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Paris - The Romantic Travel Destination in France

Updated on October 14, 2015

Whenever we talk about the travel destinations in France, the first name that pops up in our mind is Paris. Paris is considered as one of the most romantic travel destinations in France and is visited by a large number of tourists throughout the year. Paris is regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in the world and is known for its various unique travel attractions and spots. Paris is also well known for its amazing culture and is also called as the Fashion Capital of the world. The presence of world class fashion designers and cosmetics in Paris justifies the nickname. Paris is also called the City of Light as this place was one of the first cities in Europe to adopt gas street lighting.

If you are visiting Paris, then there is no doubt that you will really enjoy the place and it's amazing travel attractions. Located near river Seine, Paris offers some of the most beautiful and mind blowing travel attractions that can make you feel stunned. Paris also hosts several UNESCO World Heritage Sites that has increased the importance of Paris as a major travel destination in Europe. Being the capital city of France, Paris is seen as a busy and vibrant city filled with people from different parts of the world.

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Paris City | Source

Paris is considered as a clean and safe city and this is another fact that attracts a lot of travellers from different part of the world. Even though it is considered as a safe city, it is better to take care of your personal belongings and to be alert while being with the crowd. During the tourism season, city will obviously experiencing a huge flow of travelers and most of the places will be crowded and you just need to take care of yourself as you will come into contact with people from different culture, geography and countries.

The architectural icons, exquisite cuisine, chic boutiques, museums and artistic treasures make this place a unique travel destination in Europe. Some of the major tourist sites in Paris include the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, the Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Louvre Museum, Moulin Rouge and Lido. As per various sources an estimated 45 million tourists visit Paris annually, making it once again clear why this place is a highly recommended travel destination in the world.

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The Eiffel Tower is one of the most iconic symbols of Paris and it is the first image that comes to our mind when we think of Paris. Located on the Champ de Mars in Paris, the Eiffel tower is the tallest structure in Paris and is also considered as one of the most visited paid monument in the world. The 324 metres tall tower has three levels for visitors, with restaurants on the first and second levels and an observatory in the third level. The Eiffel Tower also offers splendid opportunity for photographers and if you are an avid photographer, then there are plenty of things to be captured in your camera.

The Notre-Dame Cathedral, also known as Notre-Dame de Paris is one of the most historic Catholic Church in Paris and the best example of French Gothic architecture. The Notre-Dame Cathedral is considered as one of the best and popular Church buildings in the world and a major attraction for those visiting Paris. The 850 year old Notre Dame Cathedral is well known for its rose stained-glass windows, classic Gothic architecture and flying buttresses. Entry to the Church is free, but it is recommended to visit the Church before 10 AM, as there will be huge crowd of the people coming for the Mass.

Eiffel Tower
Eiffel Tower | Source
Notre Dame Cathedral
Notre Dame Cathedral | Source

The Arc de Triomphe is yet another major monument in Paris and is a perfect example of Neoclassical architecture. With a height of 50 meters, the Arc de Triomphe in Paris is located on the right bank of the Seine. The Arc de Triomphe serves as one of the best travel spot to visit in Paris and holds a lot of historical value. The Arc de Triomphe was commissioned by Napoleon in 1806 to commemorate his victories, but the irony is that he was ousted before the arch was completed.

The Louvre Museum in Paris is a place where you can enjoy a good time away from the busy city atmosphere and have a look at some of the best art galleries in the world. The Louvre Museum is the central landmark of the city of Paris and major historic monuments that receives a large number of tourists throughout the year from across the world. Here you will be able to see some of the best classic art works such as Mona Lisa, Venus de Milo etc. You can also enjoy ancient antiquities, Islamic art, paintings, decorative arts, drawings etc.


There are also other travel attractions and spots in Paris that can make you feel amazed. Musee d'Orsay, River Seine, Sacred Heart Basilica of Montmartre,Pont Alexandre III, Palais Garnier, Sainte-Chapelle etc are some of the other best places that you should visit on your trip to Paris. All these attractions have different features and you will really feel astonished at the amazing beauty and charm of these attractions in Paris. If you need to cover all the major attractions in Paris, then you cannot expect it complete in a day or two. It is better to plan a week's trip, so that you can enjoy the travel spots in a better way.

The best time to visit Paris would be during the summer season, when you can find a lot of outdoor activities such as music festivals, open-air movie screening and various other fun activities. The city becomes more beautiful during the latter part of the spring season and becomes more suitable for sightseeing. In the winter, it might be chilly and cold, but you can get some of the best deals in airfares and hotel deals. Once the winter fades always the air fare and hotel prices starts climbing up. So depending on your mood and budget, you can decide upon which time to visit Paris along with your friends, family or alone.

Arc de Triomphe
Arc de Triomphe | Source

Besides visiting the major travel destinations in Paris, you can also indulge in other travel related activities such as city sightseeing, taking a walk inside the city, going out for shopping, enjoying traditional food and more. You will never feel bored once you reach Paris, as there are a lot of activities to be done for different types of people. One thing is sure that once you leave Paris, you will be carrying an enormous amount of memories that you can cherish for your life time.

There are a lot of different types of luxury, economy as well as budget hotels in Paris, which can provide you world class accommodation facilities. Based on your budget and personal preference, you can decide upon the type of accommodation in Paris. During the peak tourism seasons, it will be difficult to find an accommodation and you need to book hotels in advance. Since Paris is a global travel destination, people from all over the world visit this place during the tourism seasons and hence there will be difficulty in getting and accommodation in Paris at that time.

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Louvre Museum | Source

Paris is well connected to the other major cities by air, rail and road which makes it easier for the travellers from different places to reach Paris. In short, Paris is highly regarded as a must to visit tourist destination in the world due to its amazing travel attractions, potential travel activities, accommodation and transportation facilities. If you are thinking about a dream travel destination, then Paris is highly recommended for people of all ages. Just plan your tour well, try to execute it as per your plans and the result would be an ever remembering travel experience of your lifetime.


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      Dianna Mendez 

      2 years ago

      I'm ready to visit any day. What a beautiful place! I do love that bridge and I it has been featured in a few movies I've seen. Thanks for the tour and information.

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      3 years ago from India

      Thanks for your comment and vote Vasantha!

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      vasantha T k 

      3 years ago from Bangalore

      Beautiful Paris and Pictures, Voted Poll.


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