10 best places to visit in Paris

Paris, the city of love, the fashion capital of the world and the capital of France. Whether you’re completing an Erasmus, or internship or even visiting, Paris has lots of fantastic places to see. We don’t want you to miss any of them, so we’ve make a list with the Top 10 best places to visit in Paris to make it easy!

Louvre museum, Paris

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Louvre Museum

Hundreds of artworks assembled at the same place for you to see them. Could it be more wonderful? Yessss because is not just amazing inside, it’s outside too!

Notre Dame

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Notre Dame

It doesn’t matter if you believe in God or not, the beauty of Notre Dame doesn’t understand about religion. Its gothic architecture wants to touch the sky will embrace you. And it’s one of the emblematic Paris’ places.

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Eiffel Tour

Without any doubt it is the most iconic monument of the city. But … did you know it hasn’t been there just for 150 years? It measures 300 meters, or 1555 steps, (without antenna) and was constructed for the Universal Exhibition of 1889 … and some artists thought that it was an iron monster!

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Triumph Arch

This famous monument has already been there for 200 years… well … maybe not, because it took more than 30 years to build! (Between 1806 and 1836), and was by order of Napoleon Bonaparte, who wanted to mark his victory at Austerlitz.

Orsay Museum, Paris

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Orsay Museum

This museum was an old train station remodeled to house, essentially, the art created between 1848 and 1914. It is the largest collection of impressionist art in the world, so if you want to meet Manet or Degas, you have them here!

Montmartre District, Paris

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Montmartre district

This emblematic neighbourhood was the cradle of the impressionist movement in Paris, so it is almost obligatory to take a tour to know it! And of course, the Basilica of the Sacred Heart.

Sorbonne University, Paris

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Sorbonne University

Although nowadays the Sorbonne does not exist as such (it was divided in 13 independent universities) it keeps holding its architecture, and the name it’s still in use for all of them.

Pont Neuf, Paris

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Pont Neuf

It’s called the New Bridge, but it’s the oldest of Paris (more than 400 years!), and the longest too, 232m, it cross the Seine river and it’s so important because it was the first stone bridge of the city, before it, the bridges was made of wood.

Tuileries Garden, Paris

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Tuileries Garden

A beautiful garden between the Louvre Museum and the Concord Square (Place de la Concorde), there was a Palace, but the Paris Commune set it afire after the French Revolution.

Elysian Fields, Paris

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Elysian Fields

This is an avenue between the Arch of the Triumph and the Concord Square. In this avenue you can find cinemas, luxury shops, gardens, majestic buildings like the Little Palace and the Grand Palace. It’s a place you should walk in!

Paris

We are not forgetting another places, that’s why we’re going to make some special mentions like Disneyland, the wheel, the catacombs, the Seine Tour, the George Washington statue, the “Place de la Concorde”, all of them are amazing places to visit, but in our Top 10… we had to choose! If you would like to spend some time exploring the wonderful Paris, check out our french packages today, and start your adventure. 

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