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Top Things To See In Paris

With its cosy cafes, stunning churches, picturesque parks and world-class museums, Paris has long been one of the world’s most romantic destinations. If you’ve been considering a jaunt to the City of Light, then join us for a virtual voyage around this most intimate of metropolises. From the dizzying heights of the Eiffel Tower to the cobblestone streets of charming Montmartre, we’ve put together a guide to some of the most intriguing things to see in Paris. Just click through to discover 360° views of notable attractions, and you can explore the city from the comfort of your own home. Bon voyage!

Eiffel Tower
  • Eiffel Tower
  • There are few sights as impressive as the sweeping city views provided from the top of the Eiffel Tower, whose wrought-iron lattice rises 324 metres above the greenery of the Champ de Mars. The tower has been calling to courting couples, drawing daredevils, and looking over the locals since its construction in 1889, and has become one of the world’s most visited landmarks. The tower has had its share of secrets over the years – visitors can now pop into Gustave Eiffel’s hidden room and visit a museum that’s tucked-away in a former military bunker – and the top-floor champagne bar serves tremendous tipple.
  • There are few sights as impressive as the sweeping city views provided from the top of the Eiffel Tower, whose wrought-iron lattice rises 324 metres above the greenery of the Champ de Mars. The tower has been calling to courting couples, drawing daredevils, and looking over the locals since its construction in 1889, and has become one of the world’s most visited landmarks. The tower has had its share of secrets over the years – visitors can now pop into Gustave Eiffel’s hidden room and visit a museum that’s tucked-away in a former military bunker – and the top-floor champagne bar serves tremendous tipple.
  • Skip-the-Line Entry to the Eiffel Tower
Le Palais-Royal
  • Le Palais-Royal
  • Le Palais-Royal is not the domain of French kings; it was originally the residence of Cardinal Richelieu, and now offers upscale shopping arcades and a bucolic garden set just beyond the bustle of the Louvre. It’s a perfect place to rest and reflect after wandering through centuries of artistic masterpieces, linger over a meal at Le Grand Véfour, where Napoleon once dined, or just shop for the perfect pair of Parisian sunglasses. The Palais Royal courtyard has become a popular spot, and art lovers stop by to see the black-and-white sculptures by Daniel Buren, while families fill the gardens in the summer.
  • Le Palais-Royal is not the domain of French kings; it was originally the residence of Cardinal Richelieu, and now offers upscale shopping arcades and a bucolic garden set just beyond the bustle of the Louvre. It’s a perfect place to rest and reflect after wandering through centuries of artistic masterpieces, linger over a meal at Le Grand Véfour, where Napoleon once dined, or just shop for the perfect pair of Parisian sunglasses. The Palais Royal courtyard has become a popular spot, and art lovers stop by to see the black-and-white sculptures by Daniel Buren, while families fill the gardens in the summer.
  • Palais Royal to Opera Garnier Walking Tour
Basilique du Sacré-Cœur
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur
  • Paris is renowned for its beautiful buildings, and one of the most iconic is the Basilique du Sacré-Cœur, a Roman-Byzantine-style church that rises majestically above the romantic Montmartre neighbourhood. The church’s apse is adorned with one of the largest mosaics in the world – Luc-Olivier Merson’s Christ in Majesty – while a climb to the top of the dome rewards visitors with stunning panoramic views of Paris. The City of Light spreading out beneath you is a breathtaking sight, so make sure to bring your camera. For a quick taster of Sacré-Cœur’s charms, you can explore the church through the 360° view here.
  • Paris is renowned for its beautiful buildings, and one of the most iconic is the Basilique du Sacré-Cœur, a Roman-Byzantine-style church that rises majestically above the romantic Montmartre neighbourhood. The church’s apse is adorned with one of the largest mosaics in the world – Luc-Olivier Merson’s Christ in Majesty – while a climb to the top of the dome rewards visitors with stunning panoramic views of Paris. The City of Light spreading out beneath you is a breathtaking sight, so make sure to bring your camera. For a quick taster of Sacré-Cœur’s charms, you can explore the church through the 360° view here.
  • Guided Tour of the Basilique du Sacré-Coeur & Montmartre
Disneyland® Paris
  • Disneyland® Paris
  • Paris isn’t just for artists, foodies and history buffs, it also promises an amazing journey for families, who can head to Disneyland Paris for an unforgettable holiday. The amusement park is situated in Marne-la-Vallée, about 30 km east of Paris, and is the most visited attraction in Europe. Some of the notable rides include It’s a Small World, where kids can take a whimsical journey through time and place, and Big Thunder Mountain, a mine-themed roller coaster in Frontierland. Knowing the park’s layout is a key to beating the crowds, so why not explore here before planning your visit?
  • Paris isn’t just for artists, foodies and history buffs, it also promises an amazing journey for families, who can head to Disneyland Paris for an unforgettable holiday. The amusement park is situated in Marne-la-Vallée, about 30 km east of Paris, and is the most visited attraction in Europe. Some of the notable rides include It’s a Small World, where kids can take a whimsical journey through time and place, and Big Thunder Mountain, a mine-themed roller coaster in Frontierland. Knowing the park’s layout is a key to beating the crowds, so why not explore here before planning your visit?
  • Disneyland® Paris Tickets
Arc de Triomphe
  • Arc de Triomphe
  • Rising above the bustling streets at the western end of the glittering Champs-Élysées, the Arc de Triomphe is the central monument in Paris’s historic axis. The landmark memorialises the fallen soldiers who fought in the Napoleonic and French Revolutionary wars, and houses an intimate museum where visitors can explore the history of the monument. A 46-step journey to the top of the landmark leads to the terrasse, an open-air terrace offering panoramic views across the city’s rooftops, while the Tomb of the Fallen Soldier houses one of Europe’s first eternal flames.
  • Rising above the bustling streets at the western end of the glittering Champs-Élysées, the Arc de Triomphe is the central monument in Paris’s historic axis. The landmark memorialises the fallen soldiers who fought in the Napoleonic and French Revolutionary wars, and houses an intimate museum where visitors can explore the history of the monument. A 46-step journey to the top of the landmark leads to the terrasse, an open-air terrace offering panoramic views across the city’s rooftops, while the Tomb of the Fallen Soldier houses one of Europe’s first eternal flames.
  • Skip-the-Line Admission to Arc de Triomphe with Guided Tour
Louvre Museum
  • Louvre Museum
  • Opened in 1793, The Louvre Museum is a bucket-list destination for art lovers, as well as for anyone looking for inspiring things to do in Paris. The Louvre houses works from artists spanning centuries, and visitors can view the Venus de Milo, gaze at the Gauguins and marvel at the Michelangelos. By far the biggest attraction is Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, and it draws the crowds to prove it. Those who don’t fancy standing in line can check out the Great Sphinx of Tanis, which is stunning in its own right. Even the building itself is a piece of art, and has backdropped everything from The Da Vinci Code to Wonder Woman.
  • Opened in 1793, The Louvre Museum is a bucket-list destination for art lovers, as well as for anyone looking for inspiring things to do in Paris. The Louvre houses works from artists spanning centuries, and visitors can view the Venus de Milo, gaze at the Gauguins and marvel at the Michelangelos. By far the biggest attraction is Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, and it draws the crowds to prove it. Those who don’t fancy standing in line can check out the Great Sphinx of Tanis, which is stunning in its own right. Even the building itself is a piece of art, and has backdropped everything from The Da Vinci Code to Wonder Woman.
  • Louvre Museum Ticket with Skip-the-Line Entry & Audio-Guide
Montmartre
  • Montmartre
  • Bursting with charm and rich with history, Montmartre is one of the world’s most romantic neighbourhoods, even if it’s outgrown its quaint village origins and morphed into something of a crowd magnet. The area was the epicentre of Paris’s art scene in the 19th century, and you can still stroll down the narrow alleys that Toulouse-Lautrec and Renoir used to roam or pop into Le Bateau-Lavoir, a building where Picasso, Modigliani and Apollinaire once lived. The sidewalk cafes on Rue des Abbesses still draw artsy locals and trendy visitors, while once-sleazy Pigalle has been reborn as a haven of underground club culture.
  • Bursting with charm and rich with history, Montmartre is one of the world’s most romantic neighbourhoods, even if it’s outgrown its quaint village origins and morphed into something of a crowd magnet. The area was the epicentre of Paris’s art scene in the 19th century, and you can still stroll down the narrow alleys that Toulouse-Lautrec and Renoir used to roam or pop into Le Bateau-Lavoir, a building where Picasso, Modigliani and Apollinaire once lived. The sidewalk cafes on Rue des Abbesses still draw artsy locals and trendy visitors, while once-sleazy Pigalle has been reborn as a haven of underground club culture.
  • Montmartre Walking Tour & Funicular Ride
Moulin Rouge
  • Moulin Rouge
  • Europe’s most famous cabaret, the Moulin Rouge has been welcoming visitors and entertaining locals since its courtesans first started to can-can in fin de siècle France over a century ago. The red windmill rising above the Boulevard de Clichy has become one of the city’s most beloved sights, and today the venue still offers musical entertainment for visitors from around the globe. Stop by to catch a musical gala or a theatre performance, or to tour the historic streets of once-gritty Pigalle. The Moulin Rouge is more popular than ever, so booking in advance is advisable, or you can take a peek at the venue with our 360° guide.
  • Europe’s most famous cabaret, the Moulin Rouge has been welcoming visitors and entertaining locals since its courtesans first started to can-can in fin de siècle France over a century ago. The red windmill rising above the Boulevard de Clichy has become one of the city’s most beloved sights, and today the venue still offers musical entertainment for visitors from around the globe. Stop by to catch a musical gala or a theatre performance, or to tour the historic streets of once-gritty Pigalle. The Moulin Rouge is more popular than ever, so booking in advance is advisable, or you can take a peek at the venue with our 360° guide.
  • Paris by Night: City Tour & Show at the Moulin Rouge
Notre Dame
  • Notre Dame
  • Notre Dame is an imposing French Gothic cathedral that’s played a huge part in France’s history, having been the site of Napoleon’s coronation, the Te Deum Mass celebrating the liberation of Paris, and the Requiem Mass of both De Gaulle and Mitterrand. Its famed hunchback still swings through the imaginations of children the world over, while the gargoyles watching over the streets of Île de la Cité have become famous in their own right. A stop at the cathedral should definitely take in the beautiful stained glass of the North Rose Window, the statue of Joan of Arc, and Emmanuel, a bell that rung out to signify the liberation of the city.
  • Notre Dame is an imposing French Gothic cathedral that’s played a huge part in France’s history, having been the site of Napoleon’s coronation, the Te Deum Mass celebrating the liberation of Paris, and the Requiem Mass of both De Gaulle and Mitterrand. Its famed hunchback still swings through the imaginations of children the world over, while the gargoyles watching over the streets of Île de la Cité have become famous in their own right. A stop at the cathedral should definitely take in the beautiful stained glass of the North Rose Window, the statue of Joan of Arc, and Emmanuel, a bell that rung out to signify the liberation of the city.
  • Guided Tour of Notre-Dame Cathedral & Sainte-Chapelle

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