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Panoramic view of the Eiffel Tower at night

Panoramic view of the Eiffel Tower at night

France tourism guide. The destination with a special character that distinguishes it from tourism in any other tourist country with its museums, monuments, beautiful streets, culture and unique atmosphere. Its capital is Paris, which is one of the most beautiful and most important tourist destinations in the world.

 

 

 

The French Republic is located on the European continent, as it extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the sea called the English Channel, and the French Republic extends from the Rhine River until it reaches the Atlantic Ocean, and from here it appears that France has coasts overlooking the Atlantic Ocean along with other countries. The main part of France is located in the European continent, but there are some other areas, whether they are islands in oceans or places on continents that belong to the French Republic.

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Information about tourism in France
The capital of the French Republic is Paris, and the official language is French. Its area is approximately 670,000 square kilometers, and its population exceeds 65 million. Finally, the currency in France is the Euro.

 

 

 

Tourist places in France
Paris
The capital of France, it is a major European city and a global center for art, fashion, gastronomy and culture. It dates back to the 19th century. It contains many landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, the Gothic Cathedral of Notre Dame. And the famous Louvre, which houses Da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa,” and the Musée d’Orsay for Impressionist works by Monet, Renoir Degau.

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Paris is famous for many titles, it is known as the capital of fashion, and the city of love, but its most famous nickname is (City of Light), that title it obtained for being the most famous centers of science and thought during the Enlightenment eras, and also for its use of street lighting system very early. Paris was known by this nickname in the late nineteenth century.

 

 

Palace of Versailles
It is located in Versailles, located twenty kilometers southwest of Paris, the French capital. It is one of the most famous and most beautiful European palaces at all, and one of the most luxurious palaces in the world. Its history dates back to the eighteenth century. , and attracts many tourists throughout the year, and this palace reflects in its design and construction the classic French medieval architecture, and in 1833 AD, King Louis Philippe converted this palace into a museum of the history of France, which was opened in 1837 AD, and he collected many drawings and paintings and sculptures that represent events and people from the history of France in it.

 

 

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The palace consists of three floors, and several opposite buildings, and its main facade extends to about eighty meters. The palace also contains an apartment for the king that includes seven large halls, and another for the queen that includes a room for her, the nobles’ salon, many precious pieces of furniture, and precious paintings, and many galleries that currently contain more than three thousand sculptures and six thousand oil paintings. Gardens of Versailles The palace is surrounded by large courtyards containing fountains, trees, flowers, and statues.

 

 

Louvre Museum
It is considered the most famous and most important art museum in the world, and it is located in France, specifically in the capital, Paris, on the northern banks of the Seine River. The French campaign on Egypt, so this museum is considered an open treasure for visitors, and millions of tourists from all over the world flock to it every year, and in this article we will mention information about the Louvre Museum.

 

 

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The museum is divided into several parts, divided according to the history and type of art, and these galleries contain nearly one million pieces of art, including statues and oil paintings, and the museum contains Roman, Greek and Egyptian antiquities, in addition to antiquities from the Mesopotamian civilization, whose number is estimated at about 5664 pieces of art and archaeological artifacts. .

Nice
The capital of the Alpes-Maritimes department on the French Riviera, lies on the pebbly beaches of the Pays des Anges. Founded by the Greeks and later a French city in the 19th century, the city also attracted artists for a long time.

 

 

The city has many landmarks, the most important of which is the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in the city (or MAMAC) is a wonderful modern structure displaying avant-garde works of French and international artists. Old Nice is also a maze of medieval streets, with Baroque churches and the colorful Cours Saleya market famous for its flowers, fish and produce.

The Promenade des Anglais, a bay-facing street, is lined with great cafés and hotels like Le Negresco. Known for its niçoise delicacies, Nice is famous for dishes made with olives and seafood.

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Marseille
, a port city and considered the capital of southern France, has been a crossroads of immigration and trade since its founding by the Greeks around 600 BC. At its heart is the Old Port (Vieux-Port), where fishmongers sell their catch along the quayside. How many there is the Basilique Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde, which is a Romanesque Byzantine church.

 

 

It is the place of quiet squares, striped alleys, bustling 19th century streets and street markets. Known for its labyrinthine streets that captivate its visitor, Le Panier, the oldest part of the city, is a mix of cultures. It is also one of the most famous monuments of the city, the Monastery of Saint Victor and