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One of the world’s most recognizable cities, Paris is the quintessential tourist destination with plenty to see and do. Everywhere you turn there is a something special to delight and inspire, including iconic architecture, glorious food, stylish shopping, artistic treasures, picturesque parks and much much more.
The Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau has lots of information for travelers including:
People requiring a visa to visit France should apply to the French consulate in their country of origin. Details of consular addresses can be found on the website of the French Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
The Paris City Council collects a visitor tax that is paid when paying for your accommodation. The tax varies from €1 to €5 per person and per day.
Paris’ most famous landmark is a must-see. Take a trip to the top and enjoy uninterrupted views across the city and relax in the surrounding gardens.
Lined with restaurants, boutiques and nightclubs this two-kilometre stretch also houses some of Paris’ top museums and will take you from the Place de la Concorde to the Arc de Triomphe.
The largest museum in Paris houses not only the Mona Lisa, but also the Raft of the Medusa and Venus de Milo, along with extensive collections from around the world.
Running through the center of Paris, the river is lined with walkways, parks and cafes. The left bank will take you from Pont d’Alma to the Pont Royal, while the right stretches from Pont Neuf to the Pont du Sully.
Take either the steps or the funicular to the top of the hill to visit the Sacrè-Coeur basilica and enjoy a magnificent view of Paris.
Venture out of the city with a day trip to Versailles and explore the stunning gardens, art and historical architecture.