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Best things to do in Paris

Paris is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and the best way to enjoy your trip there is to decide in advance what to see, in order to better organize your days and not waste time. If this is your first time in Paris, there are some things you can not miss. In this article we will help you plan the perfect trip to Paris.

How to plan a tour in Paris

Paris is full of things to do and see, so planning a tour of the city is not an easy trick, especially if it’s your first time and you don’t know the peculiar structure of the arrondissements. One solution to this problem could be to book Paris private tours with specialized agencies: you can enjoy your tour without worrying about maps, directions and transportation. This kind of tour takes you to all the major attractions in the city and gives you the opportunity to enjoy the city of love with absolute relaxation. The alternative is to plan an itinerary that includes all the most famous points of interest, but there is always the risk of leaving something out.

Top attractions in Paris

In Paris there are hundreds of things to see, so let’s start with the attractions you should visit first!

Tour Eiffel: created by Gustave Eiffel for the Universal Exhibition of 1889, the Eiffel Tower has been the symbol of Paris for over 130 years. It is the most visited monument with an entrance fee in the world and it is 330 meters tall.

Louvre: it’s the most famous museum in the world. It contains some of the greatest masterpieces of ancient and modern art, such as Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece La Gioconda.

Ile de la cité: an islet on the Seine, at the centre of the city. It houses the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Sainte-Chapelle and the Conciergerie.

Orsay Museum: one of the most beautiful museums in Europe. It contains many paintings from different artistic currents, including impressionism and post-impressionism.

Montmartre: also called the “artists’ quarter”, it is home to street artists, cafés and the Basilica of the Sacred Heart.

These are just a few of the many attractions you can find in the most romantic city in the world. Plan your trip and enjoy the city of lights!