Paris

DISCOVER PARIS AND ITS MOST BEAUTIFUL MONUMENTS

A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE
Paris is a pleasant city where one takes pleasure in strolling. It has many scenic spots.
The Marais district, Les Halles Forum, Notre Dame Cathedral or the Eiffel Tower are just a few examples.
The ideal is to discover the city by merchant or by bike.
In the evening, the visit of the illuminated monuments, along the banks of the Seine, is a real treat. The top floor of the Eiffel Tower offers a magnificent view
On the whole of the city and its surroundings. A real enchantment!

Arc de Triomphe

Monuments
As the central cohesive element of the Axe historique (historic axis, a sequence of monuments and grand thoroughfares on a route which runs from the courtyard of the Louvre to the Grande Arche de la Défense, the Arc de Triomphe was designed by Jean Chalgrin in 1806 and its iconographic program pits heroically nude French youths against bearded Germanic warriors in chain mail. It set the tone for public monuments with triumphant patriotic messages.

Les Champs Elysées

Monuments
The Avenue des Champs-Élysées is an avenue in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, 1.9 kilometres long and 70 metres (230 ft) wide, running between the Place de la Concorde and the Place Charles de Gaulle, where the Arc de Triomphe is located. It is known for its theatres, cafés and luxury shops, for the annual Bastille Day military parade, and as the finish of the Tour de France cycle race.
The name is French for the Elysian Fields, the paradise for dead heroes in Greek mythology

Eiffel Tour

Monuments
The tower is 324 metres (1,063 ft) tall, about the same height as an 81-storey building, and the tallest structure in Paris. Its base is square, measuring 125 metres (410 ft) on each side. During its construction, the Eiffel Tower surpassed the Washington Monument to become the tallest man-made structure in the world.

Opera garnier

Theatre . museums . expositions
Built in 1861 by Charles Garnier at the request of the Emperor Napoleon III, the Opéra Garnier was finally inaugurated in 1875 under the Third Republic.
Bold architecture and rich, eclectic decoration make this opera a fascinating masterpiece.
The building houses an impressive auditorium, the ceiling of which was painted by Chagall in 1964.
A monumental central staircase as well as numerous scattered foyers complete this exceptional ensemble.

Le Grand Palais

Théâtre . musées . expositions
The “Grand Palais des Beaux-Arts” was built in Paris from 1897, for the Universal Exhibition scheduled from 15 April to 12 November 19001, in place of the vast but uncomfortable Palais de l’Industrie in 1855. “Monument Consecrated by the Republic to the glory of French art ”
As indicated by the pediment of the west wing (Palais d’Antin), its original vocation is to accommodate the great artistic manifestations of the capital.