Paris Attractions

 
  • Musée Rodin Paris – peaceful gardens, wonderful sculpture

    Musée Rodin Paris – peaceful gardens, wonderful sculpture

    As well as over 300 pieces of work by Rodin you will discover Musée Rodin has work by Van Gogh, Monet, Renoir and Carrière. Most visitors have greatest affection for the gardens so go for a romantic walk and look out for the Burghers of Calais, the Gates of Hell, and the Thinker.

     
     
  • Musée du Quai Branly – Tribal Art, Textiles – amazing Paris museum

    Musée du Quai Branly – Tribal Art, Textiles – amazing Paris museum

    The garden and architecture is superb and the collections inside are amazing, arranged ‘geographically’ you can travel around the world by Art. – Musée du Quai Branly may be one of the best kept secrets but while on a Paris city break or holiday it is well worth visiting.

     
     
  • Musée du Louvre – Paris Royal Palace & Art Museum

    Musée du Louvre – Paris Royal Palace & Art Museum

    Combining art collection and royal palace, with parts of the medieval castle hidden in the basement, the Louvre is a fabulous wealth of treasures and arguably the world’s largest and certainly most visited art museum.

     
     
  • Paris Attractions – plan your city break

    Paris Attractions – plan your city break

    It is true that on a city break you can almost navigate Paris by its monuments. You have the convenience of landmarks that can be seen for miles such as the Eiffel Tower, the Panthéon and Sacré Coeur, and the gilt of Les Invalides.

     
     
  • Paris – Sacré-Coeur – the steep climb is worthwhile

    Paris – Sacré-Coeur – the steep climb is worthwhile

    There are few sights more photographed than Sacré-Coeur standing proud on the highest hill in Paris. Given the crowds which are often here, it is best to arrive early in the morning or later in the evening.

     
     
  • Paris – enjoy a Bohemian day in Montmartre

    Paris – enjoy a Bohemian day in Montmartre

    Tips to explore Montmartre – To enjoy Montmartre you need to relax, slow your pace and immerse yourself in the surroundings as it is the little back streets, open doorways or small shop windows which retain the charm.

     
     
  • Centre Pompidou & Musée National d’Art Moderne

    Centre Pompidou & Musée National d’Art Moderne

    Today the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, is one of the world’s most famous pieces of modern architecture. It opened in 1977 and the building appears to be inside-out with brightly coloured pipes and ducts . . .

     
     
  • Musée d’Orsay Paris – impressionist masterpieces

    Musée d’Orsay Paris – impressionist masterpieces

    Victor Laloux’s superb turn of the century train station was closed in 1939 and re-opened in 1986 in order to house arts from the period 1848 to 1914, including a superb impressionists section.

     
     
  • Sainte-Chapelle – a gem of early gothic architecture

    Sainte-Chapelle – a gem of early gothic architecture

    Sainte Chapelle has been described as magical and ethereal and is renowned as one of the greatest architectural masterpieces of the Western world. For the most amazing display of colour and light on your Paris city break Sainte-Chapelle should be a high priority.

     
     
  • Standing Majestic – Notre-Dame Cathedral Paris

    Standing Majestic – Notre-Dame Cathedral Paris

    An absolute must for sightseers on a short holiday or city break in Paris has to be the much vaunted Notre-Dame Cathedral. It stands, majestic and graceful, on the Ile de la Cite, at the ‘heart’ of France.

     
     
  • Ile de la Cite – the heart of Paris for your city break

    Ile de la Cite – the heart of Paris for your city break

    Ile de la Cite, is the main island in the middle of the River Seine and the very centre of Paris. It is where the city could be said to have originated, circa 250BC as the settlement of Lutetia.

     
     
  • Paris Panthéon – beautiful building enshrining the great and good

    Paris Panthéon – beautiful building enshrining the great and good

    Another beautiful building you should not miss on your city break to Paris is the Pantheon where the great and good of Paris are enshrined. It is sombre, beautiful building with great architecture but no wheelchair access.

     
     
 
 

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