The top 10 things to do in France in the spring

To embrace and enjoy France in spring, we put together a list of popular places and best-kept secrets as recommended by expats living in France.

Enjoy Paris

Paris is one of the most popular cities to visit at any time of the year, but the springtime blossoms makes the French capital extra special. It is fun to wander around Paris and take in the sights.

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One particular tree — a real must-see — is a huge cherry tree dripping in blossoms. The tree is along the path from the Pont d’Austerlitz entrance and in front of the Grande Galerie de l’Évolution.

Admire the cherry tree in Jardin des Plantes

Relax in the beautiful Loire Valley

The Loire is well known for its fine dry white wines such as Sancerre, Pouilly-Fumé and Chenin Blanc, as well as a number of sparkling wines, so there are plenty of winery tours available.

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Situated in northeastern France and bordering Switzerland and Germany, the culture of Alsace is a blend of the three cultures. Alsace celebrates the arrival of spring with several colorful festivals.

Explore Alsace


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