Paris, France. The words say it all. It has been the Meqqah of those in love, in search for love and those who wish to recover from it. Paris is the capital of France, a country situated in the West of Europe and lays in the heart of country’s north. It is linked to all major EU cities by roads, railways and air.
The first thought of Paris nourishes the images of the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral, Mona Lisa, Seine river, Champs-Elysees, Moulin Rouge, Coco Channel, and last but not the least, great food, especially cheese, and wine tasting.
The rich history of modern Paris started in the time of Roman invasion in 1st century BC. From a small village it has grown into a town of kings, poets, painters, fashionists, and into a cultural, artistic, and administrative centre altogether. Paris is also a city of museums, galleries, churches, palaces, gardens, parks and squares, shops and markets, and a gourmet centre.
Tours of Paris should involve different types of tours. A city such as this has beauty to be seen in every hour of the day, so consider making a day and a night tour. You can also organize your tours by city areas. Top places that any culture lover should see are Notre Dame Cathedral, Palais de Justice, Picasso Museum, Louvre Museum, Orsay Museum, Maison of Victor Hugo, Fontain de Innocents, Forum des Halles, Pompidou Centre, Catacombs in Montparnasse, Moulin Rouge, Pantheon, Jardin des Plantes and of course the Eiffel Tower. The best way to avoid lines is to book your Eiffel Tower tickets in advance, so you can go and enjoy the sights, stress-free. The gardens, the avenue and the palace of Champs-Elysees are some of the most memorable destinations in Paris. Don’t miss the dinner and lunch cruises and the spectacular view of the Paris from the river Seine. Depending on the vehicle of your choice, you can make an extra mile and visit the nearby Versailles, Giverny, Auvers, Lourdes, Disneyland, Cote d’Azur, Normandy, etc. You can take a car, bus or a bike. Paris metro will take you anywhere in the city. And there is also RER, the fast train rail, at your disposal. French cuisine is definitely on the “to do” list.
With its warm summer temperatures, rarely freezing cold winters, and pleasant spring and autumn temperatures in between, Paris is open to visitors all year long. Every area of the city has its own hotels, for those with deeper pockets and those who hesitate when taking out their credit card. There is much to be found: if you’re fond of simplicity, or like to stay close to all the idea of exploring rest of the country, perhaps you’d like a hotel near the two major airports or the six main train stations. Getting there, with a proper amount of money, should not present a problem. When choosing hotel, it’s always worth asking for a discount. Check with French embassy if you need a visa, depending on the longevity of your stay.
There is vast variety of hotels in Paris, depending on your preferred activity. Near the Basilique du Sacre Coeur you can find a multitude of low budget hotels, such as Pavillon Opera Lafayette. If you prefer luxury accommodation that spoils your senses, Claridge Hotel Paris, four star hotel situated in Champs Elysees, is the perfect choice for you.
With its all present beauty and magnificence, cultural and art history, Paris remains a must-see top world destination. Take a walk down the florid streets of Paris, spend some time “alone”, seat yourself in the corner street café, and explore the reality of and old yet modern city. Feed your senses, your body, your mind and your soul. Journey the extravagance, sensations, and emotions, freedom of spirit, food and wine. You deserve it.