Paris is a timeless city home to chic boutiques, amazing food, and priceless art. From the stunning Gothic Notre Dame cathedral, the romantic and serene walk along the Seine, the busy shops along the Champs-Élysées, and the vibrant artistic Montmartre, there is something for everyone here. So, here are the top things to do in Paris
Champs-Élysées is considered to be one of the most beautiful boulevards in the city. Visit the numerous shops and cafes along this packed street. Standing at the western end is the Arc de Triomphe, one of the most famous monuments in Paris
Paris’ most iconic landmark, rises 300 feet above the city, the tower was built in the 1880s, and named after architect Gustave Eiffel. Use the lifts to visit the upper levels, and look at the magnificent views of the city.
3Notre Dame Cathedral
One of the most spectacular medieval Gothic cathedrals in the world. Located on a small island in the middle of the Seine, this 850-year-old medieval building is known for its tall spire, its stone gargoyles, and its stunning sainted glass windows.
*UPDATE APRIL 2019: Unfortunately, the iconic Parisian landmark was heavily damaged in a fire on 15 April 2019
4The Latin Quarter
Set along the Seine, this picturesque area is home to the famous university, the Sorbonne, as well as numerous bistros and has a lively atmosphere.
5The Louvre Museum
The Louvre Museum is perhaps one of the most iconic destinations in Paris. The museum is home to some of the world’s most famous paintings, sculptures and art installations. At nearly 15 acres, the Louvre is a massive building. Don’t miss its most famous pieces: Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, the statue of Winged Victory, Venus de Milo, Raphael’s St Michael, and Botticelli’s Birth of Venus.
6Jardin des Tuileries
Located across the Seine from the Louvre. This 17th-century formal garden is a great place for a walk, or just to sit and enjoy its beauty.
This is another famous Parisian museum. Once a train station, it now houses some of the most famous impressionist paintings in the world. Manet, Monet, Degas, Cezanne, and Van Gough are all represented here.
This hilly area overlooks Paris’s 18th arrondissement. Explore this neighbourhood, known for its artistic history and quaint architecture, and have a meal in one of the restaurants lining the streets of this area.
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9Sacre Coeur Basilica
Located at the summit of Montmarte, the Basilica of the Sacred Heart is the highest point in the city. Explore its stunning interiors and vividly painted domes, then walk outside and take in the breathtaking panorama of Paris.
Pay a quick visit to the Moulin Rouge on the Boulevard de Clichy. One of the most famous cabaret show ever, you’ll see glamorous women and athletic men showcasing their amazing dancing skills. So, catching a show if possible.
Located just outside Paris is Disneyland. It is the perfect trip for fans of all ages. There are two parks here – Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park each with their own thrilling rides and shows.
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There are lots of other things to do in Paris, and if we’ve missed any be sure to share them in the comments below.