Paris, France’s capital and the most populous city of France. The city of love, it’s cobblestone streets filled with quaint little cafés and artists painting portraits. People zooming around in their Vespa’s and people being awestruck in Louvre. The magnificent Eifel tower looming in the yonder, providing a lovely landscape for photos, that many people dream of. Bakeries filled with colorful macarons and the aroma of freshly baked bread wafting out. Need one say more about sweet La Paris. Pack your bags and hit this best holiday destination.
Musee du Louvre
It is not only one of the best museums in France but also one of the best in the entire of Europe. Spanning over 650,000 square feet, the Louvre houses an enormous collection of paintings and artifacts. One of the most famous paintings housed is the Mona Lisa. If you’re a Dan Brown fan, this trip to Paris is sure to blow your mind. However, this is a huge museum and it is tough to cover the entire expanse in an entire day, so you might want to plan beforehand and choose the locations you want to visit. If you don’t have time to visit all the museums in France, make sure you visit this one and skip the others.
This wrought-iron lattice tower has been the symbol of Paris for generations now and will continue to do so in the future also. There is no way you can take a trip to Paris without paying a visit to the Eiffel Tower. Even if you don’t pay an explicit visit to the Eiffel Tower, its top can be seen from pretty much anywhere in Paris. Visit this beauty at night and see it all lighted up. Take a guided tour of the Eiffel tower. Be sure to dine at the quaint cafes and restaurants and get a souvenir from one of the stores.
Jardin du Luxembourg
Known in English as the Luxembourg gardens, this is the best place to get away from the hustle-bustle of the city and lie down on its ample green grass and soak in the sun. Pack up a baguette, some cheese, fine wine and you’ve got yourself a scrumptious picnic to munch on while you people-watch. Children can ride ponies, float sailboats or go on the merry-go-round or watch the puppet show nearby. Adults can meander on the green paths and take comfort in the calm scenery or they can also visit the Musse du Luxembourg, a public museum. This is the best place to relax and enjoy the scenery on your trip to Paris.
The Versailles Palace
Also known as the Chateau de Versailles, this world-famous grandeur is a sight to the sore eyes. Filled with crystal chandeliers, golden figurines, and dramatic frescos, this Palace sings tales of wealth. The hall of mirrors is one of the most popular attractions. The Royal Opera house was where Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI got married. Make sure to visit the Royal Chapel, Hall of mirrors, King’s private apartment and the gardens. On your trip to Paris, do not forget to visit the Versailles Palace.