Culture

Palais Garnier – One of the most stunning buildings in Paris

Perfectly positioned within the 9th arrondissement of Paris and within easy reach of many of our Paris holiday apartments, the Palais Garnier is an attraction definitely worthy of a visit. Showcasing regular performances of world class ballet, the magnificent building is also brimming with exquisite architecture and simply breath-taking décor.

Grand Palais – One of Paris’ most stunning landmarks

Occupying a prime position within the 8th arrondissement of the city and within easy reach of several of our Paris holiday apartments, the magnificent Grand Palais can be found in between Paris’ famous Champs-Elysees and the majestic River seine. As well as being one of the city’s popular tourist attractions, the Grand Palais is the home to a fascinating exhibition hall, together with a superb museum and is a sight certainly not to be missed whilst visiting this wonderful city.

The best impression of Paris – the heritage of the most famous impressionists of France

In case you were wondering about the way to get the best impression of Paris, the answer lies in places like Musée d’Orsay, Marmottan-Monet Museum, or Giverny. And why? Because these are places where you can get closer to impressionism, a 19th-century art movement originating in the City of Lights. Thus, even a short stay in Paris will be enough to make your trip both entertaining and educational.

The best pâtisseries in Paris – la dolce vita the French way

Do you know how the popular rule of ‘Keep it Simple and Sweet’ is applied in practice? If not, the answer is to be found in many of Parisian pâtisseries offering some mouth-watering treats which, we believe, are the universe’s way of explaining us the definition of perfection – in many shapes, forms, tastes and styles.

The path of red and white – wine tours in Paris

If you’re considering a city break in the City of Lights, be prepared for a range of great attractions to choose from. Remember, of course, that no short stay in Paris is ever complete without a proper wine tour, and we’re here to make your choice a bit easier.

The Louvre – The world’s largest and most important collection of simply breath-taking art

Regarded as a true paradise for art lovers and boasting a collection of over 1 million pieces, Paris’ incredible Louvre is an attraction definitely worthy of a visit whilst exploring this truly magnificent city. Showcasing a superb exhibition of well-known paintings, including the world famous Mona Lisa, the Louvre occupies a prime position within the 1st arrondissement of Paris and is within easy reach of many of our holiday apartments.

Top 5 City Squares – The Essence of Paris

One of the joys of visiting the capital is discovering unexpected avenues and pictorial squares that emerge like a scene from an old movie, bursting with infectious Parisian charm and romance. The following selection provides an introduction to some of Paris’s most notable plazas, highly recommended for a memorable experience in this enchanting metropolis.

Top 10 Museums in Paris – From art and culture to science and industry, Paris has a museum for everyone

Boasting an impressive collection of fascinating museums, all of which are within easy reach of many of our Paris holiday apartments, Paris is a city that really does cater for everyone’s tastes. With hundreds of museums showcasing a wide range of incredible exhibitions, visitors to this remarkable city will be spoilt for choice.

Visiting the Islands: The Ancient Heart of Paris

Amidst the clamour of the city lies two peaceful sanctuaries, Ile de la Cite and Ile St. Louis, each overflowing with an irresistible allure, a true authenticity and above all, an incredible history.

The Pantheon – An incredible attraction which effortlessly combines fascinating history with magnificent architecture

Conveniently situated within the Latin Quarter of Paris, close to many of our Paris holiday apartments, the Pantheon is a sight which is certainly not to be missed whilst visiting this truly wonderful city. Boasting beautiful views over the city, the Pantheon is brimming with breath-taking architecture and is where many of France’s well-known icons are buried.