x
  1. Home
  2.  › 
  3. France

Cities in France

On this page we present you the most beautiful and important cities in France.

Cities in France

Paris

Paris
City of love: If any metropolis deserves this description, it is Paris. The French capital on the Seine still magically attracts lovers; many writers and artists have found their personal muse there. In the world of business, however, Paris is regarded above all as an influential fashion center. Anyone who ...

Marseille

Marseille
In the southern French port city of Marseille, a variety of cultural influences come together in an exciting mix. Founded by seafarers in the 6th century BC, Marseille was already a city where immigrants from all over the world made their home. The old Vieux-Port harbor is still a focal ...

Nice

Nice
With its wide promenades in front of the deep blue sea, the picturesque alleys of the old town and its magnificent churches and city palaces, Nice embodies the lifestyle of the Côte d'Azur like hardly any other place. As early as the 19th century, the southern French port city ...

Montpellier

Montpellier
Located in the south of France, Montpellier is a popular destination for visitors from all over the world and is also one of the largest student cities in the country. As the capital of the Languedoc-Roussillon region, it is located only about 10 km from the beautiful Mediterranean coast. With its ...

Strasbourg

Strasbourg
Strasbourg, the most famous city in French Alsace, is a popular destination for spontaneous and cultural travelers, because here you can both enjoy historical architecture and relax as the day goes by. The best place to do this is the square in front of Strasbourg Cathedral, where locals, tourists and ...

Bordeaux

Bordeaux
Known as the world capital of wine, Bordeaux shines with numerous advantages as an international destination. With over 2000 years of history, Bordeaux, located in the southwest, offers a charming old town that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Modern architecture also characterizes the cityscape, such as one of the most ...

Lille

Lille
The city of Lille in the north of France, which was founded around 1054, is often referred to as the capital of art and culture and is located on the border with Belgium. The former commercial center of French Flanders shows today with Flemish influence from its architectural chocolate side. Numerous ...

Rennes

Rennes
Rennes is the bustling capital of the French region of Brittany and attracts visitors from all over the world every year, not only because of its architectural treasures. The city's 2000-year-old history is reflected in a multitude of majestic buildings such as Rennes Cathedral, medieval houses, cobbled streets and charming ...

Toulon

Toulon
The bay with the harbor, surrounded by the hills of white limestone, this is the scenery that defines the panorama of Toulon. Whether it is one of the most beautiful ports in Europe, the judgment is left to the visitor. The capital of the Var department, with 180,000 inhabitants, is a ...

Grenoble

Grenoble
At first, Grenoble with its quarters in the style of brutalism from the 1960s does not seem particularly interesting. But this impression is deceptive - it is precisely the atmosphere that makes people visit Grenoble. There is the old town with its picturesque squares and alleys, but there is also ...

Angers

Angers
In the western city of Angers, France, visitors from all over the world can enjoy an area that has been settled since the Stone Age and has a lot to offer: a rich cultural heritage, including the old town, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the famous Angers Castle, ...

Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand
The largest city in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, Clermont-Ferrand offers a beautiful destination for a cultural vacation with a feel-good atmosphere and with proximity to outstanding nature. Just a few minutes away, spectacular volcanoes are waiting to be discovered. The city itself is distinguished, among other things, by its high ...

Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence
Aix-en-Provence stands for a charming old town, Provençal delicacies and a picturesque landscape. The southern French city with Mediterranean flair is a special attraction for city travelers and connoisseurs. Among the most important sights are the boulevard Cours Mirabeau, located in the heart of the city, the cathedral of ...

Brest

Brest
Brest is a port city in the French region of Brittany. It consists of two districts connected by the Pont de Recouvrance bridge. Since 1631, Brest has been a military port and is one of the most important of its kind in France. The city combines Celtic tradition with the rugged ...

Amiens

Amiens
The city of Amiens, located in the north of France, is home to the largest sacred building in France, the Gothic Notre-Dame Cathedral. Included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1981, this cultural monument is one of numerous historical sights. Tradition, art and history characterize this lovely city on the ...

Calais

Calais
Calais sees 30 million transients a year - most of them cross the English Channel either through the Eurotunnel that begins here, under the sea, or by sea on one of the ferries. Much of the freight traffic between France and the British Isles also passes through the city. The fact ...

Ajaccio

Ajaccio
Boomtown and birthplace of Napoleon. Ajaccio is the capital of Corsica and today booming metropolis. At least compared to other cities on the island. Here there are high-rise buildings, new buildings and multi-lane roads. But in the midst of the big city atmosphere you can also find the original Corsica, with narrow old town streets ...

Bonifacio

Bonifacio
The city on the cliffs . In the south of the island, on a promontory high above the sea, lies the picturesque old town of Bonifacio. In the narrow streets, the Middle Ages of Genoa is literally tangible.