Paris, France

Paris has long been considered the paragon of style. It is arguably the most glamorous city in Europe. With world renowned museums and monuments, world-class shopping and food that is hard to beat, Paris is a must.

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Aix, France

Aix-en-Provence, often referred to as the city of a thousand fountains, is in southern France, some 30 km north of Marseilles. Provence's former capital is an international student's town, with one of the regions most cosmopolitan streets of restaurants and bars.

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Arles, France

Arles is a major town on the tourist circuit in Southern France. Its noted for the extraordinarily well-preserved Roman arena, Les Arènes, at the city's heart. There is also an impressive variety of other stones and monuments, both Roman and medieval. Arles is also known for being the town that Van Gogh came to in the late nineteenth century to produce many of his famous works.

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Avignon, France

Avignon, known as the great city of the popes, has for centuries been one of the major artistic centers of France.

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Marseilles, France

Marseilles is France's oldest city and its premier port. It is a surprisingly attractive mix of fishing boats, commercial docks and the old town. It is populated by cultures so varied that Alexandre Dumas called it "the meeting place of the world".

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Carcasonne, France

Carcasonne, located on the main Toulouse–Montpellier train link, is a must-see for anyone traveling through this region. Its medieval fortifications make it one of the most dramatic towns in the whole of Languedoc.

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