Nicknamed the ‘City of Light’, Paris is an elegant and time-honoured city with a rich cultural history and classic spirit. Everything about the capital oozes elegance, from its world-famous landmarks and rich art history, to its fine dining and luxury fashion. Discover iconic artefacts at the Musée du Louvre, enjoy a picnic lunch at Luxembourg Gardens, or fall in love while looking out over the city’s moonlit landscape on top of the Eiffel Tower.
Things to do
Whether you’re enjoying a romantic getaway with your significant other or a cultural retreat with best friends, a city break in Paris caters to one and all. Some of the world’s most iconic attractions are housed here, including the Eiffel Tower and Musée du Louvre. Wander the grand boulevards, stopping off for a hearty lunch at a cosy bistro.
Best time to visit: During the spring, when temperatures are mild and flowers in the city gardens start to bloom.
Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) is 23km northeast of Paris. Paris-Orly Airport (ORY) is 9km south of Paris. Beauvais-Tillé Airport (BVA) is located in Tillé, 85km north of Paris.