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Paris

Known for Museums, Cafes and Culture

Ultimate romance, some of the most important art ever created, and the world’s most visited attractions await travelers in The City of Lights.

How do you get to Paris?

It is said that on the Avenue des Champs-Elysees in Paris—one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world—you’re more likely to meet old friends and long-lost cousins than you are back home. A skeptic might argue that’s because this 1.2-mile stretch between Place de la Concorde and Place Charles de Gaulle is one of the most famous on the planet. Indeed, you’ll have the chance to check off several of the world’s most visited attractions while in Paris. The Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, Moulin Rouge, Lido, Notre-Dame Cathedral…Paris points of interest are like a bucket list for even the most novice jet-setter.

A romantic, however, might argue that there’s a magic on this street that just brings people together. It’s best felt while having a cup of espresso in its cafes, catching a show in one of its theaters, or watching the Tour de France bike race speed by. If you’re wondering what to do in Paris, Avenue des Champs-Elysees is the perfect place to start. We’ve heard the opinion of the romantics; meanwhile, a student of ancient Greece would say the street was named after the Greek version of heaven, the Elysian Fields, so it was bound to be a meeting place of longed-for loved ones.

Speaking of loved ones, Paris’ other nickname is “City of Love.” You’d be hard-pressed to take a dozen steps in any direction without discovering romantic things to do in Paris. Between boutique hotels with gorgeous views of the city and the second most Michelin-starred restaurants in the world, Paris is the honeymoon destination in Europe.

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Things to do in Paris

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Have a fun-filled day at Disneyland® Paris and find out why this is a popular amusement park in Chessy. Discover the top-notch restaurants and entertainment choices in this quaint area.

Nothing says Paris like this landmark of iron latticework emblematic of the City of Light. 

Study the exhibits at Louvre Museum, a popular museum in Paris. Experience the fascinating museums and acclaimed art scene in this vibrant area.

An imposing monument at the center of a busy traffic intersection, the archway rises majestically above the city, with coveted city views.

You can enjoy some retail therapy with a trip to Val d'Europe, a popular shopping spot in Coupvray. Discover the entertainment choices and amusement park in this family-friendly area.

Enjoy a performance or just snap a photo at Moulin Rouge, one of the favorite theaters in Paris. Discover the acclaimed art scene in this vibrant area, or seek out the local tours.

A monumental masterpiece in French gothic architecture on the outside, inside this landmark cathedral is a serene place of worship for devotees of religion and art.

Attend a performance, browse museum exhibits and marvel at the opulent design of one of the world’s most celebrated opera houses. 

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Set sail for an unforgettable evening on the water as you soak in the majesty of the illuminated landmarks that line the Seine. Step aboard a glass-enclosed boat at the foot of the Eiffel Tower and settle into your seat.

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Treat yourself to the magic of Disneyland® Paris. You can choose between 2 incredible Disney Parks, the original Disneyland® Park or the Walt Disney Studios® Park. Or, for the ultimate Disney adventure, you can choose a 2-park ticket and visit both.

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Discover all the romance, history, and atmosphere of the French capital on an open-air double-decker bus. Explore the City of Light at your own pace, scoping out world-famous monuments like Notre-Dame, the Arc de Triomphe, and the Eiffel Tower and hopping off to get a closer look at Parisian landmarks.

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Experience a unique and exclusive dining experience on the first floor of the most famous monument in Paris, the Eiffel Tower. While enjoying stunning views of the City of Light, enjoy a multi-course dinner that features classic French dishes and elegant desserts.

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For the ultimate freedom to tailor your own Paris sightseeing trip, set off to explore the City of Light with a Museum Pass in hand. Bypass the lines at more than 50 museums and monuments, including the iconic Louvre, the fascinating Musée d'Orsay, the gilded Château de Versailles, and the observation deck at the Arc de Triomphe.

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Entry to your choice of over 60 attractions in 2, 3, 4 or 6 days! See cultural treasures like the Louvre and the Musée d'Orsay. Zip between sights like a local on the city's easy-to-use public transportation system.

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