If you are planning to visit France, or even more: to settle in France, there are some spots you definitely need to visit in Paris. Here is the Top 5:
Notre Dame de Paris
This is one of the most beautiful places in Paris, maybe in the World: The cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris. The church is one of the best examples of gothic architecture. In 1163, on the island that is now the official city center of Paris, the builders started to create a new kind of church, a bigger one. Almost 200 years will be necessary to build the cathedral we know today. A beautiful monument to visit when you travel in Paris.
The Eiffel Tower
Built in 1889 for the occasion of the universal exhibition held in Paris, it is then the tallest tower in the world. The Eiffel Tower is probably the most famous monument of Paris all around the World. More than a monument, it has become a symbol of brightness and pride. Everytime France want to celebrate or commemorate an important thing, you can be sure the Eiffel Tower will show some different colors for the event.
Is there a more charming neighborhood in Paris? Not so sure. The hill of Montmartre is very popular with tourists all year round and we understand why. When one admires it from the bottom, one sees the very beautiful basilica which imposes itself on Paris. When we climb up to her, we have a view of all Paris. A magnificent panorama not to be missed.
At the Champs-Elysees, in the Champs-Elysees! You certainly know the song that is one of the most famous French hits in the world. This avenue is said to be the most beautiful in the world. And you what do you think ? Filled with fine luxury boutiques, the avenue leads to another great Parisian monument: the Arc de Triumph.
The Luxembourg Garden
A little less known than the other spots, this garden is nevertheless absolutely magnificent! Located south of the Latin Quarter, its entrance is free and you will spend a pleasant stroll. Stroll among the varieties of flowers, sip a coffee on one of the available chairs or watch the Luxembourg Palace and its fountains under the sun. A calmer but still prestigious Paris.