The essentials

A city with countless monuments and museums, Paris offers a very rich and varied cultural life.

THE 10 ESSENTIALS

Here is a selection of 10 must-see places to enjoy Parisian treasures: the unmissable Eiffel Tower to overlook the city and enjoy a breathtaking view, the Louvre Museum to stroll through the busiest museum in the world, the bohemian district of Montmartre and the Basilica of the Sacred Heart for an exceptional panorama over all of Paris, the Sainte-Chapelle to admire its sublime stained glass windows, the Luxembourg garden which skilfully combines English and French styles, the Orsay Museum and its impressive collection of impressionist and post-impressionist works, the unusual Père-Lachaise cemetery to visit the tombs of Molière, Jim Morrison, Edith Piaf, Oscar Wilde and many others, the magnificent Palais Garnier to contemplate a 19th century architectural jewel, the Château de Versailles to discover this royal residence and its sublime gardens or the Grand Palais and its famous Nave.

 

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  • Louvre Museum
  • Pompidou Center
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DISCOVER ANOTHER PARIS

If you already know the essentials, thematic guided tours are an excellent way to discover Paris off the beaten track: by bike, by district, street art… To meet the Parisians, organize a meeting with the greeters, these passionate volunteers who show you their culture. Feel free to explore the outlying districts or districts less popular with tourists walking to soak up the atmosphere specific to each district: from Belleville to La Villette in the 19th arrondissement, the Butte-aux-Cailles and the street-art in the 13th, the Montparnasse des artistes and the village of Pernety in the 14th arrondissement… Many treasures that will surprise more than one !

 

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