Paris is the spritual heart of France and one of the world’s top tourist destinations. Paris is certainly included in the list of places that tourists must visit. There are a lot of activities that can be done in this very famous city. You can already start the French experience in a comfortable central Paris hotel. Whether you are solo or with a large group you will find plenty of interesting sites to see outside your central Paris hotel?
Top of your to-do list will be a visit to the famous tourist spots in the city. Paris is peppered with historic and important places that are surely must-sees. Of course there is the cathedral of Notre Dame, which is famous for its pipe organ and the north tower that has 387 steps. You can’t go to Paris without at least visting the eiffel Tower. Another structure that you must visit is the Arc de Triomphe , a commemoration of Napoleon’s victories. Be sure to include in the list Sainte Chapelle, Zoo de Vincennes, Tuileries Garden, Place de Vosges, Champs Elysees, Catacombes des Paris and Ile de France.
Paris is also a city of art. There a bewildering number of art galleries and museums: all with world-class collections that you should see. Topping the list of museums that a tourist in Paris should visit is the Louvre where the famous paintings of Da Vinci are displayed including the Mona Lisa. After thsi most famous Parisian museum, art lovers should still try to find time for the Orsay or Musee de la Poupee.
Another activity that will surely complete your Paris vacation is shopping. Paris is one of the shopping capitals in Europe and the whole world. From haute couture to flea markets, Paris is surely a one stop shop. If you want to visit top boutiques and emporiums such as Cartier, Chanel, Christian Dior and Lacroix, you should stop at the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honré and Avenue Montaigne in the 8th arrondissement. There are also department stores that boast a wide choice for shopping including the Au Printemps and Galeries Lafayette which are the largest department stores in Paris. Of course, the city is also famous for its flea markets that started hundred years ago for those who opt for bargains.
With so much to see and do in Paris you won’t run out of options even after you’ve seen all of the sights mentioned here. There is still dining which France is also famous of, sports activities and events such as the French Open, parties at night, and a lot more. Maximize your time and enjoy the city before you retire and relax in your luxury Parisian hotel.