France is recognized for the beauty of its numerous sites. The Var is the most beautiful part of Provence writes The Telegraph about the destination in pole position for its ranking of thirty places to see before you die.
The comment is more than flattering to this part of southern France, the site also evokes the beauty of the turquoise waters of the Gorges du Verdon, the lavender fields, stone houses or hidden villages.
As for the Château de Chenonceau, it ranks ninth on this list. The journalist Anthony Peregrine speaks of perfection of the place. “Chenonceau reminds you why you admire France,” he wrote. Nicknamed the “Castle of the Ladies” because it was built by Katherine Briçonnet the sixteenth century, then modified and enlarged by Diane de Poitiers and Catherine de Medici, he was one of the castles of the Loire. The wealth of its decoration (especially his paintings of great masters such as Rubens and Poussin), its furnishings and its collections makes it a unique site.
The furniture, paintings, ceilings, tapestries, and decorative elements are preserved, examined, and restored with the greatest care. The Correggio’s painting “The Education of Love” furniture, paintings, ceilings, tapestries and decoration are preserved, restored and checked with the greatest care. This year, the Correggio’s painting “The Education of Love”, located in Catherine de Médicis’ bedroom, has-been restored by Marc Philippe, regular restorer of the castle.
This painting on wood is the alternative to the one on canvas Kept at the National Gallery of London. The first steps for reviews towards the castle and the Tour des Marques is to visit the castle. A cleaning Has given back to the soft tufa Loire Valley its original color. Within the castle, a lightning view of the hall and the kitchens highlights the outstanding quality of the architecture and the magnificent vaults while the collection of ancient engravings showing the castle has-been brought out thanks to the renovation of its exhibition room.
At the thirteenth, the Sainte Chapelle, on the island of the City, in central Paris, charmed by its particular aesthetic and its stained glass windows that form a set of figurative scenes in 1113. This masterpiece of High Gothic, built in the thirteenth century by Saint Louis, celebrated in May, seven years of restoration. The Telegraph speaks of his “kaleidoscopic flashes of magenta, emerald green and royal blue.”
The Eiffel Tower is a monument that symbolizes France also among the sites to see. The Telegraph also attributes it the 22nd place, because according shines, you have to visit at least once, especially since it offers a view of “one of the most beautiful cities in the upper world” and mentions its glass floor, first floor.
Finally, Versailles is the fourth of the Hexagon website to have conquered the Anglo-Saxon site experts. “A colossal complex” whose strengths are, according to them, “the Hall of Mirrors, the gardens of Le Nôtre and the Queen’s Hamlet”. In early August, the Public Establishment of Versailles launched a tender for a hotel project on three buildings – Greater Control, Petit control and the Pavilion of the first hundred steps – vacant for seven years. The renovation of this area of 2800 square meters is estimated between four and seven million euros, not including interior fittings.
Not really surprising that France takes four places among the top thirty. After all France is the country with the most visitors in the entire world, and for good reasons, as it has so many marvels to share with out-of-towners and vacationers.