Tourism in France
France is one of the countries that attract tourists in the world, as it receives annually more than 84 million tourists from different parts, and it is indicated that most tourists come from other European countries, especially Belgium, the United Kingdom, and Germany; where they come to visit the countryside, the coast, cities, and villages Historically, tourism and travel account for 9.7% of the country’s GDP, which is a large part of its economy.
Sightseeing in France
France includes many landmarks and wonderful tourist places, including:
The Louvre is a major historical landmark in Paris in particular, and in France in general, as it dates back to the end of the twelfth century A.D., when visiting the Louvre, the tourist explores features of Western art that reflect the period from the Middle Ages to the year 1848 AD, and it is indicated that the palace What later turned into a museum was a royal palace inhabited by French presidents until 1870 AD,
It is important to mention that the museum includes a group of art paintings that are the richest in the world, as it highlights a number of European paintings, Islamic arts, and decorative arts, in addition to the masterpieces of Italian Renaissance painters, such as the Mona Lisa drawn by Leonardo da Vinci.
The Eiffel Tower, which was built by Gustave Eiffel, is one of the most attractive areas for tourists in France, knowing that its construction continued during the period between the years (1887 – 1889 AD) to serve as an entrance to the world exhibition, and it is indicated that the Eiffel Tower is considered the highest building in Paris.
The Pompidou Center in Paris near Le Marais is a large multicultural center, distinguished by its elaborate architectural design, as well as a wide range of monuments inside it, such as the huge public information library, the National Museum of Contemporary Art, and a research center, It should be noted that the Pompidou Center, which was built between 1971 and 1977 AD, is visited annually by more than 5 million tourists.