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Ideas to keep you busy in Paris!

Caves Augé on Blvd Haussman © Paris Tourist Office - Photographe : Alain Potignon

Paris is a city full of culture and is home to some of the most recognisable tourist attractions in Europe – including the Eiffel Tower, the cathedral at Notre Dame and Arc du Triomphe. “whether you’re a romantic, a culture vulture, or a foodie, there’s loads to keep you busy in Paris.”

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There is a wide variety of things to see and do within Paris, from sightseeing tours of the iconic city quarters to nights at the opera in the historic theatre district

• Take a scenic sightseeing trip at night

There are many historical sights to take in during your visit to Paris. For those who want to explore, there are a wide variety of tours around the capital available, all within easy reach of many Paris B&Bs, self-catering apartment and Hotels – from the artistic museum tours to the bizarre tours of the ancient sewer system beneath the city.

Paris is also known as the City of Light, and night tours are a fantastic opportunity to see Paris’s most famous monuments, such as the Eiffel Tower and the cathedral at Notre Dame, in stunningly beautiful illumination against the night sky.

• Explore the Louvre

The world famous Musee du Louvre is one of the world’s largest museums, and houses some of the most culturally significant works of art in the world. From ancient Egyptian artifacts to the iconic Venus de Milo statue to Da Vinci’s world famous Mona Lisa painting, there is a lot to explore in the Louvre.

• Take in a show

Paris is renowned for its Opera and Theatre districts, and there are opportunities to take in dinner and a show through a range of packages. From the Opera National de Paris to the Theatre des Champs-Elysees, there is a wide variety of shows and music events to satisfy a range of musical and cultural tastes.

• Go on a gastronomic journey

Speaking of tastes, Paris is home to a wide variety of dining options, giving you the chance to sample some authentic Parisian cuisine. Whether you’re looking to enjoy a coffee and croissant at a quaint little cafes or bistro or indulge in a meal at a Michelin-starred gourmet restaurant, you can really get a taste for Paris during your visit. There are a variety of food-based tours available to satisfy all appetites and palettes, so you’ll never be short of choice in this fine gastronomic capital.

• Eiffel Tower

It’s a ‘must do’ on any short break to Paris but the Eiffel Tower can be appreciated from the ground as well as the viewing platform on top of the 300m tower. Lie on your back and gaze upwards at this man made wonder. Blend in with fellow Parisians and take a picnic…a nice Chardonnay, a crusty baguette with some French cheese, what a way to spend a weekend!

• Disneyland Paris

Always a hit with children of all ages , only 35 minutes by suburban train (RER A) from the heart of Paris., Disneyland® Resort Paris offers the ideal base for a day/weekend visit, or longer

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