Marcel Proust and Anna de Noailles. Evian springs were unknown at the time of the French Revolution. But interest in First Empire did for the resorts as a scientist to analyze the sources of Evian in 1807 and 1808. The conclusion was that the Evian mineral waters have curative properties remarcaile and began to be used medicinally.


Les Menuires

Les Menuires

Les Menuires is located at an altitude of 1,850 m in the Belleville valley. The resort is characterised by chalets made of wood and natural stone, which makes its appearance romantic. Being very family friendly and with many offers available for children, the resort is labelled "Famille Plus". In comparison to the its neighbour resort Val Thorens, Les Menuires offers considerably cheaper prices, however still provides all the comfort and necessities for a successful holiday in the mountains: snowy pistes, diverse leisure time offers such as, e.g. large sports and spa centre on 4,500 m² terrain and an extensive gastronomy offer. All this is only waiting to be discovered!


Val D Isere

Val D Isere

Ever since the alpine competitions of Olympic games in 1992, Val d'Isère, along with its neighbour Tignes, belongs to the top French winter sport resorts. The village features a historic centre dating back to the 16th century, and has kept its Savoyard charm right up until today. The newer buildings have also been built using natural materials such as wood and stone. The village has been a skiing village since 1934, when a few ski pioneers started a ski school and built a ski lift. Since then the resort has developed further. For 50 years now, the charming and welcoming winter sports resort introduces the annual winter season with first-class alpine racers speeding down the hills. The village centre has very little car traffic and a great infrastructure with many cafés, restaurants, shops and hotels, which offer the ideal atmosphere for a winter holiday.


Megeve

Megeve

Back in the 1920's there was a baron and his lady wife who were responsible for turning Megève into a tourism hotspot. The baron Maurice de Rothschild and his wife Noémi initiated the building of the first luxury hotel right in front of the legendary Mont Blanc. The idea behind that was to create a new French ski resort which could match up to its mundane Swiss predecessors. St. Moritz was seemingly not what this pair was looking for. Together with the lead architect Henri-Jacques Le Même they created an elegant ski resort which turned into a first-class meeting point for the rich and the famous in the 1950's. Until today Megève has maintained this idea of luxury and extravagance and surely is the most elegant ski resort in the Savoyard Alps. Even ex-president Nicolas Sarcozy spent his holiday here with Carla Bruni.However the resort has also kept a lot of its village charm with its beautiful wooden chalets. Especially the resort centre with the small alley and squares, numerous wells and fountains and the quaint old houses is worth a stroll. A walk across the monastery grounds with the many little chapels is a unique experience, especially in winter. And all this in front of the impressive mountain Mont Blanc. This famous mountain, together with many more 4,000 metre peaks, forms an incredible backdrop which rises to all sides of the high Alpine valley of Megève.


Avoriaz

Avoriaz

The small resort of Avoriaz is located at an altitude of 1,800 m and is on the French side of Les Portes du Soleil's ski region. The completely traffic-free settlement was built on a former alpine pasture in 1960; here cars are replaced by horse-drawn carriages. The architecture, as well as the resort's modern design, fit perfectly into the surrounding area and also create a very cosy atmosphere. Its elevated location lends to a climatic advantage, mainly that there is plenty of snow and sun. A big plus is that the pistes are easy and quick to reach, as you can access the ski area from almost every apartment straight away - after a short descent through the heart of the village. From the modern valley station you can reach the wide pistes, which promise enjoyable descents and ultimate fun.Also , the new water park "AQUARIAZ", which is one of the biggest and highest in the world has been opened. It offers areas for all age groups, e.g. jacuzzi, a half-pipe slide , a climbing wall over the water and much more! The park does not only amaze you by its unique plant world and mountain scenery, but also through its sustainability. In addition, Aquariaz has a comprehensive evening and night-time programme, so that alongside families, young skiers get their money’s worth in various pubs, bars or discos.


Meribel

Meribel

Due to its central location in the heart of Trois Vallées, Méribel is particularly popular. From here there other ski areas of the world's largest interconnected region are easily reached. Typical for Méribel are the chalet buildings which are built in traditionally style and emit wonderful Alpine charm. Many accommodations offer ski-in option for easy access at the end of the day. The historic resort centre of Méribel is located in Méribel Village (1,400 m). This has nourished the district Méribel-Mottaret (1,750 m) with the local ski station. The traditional and quiet ski resort offers wonderfully forested area which can also be explored on an extensive network of winter hiking trails.


Le Corbier

Le Corbier

The village Le Corbier (1,550 m) was shaped by the known architect Le Corbusier and is closely linked to alpine skiing due to its design. Situated directly next to the pistes, it offers you perfect access to one of the biggest ski regions in France, Les Sybelles, which offers 310 kilometres of piste. Especially families will find great conditions in Le Corbier which was awarded the rating "Famille Plus Montagne" in 2007. The resort presents itself as very child-friendly with a ski school for children, a ski area for children and extensive child care for every age group. Furthermore, you will find an optimal infrastructure for a comfortable ski holiday in Le Corbier: many restaurants and bars, a canopied shopping centre, a large indoor pool with an outdoor pool in the centre, a bowling alley, a cinema, as well as a nature ice skating rink.


Chatel

Chatel

The winter sports resort Châtel is located at 1,191 m altitude in the Northern Savoyard Alps and close to the Swiss border. The traditional village has only developed to a real winter sports gem throughout the past few years and therefore still has a lot of its original charm. Châtel benefits greatly from the larger, neighbouring resorts of the ski area Portes fu Soleil: it offers perfect access to winter sports and further services, but at the same time it can provide tranquillity and relaxation many people are looking for during their holiday. The small chalets are designed with lots of wood and the many churches and chapels dominate the resort character. The locals still lay a lot of emphasis on hand-made products and so you can find many small shops or visit the markets where you can find these originally made objects. Local festivities let you take part in this amazing traditional culture. A visit to the spa facilities in the newly built public swimming pool or the local farms is also highly recommendable.


Saint Sorlin Les Sybelles

Saint Sorlin Les Sybelles

Located on a lovely hillside, at an altitude of 1,600 m, Saint Sorlin d'Arves presents itself in typical Savoyard charm and thereby distinguished itself from many other French ski resorts. The traditional architecture with the many wooden-clad forms the charming appearance of the resort. Saint Sorlin d'Arves is well known for its traditional cheese production, and visits to the local dairy farms and cheese tastings are a welcome break to a days skiing. On the village streets, with various shops and boutiques, you will find quite a hustle and bustle going on. Numerous cosy restaurants and bars invite you in to try Savoyard specialities and enjoy idyllic mountain atmosphere. Vivid past and lively present are two things which are combined wonderfully in Saint Sorlin d'Arves and ensure an unforgeable holiday experience!


La Norma

La Norma

The friendly resort La Norma, at 1,350 m, is situated directly between the Massif de la Vanoise and the l’Arc Valley in the Savoyard Alps. Its charm is very impressive, and not only because La Norma is traffic-free and located on a forested high plateau. The entire surrounding area offers a first-class panoramic view, which can be particularly enjoyed in the mountain restaurants.The little village’s cosy character is upheld by the adorning wooden houses and small shops. La Norma – idyllic snow enjoyment!The cosy resort centre is perfect for enjoying a stroll and also is ideally located directly at the pistes and lifts. The little ones will feel right at home in this child and family-friendly resort, and numerous activities are awaiting our older guests on the slopes. A particular highlight is ice climbing on a frozen waterfall near La Norma! In the evening, you can let yourself be spoilt in various restaurants, stroll leisurely through the lit village, or dance till the early hours in a disco.


Praz Sur Arly

Praz Sur Arly

At the upper part of the river Arly, located in a wide valley, lies the cosy, little village Praz sur Arly, not so far from Megève and Chamonix. Mountain enthusiasts will love the view of the Mont Blanc, which can be enjoyed from here. Due to the very traditional character and many children's facilities, the resort is very popular with families. The quality seal "Famille Plus" confirms this. However, not only the little ones will feel at home here. Due to the connection to the neighbouring resorts Crest-Voland Cohennoz, Flumet, Notre Dame de Bellecombe and Les Saisies the ski are comprises a total of 185 km of pistes. Lots of diversity guaranteed!


Lyon

Lyon

Lyon is a city in France located at the confluence of the river Rhône Saône river, 460 km south-east of Paris and 314 km north of Marseille. The department capital of Rhône and Rhône-Alpes region. The geography is marked by the confluence of the Rhone Lyon (Rhône) and Sone (Saône) in the southern part of the historical center, forming a sort of peninsula or "presqu'île" two large hills, one west and one north of the historic center city and a flat plain on the east bank of Rhone. To the west Fourvière hill, where high Fourvière Notre-Dame, the bishop's palace, tower metal (a TV tower that mimics the last section of the Eiffel Tower and a funicular.


Cities in Valley Of Loire region

Angers

Angers

Angers is a city in France prefecture of the department of Maine-et-Loire in the Pays de la Loire region. The surrounding area is also called Anjou. The city itself has approximately 150,000-160,000 inhabitants, the urban agglomeration called Angers Loire Métropole having 280,000 inhabitants.


Nantes

Nantes

Nantes is a city in western France, Loire-Atlantique department and the prefecture capital of the Pays de la Loire Region. Nantes is located on the Loire River, 50 km from the Atlantic coast. Nantes Métropole population is 580,000 inhabitants. Nantes name derives from its people from pre-Romanian Gauls tribe known as Namnetes, who founded the city in around 70 BC Taking advantage of the open sea, Nantes has developed over time, becoming one of the most important ports in France, is today considered the center of the western metropolitan France.


Tours

Tours

Tours is a city in France, the prefecture of Indre-et-Loire department in central region. The old town is located between the Loire and Cher rivers. The city has a population of 140,000 inhabitants and is called the Garden of France ("Le Jardin de la France"), due to its many parks. Starting time Wales Tours is known as crossing the Loire. The city then called Civitas Turonorum, after the name of the respondents Galli Turones to sit there. Tours has long had a reputation as a conservative town, bourgeois, but the growing number of commuters in Paris (now in less than an hour away on the TGV line), I have animated significant.


Orleans

Orleans

Orleans is a city in the center of France, being the northernmost city on the Loire Valley, located 120 km southwest of Paris. Due to its size, the best way to know it is by walking or cycling.


Blois

Blois

Blois city, capital of Loir-et-Cher department is located on the banks of the Loire in central France. Blois is located in the center of a rich agricultural area but is also well known for electrical and leather industry. Blois was Romanian settlement (Blesum) and Blaisois capital of the Middle Ages. In 1397 under the supervision of Louis of Orleans and became a royal residence. During the reigns of Louis XII and Francis I played a similar role of Versailles during the reign of Ludoivc XIV. Gothic-style buildings and architecture are characteristic renascentisca Blois.


La Baule

La Baule

La Baule is a city in France, Loire-Atlantique department of the Pays de la Loire region. La Baule is a major tourist resort on the Atlantic Ocean that boasts one of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. Seaside resort, founded nearly a century ago, is a picturesque town that offers a wide range of shops, restaurants, bars, entertainment venues and casinos, an original amalgam of cultures and old maritime Breton. La Baule today is a mix of villas belonging to wealthy families, luxury hotels and luxury apartment buildings less, thus creating a unique atmosphere and original social diversity.


Saint Nazaire

Saint Nazaire

The city of Saint-Nazaire is a major port on the right bank of the Loire River estuary, near the Atlantic Ocean. The city is located south of the second largest swamp in France called "La Briere." Given the location, Saint-Nazaire has a long tradition in fishing and shipbuilding. Archaeological evidence suggests that the area was inhabited since the Neolithic period, as shown in this monument as "Dissignac's mound," Megalithic tomb, located in downtown, and ancient bronzes found nearby. The city of Saint-Nazaire was born today in the mid-nineteenth century to house the edge of the harbor created transatlantic ships.


Amboise

Amboise

Located in the heart of the Loire Valley and considered by the UNESCO World Heritage city of Amboise is the home of prestigious monuments such as the Royal Castle, Clos Luce (Castle Cloux), temporary home of Leonardo da Vinci, and Chanteloup Pagoda, Chinese-inspired monument. Also, Amboise is located only 18 km from the Chenonceau Castle, situated on the River Cher, near the small village of Chenonceaux. Amboise (Ambac Latin) means "between two waters." Name the city makes reference to his past and its privileged geographic location: Châteliers plateau that dominates the valleys of the Loire and Amasa's.


Luynes

Luynes

Luynes is a city located in the department of Indre-et-Loire, southern France. It is located in the Midlands and has a population of about 5,000 inhabitants. The earliest traces of human passage in Luynes's area are 15,000 years ago. These consist of stone tools and cut into various shapes and various utilities. Other tools during the Bronze Age metals demonstrate continuity. Luynes's life testimony from the second century AD is called Malliacum aqueduct area. In the early Middle Ages, the location is Christian and in 1619 enters into the subordination of Charles d'Albert de Luynes, the favorite of Louis XIII, hence the name of the city.


Cities in Aquitaine region

Biarritz

Biarritz

Biarritz (Basque Miarritze, Biarritz Occitan) is a city in southern France, located in the department of Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Aquitaine region. It is one of the most popular French tourist resorts on the Atlantic Ocean. The beaches of this resort are among the most appreciated both by those who want to enjoy the sunny shores of the Bay of Biscay, as well as for surfers. Besides beaches, Biarritz offers its visitors an interesting architecture, and more active people can visit museums or play golf at one of the nearby land. One can say that there are 6 beaches in Biarritz: La Plage du Miramar, for those seeking tranquility and charm of the ocean, La Grande Plage, the beach located in downtown, offering tourists cafes and shops, Le Vieux Port, a small beach located near the city center and families with young children preferred; La Côte des Basques, especially surfers favorite beach and offers an excellent view of the coast of Spain, La Plage de Marbella, beach situated in the continuation of the previously mentioned from La Plage Milady , the most frequented beach of Biarritz's inhabitants due to the facilities provided (parking spaces, landscaped beachfront, children's playground).


Bordeaux

Bordeaux

Bordeaux is a city in southwest France, the prefecture capital of Aquitaine, Gironde department. City, crossed the Garonne River, is located near the European Atlantic cost. Bordeaux historic old town was inscribed in 2005 on the UNESCO world cultural heritage list. This elegant city on the Garrone river banks, near the Bay of Biscay, located in the heart of Bordeaux wine region, which has rightly won his great reputation. Bordeaux is one of the major centers, world-famous wine industry. The annual production is about 850 million bottles, including some of the most expensive items in the world.


Cities in Three Valleys region

Val Thorens

Val Thorens

At an altitude of 2,300 m above sea level, Val Thorens is the highest ski resort in Europe. The village itself is practically located "on the piste", allowing you to simply ride through the centre of the resort. Due to its great snow record, skiing up until May is rarely a problem. The greatest meeting point for well-deserved après-ski is the large sun terrace in front of the legendary bar "Le Monde". Val Thorens has much to offer its international clientele, a multitude of great restaurants, bars and cafés, as well as numerous shops, boutiques and shopping arcades are just waiting to be explored. The resort's sport centre offers you the chance to engage in further sporting activities - including tennis or squash - or relaxing in the pool, sauna or jacuzzi. Also the bowling centre offers every sports fan interesting possibilities to let off steam. Or how about trying out a tour on the snow scooter?


Courchevel

Courchevel

Courchevel is located in the western part of the famous "3 Vallées". The sophisticated winter sports resort of Courchevel offers an attractive selection of 150 km of pistes. The area expands over 5 altitude levels between 1,300 and 1,850 m and therefore offers fantastic diversity. Courchevel 1550 is a particularly popular destination with families. Numerous green and blue pistes open up sheer endless opportunities to beginners and pleasure skiers. Since 2010 there resort is accredited with the "Famille Plus Montagne" seal, for special family friendliness. Courchevel 1650 however offers more challenging pistes and a rather exciting après-ski and night life for fairly moderate prices. If you are looking for absolute luxury, party and fun, then you should choose to stay in the high-class part of Courchevel 1850. Especially this part of Courchevel has given the resort its nickname "St. Tropez of winter sports".


Cities in Normandy region

Deauville

Deauville

Deauville is a town in the department of Calvados, Basse-Normandie region, northwestern France. The first reference about Deville is the year 1060. At that time Deville, called A Enilla, seems more a fishing hamlet than a village. The name comes from the German Enilla (Auwja Auwa) and means "wet meadow". Current city and resort was founded by the Duke of Morny and arranged between 1860 and 1864. The famous promenade "Les Planches", made of hardwood, port, Hippodrome, international film festival, conference centers, Casino and sumptuous hotels, Deauville is regarded as the "queen of the beaches of Normandy," and that a famous French resort .


Caen

Caen

Caen is a commune in the northwest of France. It is the prefecture of the Calvados department. The city has 103,365 inhabitants (since 2012), while its urban area has 420,000, making it the largest city in the former Lower Normandy.


Rouen

Rouen

Rouen is a city in France, capital of Seine-Maritime department and the Haute-Normandie region. One of the most important historical cities of Normandy, Rouen remained in history mainly because of Joan of Arc, but also because stories about this place. Capital Norse warriors who came here on the river Seine in the ninth century, the city grew rapidly in the following centuries, and in the Middle Ages was one of the most powerful and feared Norman fortress. It was one of the capitals of the Anglo-Norman dynasty, who led both England and much of modern France from the eleventh century and the fourteenth century.



Cities in Alsace region

Strasbourg

Strasbourg

Strasbourg is a city in France, Bas-Rhin department prefecture capital of Alsace. The city name is Germanic origin, meaning "town (at the crossing) streets." It has a population of over 360,000 inhabitants, is located on the left bank of the Rhine River and is crossed by a tributary of it, Ill. The cathedral and the houses of the XVI, XVII, Strasbourg keep much of the atmosphere of a free city in the Roman Empire, but Louis XV style elegant buildings and mansard roofs are typical of many French. Its importance as a major European city was confirmed when he was elected as head of the Council of Europe in 1949.


Colmar

Colmar

Colmar (originally named Colombarium then Kolmar) is a city in eastern France, the prefecture of the Haut-Rhin department in the Alsace region. Colmar is located 64 km south - west of Strasbourg, lauch River in eastern Vosges Mountains. It was founded in the ninth century and is famous for its old town, well preserved and numerous architectural landmarks and museums. Colmar secular and religious landmarks reflect the eight centuries of French and German architecture, adapted to local customs and construction materials. Largely spared the destruction of the French Revolution and the wars in 1870-1871, 1914-1918 and 1939-1945, Colmar is well preserved old town and famous among tourists.


Cities in Languedoc Roussillon region

Montpellier

Montpellier

The capital of the department of Herault and Languedoc-Rousillon region, Montpellier is a great city, but attracts many tourists due to charm the old trails, shops, museums and restaurants, as well as life style, very relaxed and contemporary. South of town you will find many quality beaches. The city is situated on a hilly terrain at a distance of 10km from the Mediterranean coast, on the River Lez. The city was originally called Monspessulanus (Fr. Mont Pelé) which means "naked mountain" (named due to its low vegetation). Founded in the tenth century, Montpellier since the Middle Ages became a cosmopolitan cultural and economic center where Jews, Muslims and Christians have always lived in good understanding, tolerance and mutual respect ensuring rapid development of the city.


Carcassonne

Carcassonne

Carcassonne is a town in France, the prefecture in the Aude department of Languedoc-Roussillon region. The city is located near the border with Spain. It is one of the best preserved medieval towns in Europe. Carcassonne Fortified City in 1997 was registered on UNESCO World Heritage list. Located on the banks of the River Aude, Carcassonne is one of the best preserved medieval cities in the world and one of the largest in Europe, with solid walls, donjoane, moats, gates and defensive towers impressive, keeping the charm of medieval French.


Nimes

Nimes

Nimes is a city located in southern France. It is the residence Gard department, Languedoc-Roussilon. The city of Nimes was one of the most important of the Roman colony. Via Crossed Domitia, the route that connected Rome with Spain, the city had an exceptional location in a commercial and cultural crossroads of major importance. Nimes, and reached its zenith under the reign of Emperor Augustus. From this period dates the famous Roman monuments of the city and considered to be among the most beautiful and best preserved of the ancient empire: Magne Tower, the Gate of Augustus and France testify to the old gate of the city precincts, house Square is a temple dedicated to Caius and Lucius , grandchildren and adopted children of Emperor Augustus, Arenas, an amphitheater that has been remarkably preserved, according to history, instead of shows, fortress and dwelling, Castellum divisorium, etc.


Cities in Monaco region

Monte Carlo Monaco

Monte Carlo Monaco

Principality Monacu independent state is the second largest in the world after the Vatican. It is located on the Mediterranean coast, 18 km east of Nice, near the border with Italy. The principality is surrounded on three sides by the French region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, and its topography consists of a long beach and steep hills which rise up to 63m above sea level. Monaco is known for its natural landscape and sunny climate. Average minimum temperature of 8 ° C in January and in July 26 ° C. Monaco is divided into four areas: Monaco-Ville, the old town is situated on a rocky land extending into the Mediterranean, La Condamine, which includes the north-west and the port area is divided into three regions: Moneghetti - the port Les Revoires - including exotic gardens, La Colle - at the western border, Monte Carlo, including the tourism and casino located in the center, Larvotto - beach east of the principality, Saint Roman and Tenao in the Northeast, Saint Michel - residential area, and Fontvieille , a newly built area.


Cities in Brittany region

Mont Saint Michel

Mont Saint Michel

Le Mont-Saint-Michel este o stanca granitica (78 m inaltime) in Golful Saint-Malo (NV Frantei) din Marea Manecii, unde se manifesta cel mai reprezentativ fenomen de flux si reflux: in timpul fluxului este insula, comunicatia cu teritoriul continental fiind intrerupta, iar in timpul refluxului devine peninsula, o limba de nisip iesind de sub ape. Mareele, in zona Muntelui Saint-Michel, sunt deosebit de spectaculoase, printre cele mai puternice din Europa, avand amplitudinea de pana la 15 metrI. La echinoctii, in timpul refluxului, marea se retrage pana la cincisprezece, chiar optsprezece kilometri, iar fluxul este printre cele mai inalte din lume.


St Malo

St Malo

Saint Malo, and Sant-Malou Saent-Malo, the town and port in northwestern France in Brittany region. Former pirate town, fortified against attacks Islands, Saint Malo today presents itself to visitors as a city beautiful, enclosed by high walls - La Ville Intra-Muros, and cities outside the walls are ropes and Saint-Servan. City Center "Intra Muros" is composed of buildings 4-5 storeys, harmonized perfectly, giving the city a unique character. Here, tourists can find many shops selling various goods from "sea" such as equipment and of course souvenirs.


Brest

Brest

Brest is a city in western France, sub-prefecture of the department of Finistère in Brittany, the westernmost continental French Atlantic port. It is situated in a magnificent bay and coast occupy two hills divided by the river Penfeld. Part of the city located on the left coast is called Brest, while the right is situated on the coast known as Recouvrance. There are also extensive in the eastern suburbs of the city. The hills are, at times, so steep that climb from the lower town to the above must be performed on two or three stairs and the floor of a house is often at ground level with the next house.


Vannes

Vannes

Vannes (Breton: Gwened) is a town in the department of Morbihan in the region of Brittany in northwest France. The city was founded more than 2000 years. Vannes Morbihan Gulf is located at the mouth of two rivers, and Vincin Marle. The city is at a distance of about 100 km north-west of Nantes, 450 km south-west of Paris. Vannes name comes from Venice, a maritime Celtic people who lived in Armor (now Brittany) before the Roman invasion. Venice's fleet was defeated by Julius Caesar in 56 BC, the LOCMARIAQUER, as a consequence of Venice were all either slaughtered or sold as slaves.


Quimper

Quimper

Quimper is the capital department of Finistère, in Brittany region, northwestern France. The city of Quimper, flanked by Odete and Steir rivers and surrounding rural areas is indicated either for a short holiday and for a longer stay. The city still preserves its atmosphere Quimper Breton. Old Town, located west of the famous Gothic Cathedral of St.. Corentin, is mostly pedestrian, charming, cobbled streets and half-timber houses, an interesting place to explore. There are shops where you can buy his Breton traditional lattices or you can rest and relax in a cafe, to enjoy a crepe, a glass of cider and taste local cuisine.


Cities in Picardy region

Beauvais

Beauvais

Beauvais is a town and commune in the north of France. It serves as the capital of the Oise department. Beauvais is located approximately 75 kilometers from Paris.


Cities in Plagne region

La Plagne

La Plagne

The construction of La Plagne (Eng.: Alpine Meadows) as a ski region first began in 1960, between the Valley Isere and the 3,400 high Dome de Bellecote. Just one year later, the first lifts began working and in the course of the year the artificial villages were created around Plagne Centre. Later the designers rather wanted to create a cosy atmosphere and turned towards the chalet style to create their buildings, and so besides the large concrete living blocks, La Plange also offers quaint apartment complexes now. Today there are various stations, each with a different appearance. This is best observed in the evening in the cosy restaurants, as they begin to serve the local savoury dishes, and in La Plagne Centre where the party scene comes into swing. The ten stations are connected throughout the day until 1:00 am through a complimentary shuttle bus, and occasionally with gondolas. . The resorts special charm and its diversity make the French resort especially interesting skiers travelling in groups. Everybody who is hungry for party and action will find ideal conditions in La Plange to end the day with the right music and a little alcohol. Numerous bars, discos and the casino give you space to party until the sun goes up. When travelling in groups, the many winter hiking routes are also popular, caring for a sporty après ski experience. Groups and couples can relax in spa facilities which are of course also available in La Plagne.


Cities in Espace Killy region

Tignes

Tignes

Welcome to "Espace Killy", where world champions exercise and everything revolves around one thing 9 1/2 months of the year: skiing! The alpine disciplines in the 1968 and 1992 Winter Olympics took place in the gigantic ski area with more than 300 kilometres of piste and 89 lifts. And in 2009 the region was host to the ski world championship! This 5-star ski area sprawls over three mountains and two valleys, which will make every skier’s heart race. The high altitude (1,550 – 3,456 m) and one of the most attractive glaciers in the Alps guarantee high levels of snow. Tignes - the ski region of superlatives! Tignes (2,100 m), as we know it today, was built on a nearby treeless high valley at the end of the fifties, after the demise of the "old Tignes” in Lac du Chevril. With the use of wood and natural stone, the Tignes of today has traditional Savoyan charm. Furthermore, the mountain landscape with the huge Vanoise massif and its peaks, e.g. the Grande Motte (3,656 m) and Mont Pourri (3,779 m) is highly impressive. At the very end of the high valley lies Val Claret with various restaurants and leisure activities. Le Lac, usually known as the centre of Tignes offers many ice sport activities on the lake. It is buzzing here with younger people, especially because the après ski and top events like the "Tignes Airwaves" here are immense.


Val dIsere

Val dIsere

Ever since the alpine competitions of Olympic games in 1992, Val d'Isère, along with its neighbour Tignes, belongs to the top French winter sport resorts. The village features a historic centre dating back to the 16th century, and has kept its Savoyard charm right up until today. The newer buildings have also been built using natural materials such as wood and stone. The village has been a skiing village since 1934, when a few ski pioneers started a ski school and built a ski lift. Since then the resort has developed further. For 50 years now, the charming and welcoming winter sports resort introduces the annual winter season with first-class alpine racers speeding down the hills. The village centre has very little car traffic and a great infrastructure with many cafés, restaurants, shops and hotels, which offer the ideal atmosphere for a winter holiday.


Cities in Midi Pyrenees region

Toulouse

Toulouse

Toulouse, the fourth largest city in France, cultural and economic center of southern France, the university town of 1230, a major town in Languedoc and in the Haute-Garonne county, is situated on the right bank of the Canal Midi Garon and where in 1681 linking the Mediterranean and Atlantic. The city of Toulouse was established over 2000 years by a Celtic population that settled there. Later, in the first century BC, the Romans occupied the city and called it Tolosa. The 2000 years of history have left a heritage city of Toulouse, representative of the entire southern France, in various moments of history.


Lourdes

Lourdes

Lourdes (Gascon language: Lord) is the most visited Catholic pilgrimage site in the world, located in south-western France in the department of Hautes-Pyrénées. The city is. 15,000 inhabitants (2003). The town lies at the foothills of the Pyrenees, at an altitude of 420 m above nm, being crossed by the river Gave de Pau. The town is a museum with exhibits of the Protestant religion and the paintings of Franz Schrader French painter, cartographer and student of nineteenth-century Pyrenean mountains. Lourdes is located south of the tip Pic Schrader (3177 m).


Cities in Oisans region

Alpe D Huez Vaujany

Alpe D Huez Vaujany

The most famous stage of the Tour de France lies in the impressive Grandes Rousses mountain range: Alpe d'Huez. But the region doesn't just enjoy a reputation of the extraordinary in regards to cycling - the ski area has belonged to the world's top 10 for skiers and snowboarders since the 1968 Olympic Games and has therefore become one of the most renowned winter sports areas in France. Sunny pistes with high snow security up to 3,330 m, unlimited deep snow fun and spectacular snow parks ensure a very varied time on the piste! Alpe d'Huez lies at an altitude of 1,860 m and offers a spellbinding panorama of the Pic Blanc summit (3,330 m) and l’Entendard (3,470 m), as well as various shopping centres with cafés, bars and countless small shops, inviting you to explore them.


Les 2 Alpes

Les 2 Alpes

Les 2 Alpes, with its southern location and sunny slopes reaching up to 3,560 m, offers one of the highest glacial ski areas in the world. Whether summer or winter, great snow is guaranteed in this off-piste paradise. Most of the 227 kilometres of piste are located higher than 2,500 m. The sprawling centre of Les 2 Alpes is quite different than the compact centres of most French ski resorts. The lifts and pistes, which cover both sides of the valley, end directly there. Many shops and boutiques invite you to stroll around, and the outdoor pool, sauna and jacuzzi to relax, and the ice rink to be sporty & have fun. And when you start to feel hungry, numerous restaurants that offer French cuisine can be visited. Apart from that there are many leisure activities - whether paragliding, ice skating, bowling, taking a helicopter tour or ice climbing, the options seem endless!! From 30/11 - 08/12/2019 the epic event PowderWeek takes place in Les 2 Alpes. You can find more information .


Vaujany

Vaujany

Hardly any other resort in the Alps combines tradition and modernity so well as Vaujany does. Located on the mountain side, the family-friendly village provides traditional alpine charm with its crooked alleys and streets. In the past the locals used to depend on the regional farming products, however since the last war this has changed drastically. Vaujany now belongs to one of the wealthiest districts in France thanks to a large dam lake in the valley which operates a hydroelectric power plant. By installing one of the most modern gondolas in France, Vaujany is now perfectly connected to the renowned ski area of Alpe d'Huez and therefore has become very popular with winter sports enthusiasts. If you are also looking for entertainment aside the piste then you will surely be happy with the spa pool complex or on the newly opened ice rink (58 x 28 m) with large visitor's stand and the new bowling alley. Vaujany offers its guests a free parking garage. To save tired legs the ascent to the accommodation there are escalators which operate between the various levels of the village. Numerous restaurants, pizzerias and some bars round off the village's tourist offers.


Cities in Nord Pas De Calais region

Lille

Lille

Lille [lil] (neerlandeză Rijsel) is a city in northern France, capital of the prefecture of the department of Nord-Pas de Calais North. The city has a population of 191,164 inhabitants, but the metropolitan area has over 1.7 million inhabitants. The first mention of Lille city dates from 1066, but archaeological excavations show that the area has been inhabited since 2000 BC The name comes from the word Lille L'Ille (island), as was once marshy region. The name was used for Castle Count of Flanders, but built on land surrounded by swamp. Dutch name of the city, Rijel, has the same meaning.


Calais

Calais

Port city in northern France, Calais is located on the southern shores of the Strait of Pas-de-Calais, the British port of Dover. Calais has 70,700 inhabitants and is a port complex activity (fishing, shopping and travel). The work conducted port city and industrial development so that today there is a Calais important textile industry (lace and woven fabrics and synthetic fibers, clothing), chemical plants, metallurgical, electrical and food industry enterprises). Calais Harbour entrance has a depth of 7m and a width of over 130m. Located in the northern port city, Nioux-Calais district, is organized in several basins and docks.


Cities in Valmeinier Valloire region

Valmeinier

Valmeinier

The charming ski resort Valmeinier lies, easily accessible, amid the National Parks of Ecrins and Vanoise. The mountain pass road from Valloire to Col du Galibier is legendary as the highest alpine pass in the Tour de France. Valmeinier 1500 is a picturesque mountain village with old, traditional stone houses. Valmeinier 1800 is, in comparison, a young ski station built to fit into the surrounding mountain landscape. The chalets, furnished in wood, are grouped in a horseshoe-shape around the valley station, so that you can reach the sun terraces of the cosy cafes on skis. You'll also find numerous restaurants, bars, shops and 3 cinemas, all just a few metres away!


Cities in Valfrejus La Norma Aussois region

Valfrejus

Valfrejus

Valfréjus is located at an altitude of 1,550 m in the Savoyard Alps, near the Italian border. The friendly village, away from mass tourism, can easily be explored and has its own special charm. The centre is built like a horseshoe around the broad end of the valley descent, so that most of the sun terraces of cosy bars and cafés can easily be reached on skis. Apart from that, some restaurants are waiting to spoil you with French, Italian and local specialities. In the resort centre you'll find a multi-purpose sports field, which, depending on the season, is used for skating, hockey, football and basketball. A particularly fun activity for the whole family is the toboggan run, which you can use in the evenings by floodlight to ride about 2 km through the marvellous wooded surroundings. More excitement can be had paragliding!


Cities in Devoluy region

Superdevoluy

Superdevoluy

SuperDévoluy is located 92 km south-east of Grenoble and is easily reached via motorway and main roads. Furthermore, the resort now also has the "Famille Plus Montagne" certificate, which ensures family-friendliness and special offers for all ages. Two apartment buildings with large shopping arcades dominate the town centre, and numerous shops, cosy cafés, and bars invite you to stroll and linger. Speciality restaurants, with delectable foods and comfortable atmosphere, are worth checking out. Here, you will find the best way to let your active day on the pistes come to an adequate end. The new SuperDévoluy smart phone app offers access to lots of information, piste map, altitude calculator and games.


La Joue du Loup

La Joue du Loup

La Joue du Loup in English translates to "the wolf's cheek". However, this cosy location in the south west of the Départements Hautes-Alpes is everything but raw and wild. The still-young ski village is a snowy and well-maintained station in the heart of the Seealpen, around 95 km away from Grenoble, and stands for comfort and family-friendly ski fun! While castles are nowhere to be found, a lot more awaits in this little location, with its cosy chalets traditionally constructed of wood- hence the charming nickname, the "Village of Wood". Despite its humble size, La Joue du Loup is certainly not to be overlooked. In the lively village centre, you can find shops, restaurants and cafes waiting to be strolled by, sauntered into, and feasted in. Due to the size of the location, you can go exclusively a short distance to the lifts, shops, and dining opportunities. Diverse leisure activities, such as snowshoe hiking, dog- or horse-sledding, or even movie theatre nights provide plenty of variety besides the pistes. The way to the ski area SuperDévoluy lies right in the area.


Cities in Belledonne region

Chamrousse

Chamrousse

Chamrousse is situated at approx. 1,700 m in the Belledonne Massif and offers a gorgeous view of the approx. 30 km distant Grenoble and the surrounding mountains. The resort is known mainly due to the Olympic Games, but also hosts one stage of the Tour de France. Since the triple Olympic success of the Jean-Claude Killy in 1968 this ski resort has hardly lost any of it's fascination. But not only ski pros can find suitable descents here, the resort is just as good for beginners and snowboarders. The westward exposure of the town guarantees not only excellent snow but also a lot of sun in the afternoon and evening. A particular attraction is the sunset over the French lowlands, which causes the clouds and snowfields to glow red - hence the name Chamrousse, which means "red fields". The resort stretches out a total area of 1,300 hectares on various levels. From the chalet village Bachat-Bouloud (1,700 m) located on the Plateau de l'Arselle you can take the bus to the other districts Roche Béranger (1,750 m) and Recoin (1,650 m). There you will find further amenities characterising a modern winter sports resort, e.g. cosy cafés, bars, restaurants and of course several shops to stroll around in. Our cosy chalet-apartments mostly offer a magnificent view of the French lowlands.


Cities in Bourgogne region

Dijon

Dijon

City of Dijon is located in the eastern part of France in Côte-d'Or department. Dijon, the capital of Burgundy (Bourgogne), is the best place to start discovering this part of France, is a modern city, full of life, pretty busy though. With a long and interesting history, being the last residence of the Dukes of Burgundy, Dijon kept in those days of glory many historical monuments and buildings. Palace of the Dukes of Burgundy: a wonderful building, perfectly preserved, in style architecture of centuries past. It is best to begin a visit to Dijon from here, to become familiar with the old town atmosphere.


Cities in Haut Maurienne region

Val Cenis

Val Cenis

Val Cenis is situated in the heart of the Savoyrd Alps on the Italian border. The resort comprises of the districts "Lanslevillard" and "Lanslebourg", which are only 3 km away. A complimentary bus runs from the districts to the gondola. Both districts of Val Cenis, Lanslevillard and Lanslebourg, have maintained their Savoyard charm and provide for various chair lifts up into the ski area. Friendly locals, picturesque lanes, various shops and exquisite French cuisine are highlights, which mean for a successful holiday.


Cities in Champagne Ardenne region

Reims

Reims

Reims is a city in France, sub-prefecture of the department of Marne in the Champagne-Ardenne. Is the town of Reims in northern France with its famous Gothic cathedral where generations of French kings were crowned. 80% destroyed during World War I, the city was rebuilt in the 20s Art Deco style. Reims, Epernay and Ay with, is one of the main production centers of the Champagne region. Many of the biggest production houses have their headquarters in Reims. Many of them are open for tours and tastings of champagne. Champagne mature in limestone caves and tunnels, some dating from the Romanian.


Cities in Frankreich region


Orelle

Orelle

The glamorous resort Orelle is located in the famous 3 Vallées, in the biggest ski area in Europe! You can reach Val Thorens in approx. 15 minutes with the gondola, so that you can enjoy a perfect link to great pistes. Baroque buildings, little stone houses with slate roofs and the local hospitality give Orelle its unforgettable charm. The traditional and family-friendly resort brings incomparable holidays to young and old. Children up to 6 years are well taken care of in the "The Mazot of Croés" and numerous activities on and apart from the pistes ensure loads of variety. Tourists as well as locals from surrounding resorts, Valmeinier and Valfréjus, often make a day trip to Orelle to relax in a breathtaking scenery and enjoy the runs in the ski area - come and see for yourself!