Paris is so much more than just the Eiffel Tower. Let us help you wander beyond the surface for a taste of real Paris and a more affordable vacation.
1) The Louvre
With over 35,000 priceless objects on exhibit and the juxtaposition of the renaissance-style palace and the modern pyramid, the Louvre attracts a large number of tourists every day for good reason.
2) The Centre Georges Pompidou
With its ‘inside out’ layout, this is one of the world’s most recognizable examples of modern architecture. It houses the national modern art museum, a movie theatre, library, shops and performance space, so it’s the ideal place to spend a few hours immersing yourself in French culture.
3) Champs Elysees
For retail therapy look no further than the glamorous tree-lined Champs Elysees. The avenue is home to upscale stores and luxurious brands as well as movie theaters, cafes, and restaurants, and is popular with tourists and locals alike.
4) Peniche Antipode
By day it’s a canal boat that puts on theater shows for children but by night it transforms into a music venue for everything from gypsy jazz to improv performances. The bar onboard serves only artisanal and fair trade products but has a drink for all tastes.
5) The Sacre Coeur
This basilica sits atop the highest hill in Paris, offering panoramic views of the city. For the most memorable sight, ascend the 234 steps at dusk and watch everything around you, including the Eiffel Tower, begin to sparkle.
Don’t miss our fabulous 12-day tour, Impressions of France. On this itinerary you will channel your inner artist and follow in the footsteps of the Impressionists from Paris to Provence. Your spirit will soar as you explore the French Alps, cycle through the wine region of Burgundy, and picnic beneath the Eiffel Tower. You’ll sip champagne at its source and meet the beautiful people in Nice. As always, you’re free to choose the activities that interest you-because you can’t discover yourself if you’re not free to discover the destination in your own style. Contact our travel consultants today for more information!