Paris is visited by of millions of tourists each year. Thanks to its arresting fusion of art, romance, literature, and food, the French capital is a city without equal. It also hosts some of the most popular tourist attractions in the world, such as the Arc de Triomphe and the Louvre art museum.
The city’s reputation for beauty is also well deserved, and its Eiffel Tower-dominated skyline is one of the world’s most photographed. The meandering River Seine that bisects the city offers one of the most picturesque riverscapes in Europe, and the cafés that line the Parisian boulevards offer an ambience that is unique to the City of Light.
Paris is also well stocked with parks and gardens like the Champ de Mars at the foot of the Eiffel Tower. The Jardin du Luxembourg in the grounds of Luxembourg Palace is a tourist attraction in its own right.
Paris is served by two main international airports, Roissy-Charles de Gaulle and Orly. The latter is the smaller of the two, but still welcomes tens of millions of visitors each year. There are a number of comfortable hotels near this transportation hub, which are perfect as a base for exploring the capital and France as a whole. Simply use Expedia’s convenient search tool to find the right accommodation for your needs.