France is known for being home to a range of ornate and beautiful buildings, from the Notre Dame Cathedral found on Île de la Cité, the Panthéon, whose intricate Neoclassical design holds the remains of some of France’s greatest figures, to the wonderful city mascot, the Eiffel Tower. The stunning architectural features make it a true paradise for art lovers, who will also rejoice in the many masterpieces found in museums like the Louvre, Musée de l’Orangerie, Musée d’Orsay, and the Musée Rodin, where visitors will discover works by all the old masters and modern greats, from Leonardo da Vinci to Vincent van Gogh.
Visit the Palace of Versailles in Île-de-France
A 20km trip from the heart of Paris will bring visitors to the Palace of Versailles, one of France’s most visited attractions. It was the home of the Royal Family from 1682 until the beginning of the French Revolution when they were forced to return to Paris. Today, this magnificent palace and its grounds are open to visitors, who will enjoy a wide array of famous artworks, spectacular décor, and manicured gardens.
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