The confinement imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic has had many consequences across the planet. One of the most unexpected was to reveal the 10 largest cities in France in a different light.
PIn confinement, many amateur or professional videographers, most often equipped with drones, have decided to honor the architectural heritage of their cities. An opportunity to take a new look at these sleepy cities, at a time when the constant turmoil has given way to a strange serenity that we will probably not see again anytime soon. Find the magnificent drone videos through the 10 largest cities in France during the lockdown.
Paris, one of the 10 largest cities in France
Place de l'Étoile, the Trocadero, the Eiffel Tower, the banks of the Seine, the Champs-Élysées ... The City of Lights offers a breathtaking spectacle ...
The Notre-Dame de la Garde basilica, the Cannebière, the port, the old town, the Prado, the main roads… The Phocaean city is revealed in a very unusual torpor!
Vieux-Lyon, the Tête d'Or park, the Notre-Dame de Fourvière basilica, the Place Bellecour, the Rhône, the Museum of Fine Arts and the Roman theaters. Discover Lyon, the peaceful and majestic capital of Gaul.
Nougaro immortalized it through his music. In this video, the dozing Pink City unveils its cathedrals and museums, the Place du Capitole, the Pont-Neuf and its deserted alleys, usually so lively.
At the gates of Italy and facing the Mediterranean, Nissa La Bella knows only the bubbling of life… It is a completely different face that she revealed during this curious spring of 2020.
The Castle of the Dukes of Brittany would have a lot to tell us if it could speak. And he comes once again to witness a major event. The City of the Dukes, its Cathedral, its Jardin des Plantes, and the Jules Verne Museum will be remembered for a long time to come.
The usually busy Place de la Comédie, seems almost nonchalant under the Mediterranean spring sun. The one we call the Gifted, is resting while waiting for the summer entertainment.
The Capital of Europe has suffered a lot in recent weeks, but she remained dignified. The covered bridges, Notre-Dame Cathedral, Petite France and the Parc de l'Orangerie, can now come out of their torpor, and let themselves once again be drawn into the whirlwind of life in the alleys of Strasbourg.
Sleeping Beauty has perhaps never worn her nickname so well… The reflecting pool of the Place de la Bourse, the Port de la Lune, the Saint-André cathedral or the Pape Clément castle seem to have fallen into a deep sleep ...
The Belfry contemplates the peaceful Capital of Flanders, its squares, cathedrals, parks and gardens silently await the return of onlookers ...