Tourism in France is so popular that there is hardly anything new to tell about. The entire world admires the beauty, France holds. It didn't happen in a small period. It takes centuries to build such beautiful architecture. That shows its enrichment in world heritage and history. So the Indian students who are living there, should feel gratitude to be part of such an amazing country and regularly visit someplace to visit. It will make you feel refreshed and motivate you to work harder during your study. Our Admission Process Executive, Ms. Shivani Chavda articulated the 7 places that a student should visit during his study.
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Let me tell you there are plenty of things you can do in France while studying over there. You might have come along with many articles regarding the places where you can go and enjoy in France. So you will explore the country once you are there. If you ask different people what place you can visit, the answers will be way different but when we think about travelling to France the very first thing that comes to our mind is Paris and Eiffel tower because it is a very famous destination visited by individuals. Paris is called the city of love. Even the students who are studying in France and the first thing on their checklist to visit Eiffel Tower first. But do you know there are many other interesting places as well to visit in France? In other words, I would say many beautiful places with its history. So let's talk about the places you can visit apart from Eiffel tower in France while you are studying there.
1. Seine River Cruise
Do you know what is the fun way to see all of Paris' top sights while enjoying a relaxing experience? It’s by Cruising the Seine River. There is Compagnie des Bateaux-Mouches which offers scenic boat tours, the bout will sail past the Place de la Concorde, the Louvre, the Musée D'Orsay, the Notre-Dame Cathedral, and other landmarks along the way. You can choose from a variety of Bateaux-Mouches boat tours and the wonderful thing is you can either choose daytime boat tours with brunch or lunch cruises or romantic dinner cruises. At night time, the monuments along the Seine are illuminated, it creates a truly captivating impression. The Bateaux-Mouches kiosk is located at Pont de l'Alma near the Eiffel Tower.
2. Summer Festival in Carcassonne
The medieval city of Carcassonne is listed as the World Heritage site by UNESCO. This fairy tale place becomes a part of the modern world every year during July for the Festival de Carcassonne. This highly praised festival presents various programs of performances by well-known French and international artists. This festival becomes very popular by showcasing outstanding artistic talent, the performances which include classical music, opera, jazz, rock, and folk music, as well as dance and theatre.
The festival is presented in several open-air venues like the Jean Deschamps Theater, the Place Carnot within the ancient ramparts. Audiences can enjoy and get entertained in outdoor theatres under the beautiful starry night skies.
3. French Alps
Have you ever heard about the winter wonderland? Well, the French Alps is a winter wonderland of powdery snow on vivid sunny days along with spectacular alpine scenery. If you are a lover of the ski, then for you the French Alps serves as one of the most desired destinations in the world. It is appreciated for its quaint mountain villages, rustic alpine charm, and superb ski conditions.
The first Winter Olympics took place at Chamonix-Mont Blanc. Since then the classic mountain peaks of the Alps have been popular for their challenging alpine slopes. There are a wide variety of ski runs available with the top-notch resort facilities which make the French Alps a world-class skiing destination.
4. Walt Disney Studio Park
Unleash the inner child of yours and visit the Disney studio park. When we were kids Mickey Mouse was the cartoon we have seen a lot and probably it is the first cartoon we have ever seen for most of us. We've grown watching Mickey Mouse and we still watch some of the masterpieces of Disney and the Disney movies never fail to amaze us. If you are a true Disney fan you are going to visit the Disney studio park located in Paris.
5. The island of Corsica
Who remembers Corsica and the dialogue from the movie “what happens in Corsica stays in Corsica”? Many of you do right. This dialogue is from the Bollywood movie Tamasha which has been shot in Corsica and you actually can do "Matargashti" there. Nah, ain't talking about the dance. Corsica is famous for its rugged and raw beauty, seen in its dramatic coastal landscapes, pristine forests, and snow-capped mountains. The island is filled with beautiful beaches, quiet bays, attractive fishing ports, and lively seaside cities and the inland’s hillsides are crowned with ancient villages where time seems to standstill.
Sun-loving beach lovers and the sporty types (which includes hard-core hikers) are drawn to the island's classic and incomparable nature sites. There is a 1,000-kilometer shoreline which offers crystal-clear waters. And that’s what makes it a paradise for scuba diving.
6. Port of Cannes
Cannes is a pretty place to spend the day if you like to stroll the beach Front Boulevard, shop or dine in lovely surroundings. The French bakeries in Cannes are famous so you can pop in there for a light lunch. If you fancy more lavish surrounds, you can head to the hotels along the front, such as the Sofitel Mediterranee with its top floor restaurant with lovely views. Or can have a cocktail at the famous domed Hotel Le Carlton.
Provence is a marvellous landscape of olive groves, sun-drenched rolling hills, and deep beautiful purple lavender fields, with the little villages nestled in the valleys. The lively scenery has charmed many famous artists, including Cézanne, Matisse, Chagall, and Picasso.
The rustic natural beauty and country charm of Provence immerses the visitors in a place where the art de vivre is a way of life. The Sultry weather of the province encourages relaxing strolls along with cobblestone streets. The afternoons can be spent on sunny terraces of outdoor cafés. Provence is also a well-known region for its delicious cuisine, which is based on olive oil, vegetables, and aromatic herbs.
The quintessential Provençal town is famous for its colourful open-air markets and the hundreds of fountains which are typical southern France. The medieval city of Avignon is home to the UNESCO-listed Palais de Papes.
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