With international travel limited this year due to travel restrictions, this drawback has allowed domestic destinations in France to thrive amid the pandemic and many notable openings to be announced, TheSchengen.com reports.
According to the French Tourism Development Agency, Atout France, the following editorials and developments have been warned for the coming months of 2022:
On its tenth anniversary, the Louvre in Lens, which can be reached for about an hour by high-speed train from Paris, will be home to the regional extension of the Louvre in Paris and, therefore, presents the following exhibitions:
Rome (6 April 2022 – 25 July 2022) hieroglyphics (28 September 2022 – 16 January 2023) Château Villers-Cotterets
The only Renaissance castle in the Picardy region of France will reopen in March 2022 and will also welcome the French language city in the first semester of 2023. Moreover, this castle was François’ first favorite hunting spot. At the same time, François Rabelais resided there, Molière presented his play Tartuffe, and the playwright Alexandre Dumas was born in Villiers-Cotiertes.
The capital of Burgundy, Dijon
Dijon International Culinary and Wine City will open on April 22, 2022, and will host training including a Ferrandi cooking school, new shows and restaurants, four Michelin-starred hotels and a cinema complex.
Cité du Vitrail
Also known as Europe’s capital of stained glass, the Cite du Vitrail is known for its stunning windowed Gothic churches and the 18th-century Hôtel-Dieu-le-Comte. The city will dedicate more than 32,000 square feet to displaying stained glass work dating back to the 12th and 21st centuries. It will also introduce the burgeoning creativity of contemporary stained glass artists from across the region.
Grotte Cosquer replica
The 33,000-year-old Grotte Cosquer Cave, nestled in small fjords, will be open for visits, where visitors can admire 500 cave paintings displaying animals such as penguins, seals, jellyfish and now-extinct mammals.
UNESCO Man and the Biosphere Program
France has been supplemented by another UNESCO recognized place, the Martinique region, which was announced on September 5 this year. Visitors in this area can see the Yole Sailboat, the traditional volcanoes and forests of Mount Peele and the Pitons of Northern Martinique.
Although travel has been a challenge throughout 2021, several openings have been announced across France, including contemporary museum art such as the Bourse de Commerce | Pinault group. In addition, a mixture of modern and contemporary art expressed through the Royal Abbey Fontevraud and the large digital exhibition of Bassins de Lumiere was also curated in four pre-WWII submarine basins.