3 Old Towns in France that you should visit - With photos & details

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3 Old Towns to explore in France

France, including its overseas territories, has the most number of time zones with a total of 12 time zones. France has long been a global center of art, science, and philosophy. It hosts the world's fourth-largest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites and is the leading tourist destination, receiving around 83 million foreign visitors annually.

CanebièreLa Canebière, 13001 Marseille, France

La Canebière is the historic high street center of Marseille measuring 1km long, which goes from the Old Port of Marseille to the Réformés quarter.

RouenRouen, France

Rouen, situated on the banks of the River Seine, is Normandy’s vibrant, historic and cultural capital. Wandering around the old town of Rouen, visitors will enjoy the historical ambience found in the winding cobblestone lanes, which are lined with maisons à colombages.  Today, it deserves a visit for its monuments, Gothic art being particularly well represented, but also for the charm of its alleyways and the many half-timbered houses there are.

Site Archéologique de GlanumAvenue Vincent Van Gogh, 13210 Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France

Glanum was a prosperous and ancient town dating back from the 7th century BC. The site is renowned for its two well-preserved 1st century BC monuments, known as "Les Antiques"- a mausoleum, and a triumphal arch.