Paris is one of the most famous cities in the world. One of the things you don’t expect to see is how compact everything in Paris actually is which makes sightseeing really easy. It’s one of the world’s greatest cities and is full of wonderful buildings and famous tourist attractions. It also has superb restaurants, sometimes it feels like there’s one on every corner so staying close to Paris means you’ll have plenty to do and see.
Known as the “City of Lights,” Paris it’s is one of the world’s top business centres and is renowned for its culture and fashion. Paris is a beautiful, cosmopolitan city that was designed to demonstrate France’s glory and some of its sweeping boulevards really do take your breath away.
Don’t forget though that Paris is best seen on foot. Strolling from place to place you’ll come across pretty tree lined streets and squares with pleasant cafes and restaurants. Finding your way around is easy. T he geographical centre of Paris, the first arondissemont, hosts the Louvre, possible the finest museum in the world, and the famous Tuileries Gardens, opposite the Pyramid of the Louvre. Place Vendôme is home to Paris’ jewelers Van Cleef & Arpels and Boucheron. While haute couture designers such as Yves St-Laurent and Christian Dior can be found on rue Saint-Honoré. The 3rd and 4th arondissemont together make up the area of Marais, the oldest part of the city. The area is steeped in history and has plenty of atmosphere, served in bucket loads and is well worth visiting.
The River Seine runs through the city and divides the city into some it’s most colourful areas. Walking along the river is a great way to see what’s on offer in the city and gets you access to the Isle de La Cite.