The cosmopolitan capital of France needs little introduction, thanks to its reputation as one of the most beautiful and romantic cities in Europe. With iconic landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe, plus elegant boulevards and charming pavement cafés, Paris is always a delight to explore. On this French escape there’s plenty of time to seek out the city’s hidden gems, and we also include a cruise along the picturesque River Seine to tick off the sights from a different perspective – bon voyage!
The enchanting and sophisticated city of Paris, often named the city of lights and love, is one of the most romantic cities in Europe and a wonderful place to explore on a coach holiday.
Beautifully positioned on the River Seine, France’s capital is visited yearly by millions who come to explore the city’s stylish splendour. From history, arts and culture to the more modern attractions, there is plenty to discover.
The city is famous for its gourmet cuisine, impressive monuments and iconic landmarks, including the Gothic Notre-Dame Cathedral and the Louvre, one of the world’s greatest museums. Amazingly, their collection size is so immense it is impossible to see the full wealth of exhibits in just one visit!
Don’t forget to visit the Musée d'Orsay, which holds French art from the 19th century, including paintings, photography, and sculptures.
Prepare to be impressed by the historic Arc de Triomphe, and the beauty of the Château de Versailles, just outside the city centre. The beautiful Sacré Coeur is another of Paris’ must-see iconic monuments. Located in the artistic Montmartre district, the Basilica is perched on the highest point of Paris and offers amazing panoramic views over the rooftops of the city.
A coach trip to Paris wouldn’t be complete without indulging in the famous Parisian atmosphere at one of the traditional bistros and pavement cafés, or a visit to the famous Eiffel Tower, the symbol of Paris. The city is also renowned for its incredible shopping opportunities, from high street stores up to designer chic.
Situated just a short journey from the capital is Disneyland Paris, the perfect place for a family adventure. Step into the fairy-tale world full of magic and meet your favourite characters, experience the fantastic attractions, enjoy the spectacular shows and create special memories to last a lifetime. Bon voyage!
Optional guided city tour of Paris (£22pp)