Paris, a city of style, love and light renowned for perpetual grandeur. Characterised by the classical yet vivacious boulevards lined with rich culture, chic boutiques and elegant bistros.
Experience the glory of the world’s most prominent heritage landmarks while relaxing in the true Parisian way. Set in the serene river Seine at the heart of the Ille de France region, Paris radiates out like a star.
Beauty never ceases in Paris where the language, culture and people invite all from around the world into the world of the French. As if setting foot into a beautiful postcard, Paris is never short of its scenery.
Paris’ title as the world’s most visited city is well deserved because of its enchantment which makes all its visitors reluctant to leave. The 20 arrondissements that divide Paris all add to its paramount charisma.
Paris’ predecessor that led Paris to a path of prosperity and fame was the settlement known as Lutetia which is similar to the several other European cities established by the Romans.
It’s hard to know where to start in Paris with an experience of a lifetime around in every corner, but few can rival the patriotism and rich historical significance of the Arc de Triomphe. This commanding arch stands at the heart of Paris where all can admire its status.
Like a journey of time, the Avenue de Grande Armée has the magnificent splendour of the past and the contemporary, innovative world of the future in the form of the Arc de Triomphe and the Grande Arche à la Defense. La defense is in the refreshingly modern district of Paris and is the 20th century version of Arc de Triomphe and acts as the economic powerhouse of business.
However, the opposite direction of the avenue takes you to Champs Elysees which is the grandest boulevard that reveals the true exquisiteness of Paris. The flamboyant avenue is where you’ll experience life, the Parisian way.
At the end of the avenue transforms into what is the largest square in Paris. At its centre is the unfamiliar giant Egyptian obelisk adorned with hieroglyphics exalting the reign of the Pharaoh Ramesses II which was gifted by the Egyptian government. This ancient masterpiece is an example of the cultural diversity that is present without replacing the native one.
While the charming lanes and buildings that snake through Paris is hard to resist but the Tuileries garden is a sight not to miss. Designed by Catherine de Medici, the Tuileries gardens certainly has that royal touch with the abundance of flowers, fountains and sculptures.
Just a stone’s throw away leads to standing in awe at the entrance of the intricate flawlessness of the Louvre.
The Notre dame cathedral is an encounter with both childhood and divine. The cathedral became popular after the release of so-called fairy tale – The hunchback of Notre Dame
While Paris on the surface maybe cheerful and merry, Paris underground tells a different story. The catacombs of Paris set a perspective unknown before. The labyrinth set underground are there for the most daring of visitors. The sign above the entrance describes this so well ‘Halt, this is the realm of the dead’.
Contrary to the subterranean, is the views of a lifetime which can be found in no other than the illustrious Eiffel tower.
While on the river bank there is nothing better to do than to cruise effortlessly down the river like so many before you.
During your angelic cruise you can’t help not to notice a gorgeous bridge of all. The most ornate bridge in Paris is the Alexander III bridge, where the most exquisite palaces and museums are laced with.
All lovers unite at sunset on the lock bridge forever holding the everlasting bond in padlocks as far as the eye can see.
Moulin Rouge show entertaining audiences around the world over a century is a must attraction and Parc Asterix is a definite pleaser for young adults who need a bit of adrenaline rush.
Don’t stop at the borders of Paris, theme parks, winery tours and palaces are a sight to behold. From the magical Disneyland to the extensive and luxurious Chateau de Versailles, Paris has it all.
This is just an appetiser of the most delicious adventure yet.