Planning a trip to Paris
One of the biggest attractions of France is Paris itself; it attracts about 45 million tourists every year. Paris along being the capital of France is also termed as the City of Lights, City of Love and Capital of Fashion. Paris is different in many ways, altogether it has a culture of its own, from business to entertainment, gastronomy, fashion and art and culture; everything has its distinct charm. Some of its most iconic landmarks which are situated in Paris are; Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe and Notre Dame Cathedral and The Louvre Museum. If you are planning to make a visit to Paris soon, we have got the list of places and things to do in Paris.
Things to do in Paris
Most Elite French Shopping
From ladies to gents, if you want to go shopping and enjoy some great French clothing and other accessories, then Rue Saint-Honore is the right place to be. This place is famous for its elite customers, be it Arabic princess or some Japanese DJs. This place is a must to-be if you want to satisfy your inner shopaholic.
Shopping and Eating Out
Another place for the shopping addict is, The Marais. The beauty about this place is its amazing location. It is located in the historic 3rd and 4th arrondissements, there are many private mansions nearby, and some amazing museums (which include Musée Carnavalet, Cognacq-Jay Museum, and Musée Picasso which is reopening soon). In addition to all this, there are amazing choices of restaurants and cafés. If you have a thing for historical places then you can also visit Paris's famous old Jewish quarter, and the brilliant Place des Vosges during your trip to the Marais.
Places to Visit in Paris
Les Champs Elysées
Take a visit to Les Champs Elysées. This is among the most renowned streets in the world, in real it is a wide tree-lined boulevard. There are many cafes and restaurant, where you can enjoy some coffee or take a walk down the boulevard.
If you want to have a panoramic view of Paris, and want to see the great skyline from the top then you must do it from the top of the Tour Montparnasse. This is the highest raised office block in the city. A great fact about the view that you’ll get from here is that in entire Paris this is the only place where your view of skyline won’t be interrupted by the Tour Montparnasse.
Jardin du Luxembourg
If you want to relax and enjoy a good walk, then you must visit Jardin du Luxembourg. This is one of the most eye pleasing flower gardens that you will visit. The French garden has taken its influence forums the Italian Baroque. You can take your children there for playing around and making them learn about nature.
Tourist Attractions in Paris
The Eiffel Tower
The Eiffel Tower is the most prominent landmark of Paris. From there you can have a phenomenal view of Paris from height over 1,000 ft, the tower itself is 317 meters high. There are many restaurants where you can enjoy food.
Notre Dame Cathedral
Take a visit to the enchanting, Notre Dame Cathedral. This is among the finest gothic cathedrals in Europe. You can visit and look around, or you can climb the 400 steps which will lead you to the top of the cathedral.