This is part of a flood-prevention strategy on part of the regional authorities
Every year, tens of millions of tourists leave their home country in order to find a new adventure, romance, entertainment, shopping or other experience
France is widely recognized for its diverse tourist destinations and it definitely leads the world in the field of tourism with around 87 million visitors. Each year millions of people from all over the world visit France for its exquisite cuisine, historic sites, and beautiful scenery. Paris (the third most visited city in the world), Strasbourg, Alsace, and Lyon are the main cities that attract tourists, but the country as a whole has much more to offer those who are planning their next big trip.
In fact, France has some 39 cultural, 4 natural and 1 mixed properties inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage list, putting it fourth in the global ranking for countries with the most UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The country has something to offer for everyone – beautiful white beaches, skiing and hiking, visiting museums and art galleries and much more. Spain and Italy are also in the top 5 of the World’s most visited countries for 2018.