Like crowds? We show you the most visited places in France

In addition to the 'most famous places in France' it is interesting to see which places are top by number of visitors - the most visited places in France.

Surprisingly the two lists are not the same, although certain key Paris landmarks appear on both lists. Theme Parks play a much larger role in the list of 'top places in France' when judged by visitor numbers. The top places to see when judged by numbers of visitors are:

Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris - theme park

See Disneyland for details

Louvre in Paris

Various sights in Paris

Monuments in Paris hold several of the top positions for the most visited places in France. These are the Museum of the Louvre, the Eiffel Tower, the Georges Pompidou Centre, the Cité des Sciences de la Villette (a new park / museum / exhibition centre), the Orsay Museum (the museum of modern art) and the Arc de Triomphe.

See Paris Travel Guide for details

Palace of VersaillesPalace de Versailles

see Versailles Palace for details

 
 

Parc AsterixParc Asterix - theme park near Paris

See Parc Asterix for details

FuturoscopeFuturoscope - theme park near Poitiers

See Futuroscope for details

Mont Saint Michel Abbey

Runners up...

Lille Zoo
Le Puy de Fou - theme park, Vendée, best known for the impressive battle and historic re-enactments held each day
Museum of the army - military museum, Les Invalides, Paris
Abbey at Mont-Saint-Michel

Don't forget, this list is according to visitor numbers - see also a list of the 'most famous places in France'