10 unmissable cultural sites during your visit to France

  • Palais des Papes in Avignon

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    Palais des Papes in Avignon

    © Atout France/Martine Prunevieille

  • Carcassonne medieval city

    © Atout France/Catherine Bibollet

    Carcassonne medieval city

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  • Château de Chenonceau, one of the Loire Valley Chateau

    © Atout France/Daniel Philippe

    Château de Chenonceau, one of the Loire Valley Chateau

    © Atout France/Daniel Philippe

  • Arles Arena

    © Atout France/Daniel Philippe

    Arles Arena

    © Atout France/Daniel Philippe

  • Pont du Gard

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    Pont du Gard

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  • Strasbourg Cathedral

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    Strasbourg Cathedral

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  • Mont-Saint-Michel

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    Mont-Saint-Michel

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  • Pompidou-Metz

    © Shigeru Ban Architects Europe et Jean de Gastines Architectes/Metz Métropole/Centre Pompidou-Metz/Roland Halbe

    Pompidou-Metz

    © Shigeru Ban Architects Europe et Jean de Gastines Architectes/Metz Métropole/Centre Pompidou-Metz/Roland Halbe

  • MuCEM (architecte : Rudy Ricciotti)

    © Atout France/Cédric Helsly

    MuCEM (architecte : Rudy Ricciotti)

    © Atout France/Cédric Helsly

  • Louvre Lens Museum

    © AFP PHOTO / Philippe Huguen

    Louvre Lens Museum

    © AFP PHOTO / Philippe Huguen

10 unmissable cultural sites during your visit to France

France is a land of contrasts in which culture plays a predominant role. 

During your French getaway, don't miss these regional sites and museums!  Here is our top ten selection...

  • The Louvre-Lens Museum
  • The Centre Pompidou-Metz
  • The MuCEM (Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilizations)
  • The Palais des Papes in Avignon
  • The Mont St-Michel
  • The Pont du Gard
  • The Loire Valley Castles
  • Roman and Romanesque Monuments in Arles
  • The Medieval City of Carcassonne
  • The Strasbourg Cathedral