Paris is known for its food, wine, cheese, cabaret shows and of course its famous landmarks. This romantic city is located on the banks of River Seine and is home to some of the world's most important museums and historical institutions. It's a popular tourist haunt attracting more than 42 million visitors per year, and has so much to offer in terms of culture. You'll find numerous street side cafes, bistros and designer fashion stores around every corner. Fortunately, the city can be easily navigated by bus, taxi or bicycle, however the best way to explore Paris' many charms is to take a walking tour around its many points of interest.
Things to do in Paris
Most of Paris' main tourist hotspots are located within close proximity to one another. If you do have to walk a while to find another attraction though, you'll definitely be amazed by the architecture and interesting sights along the way.
Book your air tickets to Paris, get hold of our list of must-dos and explore the best of the best in in this wonderful city:
Check out the Arc de Triomphe located at the centre of Place Charles de Gaulle
Visit the Musée du Louvre—an ancient palace that now serves as an important public museum
Spend the morning at the Champs-Élysées to dine or shop at its world-class restaurants and boutiques
Take a few hours to view Place de la Concorde—the largest square in the city
Visit the Centres Pompidou to admire the largest collection of modern art in the whole of Europe
If you want to have your portrait painted by a talented artist take a walk down the streets of Montmartre
Don't miss out on an exciting visit to Notre-Dame Cathedral–famous for its French Gothic architecture, sculptures and stained glass
Relax at Luxembourg Gardens–known for its fruit groves, sculptures and well-landscaped plants
Don't leave without paying a visit to the world-famous Eiffel Tower—considered the symbol of France
Take a trip to the Sacré-Coeur Basilica to view the interiors and learn more about its political and cultural significance
Airports in Paris
There are two main airports that serve passengers flying to this city of lights, being Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Aéroport de Paris-Orly.
There are train connections from the airport to the city's rapid transit system. There are also buses and coaches running to and from the airport. Those who'd like to hire a car can access the city using the A106 autoroute.
Passengers can use the free shuttle rail service to travel between terminals. There are also trains and buses that leave from here to the city centre. Apart from this passengers are able to use coaches, public buses, taxis or rental cars to get around in the city.