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French Sightseeing Vocabulary

French Sightseeing Vocabulary

On this page you’ll find a complete list of French sightseeing vocabulary words. Pay close attention to the difference between “le guide” and “la guide”. “Le guide”, in the masculine form means “guide book” while “la guide” in the feminine form means “tour guide”.

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  • le tourisme sightseeing
  • la guide tour guide
  • le bus touristique tour bus
  • les attractions attractions
  • le musée d’art art museum
  • le monument historique historic monument
  • le casino casino
  • ouvert open
  • le guide guide book
  • à droit to the right
  • à gauche to the left
  • tout droit straight ahead
  • l’attraction touristique tourist attraction
  • la visite guidée guided tour
  • les souvenirs souvenirs
  • le monument monument
  • le tableau painting
  • les ruines ruins
  • le parc national national park
  • fermé closed
  • la pellicule film
  • les directions directions
  • le tourist tourist
  • l’ininéraire itinerary
  • acheter un souvenir to buy a souvenir
  • le musée museum
  • l’object exposé exposition/exhibit
  • le parc garden/park
  • l’information information
  • le prix d’entrée entrance fee/price
  • les piles batteries
  • faire la visite to do the tour

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