It is no secret that Paris is the most popular tourist destination in France. This unique city manages to maintain a rare and beautiful combination of modern cosmopolitan life and a serene village life. The first attraction that comes to mind when we talk about Paris is the famous Eiffel Tower that welcomes every traveler, and is one of the most visited landmarks in the city.
The city’s other famous attractions include the gargoyled Notre Dame Cathedral which is a masterpiece of French architecture and the Louvre Museum, the world’s largest museum with a massive collection of Egyptian and Near Eastern antiquities, Greek, Etruscan and Roman artifacts, sculpture, and a massive selection of paintings and decorative arts. Other popular museums and art galleries include Centre Pompidou, National Museum of Natural History, and Musee d’Orsay. For the adventure seeker, EuroDisney just out of Paris is just the perfect spot. Every summer the banks of Seine become a popular seaside resort for those who love to spend time soaking in the sun and sand. Your vacation to Paris would not be complete if you do not sample its iconic cuisine. For memorable and delicious authentic French cuisine you can visit some of the popular restaurants and art nouveau cafes such as Le Grand Vefour, Lazare, Spring, and Les Petit Plats. From cozy bistros to Michelin star fine dining, there are establishments to cater to every taste, style and budget. Don’t forget to stop by some of the city’s enticing patisseries and cheese shops or Fromageries. Then again, there’s plenty of opportunity for some stylish shopping, which is the city’s specialty. This is where you will find everything from designer boutiques to art nouveau department stores, homeware shops and much more. Flea markets are the best places for some great deals. We promise there’s much more to Paris so get set for a great vacation.