Starting the day with a coffee and a croissant, wandering around the beautiful streets you will find yourself thinking that Audrey Hepburn was right when she said “Paris is always a good idea.” There is so much to discover in this poetic city; so take your city map and let’s take a look at what to do in Paris.
The first thing comes to mind when thinking of Paris has to be the Eiffel Tower. Built by Gustave Eiffel on 1889, it is the signature landmark of the city and one the most visited structures of the world. Eiffel Tower, a firm and strong iron castle, overlooks the city like a protector for centuries. It mesmerizes its visitors day and night with out-of-the world views in every glance.
Now it is time to discover the most fashionable shopping avenue of the world, the Champs-Elysees. Running along the Place de la Concorde and Place Charles de Gaulle, Champs-Elysees welcomes you with the glorious Arc de Triomphe at the beginning. Here you can shop and lose yourself looking at the colorful and chic windows of the world famous fashion brands. You can also take a break at Laduree and enjoy some of their great macarons.
The Louvre Museum
Hosting some of the most exceptional art works of human history like Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa and the Last Supper or Vermeer’s The Lacemaker. The Louvre Museum offers a great experience with its many different sections like Egyptian and Near Eastern Antiquities, Islamic Art, Sculptures, Paintings, Decorative Arts and many more. Alone with its rich collection, the museum is best known with its unique architecture looking like a pyramid of glass.
If you are looking for a refreshing experience, you should definitely take a cruise tour along the River Seine. Flowing in the heart of Paris, it offers you some of the greatest scenes of the city like Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, Musee d’Orsay, Notre Dame Cathedral and many more.
Jardin de Luxembourg
Whenever you want to turn your face into nature within the metropol city Paris, the Luxembourg Gardens are always there to welcome you with open arms. Offering the most exquisite natural views, it has something to surprise you in every corner. You can take a relaxation break from the hustle of city life and ease your mind here.
Notre Dame de Paris
One of the most glorious and magnificent symbols of Paris, Notre Dame Cathedral is a great example of gothic architecture. Sharp and mighty, it gracefully overlooks the city with its colorful windows and enormous bells. No wonder Victor Hugo got bewitched by its glory and dedicated an entire novel to this beauty. It is definitely a must-see while discovering Paris. In 2019, a part of this magical monument caught fire; yet it is still eternally beautiful.
The sacred heart of Paris, the Sacré-Cœur, it a basilica built over the hills of Montmartre. Built like a cross, it is one of the most visited Catholic monuments of the world. It looks like a magical castle with its snow-white silhouette and enchanting interiors. Do not forget to take a tour in the streets of Montmartre to feel like you are in the movie Amelie.
Palace of Versailles
If you are interested in history, you will definitely enjoy visiting the Palace of Versailles. Some of the most juicy historical events took place here and some of the most well-known French historical figures lived here such as Louis XIV, Marie Antoinette, Madame de Pompadour and many more. Considering its our-of-the-world architecture and magical outdoor surroundings, it is no surprise that it is the eye of the apple of Paris.
No must have understood by now why Paris is one of the most visited touristic destinations of the world. History, elegance, architecture and art is surrounding you in every street, every building, every cafe…
So many things to see, so much to discover… It is obviously hard to say goodbye to this magical city; but it will always be there to welcome you in your next visit.