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Paris Holiday Guide

There are many ways to enjoy holidays in Paris and whether you're seeking a relaxing city break, an active holiday or a romantic trip, you'll find what you're looking for.

Cultural Paris holidays

Paris is a great destination for a trip packed with culture as you will find some of the world's most famous works of art in its many galleries and museums.

The Louvre Museum (Mus'e du Louvre) is the most visited museum in the world. Housed in the imposing Palais du Louvre, the Louvre is home to some of the most iconic pieces of art ever created, including Da Vinci's Mona Lisa and St. John the Baptist, Caravaggio's Death of the Virgin and Michelangelo's Dying Slave. The Palais du Louvre is also worth visiting for the stunning architecture of the building itself and the glass pyramid within the grounds.

The Louvre is just one museum to explore during your holiday in Paris. Other museums worth visiting include the Mus'e Picasso, the Mus'e Rodin, the Mus'e du Montparnasse and the Mus'e National d'Art Moderne.

Paris holidays are simply packed with things to see and if you don't fancy wandering around a museum, there are plenty of monuments spread across the city. The Arc de Triomphe is an impressive structure which attracts tourists from far and wide, while the Eiffel Tower is one of the world's most iconic landmarks and a great place to take a loved one on a romantic trip to Paris.

Other attractions and events in Paris

If you're looking for Paris holidays suitable for families, why not treat the younger ones to a trip to Disneyland Paris? The theme park is around a 30 minute drive from the city and is great for a fun day out or a longer stay.

For a typically French experience, you may wish to visit Paris on Bastille Day, July 14. There are parades and fireworks as the Parisians celebrate the storming of the Bastille and this will provide unique memories of your holiday in Paris. Other events of note include the Tour de France, the world's most famous cycling event, which takes place in July, and the Journ'es du Patrimoine, when for two days in September, visitors can enter important buildings like the Palais de l''lys'e, embassies and ministries that are normally closed to the general public.