Paris is also known for its gastronomical excellence, so dinning in one if the city’s fine restaurants is a memorable experience. The Parisians are notoriously proud of their city and rightly so, Paris manages to successfully combine the old with the modern. As a visitor you can choose your own Paris, and therein lies the city’s charm.
Overrun with museums as well as boasting some welcome greenery in its parks, Paris is also a popular shopper’s destination. Take your pick between the designer shops on avenue Montaigne, rue du Faubourg-St-Honore, and Place des Victoires. Meanwhile the main department stores are situated on boulevard Haussmann.
Whatever your inevitable expectations and preconceptions, historically, architecturally and culturally Paris is a fascinating city that won’t disappoint.