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...
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...
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...
Arles has important remains of Roman times, which have been listed as World Heritage Sites since 1981. They include: The Roman theatre The arena...
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...
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...
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...
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...
The Promenade de la Croisette is the waterfront avenue with palm trees. La Croisette is known for picturesque beaches and for restaurants, café...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Lourdes is a town in the Midi-Pyrénées region of southwest France. It’s known worldwide for the Sanctuaries Notre-Dame de Lourdes,...
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...
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...
Monaco's name comes from the 6th century BC nearby Phocaean Greek colony. Referred to the Ligurians as Monoikos, from the Greek "µ?????...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...