Paris, City of Lights


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Reading time: 0 minPublished on 4 January 2023, updated on 16 April 2024

Paris, the City of Lights, eternal, surprising, magical, and sometimes secretive

Paris has everything you're looking for. One of the most beautiful cities in the world, seducing visitors from across the globe with its exceptional architecture and cultural wonders. The city is home to a living heritage, constantly modernizing and enriching. More than just the national capital, Paris is also the capital of gastronomy, fashion, and shopping, a city where something is always happening. In terms of quality of life and sustainable development, it offers an especially welcoming environment for its inhabitants and its visitors. Innovative, audacious, and vibrant, Paris is one of the foremost cities of the 21st century.

Must-See Sites in Paris

  • The Eiffel Tower
  • Notre-Dame Cathedral
  • The Champs-Élysées
  • L’Arc de Triomphe
  • The Seine River
  • The Opéra National de Paris
  • The Louvre Museum
  • The Musée d’Orsay
  • The Centre Georges Pompidou
  • The Montmartre et Opéra neighborhoods
  • The Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine
  • The Musée des Arts Décoratifs
  • The Musée du Quai Branly - Arts et Civilisations d’Afrique, d’Asie, d’Océanie et des Amériques

Getting to Paris

Two airports: Orly and Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle, premier European air hub. Six international train stations (Lyon, Nord, Saint-Lazare, Est, Montparnasse, Austerlitz). A comprehensive metro and bus network


Office du Tourisme et des Congrès de Paris 25, rue des Pyramides 75001 Paris

Other reception desks:

  • Gare de Lyon,
  • Gare du Nord,
  • Gare de l'Est,
  • Métro Anvers,
  • Parc des Expositions


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