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21 places to visit in France that will make you Instagram famous

Wanna be a huge success in Instagram? These are the 21 places to visit in France.

Let the countdown begin!

21. Najac

Perched on a long rocky ridge, the village of Najac is known for its historic buildings and medieval character. Take an early-morning stroll across the downhill streets of Najac, admiring the majestic Château de Najac as it rises from the mist. Najac is surely one of the places to visit in France.

20. Noyers-Sur-Serein

Populated by buildings dating from the 16th century, half-timbered houses, pillars, and ashlars, the village of Noyers-Sur-Serein is one of the most popular tourist destinations in France. Walk along the charming river Serein, find your way through the cobbled streets whistling at the beautiful vintage cars, and feel very much back-in-time.

19. Mont-Saint-Michel

Rising dramatically from the sea, the iconic landmark of Mont-Saint-Michel is most recognizable and needs no introduction. Be mesmerized by the magical location, soak in the evening colors, and capture the stunning sights for your Instagram.

18. Auxerre Clock Tower

Set right in the center of Auxerre, the flamboyant Auxerre Clock Tower is an amazing example of medieval fortifications. Find time stand still as you gaze at the ochre and gold colored sundial and moon dial of the clock tower.

17. La Clusaz


The old ski resort village of La Clusaz is known for hosting Winter Olympics. But, not many have experienced the other side of it. Take a peaceful retreat in the Summer at La Clusaz and lose yourselves to nature.

16. Strasbourg

Bordering the historic region of Alsace, Strasbourg is one of the prettiest and underrated cities in Europe. Rise early and bask in the glory of a splendid sunrise. Your day can’t start any better than this.

15. Tévennec Lighthouse


Set in the midst of Raz de Sein, the completely abandoned Tévennec Lighthouse is one of the spookiest places to visit in France. If you are the kind of person, who loves exploring eerie places, then Tévennec Lighthouse will fit your bill perfectly. And don’t forget to share your clicks.

14. Bordeaux


Featured in the list of ‘Best in Travel 2017’ by Lonely Planet, the dynamic city of Bordeaux is the world’s wine capital. Go on a scenic road trip passing through the sea of vineyards, indulge in wine tasting, and pack your bags with the best bottles of wine.

13. Old Port of Marseille


The natural harbor destination of the Old Port of Marseille buzzes with people during the nights. Do you know why? The skies here burst with spell colors. When you are done playing with the colors, ride on the Ferris wheel, and enjoy the fabulous views from the top.

12. Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris


Incredibly popular with the locals and the tourists, Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris is a masterpiece of Gothic architecture. You can feel the mysterious aura of the place seeping through your body just by getting close to the monument.

11. Musée du Louvre

Situated right on the banks of River Seine, Musée du Louvre finds a spot in every must visit places in Paris list. Shimmering with glory, the most prized museum holding the Monalisa is surprisingly a great place for a breakfast date.

10. Château du Rivau


Surrounded by enchanting gardens and contemporary sculptures, the fairytale castle of Château du Rivau looks like it is ripped off a storybook. As you step closer to the castle, you will be carried away by the intimate atmosphere, blooming with wisteria trees.

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9. Tignes


When winter calls, take an escape to the ski resort destination of Tignes and breathe in the incredible sight of the chalets covered in snow. With a multitude of adventurous activities to choose from, Tignes will keep you entertained.

8. Pointe du Van


Striking with its dramatic coastline and medieval towns, Pointe du Van is for the explorers. Get lost in the wilderness of Pointe du Van, wander along the wonderfully undiscovered landscape, and be awed by the soothing sound of the waves crashing against the rocks.

7. Passerelle d’ Holzarté


Hanging between the gorges of Holzarté is the fascinating bridge of Passerelle d’ Holzarté. Appearing out of nowhere, the trail looks out of the ordinary and is totally one of the interesting places to visit in France.

6. L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue


Resembling the city of Venice, the charming town of L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is famous for its waterside cafés, antique shops, and restaurants. Dine by one of the quaint cafes by the water and click a dozen photographs for your Instagram.

5. Miroir d’eau

Spread across an area of 2,450 square meters, Miroir d’eau is the world’s largest reflecting pool. Made of granite, the shallow water in the reflecting pool can be turned into fog during the summers and you can even walk on it to cool off your foot.

4. Eiffel Tower

Your Instagram feed would be incomplete without a picture of Eiffel Tower. Regarded as one of the top places to visit in France, Eiffel Tower is seductive and will leave you speechless with its enchanting beauty.

3. Montmartre


Mounted at a height of 130 meters from the ground level, the neighborhood of Montmartre has a unique bohemian vibe like no other commune in France. Drift back in time at the vintage quarters of the locality and feel the wanderlust in you come alive.

2. Valensole


Overlooking a small river valley, the picturesque town of Valensole is known for its delightful lavender fields. Find your way through the swirl of lavender blue, treat your taste buds to exotic lavender honey, and jump around in pure bliss.

1. Bonifacio


Topping the list of must visit places in France is the lovely medieval town of Bonifacio in Corsica. Set directly on the Mediterranean Sea, Bonifacio just looks like a painting and the best way to enjoy the fabulous destination is to lie in the soft sands of the beach and start dreaming.

Now that you have the list, where are you heading to?


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  • On word, GOALS! Thanks for sharing this article. I’ve been to France already but haven’t been to some of these amazing places

    • Deepak Kannan

      You are welcome Alex Angeles. 🙂 If you liked the article, do share it with your friends as well and I really wish that you explore these places on your next trip to France. 🙂