Surprisingly, the France is the most visited country in Europe, the country bordering Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and Spain is located in Western Europe.

In addition, the country has several tourist attractions and draws attention for its refined cuisine, its beautiful beaches on the Atlantic, its set of historic buildings and is well known for its culture and fashion. So get to know 6 cities to visit in France.

If you are afraid of scratching your French, but dream of visiting France, know that there are receptive agencies providing all the support for travelers speaking Portuguese. Therefore, we recommend the France among Friends, receptive company based in France. They give full support to Brazilians who want to know Paris, the French Riviera and other special corners of the country.

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Nice - France

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The capital of the Riviera is also the fifth largest city of france, Nice is located on the French Riviera in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur. Popularized by English aristocrats in the 18th century, the city reached its heyday in the late 19th century, a time that left the city with several extraordinary architectural highlights.

Certainly blessed with a sunny and temperate climate, Nice attracts visitors from all over the world. Among its many attractions are its beautiful beaches, interesting museums, famous city landmarks and other tourist attractions.



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A commercial, industrial and banking power for the past 500 years, great old Lyon is the focal point of a thriving urban area of nearly 2 million people, the second largest agglomeration in France. Exceptional art museums, a dynamic cultural life, and a thriving university give the city a sophisticated feel.

In addition, green parks, riverside paths and a sufficiently precious historic old town make it a UNESCO World Heritage City.

Finally, founded by the Romans, with many preserved historical areas, Lyon is the archetype of the Heritage city. It is a vibrant metropolis that is starting to make the most of its unique architectural, cultural and gastronomic heritage.


Bordeaux - France

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Undoubtedly, the city of Bordeaux has an attractive, rich and complex personality. It offers a remarkable architectural heritage, as well as a fantastic wine lifestyle. Capital of southwest France, Bordeaux is located less than 3 hours from Paris by high-speed train, 45 minutes from the ocean, 2 hours from Spain and 3 hours from the ski slopes of the Pyrenees.

Bordeaux is a flat city built on the banks of the River Garonne. In addition, it is the largest French city and geographically one of the largest in Europe. It is often referred to as “Little Paris”, and the rivalry between the “Bordelais” (people of Bordeaux) and “Parisiens” is a hot topic.

Because it is a flat city, bicycles are an excellent mode of transport, especially as the city has over 580 km of cycle paths. World wine capital, Bordeaux gave its name to the oldest and most prestigious wine region in France and is famous throughout the world!

Bordeaux has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since June 28, 2007. It includes 347 historic monuments, a 150-hectare protected area and 3 churches previously included as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Saint Paul de Vence

St Paul de Vence

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Saint Paul de Vence is a simply charming village in Provence. It is close to Nice and its medieval charm leaves no one indifferent. That's because, located on top of a hill, with first and winding streets, this place where you can breathe art, is one of the most beautiful in France.

Known for its artistic life, here you can visit galleries and art and sculpture exhibitions. The Fondation Maeght Modern Art Museum is the perfect place to admire works by Chagall, Miró, Braque, Giocometti, among others. In addition, this private foundation has a vast collection of painting, sculpture, drawing and prints, mainly from the 19th century. XX. The museum building is itself a modern architectural work, unique in the village.


Corsica - France

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Corsica is a French island in the Mediterranean, located west of Italy, southeast of the French mainland and north of the Italian island Sardinia. About two-thirds of the island is made up of mountains. Surprisingly, it is the fourth largest island in the Mediterranean Sea and since 1798 it has been part of French territory.

The city resembles a miniature continent. Coastal cities and fabulous beaches contrast with mountain ranges, stunning valleys and dense forests. In addition, it is the most mountainous island of all the islands in the Mediterranean.

Half of its surface is made up of vegetation and there are many water courses, lakes and rivers, which is why it is known as the green island. Although it is part of France, it is very different from the mainland in everything from customs to language. With natural landscapes of granite and shale, the island is full of secret corners. Finally, the impressive cliffs of the Calanche de Piana, the fascinating archaeological ruins at Filitosa and the beauty of the Scandola reserve are examples of landscapes marked by time and sculpted over the years.


Paris, France

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The capital of France, Paris is full of monuments and beautiful places! Let's start with the Louvre Museum, a former royal residence and one of the most impressive buildings. The open-air courtyard, with its glass pyramid, creates a contrast to the centuries-old palace, especially at night! How not to admire Notre-Dame de Paris and the Latin Quarter, a little gem of the capital. Furthermore, the Pantheon is imposing and majestic, while the Eiffel Tower is the symbol of Paris throughout the world. Montmartre and Sacré Couer offer stunning views of Paris. For lovers of modern art, Beaubourg and the Georges Pompidou Museum are also essential. Finally, taking an evening stroll along the Pont-des-Arts and Île Saint-Louis is to understand why Paris is the most visited city in Europe.


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