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The Most Interesting Historical Places in France

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Historical Places in France

Eiffel Tower , Paris
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Also known as the "Iron Woman," Eiffel Tower is an iconic symbol of the City of Lights. You’ve no doubt admired this tower in countless films
Tours from $35
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You'll recognize Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre by its picture-perfect white stone. The basilica remains white even with weathering a
Tours from $10
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Normandy American Cemetery , Colleville-sur-Mer
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Normandy American Cemetery honors American soldiers who died in Europe during World War II. Most of the 9,387 graves contain the remains of A
Tours from $66
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Book your skip-the-line ticket to the summit of the Eiffel Tower and leave the long queues behind! This is a fully escorted tour by an English-speaking expert guide, who will lead you all the way to the 3rd (and highest!) level of the Eiffel Tower. Before exploring, your guide will entertain you with interesting anecdotes and facts about the tower and its architecture, including stories about the various wedding proposals and publicity stunts the tower has hosted over the years. With a choice of departure times during the day as well as an evening or sunset viewing (varies according to the time of year), your skip-the-line tour offers the most flexible and enjoyable way to visit this must-see Paris landmark. You will have time to walk around the levels at leisure, taking in the breathtaking Paris cityscape from this unique vantage point! If you're looking for a more intimate group, opt for our small group option!
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Palais des Papes , Avignon
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Palais des Papes is the biggest Gothic palace in all of Europe, with 15,000 sq m (50,000 sq ft) of floor space. This was the residence of the
Tours from $32
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Climb up the hill for a beautiful view of the bay from Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, located at the highest natural point in Marseille. T
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