Seven Beautiful Cities In Northern France

Seven Beautiful Cities In Northern France

Northern France’s main sights span thousands of years of history, from the awesome megaliths of Carnac, through the 18th-century grander of Nancy’s town architecture, to Strasbourg’s futuristic Palais de I’Europe, seat of the country’s greatest cathedrals, such as those of  Reims  and Rouen. The region’s most famous religious monument is Mont-Saint-Michel, whose evocative silhouette has welcomed pilgrims since the 11th century. See the following beautiful cities in Northern France.

Seven Beautiful Cities in Northern France
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Seven Beautiful Cities in Northern France

Strasbourg | Beautiful Cities in Northern France

Situated between Paris and Prague, Strasbourg is often known as the crossroads of Europe. It is also home to the European Parliament. This beautiful city is inhabited by 450,000 people. More information on Strasbourg here.

Reims | Beautiful Cities in Northern France

Renowned throughout the world from countless champagne labels, Reims has a rich historical legacy. It is inhabited by 200,000 people. More information on Reims here.


Rouen is a rich and cultured city that boasts a wealth of splendid  historical monuments such as Cathedrale Notre-Dame and Eglise Saint-Maclou. It is inhabited by 138,000 people. More information on Rouen here.


Well-renowned for its tapestry, this small town was the first town to be liberated by the Allies from Nazi occupation. Bayeux is inhabited by 15,000 people.


Once a fortified island, this city stands in a commanding position at the mouth of the river Rance. Intra-muros, the old walled city, is encircled by ramparts that provide fine views of Saint-Malo and its offshore islands. It is inhabited by 53,000 people. Route du Rhum, a transatlantic single-handed yacht race, takes place every four years in November between this city and Pointe-a-Pitre in Guadeloupe.


Well-known as one of the world’s great prehistoric sites, Carnac has thousands of ancient granite rocks arranged in mysterious lines and patterns in its country-side around it. It is inhabited by around 5,000 people. This town has also a few beaches which are good for windsurfing. 


The silhouette of Mont-St-Michel is one of the most enchanting sights in France. Lying strategically on the frontier between Normandy and Brittany, Mont-St-Michel gradually became a Benedictine monastery that had its greatest influence in 12th and 13th century. It is visited by around 900,000 thousands visitors a year. More information on Mont-St-Michel here.


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