Attractions in Paris
The cultural and artistic treasures of Paris are exquisite and merit in-depth exploration. The architectural charms of the capital are, it goes without saying, distinctively Parisian and, in many cases, spectacular. The Eiffel Tower stands as the symbol of Paris. Have lunch on the Eiffel Tower, included in some of our more comprehensive package London to Paris tours. Aside from this, Paris teems with architectural marvels, including the celebrated Notre Dame Cathedral and grandiose Arc de Triomphe.
The Louvre is one of the most astounding museums in Paris and is, unquestionably, one of the major attractions to explore. Although there are a whole host of captivating museums in the capital, a visit to the Louvre should be first on any visitor's list. Become enthralled by the incredible range of extraordinary art this labyrinthine museum holds. It is, after all, home to the largest collection of pre-twentieth century art on the globe.
Try a panoramic hop on hop off tour of Paris and become amply acquainted with the capital's most remarkable attractions on your Overnight Tour to Paris from London. For the disorientated first-time visitor, feeling somewhat overwhelmed by the extensive range of sights on show, a hop on hop off tour is the superlative choice.
Take a cruise on the charming waters of the River Seine. Become inveigled by captivating panoramic views over the most entrancing landmarks of the capital.
Try to steer clear of the obvious when you visit Paris: explore some of its more singular and distinctive attractions and landmarks.
A visit to St Germain des Pres Church is certainly worthwhile: it is an indisputably striking church. The oldest church in Paris, it has, since 1819, been home to the remains of none other than the philosophical genius Descartes. The neo-Byzantine Alexander Nevsky Cathedral also merits exploration.
The Pompidou Centre is an exceptional museum to visit if your interests lie firmly with contemporary art, and comprises of works by such masters as Matisse and Modigliani. Or, instead, you may wish to explore the Musee d'Orsay, which holds an extensive collection of impressionist, as well as post-impressionist art, ranging from Degas to Monet.
The Cite Des Sciences Et De L'Industrie is also a fascinating museum with a decidedly different ambience – it is dedicated to the practices of science and technology.
The Moulin Rouge, of course, possesses profoundly tremendous repute. An evening cabaret show is a particularly outstanding, judicious choice for the visitor. As you savour some palatable champagne, have your breath taken away by the overpowering colours and sounds of the “Féerie”.
The Pere Lachaise Cemetery is one of the most illustrious cemeteries on the globe. Here you can find the graves of a diverse range of very famous people including Edith Piaf, Jim Morrison, and the master of wit, Oscar Wilde.
Finally, you cannot visit Paris without delving into its pulsating music scene. The Palais Garnier is the one key venue for music, with astounding acoustics, a lavish interior and a ceiling painted by none other than Marc Chagall.
Paris – Home of Cabaret
When dusk falls, Paris becomes imbued with enchanting splendour. Arguably, there is no finer way to spend the evening than at one of its many exquisite cabarets. Of course, the most extraordinary, well-known of all cabarets is none other than the inimitable Moulin Rouge.
Become bewitched by the extraordinary Moulin Rouge. Marvel at the extravagant display of 1000 striking costumes consisting of feathers, rhinestones and sequins at the spellbinding "Féerie" show. Immerse yourself in the charm of iridescent sets and astonishing choreography. Such a flamboyant, exquisite evening will leave you with memories that last a lifetime.
Or perhaps choose a Le Lido show, and your senses will be equally besieged. Become enamoured by the tale of a girl searching for happiness, as four grand, majestic sets open up before you.
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