In addition, there are a number of places that should not be missing in your planning for a perfect holiday in Paris. In the Champs de Mars area, you can not miss the symbol of Paris: the Eiffel Tower. Every day of the year you can go up, in winter from 9.00am to 11.00pm and in the summer from 9.00am to 12.00am.
In the restaurant in the top of the tower you can enjoy a glass of champagne. Besides that, the tower has several restaurants: Jules Verne, with a Michelin star chef, where you can dine between 130€ and 260€, and 58 Tour Eiffel, with menus for 42.50€ for adults and 19€ for children. There is also a bar with Macarons so you can enjoy a typical French dessert in the middle of the national symbol of Paris.
- Arc de Triomphe and Champs Élysées
Champs Élysées: maybe this says everything already. Champs Élysées is the most beautiful and known street in Paris. The 2 kilometre long street starts at the Arc de Triomphe and stops at Place de la Concorde. The name comes from the Greek mythology, which the Champs Élysées have designated as the eternal resting place for the souls of the righteous. The Arc de Triomphe located in this famous street, is one of the symbols of the city, it is the most representative monument of the Napoleonic period and the symbol of the greatness of the empire.
Of what museum do you think if we say: “glass pyramid”? Exactly, the Louvre museum! This museum offers visitors one of the most comprehensive and impressive collections of art and antiques in the world. Before you enter, we recommend that you view one of the catalogues that the museum offers to determine which artwork you want to see. The collection is this big that you cannot see everything in one day. The works include, among others, the famous Mona Lisa, the Venus of Milo, the Hammurabi Code, the Winged Victory of Samothrace, and the Pope’s Sabine Destruction.
The museum is closed on Tuesday but it is open on Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from 9:00am to 6:00pm; on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9.00am to 9.45pm. Access is free on the first Sunday of the month, from 1 October to 31 March, and people under the age of 26 always have free access.
The Jardin des Tuileries are the gardens of the former Palais des Tuileries and an oasis of tranquillity in the bustling Paris. It is a perfect place for a break when traveling with children, it is ideal for children to entertain themselves while the adults are relaxing in a natural environment.
Victor Hugo made sure that we all know this place and because of the beauty of this artwork we will never forget it anymore. Of course, we are talking about the cathedral “Notre Dame”, one of the other symbolic buildings of Paris. Although access is free, you have to pay in order to enter the tower of the building where you can admire the view of the city. The cathedral is open daily from 8:00am to 6:45pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00am to 7:15pm.
This district has received this name because before it attracted many students from all parts of the world. Currently, the Latin Quarter has a truly vibrant and colourful atmosphere. Strolling through the neighbourhood you reach the Saint Michel square where you find a fountain with San Michel fighting a dragon. In this square you will also find many nice bars and restaurants with affordable prices.
- The Montmartre neighborhood
Montmartre: The area of outstanding painters where the narrow streets are tangled reaching the Basilica of the Sacre Coeur, one of Paris’s most famous postcards. Montmartre has 2 different areas: Place Pigalle, where the neon lights and cabaret performances dominate, such as the legendary Moulin Rouge. And the most bohemian part of Montmartre that you can reach by using a cable car.