Whether it is in films, haute couture magazine or romantic novels, Paris is always seen as the trendiest place in the world. What makes it such an appealing city? The list is made up of: patisseries; clothing; cultural sites and also the charming French language. Catch a ferry from Dover to Calais and make your way to the capital that makes us go warm in the heart.
A capital with everything to offer, it is difficult deciding which tourist hotspot to being your city breaks Europe weekend. Begin the day with the typical pastry and fresh black coffee. One of the best things about France is that great food can be bought from any patisserie or bakery.
Make your way to the Sacre-Coeur. There are so many tourist sites to see here in the Montmatre district, which is near Moulin Rouge. A few scenes from the movie Amelie starring Audrey Tattou were filmed here near the Sacre-Coeur.
After, head to the River Seine to enjoy a more peaceful side to Paris. You can enjoy a tranquil walk along the river banks and take in the breathtaking ambiance of Paris. After lunch, head to the Eiffel Tower. This French icon was opened in the late nineteenth century for the centennial anniversary of the French Revolution.
As well as amazing cultural sites, Paris is home to buzzing nightlife. Many of the bars, restaurants and clubs like Man Ray are owned by celebrities, which include the likes of Johnny Depp. Once you have enjoyed a highly rated meal at Man Ray, you can head to the bar area and have a few fancy cocktails (or a beer)! If you still have a burst of energy left from the day, there are plenty of clubs that stay open until 6am.
Other attractions yet to be mentioned include Notre Dame, Arc de Triomphe and Le Louvre. Don’t cram everything in a short amount of time. There are so many sites to discover. You can also meet your favourite cartoon characters by buying Disneyland Paris tickets. Travelling to the French capital is inexpensive, fast and straightforward. Before organising your transportation and accommodation, ensure you book European Breakdown Cover.