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French Cities

France has many beautiful cities - here are some of my impressions and photos.

Annecy
The Venice of the Alps.

Besançon
Préfecture du département du Doubs et de la région Franche-Comté. Ville d'art et d'histoire. Site majeur Vauban inscrit au Patrimoine mondial de l'Unesco. Première ville verte de France. Il y a foison de raisons d'aller à Besançon.

Dijon
Dijon is a beautiful city in the French region of Burgundy (Bourgogne).

Grenoble
Grenoble is one of the largest, hottest, and coldest cities in France.

Hyères
What to do and where to go in Hyères, a beautiful city in the south of France.

Limoges
It's known for its porcelain, but Limoges has some beautiful architecture too.

Lyon
Lyon (in French), Lyons (in English), is the third largest city in France. It's famous for its old town, Vieux Lyon, bouchon restaurants, silk industry, Fourvière basilica, and the two rivers and three hills the city is built upon.

Metz
Metz is a beautiful city with plenty to see and do. And you can stay on a barge!

Nice
Nice is the second most touristed city in France, the fifth largest French city by population, and one of the most beautiful.

Paris
Paris, the city of Light, the capital of France, is considered by some to be the most romantic city in the world. Take a look at this page for Paris travel info and tips.

Perpignan
Perpignan, in Languedoc-Roussillon, is a fascinating city and the capital of French Catalonia.

Strasbourg
Strasbourg is one of the largest and most beautiful cities in France.

Toulon
Toulon is the third largest city in PACA and worth a visit.

Toulouse
Toulouse, also known as la Ville rose (Pink Town), is the fourth largest town in France. Take a virtual tour of the southwestern French town of Toulouse with this photo gallery.

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