Here are the top 20 things to do in Paris while you are in France
As the capital and most populous city in France, Paris is overflowing with tourists every year. The city has a long history so this is to be expected, and who would want to miss such a beautiful city while they are in Europe? The city is often said to be a place for couples thanks to its romantic beauty, and lots of young and older couples come here for a holiday. Some of the attractions are very well known, but there are several other places which shouldn’t be missed as well. For that, we have collected the top 20 things to do in Paris while you are in France.
- Eiffel Tower
We can’t start a list of the best locations to visit in Paris without mentioning the very symbol of the city itself, the Eiffel Tower. While it was criticized by many people for its design when it was built for the World’s Fair in 1889, the structure since then has become a national symbol, and one the most recognizable attractions in the world. Almost seven million people visit it each year, making it the most-visited paid attraction in the world. Long lines of tourists wait there every day to climb the tower, but it is definitely worth the wait. The view of the city from above is marvelous, to say the least. To see the view from your home, you can check it out on Google Street View here.
The Champs-Élysées is the busiest avenue of Paris, and it’s a paradise for those who love shopping. Although, one must be aware of the luxurious prices that most of the shops here have. Nevertheless, it’s a beautiful place to see even if one doesn’t want to shop here. Coming here is advised both day and night, as the liveliness of this boulevard doesn’t dim. Annual military parades are also held here, and it is the finish line for the Tour de France cycle race.