Monday, July 22

Five most expensive places to buy property in France

5. Marseille

Marseille is the second-largest city in France. This city covers an area of 241 km. It is located on the coast of the Gulf of Lion. This is part of the Mediterranean Sea area not far from the mouth of the Rhône. Almost 900,000 people are living here. Marseille has a very long history going back to 600 BC when it was founded by Greek settlers which came from Phocaea. This is why this is also the oldest city in France. It is also one of the oldest continuously inhabited settlements in all of Europe. Marseille was known by the ancient Greeks as Massalia. Since ancient times Marseille has been a very popular trading port. An upmarket apartment can cost €1.1 million for a fast sale.

4. Toulouse

In the southern Occitanie region of France the capital is Toulouse. This city is close to the Spanish border and also to the Garonne River. It is also known by some as La Ville Rose which translates as The Pink City. The reason for this is the terra-cotta bricks which has been used in the construction of a large number of buildings in this city. There is the Canal du Midi which has been constructed in this 17th-century and which is the link between the Mediterranean Sea and the Garonne River. People can explore this area on foot, by bike or boat. Apartments are sold for €1.3 million.

3. Bordeaux

Bordeaux is situated in southwestern France. It is a port city on the Garonne River. It is also in the center of the wine-growing region. One of the most popular attractions in the area is the Gothic Cathédrale Saint-André. There are also many other popular art museums and old mansions. One of these museums is Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux. There are several very beautiful and popular public gardens. Thousands of visitors go to the grand Place de la Bourse which is overlooking the Miroir d’Eau reflecting pool. If you want to sell property fast for cash, an apartment will cost €1.9 million.

2. Lyon

In the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of France, Lyon is the capital city. Two major rivers are bordering the city such as the Saône and the Rhône rivers. It has a history which is spanning two millennia. This is substantiated by the Roman Amphithéâtre des Trois Gaules. There is also the Renaissance and medieval architecture which can be seen in Vieux which is the old part of Lyon. This is contrasted with the modern Confluence district. Covered passageways known as Traboules has been laid between buildings. These passageways connect places such as La Croix-Rousse hill and Vieux Lyon. An apartment in this city will cost €3.2 million.

1. Paris

The capital of France is Paris. It has a status as one of the most important European cities. It also is a recognized global center for fashion, art, culture and many other things. One of the identifying characteristics of Paris is the wide boulevards, the River Seine and the19th-century cityscape. Some of the most popular landmarks are places such as the 12th-century, Gothic Notre-Dame cathedral and the Eiffel Tower. Over 86 million people come to France every single year and the majority of them will also visit Paris. A mansion can easily cost €4.5 million for a fast property sale.