Paris City Breaks
Why visit Paris?
Paris is a city that requires little introduction as it is one of few truly global cities. It has achieved iconic status throughout the years due to its beauty, it's unrivalled reputation for romance, its architecture, its food, art, history and much more besides. Whether your main reason to visit Paris is for a romantic dinner at the Eiffel Tower, a stroll along the Champs Elyse`s or a peak at the artistic treasures in the Louvres, one thing is for sure - Paris will not disappoint.
Paris has more than enough for even the most discerning of travellers. Whether it is your first, second or even tenth visit, you will never be short of options. First time visitors will of course want to take the obligatory trip up the Eiffel Tower, take some tourist snaps of the Arc de Triomphe, visit Montmartes and the Louvres and take a leisurely river trip on the Seine. Couples will love the romance of Paris by night, waling along the Champs Elyse`s, dining in some of Europe's finest restaurants and partying the night away in the many bars and nightclubs that make this very much a 24 hour city. For families and younger visitors, Disneyland Paris is a must.
When is the best time to Paris?
In terms of when to visit, Paris is a city that will delight all year round. In the spring and summer, the city comes to life with outdoor cafes, street performers and the good-looking, chic Parisiennes strutting their stuff. In the winter, the city is lit up as Christmas approaches. The winter is when the Parisiennes love to shop and there are many bargains to be had for the tourist. You will also find that air and train fares to Paris are cheaper during the late autumn and winter and your money will also go further when you are looking for that perfect place to stay.
Eating Out In Paris:
Say Paris and the mind automatically conjures up fine French cuisine. One thing is for sure, Paris will not disappoint on the culinary front. French food is renowned the world over for its quality, presentation and attention to detail and there are all manner of restaurants catering for just about any taste and of course budget. From Michelin starred bistros to all manner of ethnic restaurants, you will never go hungry in Paris!
Nightlife in Paris:
When you are done with shopping and fine dining, you will want to discover what Paris nightlife has to offer. Once again, Paris' position as a global city means that there are all manner of ways to drink and be merry until the wee small hours. From the trendy (and pricey) bars around the Champs Elyse`s area, to the lively Barrio Latino in the Bastille area, you can party until you drop in this 24 hour city. If dancing at one of Paris' many nightclubs is not your thing, there are many pub style outlets where you can sit, chat, enjoy live music and enjoy a world class French beer!