Best Attractions to See in Paris
This tour is focused on the best attractions to see in Paris, the well known Paris landmarks and attractions like the Louvre Museum, the Eiffel Tower, the Notre Dame and many other must-see sights.
Everyone falls in love with a different part of Paris. Whether you visit for the romantic gardens, the bohemian streets of Monmartre, the couture fashion, or the art history: there is always another gem waiting for you around the corner.
Slowly, the Eiffel Tower became a permanent part of Paris view, settling in the hearts of Parisians as the symbol of Paris providing it with the most beautiful and famous skyline during the evening.
It is possible to climb up the stairs as far as the third floor. Going up to the top though is possible only using the elevator. From the top of the Eiffel Tower, Paris at 1,050 ft (320 meters) is very romantic, especially in the evening.
The Notre Dame Cathedral (Paris), the most visited site in Paris (10 million tourists each year), lies in the true heart of Paris and by some even of entire France. With so many people visiting the Notre Dame Cathedral of Paris unforgettable setting on the Seine, it has always been one of Paris top attractions. The Notre Dame Cathedral Paris is not only a Gothic architecture masterpiece but a site which was also the focus of Catholic Paris for 700 years. Although the cathedral is not France’s oldest or largest cathedral, it has very little completion in beauty and architectural harmony.
At the top of Paris top 10 attractions, The Louvre Museum (Paris) is in fact the largest art museum in the world and the home for one of the finest art collections anywhere to be seen including two of the most famous painted woman – the Mona Lisa and Venus de Milo just to name two out of the 30,000 exhibits displayed in the Louvre Museum.
The Holy Chapel (Paris) in French – La Sainte Chapelle, was built by King Louis IX to host the remains of the True Cross, including the original Crown of Thorns which was purchased from the emperor of Constantinople. Today the Holy Chapel Paris is considered among the highest achievements of the Rayonnant period of Gothic architecture and is the only surviving building of the Capetian Royal Palace on the Île de la Cité.
Cruise up the majestic Seine and see how Paris famous sites are revealed from a new perspective. This cruise comes for free with the Paris Pass. From the water it is possible to see the bridges and monuments of Paris as you could never hope to from land.
Palace of Versailles
The Palace of Versailles is the central part of a complex that housed the French government, most notably its royalty, during the reigns of Louis XIV (France’s famed “Sun King”), Louis XV and Louis XVI. After the French Revolution in 1789, it ceased to be a permanent royal residence.
It’s hardly surprising that the Palace of Versailles attracts over 10 million visitors per year – it’s one of the most majestic places on earth, no exaggeration.
Opened in 1889, the Moulin Rouge remains one of Paris’ most legendary spots. Dedicate a Parisian night to the Moulin Rouge. Go put on your best outfit, and make your way to the Pigalle District to pay homage to the birthplace of the can-can.