Visit France Visits not to be missed in Paris, the city of lights

07.02.2020

Come visit Paris the city of light

where every corner is a wonder. A guided tour of Paris will take you to all the must-see places in the capital. From the Eiffel Tower to Notre Dame de Paris via the Louvre Museum; but also the most unusual places such as walkways and parks in which to wander as the Parc des Buttes-Chaumont.

To make your trip even more exciting, contact one of Paris’s tour guides

The sights you must see in Paris

Eiffel Tower

Champ de Mars, 5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris

The Eiffel Tower is the symbol of Paris. It was built in 1889 for the World Fair and measures 324 meters with its antenna.

  • Metro : Bir Hakeim (6) Trocadero (9-6)

Arc de Triomphe and Champs-Élysées

Place Charles de Gaulle, 75008 Paris

The Arc de Triomphe was built under the orders of Emperor Napoleon I. It forms an immense roundabout 12 major avenues including the Champs Elysees.

  • Metro : Charles-De-Gaulle-Etoile (1-2-6)

Nationals Galeries of the Grand Palais

3 Avenue du Général Eisenhower, 75008 Paris

The monument of the Grand Palais is a vast building of 77 000 m2 which receives the largest artistic exhibitions of the capital.

  • Metro : Champs-Élysées-Clémenceau (1-13) Franklin Roosevelt (1-9)

Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral ( work in progress )

6 Parvis Notre-Dame – Pl. Jean-Paul II, 75004 Paris

The construction of Notre Dame Cathedral lasted two centuries and began in 1163. It has the 2 largest rose windows in Europe measuring 13 meters in diameter.

  • Metro : Cité (4) Saint-Michel (4) Hôtel de ville (1-11) Châtelet (7-11-14)

Louvre Museum

Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris

It is the largest museum of art and antiques in the world but also the most visited. The Louvre Museum was inaugurated in 1793.

  • Metro : Palais Royal/Musée du Louvre (1)

Tuileries garden

240, Rue De Rivoli, Paris 75001

It is the largest and oldest French garden in Paris. It was in the 13th century the site of many tile factories.

  • Metro : Tuileries (1)

Pont des Arts

75006 Paris Between quais Malaquais and Conti

The bridge crosses the Seine in the center of Paris. It offers one of the most beautiful panorama of the city.

  • Metro : Pont Neuf (7)

Sacré-Cœur Basilica

1 Rue de la Légion d’Honneur, 75007 Paris

The Basilica of the Sacré Coeur is located at the top of the Butte Montmartre and in the center of the very tourist district of painters and caricaturists.

  • Metro : Jules Joffrin (12) Pigalle (2-12) Anvers (2) Abbesses (12)

Place du Tertre

Place du Tertre, 75018 Paris

Gathering place of painters and artists, the Place du Tertre is located in the district of Clignancourt just next to the Sacré Coeur.

  • Metro : Blanche (2) Anvers (2) Abbesses (12)

Musée d’Orsay

1 Rue de la Légion d’Honneur, 75007 Paris

The Musée d’Orsay is located in the former Orsay train station. It was inaugurated in 1986 and has the largest collection of impressionist painters in the world.

  • Metro : Solférino (12)

Quartier du Marais

75003 and 75004 Paris

  • Metro : Arts et Métiers, Chemin Vert, Filles du Calvaire, Hôtel de Ville, Rambuteau,
    Saint-Paul, Pont Marie, Saint-Sébastien – Froissart et Temple

Quartier Latin

75005 and 75006 Paris

  • Metro : Saint-Michel, Odéon, Cluny–La Sorbonne, Maubert – Mutualité, Cardinal-Lemoine

Opéra Garnier

8 Rue Scribe, 75009 Paris

Located in the 9 th arrondissement, this theater is a place of choreographic and lyrical art, but its architectural beauty and its interior and exterior decorations make it an essential place to visit.

  • Metro : Opéra (3-7-8)

Îles Saint-Louis and la Cité

75001 et 75004 Paris

  • Metro : Cité, Saint Michel, Châtelet

Luxembourg Gardens

75006 Paris

  • Metro : Odéon (4) Mabillon (10) Saint-Germain-des-Prés (4)

Centre Pompidou

Place Georges-Pompidou, 75004 Paris

Also known as the Georges Pompidou National Center for Art and Culture; it houses many exhibitions especially devoted to modern art.

  • Metro : Rambuteau (11) Hôtel de Ville (1-11) Châtelet (1-4-7-11-14)

Buttes-Chaumont Park

1 Rue Botzaris, 75019 Paris

The Buttes-Chaumont public garden is located north-east of Paris. This park made of cliffs, rocks and waterfalls looks like a mountain landscape.

  • Metro : Botzaris (7bis) Buttes Chaumont (7bis) Laumière (5)

Seine River cruise with the Bateaux Mouches

Port de la Conférence, Pont de l’Alma 75008 Paris

  • Metro : Alma-Marceau (9) Franklin Roosevelt (1)

Château de Versailles

Place d’Armes, 78000 Versailles

  • Train : Versailles Rive Gauche (RER C) Versailles-Chantiers (Transilien U) Versailles Rive Droite (Transilien L)

Along the Seine River

Galerie Vivienne

Buttes Chaumont Park

Château de Versailles