Image Page on France

Include pictures, and at least one panorama image, and a webcam image from two different times.


  1. Landscapes
  2. Cities
  3. Landmarks
  4. Images of People
  5. Images from the book


1 Landscapes


A panorama of the Alps.  They are the largest mountain chain in Europe that extend into France.  This particular photo shows Mont Blanc which is the highest peak in all the Alps.  It lies on the border of France and Italy.



A city on a beach looking out on the Mediterranean Sea.  The Mediterranean Sea is what links Europe to South America in the old days where travel was by sea.  It’s also connected to the Atlantic Ocean by the Strait of Gibraltar.



The Camargue Salt Marshes of France look like a pink lake.  They lie on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea.  The lakes produce over 500,000 tons of salt per year. 



Auvergne Volcano Regional Park is the largest regional nature park in France.  It’s located in central France and is over 120km long.  The park contains 4 separate chains of extinct volcanoes.  Each chain has distinct characteristics than the rest.


2 Cities


Paris is the capital of France and home to over 67 million people.  is famed for its fashion houses, classical art museums including the Louvre and monuments like the Eiffel Tower.



Lyon is the second largest city in France.  It’s known as the capital of gastronomy in France, which is the art of cooking and eating good food. 



Marseille is the third largest city in France.  Marseille was a major trading and market center due to it having the largest port in France.



Toulouse is known as the pink city due to most of the architecture being made of pink terracotta bricks.  It’s been nicknamed la Ville Rose.


3 Landmarks


The Eiffel Tower is located in Paris and was built in order to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the French Revolution.  It’s one of the most iconic buildings of the world.



The Louvre Museum is home to some of the world’s most amazing artwork.  It’s one of the largest and most important museums in the wolrd.  The pyramid in the middle is the entrance into the main building.



Millau Viaduct is an incredible cable-stayed bridge that spans the River Tarn. The bridge is enormous and breaks records for its size and height.  It is over 8,000 feet long and reaches over 1,100 feet in the air.



Notre Dame de Paris is a religious landmark of France.  It is quite possibly the most famous church in the world today because of its size and architecture.  The church is still operational and still holds mass.

4 Images of People


Christmas in France is a huge holiday and time of year.  Celebrations start on December 5, which is St. Nicholas Eve.  Christmas Eve is the most important day during that time of year.  Throughout the streets you can hear bells and carols being sang.



People lining up before entering the Notre Dame de Paris to attend church.  It’s estimated that upwards of 50,000 people visit daily.



A family about to enter Disneyland.  There is a ride at the Paris location called “It’s a small world” which is so popular it’s replicated at every other park across the globe.  There are two parks that are in this Disneyland being Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park.



A young man making a pose in front of a wall of skull in the Catacombs of Paris.  There is an estimated 6 million bodies of bones within the tunnels of the catacombs.  Most of the catacombs are illegal to enter but there are some places that are open to the public.

5 Images from the Book

Find two images on the Internet of something pictured in the book

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Submitted by Zach Coartney on 3-29.