One of the most popular holiday and weekend break destinations is the city of love, Paris. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner too, so why not whisk your significant other to the most romantic destination in the world?
Take a trip up the wonderfully constructed Eiffel Tower and take in the incredible views from the top. Paris is renowned for its rich culture, from art galleries to cuisine, from beautiful architecture to great festivals; this city will fulfill everyone’s desires.
If you are a culture vulture, you’ll think you have died and gone to heaven. Visit the Louvre gallery, home to the Mona Lisa, and then take in Picasso’s work at the Musee Picasso, finishing off the day enriching yourself with some modern art at the d’Art Moderne.
If you still crave culture, spend an evening at Paris’ biggest opera house, Opera Garnier and the modern Opera Bastille, soaking up the ballet and classical music. Theatre is another huge part of Paris’ lifestyle, the Bobino and Theatre Mogador having seen legends such as Georges Brassens and Charles Aznavour playing there.
French cuisine is some of the finest food you’ll ever experience, especially tasting Michelin Star quality fare from the top chefs in the world. There are many superb restaurants in Paris where you’ll find mouth-watering menus, and if you like a good glass of vino, then you’ll be taken care of – virtually all restaurants have experts that can select a decent wine to match with your particular dish. If you are hungry an on the go, you’ll find unique little shops that sell the finest pastries and chocolates, spices and cheeses, perfect for picking up a snack.
After a day spent shopping in designer shops, join in the Paris Festival, its history going back to the Middle Ages. If you visit Paris in October you can experience the Paris Motor show and the Nuit Blanch, a celebration of art, food and culture. Visit Paris in the summer and you have a choice of Bastille Day (France’s National Day) and Rock en Seine, a celebration of pop and rock.
Women will love the fashion Paris has to offer. With top designers such as Chloe, Louis Vuitton, Yves Saint Laurent and Givenchy having there design houses here, the choice for top fashion is endless.
Whatever your desires, Paris will satiate with its rich history, culture and modern forms of entertainment.