Are you ready for all the likes?
If you’ve been hit with wisteria hysteria over the last few months but you don’t quite have enough of that beautiful purple bloom in your life, then you might want take a trip over the Channel to get your fix.
There you’ll find a wealth of blooms, as well as a whole host of perfect travel Instagram shots that will make your grid pop. CV Villas has rated the top 10 classic pictures that make France one of the most Instagrammed places in the world – and yes, we fully plan on stealing their inspiration.
Capture the blooming wisteria
You can still catch wisteria blooms over in France – they’re a classic in any picturesque French country garden but you can also find them injecting colour in cities across the country. This beautiful bloom was captured on Rue des Thermopyles in Paris.
Sit outside a café
One of the most relaxing things in France is sitting outside a traditional café and people watching. Combine the right pose with an artfully laid out table and you’re onto a winner…
Snack on macarons
Available in pretty much any colour under the sun, you can’t go to France without snapping some macarons. The best macarons in France are widely considered to be Pierre Hermé so it’d be criminal not to try them.
Pose amongst lavender
Once wisteria season is over, if you’re still looking for a hit of pretty purple for your Instagram gird – then head to Provence. Between June and August, you can frolic in one of the many lavender fields for a truly vibrant photo.
Go yacht spotting in the South of France
There’s something timeless about a harbour in the sun, right? So, for the ultimate French Riviera shot, head to St Tropez in the South of France to make use of those luxury yachts in the background.
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Find your Disney castle
There’s nowhere better than France for jaw-dropping places that look like something straight out of a fairytale. A visit to one of France’s stunning chateaux is the perfect place to release your inner Disney-princess.
Pick the most beautiful sweet treat
From pastries to tarts to éclairs, French patisseries have a wealth of delicately created works of edible art that make for a classic Instagram photo. Patisserie Chez Maître Pierre in Nice is well known for its photogenic choices.
Sip on the best French vintage
Want to induce some serious Instagram envy? Pose with a nice glass of red overlooking a French vineyard in the regions of Bordeaux or Loire Valley.
Take in the view
The Cote d’Azur offers craggy cliffs, emerald sea and (most of the time) beautiful sunshine so what are you waiting for?