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Thursday, January 23, 2020

TOP 7 most beautiful places in Paris

celebrate Valentine's day 2020 in Paris
If we had to select Seven places, here are the ones we would recommend you to visit in Paris. Go ahead and fall in love!

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1.) Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower
What would Paris be without its symbolic Eiffel Tower? Built by Gustave Eiffel to commemorate the centenary of the French Revolution, it is presented at the Exposition Universelle in Paris in 1889. 324 meters high, it is one of the most visited monuments in the world with nearly 7 million visitors a year.

The first floor houses the Eiffel Tower 58 which extends over two levels, 58 meters above the ground as its name suggests. On the second floor, the view is the best at 115 meters because you have a diving view on the ground below. Finally on the 3rd floor at 275 meters, you can see what the office of Gustave Eiffel was. For the more adventurous one, it is possible to use the stairs and climb the steps (1,665 to the summit).

The ascent of the Eiffel Tower is a must to enjoy the magnificent view of Paris.

Eiffel Tower Tickets

2nd floor access
  • Skip-the-line tickets to the 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower
  • Ticket valid on the chosen date and time
  • Led by a local guide, meeting point is 5 minutes walk from the Eiffel Tower

3rd floor access
  • Skip-the-line tickets to the 3rd floor of the Eiffel Tower
  • Ticket valid on the chosen date and time
  • Led by a local guide, meeting point is 5 minutes walk from the Eiffel Tower

2.) Louvre Museum

Louvre Museum
The Louvre is the most visited art museum in the world. Located in the heart of Paris, this historic building is a former royal palace, with an area of 210,000 square meters including 60,600 for the exhibitions. The museum is housed in the Louvre, originally a fortress built in the late 12th century under Philip II. The remains of the fortress are visible in the basement of the museum.

The collection is divided into eight departments:
  • Egyptian antiquities
  • Oriental antiquities
  • Greek, Etruscan and Roman
  • Islamic Art
  • Sculptures of the Middle Ages, Renaissance and Modern Times
  • Objects of art
  • Paintings
  • Graphic arts.

Tickets to the Louvre Museum

Admission e-ticket
  •  Access to the museum's permanent collection
  •  Access to all temporary exhibitions

3.) Notre Dame Cathedral

Notre Dame
One of the most enduring symbols of Paris: Notre-Dame de Paris, also known as Notre Dame, a Roman Catholic cathedral is located on the eastern half of the Ile de la Cité. It is widely considered one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture in France and Europe. Begun in 1163 and completed in 1345, this cathedral is a sight with its portals surrounded by his many sculptures and gargoyles that adorn the roof.

We advise you to walk around the cathedral, then go inside and climb the 387 steps to the top of the towers. The climb to the top of the towers can be exhausting, but you will get a panoramic view of the region and see the famous gargoyles up close.

4.) Champs Elysées / Arc of Triumph

Champs Elysées / Arc of Triumph
Under the spell of ancient Roman architecture, Napoleon commissioned Jean Chalgrin the design of a triumphal arch dedicated to the glory of imperial armies. Built in the 19th century, it is the largest monument of its kind in the world. Impressive sculptures adorn its pillars. In addition, the names of 558 generals and the great victories are engraved on the top of the arc. Under the Arc de Triomphe is the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier of France.

The panoramic terrace above the door offers a beautiful view of Paris. 50 meters high, 45 meters wide and 22 meters deep, the Arc de Triomphe is located on the Place de l'Etoile which leads to the Champs Elysees which is nicknamed "the most beautiful avenue in the world." It stands on 1.9 km between Place de la Concorde and the Arc de Triomphe. There are many luxury boutiques (Louis Vuitton, Cartier, Guerlain, Montblanc …), places of ehntertainment (Lido, cinemas), famous cafes and restaurants (Fouquet's).

Arc de Triomphe Ticket Office

Skip-the-line Tickets
  • Priority access to the top of the Arc the Triomphe
  • Tremendous spot to see all the monuments of Paris
Save time thanks to these queue-jump tickets!

Combined Tickets

Arc de Triomphe + Bateaux-Mouches

Save €5
  • Ticket for the Arc de Triomphe
  • Bateaux-Mouches sightseeing Cruise (departure Pont de l'Alma, duration 1h15)
Note: The tickets are dissociated, you can use them on different days.


Bateaux-Mouches + Open Tour + Arc de Triomphe

Save €9
  • Bateaux Mouches River Cruise (duration: 1h15)
  • Access to the Arc de Triomphe
  • Open Tour Bus Discovery Paris Pass - 1 day
Note: The tickets are dissociated, you can use them on different days.


5.) The Latin Quarter - Luxembourg park

Latin Quarter of Paris
The Latin Quarter of Paris is located on the left bank of the Seine, around the Sorbonne. Known for its student life, lively atmosphere and bistros, the Latin Quarter is the home to many higher education institutions, such as the Ecole Normale Superieure, the Ecole des Mines de Paris or the Ecole Polytechnique. The area takes its name from the Latin language, which was once widespread in and around the University since Latin was the international language of learning in the Middle Ages.

The Luxembourg park is a private garden open to the public created in 1612 at the request of Marie de Medicis to accompany the Luxembourg Palace. The Parisians affectionately call it the "Luco". The garden surrounds the Palais du Luxembourg, where the Senate seats. Redesigned by André Le Nôtre, it is very pleasant to walk around; you will also find an orchard, several varieties of apples, an apiary and a greenhouse with orchid collection. There are 106 statues, a bronze reduction of the Statue of Liberty and 3 beautiful fountains.

6.) Cruise on the Seine

Cruise on the Seine
Find the best way to visit the "City of Light" enjoying a cruise on the Seine, especially at night. When the sun sets, the monuments are lit slowly. You get a panoramic view to the forefront so you can enjoy the beauty of Paris: Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, Pont Alexandre III and many more.

You can also enjoy a dinner cruise on the Seine aboard a boat. For about two hours, you are welcomed.

Dinner Cruise in Paris

Perfect for an evening à deux or with friends and family, our selection of Dinner Cruises offers you the chance to experience the beauty of Paris after the sun sets. There’s no better way to discover the City of Lights than from its very heart, the River Seine. A Dinner Cruise provides you with unparalleled views of the city’s landmarks illuminated by night, as you enjoy a 3 course meal prepared by a top Parisian chef. Come and rediscover Paris after dark onboard an elegant dinner cruise.

Don’t hesitate to book your evening on the Bateaux Mouches, the Bateaux Parisiens, the Marina de Paris, the Yachts de Paris, or the Paris en Scène. If you cannot decide, check our reviews about the best dinner cruise in Paris.

For groups of more than 10 people, we can offer you a private boat for a lunch cruise or Dinner cruise, or a river trip. Contact us for a quote by calling +33 1 82 83 12 04 or emailing

7.) Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris
Fans of Mickey can visit Disneyland Paris which is located 32 km from central Paris, with a connection to the suburban RER A.

Disneyland Paris has two theme parks: Disneyland (with Sleeping Beauty's castle) and Walt Disney Studios. Top attractions are Space Mountain, It's a Small World and Big Thunder Mountain.

Disney® Parks 1 day Tickets

Ticket 1 Day / 1 Park

Park Disneyland® Paris or park Walt Disney Studios®

Ticket 1 Day / 2 Parks

Park Disneyland® Paris and park Walt Disney Studios®

Feel the atmosphere of love with your beloved ones. Make your better half feel special on this Valentine's Day in the city of love- Paris.

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