France, Europe

Below is a descriptive index of the sites and destinations in France provided so far by Worldsiteguides.com. Please note this list is far from comprehensive; more great sites are getting added each month! Browse the sites below in order to learn more about the destinations and download the audio guides.

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France resources

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Bordeaux

Aquitanie

Bordeaux is known as the wine centre of France and also houses some of the country’s oldest museums. The city has been inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List as “an outstanding urban and architectural ensemble” and is home to over 250 000 people.

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Paris

Ile de France

Paris was originally named Lutetia Parisiorum and is the most visited city in the world with over 45 million tourists every year. It was in this city that man first took flight, 1783 in a hot air balloon. The headquarters of UNESCO is located in Paris.

Strasbourg Cathedral history The site of the current Strasbourg Cathedral has for a long time been the location for religious buildings. At first, a Roman temple, dating back…

Mont Saint Michel history Standing on a rock peak, the church of Mont Saint Michel has a commanding view over the nearby bay. In prehistoric times, the bay…

Gardens of Versailles history The enchanting Gardens of Versailles were founded by the French King Louis the 13th in year 1632. However, many say that the real founder…

Château de Versailles history The identity Château de Versailles is closely linked to the city surrounding it; Versailles. Not surprisingly, the city is what gave the Château de…

Saint-Jacques Tower history Even though Saint Jacques Tower itself is impressive, it used to be much more than just a tower. Saint Jacques Tower is the only remains…

Louvre history While today’s Louvre serves a huge museum, it has gone through several different phases throughout the history. Founding of the Louvre The known history of the…