Paris, city of light, art and culture

Paris known as the City of Light is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. This metropolis is known worldwide for its architectural richness. Of a unique beauty, this city abounds in monuments combining the ancient and the modern. In addition to the Eiffel Tower, it is home to many buildings such as the Arc de Triomphe, the Montparnasse Tower, and more… Visiting Paris? Discover the unavoidable perched terraces to fully appreciate the beautiful views of the capital. It’s a cosmopolitan city that offers a variety of culinary specialties for food lovers. Lively day and night, the French capital offers a multitude of activities to discover.

Discovering the most coveted city in the world

Designated under different names, Paris is also indicated as the capital of fashion. Exerting a major influence in this field, it receives haute couture fashion shows every year. The French capital is particularly vibrant during the most eagerly awaited event: Paris Fashion Week. Who says fashion capital says Karl Lagerfeld, Coco Channel and Yves Saint Laurent. The city is notably rubbed shoulders with many couturiers and designers from all over the world. It attracts in particular the luxury industry.

Parisian café – ©mimili271 CC0 Creative commons

The French capital is also the city of predilection for food lovers. It has several starred restaurants and also abounds in good deals at low prices for gourmets. It is in the big city that you can find the best wine cellars and highly prized cheese dairies. The pastry shop is also part of the French culinary institution. In the streets of Paris there are countless addresses where you can buy macaroons, madeleines and Saint-Honoré. You will delight your palate by tasting on a terrace the delicious pastries of Paris such as croissant, pain au chocolat, Swiss bread… Paris hides many romantic destinations. Having been seduced by the romantic trend towards the end of the 18th century, the city has retained its charm by offering lovers of romantic places, activities and tables. Hand in hand, take a stroll in the Monceau park and declare your flame to your partner on the famous Monceau bridge. To appreciate the romantic city in a different way, dedicate a moment for two on the Bir-Hakeim bridge. Suspended over the Seine and offering a superb view of the Eiffel Tower, this bridge is the ideal backdrop for a wedding proposal. During a couple’s trip to Paris, a visit to the “je t’aime” wall is to be recommended. To visit Paris, drop by to find the mythical places of the big city.

Paris : the city of art and culture

The French capital seduces travellers with its incredible architecture and monuments. The streets of Paris are adorned with old buildings, but also with mansions giving them a unique charm. There is also modern architecture to be visited at all costs. The Louis Vuitton Foundation is one of the contemporary arts that make the beauty of Paris. Located in the Bois de Boulogne, this glass architecture offers a panoramic view of the city. When we talk about modern art, we instantly think of the Pyramid of the Louvre. Also made from glass and metal panels, this architecture offers a beautiful show in the evening, so take a walk at midnight to discover this emblem of Paris.

Pyramid of the Louvre – ©falconp4 CC0 Creative Commons

The capital of architecture never ceases to dazzle the eyes of travellers with its famous monuments such as the Musée d’Orsay. This station, whose decorations are worthy of a palace, exhibits many artistic creations from the 19th century. There are impressionist paintings, sculptures and photographs. The Pantheon is also one of the must-see monuments of the City of Light. Referring to ancient and gothic art, this building with a dome 83 meters high is of unparalleled beauty. During your stay in Paris, a detour to the Arc de Triomphe is also recommended. Located at the top of the Champs-Élysées avenue, it is the largest arch in the world. Built in memory of the victories of the French army, the Arc de Triomphe offers not only an aesthetic asset in Paris, but also a panoramic view of the city. To visit Paris and its incredible architecture, it is advisable to take the bus. The big city is served by several lines so that you can easily discover the beauty of the French capital. On board a bus, you will enjoy your trip more by discovering every nook and cranny of the city. Paris also provides its occupants and travellers with bicycles for a short trip.

Paris: the city from classical to contemporary art

Paris is known as the city of light, love, fashion and also the city of modern architecture. In the centre of this great city is the Westfield Forum des Halles, a large shopping centre housing the largest underground railway station in the world. This emblematic place is home to several projection rooms for movie lovers, countless restaurants, shops and even bars.

Centre Pompidou, Paris – ©Barbwire99 CC0 Creative Commons

Situated between the Halles district and the Marais, the Pompidou Centre is a contemporary establishment that captivates with its colourful exterior pipes and escalators. These architectures offer a breathtaking view of Paris. This centre of culture and modern art houses 20th and 21st century collections. For groups or families, the Centre Pompidou offers several activities for its visitors. To introduce children to contemporary art, the centre has created a gallery dedicated to the very young. Paris is at the heart of art, architecture and music. A modern building is dedicated to music. It is the Philharmonie. Located next to the Cité de la Musique, this building consists of 3 concert halls whose acoustics impress music lovers. In addition to the cabarets, discover the beauty of the Philharmonie by having a coffee on its balconies.

Enjoy your visit!