Paris has to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world and one of the reasons it’s famous for being a romantic escape for couples. Whether you are travelling with a significant other, or alone, you will find yourself falling in love with this stunning city.
France’s capital city is the go-to destination for lovers of art, design, food, architecture and culture. Paris is a real feast for the senses, and you will find so much to see and do here, that there won’t be a dull moment. Here are just some of the places to go and things to do on a visit to Paris:
Take a Tour
Discover Paris’ hidden gems with a walking tour of the city. A walking tour is a great way to experience the Parisian culture firsthand and make a mental note of places of interest to revisit during your trip.
If you would rather see the city from a different perspective, why not climb aboard a boat and take a tour of the River Seine. While you enjoy the ride, you can appreciate the architecture and see some of the most beautiful bridges of Paris along the way. It’s the perfect way to rest your weary legs, without missing out on seeing the city.
Indulge Your Passion for Fashion
Where better to immerse yourself in the world of fashion than Paris, France? Whether you want to shop until you drop, or discover more about the history of fashion, you will find all that you need in Paris.
Step into the world of iconic designer Yves Saint Laurent and visit Musée Yves Saint Laurent, which is a museum showcasing the designer’s work. The museum is located in a former design house. Yves Saint Laurent’s team used the building for 30 years, so it’s the perfect place to get a real feel for his work.
Surround yourself with even more designer luxury with a stroll along Avenue Montaigne. This exclusive shopping street is lined with designer stores. Chloé, Céline, Thierry Mugler, Chanel, Christian Dior, Gucci and Prada are just some of the haute couture brands you will find on Avenue Montaigne.
View Some of the World’s Greatest Art Collections
Paris and art go hand in hand. It would be impossible to visit Paris without taking the opportunity to see some of the greatest works of art ever created.
The Louvré is, of course, one of the most striking buildings in the city, and home to the Mona Lisa. The Louvré attracts around 10 million visitors each year, so this is not the place to come if you like to contemplate art in a tranquil setting. As the largest museum in the world, the Louvré has a staggering 35,000 pieces on display.
If you are a fan of Impressionism, you won’t want to miss visiting Musée Marmottan-Monet. The museum features the most extensive collection of Monet’s work anywhere in the world. You will also find works from Manet, Gauguin and Renoir on display here.