Paris, the european epicentre of romance, fashion and stunning architecture. The perfect getaway Paris has a plethora of sights, activities and best of all, masses of culinary stops along the way!
As the nation isolates, the opportunity to plan the perfect trip arises. For those who can’t wait, we have compiled a list of Paris’ top museums, hotspots and Instagram worthy locations, all of which you can explore from your very own home!
Reaching heights of 324 meters, it’s hard to visit Paris and not get a glimpse of the Eiffel tower. The iron lattice tower is the focal point of tourism within the city, with over 6 million visitors ascending the tower in just 2015 alone! Trek the Eiffel Tower with Google to experience the panoramic views and learn about the journey of the tower being built.
Another Parisian hotspot is the medieval Catholic cathedral, noted as one of the most worthy examples of gothic architecture. Whilst the interior of the Cathedral is still closed off for major repairs following the 2019 fire, you can still discover the inner sanctuary and balcony of Gargoyles with Samsungs 360 VR Experiences.
Free to explore, there are 106 sculptures (including a replica of the Statue of Liberty) placed within these beautiful gardens which were priorly only open to royalty. With over 55 acres of beautiful gardens to explore, as well as many activities for children and adults alike to enjoy, it’s the perfect outing for all the family.
The Louvre is the world’s largest museum and another historical landmark on the Bank of the Seine, holding over 380,000 objects and over 35,000 works of art including Venus de Milo, The Raft of Medusa, and more famously The Mona Lisa which is protected by bulletproof glass and bodyguards. The collections are divided into eight categories: Egyptian Antiquities; Near Eastern Antiquities; Greek, Etruscan and Roman Antiquities; Islamic Art; Sculpture; Decorative Arts; Paintings; Prints and Drawings. Although not all of these are accessible online, the Louvre has released a few collections for you to explore from the comfort of your own home.
Dating back to the 16th Century, the historical market takes its name from its former roots as a children's orphanage, which closed before the revolution. Since the year 2000, the land has been repurposed as a popular covered food market, home to a range of cuisines from Italian to Lebanese and Japanese. The atmosphere and plethora of stalls makes the market a tourist hotspot for those looking for hidden local gems.
Last, but definitely not least is Disneyland Paris, a magical escape from reality with rides based around your favourite childhood (and adulthood) characters. Take a trip down Mainstreet in one of the many videos that bloggers have put together and see a montage of all the rides you can enjoy. For the ultimate escape, check out In the Loop for their 2019 tour of Disneyland Paris.