Paris and its surroundings

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Tour Eiffel por macropoulos.

Paris cradle of European art and the most beautiful cities, city of love and beauty in every corner, is perhaps the most beautiful city in Europe.

Where to Stay
Paris because of its large tourist influence has plenty of hotels of varying degrees, spread throughout the city hotels, 3 stars or more, e-dreams, Sol Meliá and cheap hotels.

How come?
The gala capital connects with the rest of Europe and elsewhere in France via the TGV (high speed), this train goes to Strasbourg. Paris also has two major airports: Charles de Gaulle airport is located northwest of Paris (the second largest in Europe) and Paris-Orly airport is located in the south of the city, is the second largest airport platform of France.

How do I move?
In Paris we can move through the metro. The Metro is a metropolitan railway network consisting of 16 lines to travel to anywhere in the city. We may also use the buses, all scheduled routes, which we facilitate mobility in the French capital.

What to see?
Paris, also called “City of Light” has many monuments and key sites that cannot miss. Undoubtedly, the Eiffel Tower is the monument par excellence and a characteristic of this place, located southwest of the capital. Construction began in 1887 and spent 2 years until his inauguration. This tower 300 meters high monument is the third largest in the world. We can climb it and take in the sights of the city from its first or second floor additions in each there are shops and restaurants where you can taste typical French food.

Louvre por J.Salmoral.

Another place we cannot forget, especially for lovers of art, the Louvre is located in the palace of the Louvre. In this museum are works as important as the famous Mona Lisa, Venus de Milo and Winged Victory of Samothrace. Also highlights the entrance to the pyramid-shaped building. Another important museum is the Musée d’Orsay is situated in front of the Louvre, in a former train station, across the Seine. This museum holds an important collection of modern art.

The triumphal arch is another representative monument of this city. It was built to commemorate a military victory. Located in the Plaza de la Estrella, where they leave several important avenues including one of the most important, the Champs Elysees. This area is chosen by many Parisians and tourists to shop, drink coffee, go to restaurants or to the movies. The Champs Elysees is a busy area, especially its cafes, restaurants, shops and is also one of the most expensive areas. In addition, at night, you can also find clubs in that area.

Located in one of the best areas of the capital, is the Church of the Madeleine. Built in 1764, is remarkable for its architecture as a classical Greek temple. Although undoubtedly the most famous Paris cathedral is the Cathedral of Notre-Dame. This wonderful building was built between the twelfth and XII to Mary, Mother of Jesus, hence its name and is located in the plaza Parvis, on the small island of the City and bathed by the Seine.

Bon Voyage!

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