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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Positioned within the city’s 1st arrondissement and close to many of our Paris holiday apartments, the Tuileries Garden offers an array of entertaining facilities, mixed with picturesque areas for rest and relaxation. Undoubtedly one of Paris’ most popular public gardens, the Tuileries Garden is definitely worthy of a visit for all ages and provides one of the best places in the city for a delightful picnic upon a sunny afternoon.
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.
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.
Paris is known as the City of Light, and there’s no better place to appreciate its warm glow than high above it all. Whether perched on a precipice over the Champs-Elysees or living the high life atop a modern skyscraper, you’ll get some perspective when you visit these five sites.
Montmartre is a familiar setting for art aficionados the world over, having housed and entertained a veritable army of painters, writers and tastemakers through the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Today’s Montmartre has certainly changed, but you won’t have to dig deep to find evidence of its flamboyant, creative past.