The Nîmes Arena is the best preserved example of a Roman amphitheatre. It was built under the reign of Emperor Augustus in the 1st century A.D. An audio-guided tour is available with information ...more Nimes, France
2. Palais des Papes
This Papal Residence is a key attraction for visitors interested in religion and art, but also has magnificent architecture. The Palace of the Popes was built due to the removal of the Curia from Ro...more Avignon, France
Ebbsfleet International offers a faster alternative when travelling to France, avoiding London's busy airports.
France has 9 national parks which draw in 7 million visitors each year. They are listed and protected under a similar act to the U.K (“Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty”) with parks suitable for all kinds of visitors:
Cévennes National Park
Guadeloupe National Park
Guiana Amazonian Park
Mercantour National Park
Port-Cros National Park
Pyrenees National Park
Reunion National Park
Vanoise National Park
France now has around 100 theme parks, including:
Eurodisney, Marne la Vallée, Paris
Parc Astérix, near Paris
Puy du Fou, historical theme park, Vendée
The Futuroscope park, near Poitiers
Vulcania, the volcano theme park, Auvergne
France Miniature, at Elancourt, west of Paris (replicas of France's major monuments)
The Bioscope environmental theme park, Alsace
Ecomusée d'Alsace, near Colmar, France's largest open-air museum
Sigean African safari park and nature reserve Languedoc.
Nigloland theme park, near Troyes, southern Champagne.