Paris is a city famed for its art, gastronomy, culture and lifestyle. It is so much more than the exemplar of high style and fashion paradise, the city is deeply embedded to its traditions and culture. Its scenic 19th century cityscape is crisscrossed by worldwide boulevards and River Seine. For centuries Paris had been the most influential city in the world and is a prime destination for those who have love for history, art, fashion or food.
Paris is divided into 20 arrondisements, or neighborhoods, that works its way out from the center of the city. Each arrondisement has its own aura and attractions and the only way to see them is to simply ramble and be awe-inspired by the beauty. The entire city is well connected and easily accessible, Thanks to their Uncomplicated Metro System!
Paris is rich in culture and history and apart from its most recognizable landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower and the 12th-century, Gothic Notre-Dame cathedral, it is also known for its cafe culture, and designer boutiques along the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré. The city is a home to 180 museums and monuments and offers numerous ideas for things to do at any hour of the day.
There are numerous sites to see in Paris and each of them will make you fall in love with the city. For you can make the most of your time, we are listing the 20 top-rated tourist destinations which are not to be skipped while you are holidaying in Paris.
- Eiffel Tower
- Louvre Museum
- Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
- Musee d'Orsay
- Palais Garnier Opera House & the Bibliotèchque-Musée de l'Opera
- Place de la Concorde
- Arc de Triomphe
- Luxembourg Gardens
- Sacré-Coeur and Quartier Montmartre
- Place de Vosges
- Place Vendome
- Centre Pompidou
- Les Invalides
- Place du Châtelet & Tour Saint-Jacques
- La Conciergerie
- Grand Arche of La Défense
Between casual strolls along the Seine and stops to enjoy the many cultural offerings, make sure to indulge in some of the city's most delicious cuisine. French food is often confused for haute cuisine and fine dining where some of the best food to be enjoyed in the city of lights can be bought for a couple of euros from a humble boulangerie. French food isn’t about food being fancy or snobby, it is about layering flavors and mastering every technique and savoring every bite.
Day trips from Paris
Paris can be an idyllic place from where you start to explore more of Northern France. It is easy to get on a train or bus for a day trip to the Palace of Versailles which has been a home of the French Monarchy for about a century; Mont Saint-Michel, an island commune in Normandy; Fontainebleau, with its historical Chateau and beautiful forest or any number of picturesque towns and charming cities. So, grab our all-inclusive Paris Holiday packages to make your experience more exciting.