What to see and do in and around Paris

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Valery Aloyants
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With so much to see and do in Paris, it's hard to narrow down the list of top sights and everything the city and surroundings have to offer. We have selected the crème de la crème of the best places to visit.

Some places are well known, others off the beaten track but always fascinating for a short weekend or longer trip. The sites listed here, most of all, constitute the real Paris and are best at providing a memorable and authentic experience of the city.



What to see in and around Paris

Attractions

Eiffel Tower

Moulin Rouge

Science and Industry museum

Centre Pompidou

Museums

Musée d'Orsay

Louvre Museum

Rodin Museum

National Museum of Natural History including the seguenti musei, esposizioni, giardini and zoo: Jardin des Plantes; Great Gallery of Evolution; Children's Gallery; Gallery of Mineralogy and Geology; Ménagerie, the Jardin des Plantes zoo; Museum of human; Paris Zoological Park; Haute-Touche Zoological Reserve; Arboretum de Chèvreloup; Concarneau Marinarium; Harmas Jean-Henri Fabre

Churches

Notre Dame Cathedral

Sacred Heart Basilica

Holy Chapel

Historic buildings and monuments

Palace of Versailles

Opera Garnier

Concierge

Arc de Triomphe (Arc de Triomphe de la place Charles de Gaulle in French)

gardens

Giardini di Palais-Royal

Jardin des Plantes


Luxembourg Gardens

Jardin d'Acclimatation

Places

Marsh

Covered Passages and Galleries

Catacombs of Paris

Champs-Elysees avenue

Montmartre

Latin neighborhood


Cimitero del Père-Lachaise

Place de la Concorde

Amusement parks, water parks and zoos

Disneyland Paris

Park Asterix

Futuroscope

Paris Aquarium - Cinéaqua

Aquaboulevard

Paris Zoological Park

What to do in Paris

Boat trip on the Seine


Where to sleep in Paris

Accommodation in Paris is one of the main and most important topics when planning and organizing a trip or vacation in the French capital. For this we have dedicated a single article with useful tips to choose among the best areas to sleep in Paris and indicating the best hotels and accommodations.

Where to sleep in Paris: the best neighborhoods to stay

 

How to get to Paris

Today it is very easy to reach Paris. Every day there are over hundreds of flights departing from airports to Parisian ones. Many are operated by low cost airlines that allow you to fly to Paris with fares of a few tens of euros, especially in the low season.


If you arrive by plane with the low cost airline Ryanair at Beauvis airport it is very easy to reach the French capital. Outside the airport there is a shuttle bus service that takes you to Paris in just over an hour. To reserve a seat on the shuttle bus and take advantage of the discount on online reservations visit: www.aeroportbeauvais.com

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