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Visit the most beautiful museums and monuments that France has to offer with Funbooker!

With Funbooker, discover some of the most beautiful, memorable museums and monuments around France. The country has an unmissable, rich and diverse history and culture, and Funbooker has put together a list of must-see art collections, museums and historical sites at great prices that are sure to add a real dose of magic to your trip!

10 must-see museums and monuments in Pairs

The Eiffel Tower

Does this landmark really need an introduction? The Eiffel Tower, the majestic symbol of the French nation, can be found in the heart of the 16th arrondissement of Paris. Take a stroll down the Champ de Mars before hopping on the lift to the top to enjoy the most stunning view of Europe’s most beautiful city.

The Musée d’Orsay

This iconic museum on the left bank of the Seine houses some of the richest, most spectacular collections of French art in the world, especially the world’s largest collection of impressionist and post-impressionist paintings, from Monet to Van Gogh, from Gaugin to Cézanne, as well as a vast selection of sculptures, photographs and classical furniture.

The Arc de Triomphe

Situated right at the top of the world-famous Champs Élysées, the symbolic Arc de Triomphe is a spectacular must-see monument on any trip to the French capital. We recommend taking a trip up to the roof of this symbolic monument to the French nation and enjoy stunning views of the Eiffel Tower.

The Louvre

Home to perhaps the most famous painting in the world, Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, the Louvre is the must-see museum when in Paris. It is home to a multitude of fabulous exhibitions, paintings, sculptures and historical artifacts, all on display in the breathtakingly beautiful Louvre Palace, right in the heart of Paris.

Notre-Dame

Situated on the quaint little Ile de la Cité right in the center of Paris, the Cathedral of Notre Dame is a stunning example of French gothic architecture. The cathedral is an absolute must on any visit to the French capital and is one of the most iconic tourist attractions in the world!

The Musée Picasso

The Musée Picasso is a stunning museum located at the Hôtel Salé in rue de Thorigny in the heart of the trendy Marais district and dedicated to the work of the great artist. Discover over 5,000 works of art as well as the artist’s personal archive, donated to the museum after his death. A must-see for any art lover!

The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris (Sacré-Cœur Basilica)

Situated on a hill in the quaint little quartier of Montmartre, famous for its little streets, cafés and artistic workshops, the Sacré-Cœur is a dazzling monument where you will find some of the most spectacular views of the city.

The Centre Pompidou

To be found right in the middle of the trendy Beaubourg district in the center of Paris, the Centre Pompidou is one of the city’s most important cultural institutions. Enjoy its dazzling collections of modern art, digital exhibitions and cinematic installations, which are regularly renewed, so that no two visits are ever the same.

The Palace of Versailles

Take a trip back in time and visit this stunning 17th century palace on the outskirts of Paris built by King Louis XIV. Discover its breathtaking gardens, magnificent ballrooms and compelling museum, just a short train ride from the city!

The Musée du Quai Branly

This fascinating museum, situated on the left bank of the Seine just a stone’s throw from the Eiffel Tower and the Pont d’Alma, opened in 2006 and features the indigenous art and cultures of Africa, Asia, Oceania, and the Americas. Well worth a visit if you fancy trying something different in the City of Light!

10 unmissable museums and monuments in France

Mont Saint-Michel, Normandy

This stunning UNESCO World Heritage sight is situated just off the Normandie coast, at the mouth of the Couesnon River near Avranches. It is one of France’s most iconic, unique tourist attractions, rich in history and culture, and one of the country’s best spots for that holiday photograph!

The Museum of Aquitaine

Discover a wonderful collection of historical artifacts, objects and documents from Bordeaux and the Aquitaine region, one of France’s most famous and culturally rich! Situated in a delightful 19th century building, you’ll find over 70,000 pieces that trace the history of the region from prehistory to today!

The Château de Chambord

The Château de Chambord is one of the delights of the Loire Valley in the West of France. This unique architectural jewel was first constructed in the 16th century in the middle of the renaissance, and has come to symbolize the key role France had to play in the development of art and culture in the Early Modern period.

Museum of Fine Arts, Lyon

Located near the Place des Terreaux, this magnificent museum is home to 35 rooms of stunning paintings, sculptures, antiquities and graphic arts dating from the 14th to the mid-20th centuries. A must-see on a visit to France’s third city.

The Cité de Carcassonne

Discover one of the South of France’s most breathtaking medieval castles in the town of Carcassonne. The Cité de Carcassone, a UNESCO World Heritage site, boasts an impressive citadel and ramparts, as well as breathtaking views of the surrounding region and the banks of the River Aude.

Oceanographic Museum of Monaco

Discover this fantastic museum of marine sciences in Monaco, where you’ll find various collections and exhibitions of marine fauna and flora and a variety of sea-related objects and curiosities. Definitely worth booking if you’re on holiday with kids!

Lascaux

Take a trip into prehistory by visiting this stunning, unique network of caves in Lascaux, near the village of Montignac in the heart of the wonderful Dordogne region. Home to over 600 exquisite parietal wall paintings, the caves offer the chance to experience the culture of our ancestors in an extraordinary setting.Strasbourg Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art

Visit this unique museum in the east of France and discover over 18,000 pieces of modern art, including paintings, drawings, sculptures and photographs. Artists to be found in the collection include Kandinsky, Max Ernst, Gustav Doré and many more!

The Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Reims

Notre-Dame de Reims is one of Europe’s major examples of Gothic art. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this 13th-century cathedral has unique features, notably its unity of style, its luminosity and its impressive sculptural features. We highly recommend a visit!

Mucem - Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, Marseille

The Mucem offers one of the best cultural experiences of France’s second city. Located between Fort Saint Jean and the Cathédrale de la Major, the museum offers a unique insight into the civilisations of the Mediterranean and an unparalleled view of the beautiful city.