The 10 must see places in Paris
The 10 must-see places in the capital!
If you are planning a trip to Paris and would like to visit some of the most famous places in the city, the team at theBest Western Paris Porte de Versailles*** has prepared a list of 10 must-see places not to be missed!
The Eiffel Tower is a 330-meter high iron tower located at the northwestern end of the Champ-de-Mars park along the Seine River in the 7ᵉ arrondissement. This world-famous, must-see monument offers an exceptional view of Paris. For lovers of gourmet restaurants, you can book a table in the Jules Verne establishment to dine with your head in the stars.
Address : Champ de Mars, 5 Av. Anatole France, 75007 Paris
Access : by metro lines 12 and 6 "Bir-Harkeim" station - (36 min from our hotel)
This masterpiece of Gothic architecture is the most visited monument in France and in the capital.
Address : 6 Parvis Notre-Dame - Place Jean-Paul II, 75004 Paris
Access : by metro lines 12 and 4 "Cité" station - (30 min from our hotel)
The Arc de Triomphe
An arch whose purpose was to perpetuate the memory of the victories of the French army. The first stone was laid on August 15, 1806, and the monument was completed 30 years later, in 1836. You can access the panoramic terrace and enjoy the unique view of Paris
Address : Place Charles de Gaulle, 75008 Paris
Access : by metro lines 12 and 1 "Charles de Gaulles - Étoiles" station - (30 min from our hotel)
The Pantheon was built under the wish of Louis XV to glorify Saint Genevieve, patron saint of Paris. This monument was transformed during the revolution into a temple of great men. This monument is now visited by thousands of people to discover the tombs of great philosophers, researchers and writers such as Voltaire, Marie Curie, Zola, Simone Veil.
Address : Panthéon, Place du Panthéon, 75005 Paris
Access : by metro lines 12 and 10 station "Cardinal Lemoine"- (31 min from our hotel)
The Castle of Versailles
The Castle de Versailles is counted as one of the most famous monuments of the world heritage containing the royal apartments, the Hall of Mirrors, the Royal Opera and the Museum of French History.
Address : Place d'Armes, 78000 Versailles
Access : by bus line 123 and RER C station "Versailles Chantiers" - (49 min from our hotel)
The Louvre Museum
In this museum you can discover several collections of paintings with different artistic currents, from pointillism to realism to abstract. Several other collections are to be seen such as sculptures, drawings, engravings, textiles, furniture, objects and jewelry.
Address : Musée du Louvre, Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris
Access: by metro line 12 and 1 station "Palais Royal - Musée du Louvre" - (29 min from our hotel)
The National Opera of Paris
The Garnier Opera or Palais Garnier, is a national theater which has the vocation to be an academy of music, choreography and lyric poetry.
Address : Palais Garnier, Place de l'Opéra, 75009 Paris
Access : by metro line 12 "Madeleine" station - (33 min from our hotel)
The Buttes-Chaumont Park
Located in the north-east of Paris, the Parc des Buttes Chaumont is one of the largest green spaces in Paris (25 hectares) and one of the most original. Its architecture on a quarry explains its cliffs and its impressive slope. Very hilly, it offers superb views of the capital, including the district of Montmartre. Its layout, its caves and waterfalls, its suspension bridges and its folly perched on panoramic platforms give it a unique charm. It is adorned with exotic and native trees, and many birds (gulls, moorhens, mallards) share the territory and enjoy the artificial lake. The park offers animations for children and food points for gourmets.
Address : Parc des Buttes-Chaumont, 1 Rue Botzaris, 75019 Paris
Access : by metro lines 12 and 11 "station Pyrénées" - (46 min from our hotel)
The Luxembourg Garden
The gardens are home to 106 statues scattered throughout the park, the gigantic Medici fountains, the Orangery and the Davioud Pavilion. Numerous activities and facilities are available for children: puppets, merry-go-rounds, slides... For adults, Parisians or tourists, play chess, tennis, bridge or remote-controlled boats.
There is also an orchard with a variety of old and forgotten apples, an apiary to learn how to raise bees, a greenhouse with beautiful orchids and a rose garden.
Address : Le Jardin du Luxembourg, 75006 Paris
Access : by metro line 12 "station Notre-Dame des Champs" - (29 min from our hotel)
The Avenue Montaigne connects the Champs-Élysées to the Pont de l'Alma and is renowned for being one of the most chic and luxurious avenues in the capital. It is home to such high fashion houses as Chanel, Dior, Céline, Yves Saint-Laurent, Prada and many others.
Address: Av. Montaigne, 75008 Paris
Access : by metro lines 12 and 1 "Franklin D.Roosevelt station" - (36 min from our hotel)
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The Best Western Paris Porte de Versailles welcomes its guests every day in a warm atmosphere.
The hotel near the Palais des Congrès offers 35 rooms suitable for all types of stays (single, twin, superior and family rooms).
Our hotel is ideally located near Paris , subway line 12, RER and tramway stops Mairie d'Issy. For more information on public transportation, click here ..
You will also find useful information on parking spaces.
The whole team of the Best Western Paris Porte de Versailles *** is looking forward to meeting you. They will answer your questions so that you can enjoy your Parisian stay to the fullest!