Viva la France
France is the most visited countries in the world with over 86 million visitors each year.
One of the most visited countries in the world, France is on everyone’s bucket list. The capital of France, Paris considered the most romantic city in the world, can be the sole reason to visit France.
Paris is the perfect getaway. One of the world’s top 3 most visited city, Paris is famous for its rich history, culture, attractions, architectural landmarks, cuisine and is the gateway to exploring Europe. Home to over 10 million people the city oﬀers charm and liveliness that envy all other cities of the world. Picturesque alleyways, cafe, bars, patisseries, world-class restaurants, chocolaterie the list is endless on what Paris can do for you.
Paris is home to some of the most visited sites in Europe. Louvre is the most visited museum in the world with 7.4 million visitors each year. Paris other two museums Musee d’Orsay and Musee de l’orangarie also attract over 3 million visitors each year. Paris other iconic landmarks include Eiﬀel tower, Notre Dame, Sainte-Chapelle, Grand Palais, Arc de Triumph and the Basilica of Sacre-Coeur.
Eiﬀel Tower :
The iconic symbol of Paris Eiﬀel tower was built by Gustave Eiﬀel to commemorate the centenary of the French Revolution, it is presented at the Exposition Universelle in Paris in 1889. 324 meters high, it is one of the most visited monuments in the world with nearly 7 million visitors a year. The Eiﬀel tower has access to three levels. The ﬁrst level is at 58 meters, the second 115 meters and the 3td level at 275 meters.
Notre Dame Cathedral :
Notre Dame Cathedral is a medieval Catholic cathedral and widely considered to be one of the ﬁnest examples of French Gothic architecture. The church is among the largest and the best-known church building in the world.
Louvre Museum :
Louvre museum is the world’s largest art museum and a historical monument in Paris. With Approximately 38,000 objects from prehistory to the 21st century are exhibited over an area of 72,735 square meters (782,910 square feet) the Louvre was the world’s most visited art museum, receiving 8.1 million visitors. The collection is divided into eight departments including Egyptian, Oriental, Greek, Roman antiquities, Sculptures of the middle ages, Renaissance and modern times, Islamic art, Painting, and Graphic Arts.
Arc de Triomphe :
One of the famous monuments in Paris, The Arc de Triomphe completed in 1836 honors those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, with the names of all French victories and generals inscribed on its inner and outer surfaces. The Arc de Triomphe has an overall height of 50 meters (164 ft), a width of 45 m (148 ft), and depth of 22 m (72 ft), while its large vault is 29.19 m (95.8 ft) high and 14.62 m (48.0 ft) wide.
Montmartre is a hill located in the north of Paris, 130 meters high, having its name to the surrounding neighborhood. It is best known for the white-domed Basilica of the Sacred Heart, at the top. It was completed in 1919 and honors the French victims of the Franco-Prussian war of 1870.
Palace of Versailles
The Château de Versailles is the most famous castle in France. Built in the 17th century as a symbol of the military power of France and as a demonstration of French supremacy in Europe,
Versailles was the seat of political power in the Kingdom of France from 1682 to 1789. This huge complex of buildings, gardens, and terraces is deﬁnitely a must for any visitor.
The Moulin Rouge is a cabaret known as the spiritual birthplace of the famous French Cancan. Located at the foot of Montmartre hill in the heart of Pigalle, it was built in 1889 by Joseph Oller and Charles Zidler. Originally introduced as a seductive dance by the courtesans who operated from the site, the can-can dance revue evolved into a form of entertainment of its own and led to the introduction of cabarets across EuropeToday, the Moulin Rouge is a tourist attraction, providing entertainment for visitors from around the world.
Disney Land Paris
Disney Land is a theme park located about an hour and a half from Paris. The park is one of the world’s largest and is dedicated to fairy tales and Disney characters. The theme park attracts 8.4 million visitors each year and is the most visited theme park in Europe.
Called as the most beautiful and the most recognisable avenue in the world, this 2-kilometer long avenue links Place de la Concorde with Place de L’Etoile offering pedestrians a clear view of the chic districts of Paris. The avenue is dotted with boutiques, theatres, cafe’s, bars and luxury shops.
Dinner Cruise on the Seine
The Seine is one of the largest rivers in France that ﬂows through Paris. There are many bridges about 37 of them that were built above Seine river including the famous Pont Alexandre III that dates back to 1607. Taking a cruise either in the day or especially in the night on the Seine river is a great experience and a must in Paris.
French Wine and Cheese
Home to some of the finest wines and cheese, France offers over 400 types of cheese and produces over 7 billions of wine bottles each year.
Every evening, the Eiffel Tower sparkles for 5 minutes every hour on the hour.