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The Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile

Arc de Triomphe


The Arc de Triomphe de l’Étoile is one of the most famous monuments in Paris. It stands in the centre of the Place Charles de Gaulle (originally named Place de l’Étoile), at the western end of the Champs-Élysées.  The Arc de Triomphe is the linchpin of the historic axis – a sequence of monuments and grand thoroughfares on a route which goes from the […]

Tracadero from the Eiffel Tower in Paris

Trocadéro


A must see stop for anyone interested in finding things to do in Paris.  From Trocadéro you’ll be presented with a tremendous view of the Eiffel Tower down through the Champ de Mars and the Military School.  There are great restuarants a short walk down the road and access to walk down the sides of Trocadéro to […]

Les Invalides


Les Invalides officially known as L’Hôtel national des Invalides (The National Residence of the Invalids) is a must see military museum for anyone interested in finding things to do in Paris related to the major wars throughout history.  Visitors have the ability to see not only Napoleon’s Tomb, located underneath the Dôme des Invalides, but also check […]

Rodin Museum


Visit the Rodin Museum in Paris if you are looking for things to do that are inexpensive and offer plenty of great site seeing.  Opened in 1919, this museum is dedicated to the works of the French sculptor Auguste Rodin. The museum is comprised of two sites, at the Hôtel Biron and surrounding grounds in central Paris, and […]

Sacré-Cœur


The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris or Sacré-Cœur is a catholic church dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.  This church provides spectacular views of Paris and offers a great look inside.  Sacré-Cœur is located at the summit of the butte Montmartre, the highest point in Paris.  A law of public utility was passed to seize […]

Notre Dame de Paris

Notre Dame de Paris


Notre Dame de Paris is located on the  Île de la Cité in the fourth arrondissement of Paris. It showcases a great example of French Gothic Architecture. On Sundays visitors can walk along the  inside  of Notre Dame de Paris.  Visitors who want to climb the spire will need to wait in line along the outside of the cathedral.   The […]

Musée d’Orsay


The Musée d’Orsay is housed in the former train station, Gare d’Orsay.  The museum showcases the impressive Beaux-Arts railway station that was built between 1898 and 1900. The Musée d’Orsay exibits mainly French art dating from 1848 to 1915, including paintings, sculptures, furniture, and photography. It houses the largest collection of impressionist and post-impressionist pieces and masterpieces, by such renown painters such as Monet, Manet, Renoir, Cézanne, Seurat, and Van Gogh.  Many of […]

Eiffel Tower


The Eiffel Tower is truly a must-see landmark for anyone that is planning to visit Paris.  It stands iconic  and remains visible from many vantage points throughout the city.  There are a few entrances at the Eiffel Tower, the longer line is for visitors to take the elevator while the shorter line allows visitors to climb the stairs.  Once […]