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Hi, I am Lya and yeah, yeah, yeah. Are you ready to go to France? Let’s talk about the Top 10 Tourist Attractions in France. Let’s go to France.
1. Tour Eiffel "Eiffel Tower"
La Tour Eiffel est magnifique! "The Eiffel Tower is magnificent!"
Especially at night when they light up all the lights and you go like, ssshhh and that’s pretty. Or for New Year and when there is special events, they light it up with special colors.
2. Musée du Louvre, "Louvre Museum"
Musée du Louvre, “The Louvre Museum.” In case you were wondering what is the English word for it I guess.
Ma section préférée au musée du Louvre c'est l'égypyologie.
"My favorite part in the Louvre Museum is Egyptology."
Yeah it’s true. I love that part. And they also have the famous Joconde painting. They have permanent exhibitions and also temporary ones. So if you’ve been there already, you can go again because there is surely something new to see.
3. Parc du Château de Versailles "Gardens of Versailles"
Everything is in Paris for now. You know France is not just Paris, right?
Le meilleur moment pour visiter le parc du château de Versailles c'est en été. "The best time to visit the gardens of Versailles is in summer." Because if you go in spring, then everything is blooming and you get all the allergies at once. Bad! And summer is nice and they have fountains. So maybe the fountains are going, pssh! So yeah, summer would be a good time for that.
4. Basilique du Sacré-Coeur de Monmartre "Basilique du Sacré-Coeur of Monmartre"
J'ai visité la Basilique du Sacré-Coeur de Montmartre avec mes amis. "I visited the Basilique du Sacré-Coeur of Montmartre with my friends."
It’s in a place where it’s surrounded by artistic people. So you can get your portrait done or your caricature and it’s on top of a hill. So if you go there, well, during the day but personally I like night better, you can see the city lighting up and it’s very nice.
5. La cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris "Notre Dame de Paris"
Still in Paris, huh! Someone is biased, huh!
On peut écouter l'orgue à la cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris le dimanche. "You can listen to the organ at Notre Dame Cathedral on Sundays."
Yeah you can. Maybe it is the first Sunday of the month only. I am not even sure. I don’t know. It seems that the guy who plays the organ there was especially selected and has been here for years now.
6. Marché aux puces de Saint-Ouen "Flea market of Saint Ouen"
Il a acheté beaucoup de choses au Marché aux puces de Saint-Ouen. "He bought many things at the flea market of Saint Ouen."
Flea markets are nice if you want to find some oldies and they have a bit of everything and it’s nice to just walk around and look at stuff even if you are not intending to buy and you can see gnomes or dog figurines for your garden. That’s in every Flea market ever and you can also find some nice comics and maybe some vintage stuff and even sell clothes usually. Really a bit of everything. Flea market is a lot of second hand stuff. So maybe you can find something nice for cheap.
7. Armada de Rouen "Rouen Armada"
L'Armada de Rouen est très populaire. "The Rouen Armada is very popular."
So popular. I have no idea what that is. Armada is about boats. So if you’re into ships, you can go and visit that and you will find the magnificent fleet of ship stuff. You go there and you tell me what you found.
8. Centre Georges-Pompidou "Pompidou Centre "
Je suis allée voir une exposition d'art au Centre Georges-Pompidou. "I went to see an art exhibition at the Pompidou Centre."
I think I’ve been there with my arts class when we went to Paris because everything is in Paris. So Georges-Pompidou was a French president and before that, the prime minister and we gave his name to the arts center and the arts center is very colorful with art inside and art outside. I think last time I went, there was a flower pot, a giant flower pot outside. Art!
9. Disneyland Paris "Disneyland Paris"
Yoo-hoo! I like it there.
L'enfant avait hâte pour son prochain voyage à Disneyland. "The child was looking forward to his upcoming trip to Disneyland."
Everyone is looking forward to their next trip to Disneyland. Come on, even adults and the rides, all the rides. And the queueing, all the queueing. I like Space Mountain. Which one is your favorite ride? Let me know.
10. Forêt de Fontainebleau "Forest of Fontainebleau"
La Forêt de Fontainebleau est grande. "The Forest of Fontainebleau is big."
Never been there but I would trust you on that. It's a forest!
Bye-bye. Enjoy your trip!

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The pronunciation in English of "Versailles" is americanised in the quiz section and is incorrect. The correct pronunciation of "Versailles" is given by the woman in the video not the American speaker in the quiz