Paris is undoubtedly one of the world’s greatest metropolises, but if that’s your only stop on a trip through France you’re doing yourself a disservice. There’s so much to see and do in this beautiful country besides the Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe, and travellers who are willing to get off the well-worn tourist track are bountifully rewarded.

We’ve put together a list of 10 incredible places to visit in France that are not Paris. Not only will you get a deeper, more unique experience, odds are you won’t have to deal with as many annoying tourists during your stay.

To see the places, scroll through the gallery above.

What are your thoughts? Have you been to any of the places mentioned?

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