Destinations

Paris and beyond—The best places to visit in France

An interactive map of France showing all the places covered by this online travel guide

 
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My mother and wife at a Parisian park bench picnic (Photo © Reid Bramblett)

Paris is the world capital of romance, fine cuisine, great art, café life, and a general joie de vivre

 
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The back of the house (Photo by Fabrice Bluszez)

The small medieval city of Chartres has one of the greatest Gothic cathedrals in Europe

 
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The rivers of the Centre-Loire region are lined by the most glorious chateaux in France—nice wine, too.