Oh, Paris – the “City of Love” and “City of Light” – is often considered the most ideal holiday and honeymoon destination. It is also dubbed as the “Capital of Fashion” because it is home to today’s biggest fashion designers and cosmetic houses. Whether you’re a shopaholic, history buff, art lover, or just an old romantic, the brilliant city of Paris will amaze you in every respect.
You’ll never run out of things to do in Paris when you’re in the astounding city, the sophisticated capital of France.
Go to Paris for a superb holiday experience and the first thing you’ll see at the city’s skyline is definitely the Eiffel Tower. It has long since been an icon and defining landmark of Paris.
Paris is divided into 20 administrative districts, the numeration starts from Louvre’s district and goes spirally clockwise.
A typical excitement-filled tour around Paris includes visits to the Louvre Museum, Notre-Dame Cathedral, Arc de Triomphe, and Moulin Rouge. Aside from these popular tourist attractions, you still have tons of places to explore and tourist spots to visit.
If you love shopping then you’ll never be bored in Paris – the stylish capital offers everything from large shopping malls to small shops.
If you are looking for designer fashion and chic boutiques visit Louvre-Tuileries and Faubourg Saint-Honoré. A department store district that have everything you could possibly be looking for is Boulevard Haussmann. If you’re looking for antiques and fine art the Marais in the historic Marais quarter is recommended.
If you want to go to Disneyland Paris, you may take a train or bus to Marne-la-Vallée just east of the city.
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The Palais Garnier, or Salle de Capucines as it used to be called, is a beautiful Opera House in Paris built between 1861 and 1875. The famous Opera House Garnier, that today is used mainly for ballet, is just as beautiful on the inside as on the outside. We really recommend a visit to the Paris Opera House when on vacation in Paris.
The transport in Paris is quite variable. There are 14 metro lines and 4 lines of high-speed suburban subway. Tickets are valid to both types of metro and also buses in the city.
Paris has an oceanic climate so the weather is temperate and moderately wet throughout the year. In terms of the weather and the crowds, the best time to go to the city is during the spring and autumn seasons. In spring and fall, the weather is mild and the crowd isn’t too thick, but it is filled with gorgeous and abundant blooms of all varieties. During the year, there are also lots of events and other fun things to do in Paris.
If you want to witness a world-class apparel trade show, you should plan your holiday in Paris in time for the Paris Fashion Week. It is held in March and September each year.
For runners, the Paris International Marathon takes place in April and runs a scenic course from Champs-Élysées to Foch Avenue.
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