Best Holiday Destinations
France is considered to be the first tourist destination in the world; it has been the center of Western cultural development for centuries. Many French artists have been among the most renowned of their time, and France is still recognized in the world for its rich cultural tradition, also the modern "haute couture" originated in Paris in the 1860s. Today, Paris, is considered to be the world's fashion capital. French cuisine is also regarded as very unique and delicious.
Paris is the capital city of France. It is situated on the river Seine, in northern France. Paris has some of the world's largest and renowned museums, including the Louvre, which is the most visited museum in the world and the city’s most prized museum, housing many works of art, including the famous Mona Lisa. Three of the most famous Parisian sites are the 12th-century Notre Dame de Paris, the Napoleonic Arc de Triomphe and the 19th-century Eiffel Tower.
Cannes is a busy tourist destination and the host of the annual Cannes Film Festival. The city is also famous for its luxury hotels, shops, and restaurants. Cannes is located on the French Riviera. It offers visitors great weather, allowing visitors to swim in the beautiful water of the Mediterranean beaches. Cannes is situated on a large bay that welcomes sailboats and yachts from all around. Excellent hotel accommodations can be found near the beach, in the Cannes city centre and on the outskirts.
Corsica is a French island in the Mediterranean Sea. Corsica has excellent beaches and if you, like all visitors like summers you can enjoy many activities around the beaches. Besides sunbathing and swimming almost every beach offers snorkeling. Some more popular beaches will rent windsurf boards and kite-surfing boards. Scuba diving is also available, particularly at popular beaches near islands and in major towns. Once the sun goes down, you can enjoy beachside bars and restaurants of all kinds.
Monte Carlo with a permanent population of about 15,000, is situated in Monaco, at the base of the Maritime Alps along the French Riviera. Near the western end of the Monte Carlo quarter is the world-famous Place du Casino, the gambling center which has made Monte Carlo "an international byword for the extravagant display and reckless dispersal of wealth". Monte Carlo is also the location of the famous Hôtel de Paris and Café de Paris. The eastern part of the quart of Monte Carlo includes the community of Larvotto with Monaco's only public beach, as well as its new convention center (the Grimaldi Forum), and the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort. At its eastern border one crosses into the French town of Beausoleil (sometimes referred to as Monte-Carlo-Supérieur), and just 5 miles (8 km) further east is the western border of Italy.