France Cities

Route Napoleon

Route Napoléon is the route taken by Napoléon in 1815 on his return from Elba. It is now a 325-kilometre section of the Route nationale...
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Aix-En-Provence

The Cours Mirabeau is a wide thoroughfare, planted with double rows of plane-trees, bordered by fine houses and decorated by fountains. It follows the...
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Amboise

Château d'Amboise was built on a spur above the River Loire. The strategic qualities of the site were recognised before the medieval the con...
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Arles

Arles has important remains of Roman times, which have been listed as World Heritage Sites since 1981. They include: The Roman theatre The arena...
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Avignon

In the part of the city within the walls, the buildings are old but in most areas they have been restored or reconstructed (such as the post office an...
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Bayeux

Bayeux is the home of the Bayeux Tapestry, which depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England. Bayeux is about 250 km northeast of...
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Beaune

Beaune is the wine capital of Burgundy in the Cote d'Or department in eastern France. It is located between Paris and Geneva. Beaune is one of...
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Caen

The Battle for Caen from June-August 1944 was a battle between Allied (primarily British and Canadian troops) and German forces during the Battle of N...
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Cannes

The Promenade de la Croisette is the waterfront avenue with palm trees. La Croisette is known for picturesque beaches and for restaurants, café...
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Chambord

The royal Château de Chambord at Chambord, Loir-et-Cher, France is one of the most recognizable châteaux in the world because of its very...
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Chantilly

Town of Princes Chantilly has lived to the rhythm of its château for the last four centuries Since Anne de Montmorency, in the XVIth centu...
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Chartres

Chartres was one of the principal towns of the Carnutes, and by the Romans was called Autricum, from the river Autura (Eure), and afterwards civitas C...
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Evian

The springs of Evian were still rather unknown at the time of the French Revolution. But the First Empire's interest for spa towns inspired a scie...
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GIVERNY

Monet at Giverny Claude Monet noticed the village of Giverny while looking out of a train window. He made up his mind to move there and rented a ho...
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Honfleur

The Harbor, the Old Dock and Sainte Catherine's Church... are among the famous places that you can see in Honfleur. Carte-Postale.com invites you...
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La Salette

La Salette-Fallavaux is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France. The sanctuary of Our Lady of La Salette in the mountains abov...
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Loire Valle

The Loire Valley spanning 280 kilometres (170 mi), is located in the middle stretch of the Loire River in central France. Its area comprises approxima...
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Lourdes

Lourdes is a town in the Midi-Pyrénées region of southwest France. It’s known worldwide for the Sanctuaries Notre-Dame de Lourdes,...
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Lyon

Lyon is a city in east-central France in the Rhone-Alpes Region, situated between Paris and Marseille. Lyon forms the second-largest metropolitan area...
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Marseille

Marseille has been designated as European Capital of Culture in 2013. Marseille is a city that has its own unique culture and is proud of its diffe...
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Monaco

Monaco's name comes from the 6th century BC nearby Phocaean Greek colony. Referred to the Ligurians as Monoikos, from the Greek "µ?????...
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Mont St. Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel was used in the 6th and 7th centuries as an Armorican stronghold of Romano-Breton culture and power, until it was ransacked by the F...
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Nevers

Nevers is a commune in France and the administrative capital of the Nièvre department in the Bourgogne region in central France. It was the pri...
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Nice

Nice is the fifth most populous city in France, after Paris, Marseille, Lyon and Toulouse. Located on the south east coast of France on the Mediterran...
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Normandy

Normandy is a region in North Western France, Europe. It is made up of 2 regions: Lower and Upper Normandy. Lower Normandy includes 3 "d&eacut...
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Paris

Paris is the capital and largest city in France, situated on the river Seine, in northern France. Paris is today one of the world's leading busine...
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Rouen

Unknown to Julius Caesar, Rouen was founded by the Gaulish tribe of the Veliocasses, who controlled a large area in the lower Seine valley, which reta...
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