Paris is also known as the City of Light & Love. In this romantic city you can enjoy a pleasant walk along the Seine to climb the Eiffel Tower under a beautiful starry sky. For others, it is the capital of fashion, art and culture with numerous attractions and exhibitions.
Explore Paris on foot, by subway, by boat, by bike or by bus via the Hop-On Hop-Off Tour. From these open-roofed busses, you will discover all the famous sights of the city with stops planned for a closer look at the most beautiful places in Paris. If you want to see the city from a different angle, we recommend a boat trip on the Seine with stunning views of the many historic buildings along the river. You can also buy a Paris Visite pass, allowing you to travel throughout Paris by subway during your stay.
During your stay in Paris, do visit the symbol of the city, the 320 meter high Eiffel Tower! If you fancy a steep climbs, take the 1665 steps of the tower to get to the second floor. To access the third floor, you will have no choice but to take the elevator. There are two restaurants on the Eiffel Tower, Altitude 95 on the first floor and the Jules Verne (one Michelin star) at 125 meters altitude. A breath-taking view over Paris awaits you!
The Champs-Elysées, in the heart of Paris, is as famous as the Fith Avenue in New York. This very wide and very long street is one of the most expensive in the world! It is a beautiful avenue with many luxury stores with a very strict level of security at the entrance. Actual shopping on the Champs-Elysées is not given to everyone, but it is fun to walk and watch. In the city you will also find clothing stores, souvenirs and many other interesting shops.
At one end of the Champs-Elysées, in the centre of the Place Charles de Gaulle, is the 50 meter high Arc de Triomphe. It is possible to climb to the top of the Arc de Triomphe, where you can see 12 large streets coming together. You will enjoy a beautiful view on one of the busiest roundabouts in Paris. Nevertheless we do not recommend you to drive there by car!
North of the centre of Paris, lies the Montmartre district. Located on a hill, it is definitely worth a visit! This area has a typical French atmosphere with its narrow streets and beautiful squares. Montmartre is particularly famous for the many artists who have stayed there in the late 19th century. This spirit is preserved and even today you can admire the work of many artists in the street.
Please do not miss to visit the Sacre-Coeur, an impressive and beautiful church. Besides the fact that it is a church, it is a great place with a splendid view over Paris. In good weather you can see up to 30 km away! Also visit the Place du Tertre, the Place Vendome, the Museum of Montmartre or the famous Moulin Rouge.
But there is much more to discover in Paris, such as: the vibrant Latin Quarter where many students live, the National Art Centre and the Culture Centre Pompidou, the Picasso Museum and the Place de la Bastille. The nature lovers will find themselves in the Tuileries Garden. This is a beautiful French garden, near the Louvre Palace, which once was part of the Tuileries Palace, the former imperial residence of Napoleon the 1st.
During a holiday in Paris you will discover a refined cuisine of great quality. You can taste the varied French cuisine as well as international cuisines. With more than 8000 restaurants there is always something for you liking. Bon appétit!