Article written by Alicia Roberts

Courtyard of the Museum of Louvre, and its pyramid. This picture is a panorama made from stitching three pictures with Hugin

Courtyard of the Museum of Louvre, and its pyramid. This picture is a panorama made from stitching three pictures with Hugin. By Benh LIEU SONG (Own work) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html), CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/) or CC-BY-2.5 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5)], via Wikimedia Commons

Paris is without doubt the most sophisticated, beautiful city in the world–a center for art and romance.  Many celebrate their honeymoons here, plus it’s popular with families and tourists interested in culture and history.

Despite being Europe’s most populous city, Paris is one of the cleanest and greenest cities . It has more than 17 universities and is the leading center for higher education and international politics.

Seasons in Paris

The best seasons to visit Paris are the months of April through June and September through November. In July and August the city is crowded as most tourists visit during the summer season.

Those who do business and exhibitions visit during winter as the season is the best for business. You’ll also find that during the Christmas season Paris is magical.

Notre Dame de Paris

Notre Dame de Paris. By Atoma (Own work (Own photo)) [CC-BY-SA-2.5 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5)], via Wikimedia Commons.

Tennis fans should make their plans to visit during the month of May, when the French Open is hosted. September and October food festivals gear up.

Transportation in Paris

It’s easy to get to Paris! The city has three International Airports and almost all offer services to the city. The easiest transportation mode within the city is the Metro, which is also the most preferred locally. It has 16 lines, over 300 stations, and extends over 133 miles.

Apart from the Metro there are four rail lines of Tramway network used by suburban commuters. Among the tourists, The Vogue, the ferry is popular, and the Compaginie de Batobus ferries offer hop and hop off service.

There are also bikes and taxi cabs available for rent parked around the city.

Le Grand Palais depuis le pont Alexandre III à Paris

Le Grand Palais depuis le pont Alexandre III à Paris. By Eric Pouhier (Own work) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org. This file has annotations. Move the mouse pointer over the image to see them. This is a featured picture on Wikimedia Commons (Featured pictures) and is considered one of the finest images.

Parisian Beauty

The Eiffel Tower is the tallest building in Paris and dominates the landscape–it also tops visitors’ lists.

There are also many Parisian Mansions. One itinerary recommended stop is La Sainte-Chapelle, which has beautiful Gothic architecture and was built in 1248. You’ll also want to make sure you visit Mona Lisa and Musee du Louvre, which is one of the world’s largest museums. It has 3,500 objects and can take more than one day to explore.

Eglise Saint Eustache Paris.

Eglise Saint Eustache Paris. By Al Ianni (http://flickr.com/photos/ainet/904090731/) [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Activities in Paris

In Paris you won’t have a dull moment, whether there is romance or not, since there are many entertainment options around the city.

There is the 105 minute long Feerie, which is the most popular show, but you’ll need to book your tickets in advance as the show sells out. Other activities include a journey by boat that has a restaurant and offers dinner (French) and champagne as you enjoy the attractive places of Paris along the Seine. They also offer Cuisine Francaise and other delights.

 


   
When you visit Paris you will surely realize why it’s called the Romance city and you’ll have an experience of a lifetime. Tourists who come from UK, and don’t have or would want to renew their passports should contact passport application UK office.

Alicia Roberts is a professional blogger who is working for passportguide.co.uk. She gathers information about passport applications in the UK .She loves to write blog posts on Travel ,Technology, Health, Finance and many more.

   

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