Top spots of Paris and how to reach them

Paris is always been among the most visited places in Europe, French capital offers fashion, famous French cuisine, historic monuments, and also hosts famous sports events such as Tour de France and French Open.

These are the quick top spots we selected to give a visit if you are in Paris.

Eiffel Tower

Eiffel tower
Picture: Eiffel Tower from Champ de Mars

Eiffel Tower is an iconic landmark of the Paris, so you can see tourists around it any time of the year.

For the good experience, we recommend to get off at Ecole Militaire metro station and walk(1 km approx) along Champ de Mars towards Eiffel Tower in the north and finally reach Trocadero center.

you can also use Trocadero metro for reaching the Tower, best place to take a picture for your Instagram.

Arc de Triomphe

Arc de triomphe
Picture: Arc de Triomphe

This Arc is the symbol of French history, in honor of died soldiers during the French revolution.

Arc is 2 km north of Eiffel Tower at Place Charles de Gaulle. there is the underground passage to reach the bottom of the Arc, which connects it to either side. there is an underground metro connectivity too.

There is underground passage to reach the bottom of the Arc, which connects it to either side. there is an underground metro connectivity too.

Louvre Museum

Picture: Louvre Museum Pyramid

A beautiful piece of art, Louvre museum can be easily identified by its stunning glass pyramid on the top.

the museum is home to famous Mona Lisa along with other famous painting, drawings, sculptures and antiques, some of them are dated back to 7500BC.

This museum is huge so keep in mind that it can take all day or half.

Open 9 am to 6 pm every day, closed on Tuesdays, open till 9:45 pm on Wednesdays and Fridays.

Museum is very well connected to public transport

Cathedral Notre Dame

Picture: Cathedral Notre-Dame from back

Cathedral of Notre Dame is on the island in the river Seine, this spectacular french-gothic style architecture which is so different from other buildings of Paris will make you stare at it for a while

you can reach this place by metro cite on the island or Saint Michel Notre-Dame and take a walk along river Seine before entering the island. it is 5 km from Eiffel Tower.

Pont des Arts

pont des arts
Picture: lively evening at Pont des Arts

Pont des Arts is a must visit bridge in Paris. it is a pedestrian bridge, just south of Louvre, you can see the ile de la Cite(island) on one side of the bridge.

Previously the bridge was loaded with locks and it was famous for that. now there are glass railings so you cannot put locks anymore (there is a scene of old railings in Now You See Me movie)

You can spend an evening on and around the bridge watching colorful lights of sunset on historical buildings around it.

Other mentions


Picture: Sacred-Heart Basilica

Montmartre is hill top locality in the north of Paris 3.5 km from river Seine.

famous for a Basilica Sacre-Cœur which means Sacred heart,

Palace and Gardens of Luxembourg

palace of luxembourg
Picture: Palace of Luxembourg

this 17th-century palace and gardens are full of sculptures and big gardens with trees,

you can often find people jogging along the tracks.

very well connected with public transport and is 300 m from Pantheon

Paris is a big city, but you can still walk around through famous monuments and take a feel of this unique French Capital. there are lots of places to see in Paris.

a single ticket for metro is 1.9 euro, carnet of 10 tickets for 16 euros.

Paris offers day passes which differ prices for different zones.

cheapest for an adult is 13.20 euro, and 6.6 euro for a child(zones 1-3) for one day.

paris metro sign
Picture: One of the signage of metro in Paris

Be careful and keep your ticket with you, ticket checking staff can catch you on exit.

Happy Travelling