Top Attractions to Visit in Paris, France

Arc de Triumph, Paris, France

Arc de Triumph

Another iconic landmark of France, the Arc de Triomphe (Triumphant Arch), formally known as Place de l’Etoile ( Plaza of Stars ), is a grand, majestic arch situated at the center of Charles de Gaulle square.

Champs de Mars, Paris, France

Champs de Mars

Boasting one of the most surreal views of the Eiffel tower, the Champs de Mars Park is the Parisian destination for any and every tourist.

Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris

Whilst being a part of one the largest enterprises on the planet, evidently, Disney Land Paris is, today, one of the top places it visits in Paris as it is the most visited theme park in the whole of Europe!

Jardin du Luxembourg, Paris, France

Jardin du Luxembourg (Luxembourg Gardens)

If you’ve ever wanted to frolic through the magical gardens of a French palace the Luxembourg Palace gardens should without a doubt be a top destination to visit in Paris.

Latin Quarter, Paris, France

Latin Quarter

If you’re looking for the authentic French experience, featuring markets, where you can do wonderful bits of shopping and cafés where you can sit and contemplate the world around you whilst sipping a great cup of coffee, the Latin Quarter is a definite must see tourist destination in Paris.

The Louvre Museum, Paris, France

The Louvre Museum

La Musée du louvre is one of Paris’ most famous landmarks, besides the Eiffel tower of course, and should definitely be on your list of places to visit in Paris! Le Louvre is the second largest museum in the world. Being simply magnificent, it not only contains thousands of pieces of historic and modern art but also has centuries of history within its beautiful structure.

Montmartre, Paris, France


Being a village that has always deviated from the Parisian norm, Montmartre, meaning the mountain of the martyr, has flourished into one of the top places to visit in Paris and is absolutely worth it. Shedding a whole new spectrum of light upon the Parisian way of life outside of the city.

Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France

Musee d'Orsay

Musée d’Orsay is a majestic, modern museum located on the left bank of the Seine, in central Paris that contains the greatest art from the latter half of the 19th century.

Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France

Notre Dame Cathedral

Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ( Our lady of Paris, which is a reference to the ‘ Virgin Mary’ ) is a gothic french Cathedral situated on the Île de la Cité, a natural island in the Seine within the city of Paris.

Pont Alexander III Bridge, Paris, France

Pont Alexander III Bridge

Paris is well known as the city of love, so what could be more romantic than a slow stroll on a glorious deck bridge that spans across the Seine. You wouldn’t even need anyone with you, with the help of the Pont Alexandre III, you could just fall in love with Paris. The Pont Alexandre III is a bridge that spans the Seine ever so majestically while simultaneously serving as Paris’s most elegant open air museum. (in french: en Plein air) The bridge is by far one of the most beautiful tourist places in Paris to visit.

Sacre Coeur Cathedral, Paris, France


On the summit of Montmartre’s hilltop, lies another great French landmark, the magnificent Sacre-Coeur Basilica. It is unquestionably one of the most beautiful places to visit in Paris to this day with its unique characteristics of Roman-Byzantine architecture that lie in contrast with all the other 19th century structures in the city.

Sainte Chapelle, Paris, France

Saint Chapelle

The Saint-Chapelle (Holy Chapel) is one of Paris’s older landmarks that really brings the Rayonnant stage of French Gothic architecture to life. (Rayonnant being the french word for radiant, making reference to the emphasis of stain glass windows being incorporated in the gothic architecture of that period.) As you walk through the doors of the chapel be prepared for the most exquisite details you’ve ever seen on windows before in your life.

Street Champs Elysees, Paris, France

Champs Elysees

The Champs-Élysees is one of Paris’s most vibrant, beautiful avenues that anyone who visits Paris simply has to experience. Commonly referred to as “La Plus Belle Avenue du Monde” the most beautiful avenue in the world, the Champs-Élysees today is a highly famous Parisian attraction, a very long way from the empty fields it originated from. The Champs-Élysees is just over a mile long, and 70 m wide, running in between place de la Concorde and place Charles de Gaulle, right up to the Arc de Triomphe.

The Eiffel Tower, Paris, France

Eiffel Tower

Ah, of course, what would a trip to Paris be without a visit to the Eiffel Tower. It should definitely be on top of the list of places to visit in Paris when you’re there considering it is, of course, a national landmark of France.

Tour Montparnasse, Paris, France

Tour Montparnasse

The Tour Montparnasse, also known as the Tour Maine-Montparnasse, is a very recent Parisian attraction in contrast to all the other historic destinations. It is a skyscraper located in the neighborhood of Montparnasse, Paris.

Underground Catacombs of Paris

Underground Catacombs of Paris

Almost out of a modern day Indiana Jones movie, the Catacombs of Paris will definitely be a new sight for many people. It consists of many underground tunnels that are supported with the bones of over six million people. The walls of the tunnels are lined with the bones, in an organized fashion, preventing the old tunnels from collapsing.

The Mona Lisa

The Mona Lisa Painting

The Mona Lisa or La Joconde (in French) is one of the most famous paintings in the world today, even those who may not know a lot about art will know of the Mona Lisa.

Dedicated to providing comprehensive information about Paris, France and all it has to offer - from culture, food, transportation, day trips from Paris and much more!

Visit Paris © Copyright 2017, All Rights Reserved