Destination Paris France
Looking for the best hotels, culinary tours, museums, shopping, attractions and more in Paris?
Read on to start your journey:
- Top Attractions
- Where to Stay in Paris and France
- Culinary Tours in Paris
- How to Get To Paris
- Travel Insurance (little money, lots of peace of mind)
Take in the Seine, Notre-Dame Cathedral, and the Eiffel Tower, or view elegant buildings and mansard roofs at every turn. Many hotel rooms have great views of one of the most beautiful and visited cities in the world. The French capital’s embarrassment of riches is unsurpassed. Whether you would prefer the arty sides of Paris, historic areas, museums, shopping, culinary delights, or landmarks, one thing is certain, the City of Light will always thrill.
Top 12 Paris Attractions
Visitors to Paris have varying tastes. Here are the Top 12 Attractions in Paris to get you planning that lasting trip of a lifetime.
Paris Bus Tour Save €26.00
Discover the main sights of the city in the original and relaxed way, with a 2 day hop on hop off bus tour of Paris by Les Cars Rouges. Each lap lasts approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes, and features all of the main sights of central Paris.
Château Wine Tasting Save €30.00
France and Paris is home to the finest wine in Europe. From champagnes to Bordeaux’s the variety is wide and the quality is high.
Palace of Versailles Save €18.00
The Palace of Versailles, is one of the largest and most opulent castles in the world. Boasting around 2,143 windows, 1,252 fireplaces, and 67 staircases, the Castle is one of the most visited attractions in France.
Bateaux Parisiens River Cruise Save €12.00
Cruise up the majestic Seine and discover the sights of Paris from a new perspective with the Paris Pass! From the water it is possible to see the bridges and monuments of Paris as you could never hope to from land.
Centre Pompidou – National Modern Art Museum Save €12.00
The Centre Pompidou is Europe’s most important museum of modern art and one of the worlds most significant art galleries.
Louvre Museum Save €10.00
The Louvre Museum is unquestionably one of the finest art galleries in the world. Home to thousands of classic and modern masterpieces, the Louvre is the jewel in the crown of French culture, a towering testament to European civilisation and history.
Grevin Wax Museum Save €22.00
Notre Dame Cathedral Save €8.50
The construction of the Gothic Notre Dame Cathedral, undertaken at the initiative of Maurice de Sully, began about 1160 and amazingly was completed within 40 years.
Dali Museum Save €11.00
The enduring popularity and influence of the surrealist artist Salvadore Dali is captured in the fascinating L’Espace Dali.
Montparnasse Tower Save €10.00
Discover Paris from the top of the newly refurbished Montparnasse Tower which offers visitors a stunning view of the city in all directions.
Opera De Paris – Palais Garnier Save Over €10.00
The Palais Garnier is the thirteenth theatre to house the Paris Opera since it was founded by Louis XIV in 1669. A supremely beautiful building, the Paris Opera House was designed by the architect Charles Garnier and built between 1860 and 1875.
The Paris Story Save €10.00
The Explore Paris! Exhibition, aka The Paris Story, houses three interactive attractions at one easy-to-access site: the Paris Story, Miniature Paris, and the Paris Experience.
Where to Stay in Paris and France
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These are some of our favorite hotels in Paris with convenient locations and beautiful views of Paris
Culinary Tours in Paris
No trip to Paris is complete without taking in the culinary aspects of this fine city and country. There’s a cool site called Destination Cuisine that focuses on the culinary aspects of travel where you can search french cooking classes, take a food tour, learn how to make french macaroons or dine with a local french family to get fully entrenched into the French tradition of cooking experiencing the full flavors of the area.
Best Airline Fares to France and Europe
There are many ways to get to Europe and you should check airfares frequently as they tend to vary depending on seasonal rates and when you book. Air France has some very competitive rates. You can see just how competitive the rates are and what schedules are available to Europe and France.
Getting Around Europe
The best way to see all of Europe is to use the rail system. It runs like clockwork most of the time. It is the cheapest way to get around each country and you can book your RailEurope Tickets directly. Start searching for Train Tickets and Schedules for destinations around Europe.
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