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Visit famous French cities like Bordeaux, Cannes, Chamonix, Chartres, Clermont-Ferrand, Limoges, Marseille, Nice and Paris. Below a list of the official city sites of important cities in France.

Find information on the cities, as well as official visitors bureaus and travel and tourism offices with tips for travel, activities, sightseeing, lodging and accommodations for your next holidays in France.



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French Cities
 


 Paris
Searchable Map and Satellite View of Paris
Paris
The French capital, the Romans called her Lutetia.

Office de Tourisme et des Congrès de Paris
Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau offers a broad range of information about the city.



Avignon
A city full of history, temporary the residence of the Pope (1309-1377).


Aix-les-Bains
The spa town in eastern France in the Rhone-Alpes région, near Lac du Bourget.


Bordeaux
Famous for its wines.
Office de Tourisme de Bordeaux
The Bordeaux Visitors Bureau.


Camembert
The village in the Orne département of Normandy where the famous French cheese is originated from.

 Cannes
Searchable Map and Satellite View of Cannes.
Cannes
A small French city with a Film Festival.
Festival de Cannes
Official site of the Cannes Film Festival.


Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
The popular mountaineering and winter sports resort in the Haute-Savoie in eastern France.


Chartres
Famous for its cathedral, one of the World Heritage Sites.
Office de Tourisme de Chartres
Chartres' Tourism Office.


Clermont-Ferrand
The city in the Auvergne region, one of the oldest cities of France, surrounded by a chain of volcanoes. The city hosts an international short film festival.


Clichy
Quiet Days in Clichy.


Colmar
Home town of the sculptor Frédéric-Auguste Bartholdi, the creator of the Statue of Liberty (in French).


Cognac
Living in Cognac.
Office de Tourisme de Cognac
Tourism Office of the Cognac region (in French).


Grenoble
The capital city of the French Alps and a major scientific center surrounded by many ski resorts, host of the Winter Olympics in 1968.
Office de Tourisme de Grenoble
Tourist office of Grenoble.


Lille
European Capital of Culture in 2004.


Limoges
The city in the Centre-Ouest region is famous worldwide for its medieval enamels on copper and since the 19th century for its Limoges porcelain.


Lourdes
The town in the Hautes-Pyrénées is one of the largest Catholic religion pilgrimage location in Europe.
Office de Tourisme de Lourdes
The Lourdes tourism office.


Lyon
The former Gallic capital.
L'Office du Tourisme et des Congrès de Lyon
The tourism office of Lyon.


Marseille
The oldest city in France.
Office du Tourisme et des Congrès de Marseille
Site of the Marseille Convention and Visitors Bureau.


Montpellier
Mediterranean city in south France, with one of the oldest universities of Europe (in French).
Office de Tourisme de Montpellier
The Montpellier tourist office.

 Nice
Searchable Map and Satellite View of Nice
Nice
Painter Yves Klein's home town.
Office du Tourisme et des Congres de Nice Cote d'Azur
Nice Convention and Visitors Bureau.


Nîmes
The southern France city close to the Camargue in the Languedoc, was one of the richest and finest Roman cities of Gaul. Important remains of the Roman Empire can still be visited in and around Nîmes. (in French)
Nîmes Tourisme - Site de l'Office de Tourisme de Nimes
The official Nimes tourism office.


Orléans
The City of Orléans, most famous because of Jeanne d'Arc (Joan of Arc) the Maid of Orléans, liberator of the city in 1429.
Maison de Jeanne d'Arc
Joan of Arc archives, library and museum site (in French).


Rennes
University town and capital of Brittany.


Strasbourg
Seat of the European Parliament and the Court of Human Rights.
Office de Tourisme de Strasbourg
Tourism office for Strasbourg and the Alsace region.


Toulouse
Europe's capital of aerospace industry.
Office du Tourisme de Toulouse
Tourist Office Toulouse.

 Versailles
Annotated Satellite View of Château de Versailles.

Versailles
A small town of no importance west of Paris until 1682 when King Louis XIV, accompanied by his royal entourage, moved to Versailles in his new residence.
royal Château de Versailles
The royal residence of Louis XIV King of France and Navarre.
Office de Tourisme de Versailles
Versailles tourism office.
 

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