Paris, the capital of France, is one of the most important and influential cities in the world. In terms of tourism, Paris is the second most visited city in Europe after London. In this travel guide, you’ll find out about the city’s top attractions.
aris is one of the best travel hotspots around the world, famous for its scenic locales and romantic appeal. Situated on the River Seine, the city enjoys a beautiful setting and offers an unending list of famous landmarks to explore. The Eiffel Tower, the most well-known landmark, is synonymous with the city. On a trip to Paris, tourists can ascend to the top of the Tower to enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding area. There is also a light show organized, which starts after dusk and lasts till late at night.

Another famous attraction in the city, the Notre Dame Cathedral, is a classic example of Gothic architecture. Tourists can also visit the Notre Dame Museum to know more about the history of this stunning cathedral. Located on the banks of Seine, the Musee d’Orsay is another popular museum, famous for its fabulous collection of French art. This collection boasts of masterpieces by globally renowned artists like Monet, Sisley, and Van Gogh. A Paris vacation cannot be complete without a visit to the Louvre Museum, home to the best and finest of European masterpieces. Housed in the Louvre Palace, the museum holds a rare collection of Grecian-Roman and Egyptian artworks as well.
Tourists can go on boat tours in the Seine River to travel through an amazing network of canals and enjoy some beautiful views of this city and its landmarks. This is one of the best ways to explore the city. Tourists can choose a suitable Paris tour package to enjoy the best of boat tours here. One of the prime fashion capitals of the world, Paris hosts some of the most happening fashion events. The famed ‘Spring Fashion Week’ is held in March and serves as a platform to showcase the collection of some of the best designers. It is also an acclaimed shopping center for fashion enthusiasts of all kinds. There are some good shopping options for antiques and second-hand items as well at the Clignancourt flea market.

The very hottest temperatures in Paris get to around 28℃ (82℉) in the height of summer. The weather at night in the winter, which is around January-time, can get down to a minimum of -2℃ (28℉).

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Paris, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. On average it rains most days in December, making it the wettest month of the year. Although it’s the wet season, it can often rain a little bit during the day or evening but have fine weather for the majority of the day too, so don’t let this put you off.
The best time to visit Paris is from June to August and September to October. Both summer and fall have their ups and downs. From June to August the weather in Paris is just about parfait (perfect). Average highs are in the high 70s and there are long days of sunshine.