Indeed, France is the most visited country in the world, by the tourists. Here we present 20 most beautiful natural scenic places to help them with their visit.
1. Gorges de l’Ardèche
At the heart of wild nature, the Gorges de l’Ardèche is a spectacular canyon spanning thirty kilometers between the bridge of Arc and Saint-Martin-d’Ardèche.
In the Luberon, lavender fields reveal all the colors and scents of Provence. At Gordes, the flowery lavender field of sénanque abbey, still occupied by a community of Cistercian monks, offers one of the most picturesque landscapes of Provence.
Bordering the Landes de Gascogne, the Arcachon basin forms an inland which is shaped over time by the sea tides. Dominated by the high silhouette of the Dune du Pyla and swept by the Atlantic Ocean, the Bay of Arcachon offers an exceptional palette of colors.
In the regional park of the volcanoes of Auvergne, the Puys range brings together a set of some 80 volcanic volcanoes over 45 km. A rare geological location that is exceptional throughout the world.
Forming an estuary of some 70 km2 on the Picardy coast, the Bay of Somme combines ecological wealth and incomparable landscapes. These advantages make it appear alongside Halong Bay or the Bay of Mont Saint-Michel in the club of most beautiful bays in the world
From Marseille to Cassis, runs one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world. A landscape of creeks formed of huge limestone cliffs, overlooking the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean.
In the Massif of ocher Luberon, the Colorado Provençal Rustel offers a unique scenery. Born out of human labor and nature, these old farms made of ocher cliffs, ravines, caves and waterfalls are today marked trails for hikers.
This natural Site consists of a series of seven impressive waterfalls. This place is famous for its natural beauty.
Declared as World Heritage site, the Gulf of Porto is one of the most beautiful bays of the Mediterranean. These high red granite cliffs plunging into a turquoise sea have made beauty of the island a legend.
In the Loire region, stretching from Sully-sur-Loire to Chalonnes is a territory of unrivaled richness. An assembly of Loire landscapes, picturesque villages and Renaissance castles among which most famous are Blois, Amboise and Saumur. No wonder why Val de Loire is on the list of World Heritage sites of UNESCO.
These steep chalk cliffs extend 140km along the Alabaster Coast before plunging into the sea. Grandiose landscapes crowned by the celebrity of Etretat,
It is south of Brittany, Carnac hosts the most extraordinary arrangements of stones. The Carnac Stones erected between 5 000-3 000 BC are indeed made of some 3000 standing stones arranged in parallel extending more than four kilometers.
At the gates of Niort, the Marais Poitevin reveals a territory where tranquility and nature reign supreme. Shaped by man since the thirteenth century, this “green Venice” is best explored by boat through its many canals lined with ash trees.
Gorge du Tarn is in the heart of Regional Natural Park of Causses and is a wilderness revealing breathtaking landscapes.
The nine main islands make up the archipelago Glénan which is a paradise at a destination of within 20 km from the Brittany coast.
Massif of the French Alps is located in the Rhône-Alpes region, the magnificent Mont Blanc Massif offers an exceptional view which can be discovered by hiking along the trails or hurtling the famous ski slopes in winter.
At the foot of the village of La Roque-sur-Cèze, the Cascades Sautadet was made as a result of slow erosion work by the river Cèze. A series of rapid waterfalls came into being, inviting many to swim in the underlying limestone plateau.
Linking the Garonne to the Mediterranean, the Canal du Midi flows through the beautiful scenery in the southern France. Equipped with locks and bridges, it is an exceptionally beautiful heritage.
Forming a natural border between the Var and Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, the Gorges du Verdon is as one of the deepest canyons in Europe. With a preserved nature, the Verdon Gorge can be discovered by canoe or raft.
Jewel of the Pyrenees National Park, Cirque de Gavarnie and waterfall are part of the whole Pyrénées and are classified as a UNESCO World Heritage. An exceptional site within reach of all hikers.
We are really impressed by all these scenic places and really hope to discover them one day by our own eyes.