Paris has an iconic sight around practically every street corner. Whether you are taking in the historic Eiffel Tower, one of the many immersive galleries or just admiring the fountains, there is no shortage of culture and history to get lost in. From world-famous paintings to panoramic views of a truly unique city, the sights in Paris really do suit all tastes.
Situated beneath the busy streets of the capital, the Catacombs of Paris is an eerie yet fascinating attraction which is home to the remains of over six million people. Dating back to the 1770s, the underground tunnel was opened as a way of dealing with Paris’s overflowing cemeteries.READ MORE
Coulée verte René-Dumont, also known as Promenade plantée, was once an old railway line that ran through the 12th arrondissement in Paris, which has now been converted into a tranquil walkway with plenty of fascinating features, plants and lush greenery along the way.READ MORE
Located in the 18th arrondissement of Paris, situated in the north part of the city, travellers can find the impressive hill, Montmartre. Here, you can discover Paris’s most famous basilica at the top of the hill – the Sacré-Coeur, which is well worth the climb at any time of the year.READ MORE
Sacré-Coeur, also coined as the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris, is a beautifully adorned Roman Catholic church in the centre of Paris. As one of the most popular landmarks in this city, it is well worth a visit here if you want to see the best of what this cultural destination has to offer travellers.READ MORE
The Arc de Triomphe stands proudly above Paris’ streets, and certainly rivals the Eiffel Tower as one of the top cultural sites in the city. Built between 1833 and 1836 to celebrate Napoleonic victory at Austerlitz, visitors still flock to see this magnificent monument…READ MORE
The Palais Garnier is a magnificent opera house created by architect, Charles Garnier, located in Paris; one which has become iconic amongst the vibrant art and culture scene here. Napoleon the III requested that this incredible structure be built to house the Paris Opera…READ MORE