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Moulin Rouge (France)

Moulin Rouge (France)

Le Moulin Rouge This iconic red cabaret is with no doubts the most famous one in the world. Ever since its opening in 1889, it retains its unique spirit of the Belle Époque. Its popularity also rose thanks to the movie Moulin Rouge starring Ewan 

Dune of Pilat (France)

Dune of Pilat (France)

The Dune of Pilat, also called Grande Dune du Pilat) is the tallest sand dune in Europe. It is located in La Teste-de-Buch in the Arcachon Bay area, France, 60 km from Bordeaux.

Picasso Museum Paris (France)

Picasso Museum Paris (France)

If you are a fan of the iconic artist Pablo Picasso, be sure to visit this museum which exhibits countless works of his. Even though you will not come across his most famous masterpieces here, you will be amazed by the vastness of the collection 

Orangerie Museum (france)

Orangerie Museum (france)

Many impressionist artworks of mainly French artists are exhibited in this museum near the Tuileries gardens. You can find here pieces by e.g. Renoir, Picasso, Cézanne and many more. The one painting you definitely do not want to miss is the one titled “Water Lilies” 

Notre-Dame de la Garde (France)

Notre-Dame de la Garde (France)

Notre-Dame de la Garde, a Catholic basilica in Marseille, France, is the city’s best-known symbol. The site of a popular Assumption Day pilgrimage, it is the most visited site in Marseille. Consecrated on 5 June 1864, the Neo-Byzantine church was built by the architect Henri-Jacques 

Rodin Museum (France)

Rodin Museum (France)

Visit the former workshop of the founder of modern sculpting – Auguste Rodin. Opened in 1919, this museum houses a great collection of his works. The exhibition includes more than 6000 of Rodin’s sculptures, as well as his drawings and photographs. Be sure to explore 

Popes’ Palace (France)

Popes’ Palace (France)

The Palais des Papes is a historical palace located in Avignon, southern France. It is one of the largest and most important medieval Gothic buildings in Europe. Once a fortress and palace, the papal residence was the seat of Western Christianity during the 14th century. 

Verdon Gorge (France)

Verdon Gorge (France)

The Gorges Du Verdon, in south-eastern France, is a river canyon that is often considered to be one of Europe’s most beautiful. It is about 25 kilometres long and up to 700 meters deep. It was formed by the Verdon River, which is named for 

The National Residence of the Invalids (France)

The National Residence of the Invalids (France)

This Baroque complex of buildings was constructed during the reign of Louis XIV. The construction was finished in 1678. All its features are connected to the military history of France. The complex houses several military-related museums. The largest part of the complex is occupied by