The capital of France is heaven for artists, lover, and philosophers. Paris is also the trendsetter of fashion and lifestyle, thereby a hot spot in your Europe tour plan. The cultural backdrop of Parisian lifestyle is evident in its architecture as well as in the living culture of the people here. Paris is a city of lovers, music, and pleasure.
The art galleries, important monuments, excellent restaurants all together makes Paris an amazing European city for travel. The article will go through major attractions of Paris and any of the several activities that you can do here to make a memorable holiday trip to Paris.
One of the best ways to explore Paris is by taking the Seine River Cruise. This way you can get up and close with prominent attractions of Paris without having the trouble of cabs and transport. The cruise will take breaks at numerous points of attraction.
During this Seine cruise, you will first get to see the Eiffel Tower, which is a wrought iron tower named after its engineer Gustave Eiffel. Work on this tower started in 1887 and at that time it was most recognized architecture in the world. Further up you will cruise under the love lock bridge, an ideal place to strengthen your won love for your partner. After all, Paris is the city of love. Next up the cruise is Notre Dame cathedral that came into being 1163. It is simply called the ‘house of god’ or even the ‘abode of men’ displays a gothic styled architecture. The other major halt of the Seine Paris river cruise is the stoppage at the Musée d’Orsay, which is the most prominent museum in Paris, right on the bank of the river. The museum houses a rich bouquet of western and impressionist movement of artistry and craft.
One of the other major art galleries in Paris is the Centre Pompidou that welcomes modern arts combined with historical artworks on display. Further looking around the city you will major attractions almost everywhere. Paris is not a high rising city and Montparnasse Tower will strike out all others, so it must be given a visit. The Pantheon is the place where prominent people of French history finds their last resting place.
Best time to Visit
June till September when the temperatures are mildly warm just for outdoors and excursions. This summer sunshine attracts travelers from everywhere and thus it gets be a little crowded. For a more peaceful and crowd free experience, you can visit Paris in October right before the onset of winters. It will also be less costly Paris trip this way.