Get to know the magnificent city of endless romance – Paris! As many of you know or heard, Paris attracts millions of tourists throughout the year, making it such a lively and busy city. The charming beauty and rich history attracts people from all over the world.
Start your day at the iconic avenue – Champs-Élysées. The majestic 2 km in length street can offer a vast variety of experience, such as a gourmet – take a look at Pierre Hermé pastry creations, enjoy “window shopping” of the most exclusive boutiques or go ahead and do an actual shopping – all in one street. If you follow the avenue from the Arc de Triomphe and keep going straight, you will reach another historical monument Place de la Concorde.
Place de la Concorde is considered to be the second-largest square in France. Nevertheless, this square lived through dark historical moments, nowadays you can see a giant 3000 years old Egyptian obelisk from Luxor gifted by the Khedive of Egypt right in the middle of this square. On the side, you can enjoy the views over Tuileries Gardens, following the greatest art gallery – Musée du Louvre.
The Musée du Louvre is the largest art museum in the world, being a home for the world’s most famous and limited works of the greatest artists. Everyone at least once in their life has dreamt to see in real Leonardo da Vinci’s famous art painting – Mona Lisa. Take an incredible opportunity to join a private tour with Venez Discover, our experts will be taking you back in time on an adventure and sharing the deepest secrets of the most notable works. If you crave for more arts, why not consider Musée d’Orsay.
Take a 20-minute stroll from the Musée du Louvre, enjoying the beautiful views around you and cross Seine river through Pont Royal, turn right and you will see the Musée d’Orsay. Featuring works of Van Gogh, Claude Monet, Édouard Manet, Pierre-Auguste, and Gustave Courbet in the former railway station, this museum will indulge you not only with the immersive works, but also with its unique atmosphere. And if you happen to be in that area of Paris, you definitely should not miss the Musée Rodin.
Musée Rodin is only 20 minutes away from Musée d’Orsay and features mainly a well-renowned sculptor Auguste Rodin’s works. Have a look at the marvelous sculptures of the “The Thinker”, “The Kiss”, “The Gates of Hell” and “Lovers Hands”. Do not miss the great opportunity to have an experienced art & historic expert, that will guide and assist you all the time during all three Art Museum tours (The Louvre, Musée d’Orsay and Musée Rodin).
Finish your lovely day by the Eiffel Tower, it is a walkable distance of 30 minutes. During this stroll, you will admire the Hotel des Invalides. The colossal building was founded by the Kind Louis XIV to shelter 7000 aged or invalid veterans. While bypassing the Hotel des Invalides, you will arrive at Champs de Mars – a large public green space in front of Eiffel Tower. Do not miss out on the mesmerizing sparkling show of 5 minutes, which starts every night from sunset until 1 AM at the beginning of every hour. At 1 AM expect the special hypnotic lighting to last an exceptional 10 minutes.
Discover those Paris highlights mentioned with some of the best Paris walking tours below:
- Inside the Louvre
- Inside Musée d’Orsay
- Rodin’s Masterpieces & Inside Musée d’Orsay
- Exclusive Highlights of Paris
- l’Arc de Triomphe & The Historic Champs-Élysées
- Eiffel’s Glittering Tower’s Summit by Night
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Au revoir mes amies et à bientôt!