Paris Highlights

 
  • 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 – 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.

     
     
  • 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.

     
     
  • 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.

     
     
  • Hotel des Invalides – glittering in Paris sunshine

    Hotel des Invalides – glittering in Paris sunshine

    The Hôtel des Invalides is an imposing seventeenth century building from which the surrounding area takes its name. It was built between 1671 and 1676 by Louis […]

     
     
  • Arc de Triomphe – great starting point for your city break

    Arc de Triomphe – great starting point for your city break

    The Arc de Triomphe stands at the centre of the Place Charles de Gaulle, with twelve avenues radiating out from it. It is a sensational point from which to start parades and victory celebrations and a great place to begin your city break or Paris adventures.

     
     
  • Eiffel Tower – sparkling city break attraction

    Eiffel Tower – sparkling city break attraction

    Think of Paris and instantly you conjure up that most iconic of world monuments. The Eiffel Tower is the monument we all think we know and yet on a city break we are still taken aback at the glory of this metal structure.

     
     
 
 

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