Iconic architecture, glorious food, stylish shopping and artistic treasures; in a nutshell that’s Paris for you. The French capital is a definite must see: perfect for a romantic getaway, cultural escape or perhaps a family holiday to one of Europe’s favourite theme parks, Disneyland Paris.
Start your visit to the French capital by climbing the Eiffel Tower, which offers sweeping panoramic views over Paris. Make sure to take your camera with you! Continue your architectural tour by walking Paris’s most glamorous avenue, the Champs-Élysées, filled with theatres, cafés and luxury shops. A visit to Paris isn’t complete without seeing the Notre-Dame Cathedral, and strolling through the Bohemian district of Montmartre, perhaps popping to see a show in the Moulin Rouge.
It is easy to see why Paris has earned its title as the City of Love, simply imagine strolling through the beautiful streets, dining in a world class restaurant, exploring the endless city garden or cosying up in a quaint coffee shop. Paris simply lives and breathes romance. After a fabulous meal, you can also stop into one of Paris’s many famous wine bars such as Au Rendez-vous de Amis in Montmartre.
Paris remains at the forefront of international trends and style, therefore spending a little time browsing through the emerging and established designer boutiques on offer here is a must of any visit. Famous shopping areas include the likes of Rue de Rennes, Rue de Rivoli-Le Marais, Champs-Élysées or Boulevard Haussmann.
Picasso, Monet, Dalí and Van Gogh: these are just few of the masters who lived and worked in Paris over the years. You will be spoiled for choice so visit one of the many famous museums such as the Louvre which is one of the world’s largest museums or the Musée d’Orsay’s. Rest assured, Paris is not simply for couples; with so much history and so many attractions available in the city, it is a fantastic destination for couples, solo travellers and families alike.