Map of places to visit in Paris

You can find details of some of the places we suggest you visit near Paris below the map...

 
 

Arc de Triomphe:

The Arc de Triomphe is the second largest triumphal arch in the world and at one end of the Champs Elysees, most famous shopping street in Paris

Arc de Triomphe guide

Basilica de Sacre Coeur:

The Basilica of the Sacred Heart is one of the most famous Paris landmarks, and stands in Montmartre on the highest hill in the city so lso has exceptional views

Basilica de Sacre Coeur guide

Basilica of Saint-Denis:

In the Basilica of Saint-Denis, where many of the French kings are buried, you can admire one of the very first gothic style cathedrals to be built

Basilica of Saint-Denis guide

Catacombs:

For a different side of Paris, explore the ancient catacombs in tunnels underneath the city

Catacombs guide

 
 

Champs-Elysees:

The Champs-Elsées, often called the most beautiful avenue in the world, is in the heart of Paris

Champs-Elysees guide

Conciergerie:

La Conciergerie at Paris is one of the oldest and most important gothic palaces in France

Conciergerie guide

Eglise de la Madeleine:

The Eglise de la Madeleine is a most unusual church, being built under orders from Napoleon to resemble a traditional Greek temple

Eglise de la Madeleine guide

Eiffel Tower:

Buil in the late 19th century as a temporary monument, it is extraordinary that the Eiffel Tower has since become the most famous landmark in Paris

Eiffel Tower guide

Fontainebleau:

The extraordinary decoration of the numerous rooms and royal apartments at Fontainebleau, and the lovely parkland around the house, make it a key monument in Paris

Fontainebleau guide

 
 

Jardin des Tuileries:

The Jardin des Tuileries is a large park and garden near the Louvre in the centre of Paris

Jardin des Tuileries guide

Jardin du Luxembourg:

The Jardin du Luxembourg is one of the most extensive and most popular public parks in Paris

Jardin du Luxembourg guide

La Roche-Guyon:

At La Roche-Guyon, a 'plus beau village de France', you can exlore a pretty village with an ancient castle and donjon

La Roche-Guyon guide

Montmartre:

The Montmartre region of Paris is almost a separate village within the city, and now a magnet for artists and tourists

Montmartre guide

Moret-sur-Loing:

Moret-sur-Loing is a pleasant town with a historic centre close to Fontainebleau

Moret-sur-Loing guide

Musee de l'Orangerie:

The Musee de l'Orangerie in Paris is best known for its eight paintings of Water Lilies by Monet

Musee de l'Orangerie guide

Notre Dame cathedral:

The Cathedral of Notre-Dame, on an island in the Seine River, is one of the most remarkable gothic cathedrals in the world

Notre Dame cathedral guide

Palais-Royal:

The Palais-Royal is a 17th century palace with attractive gardens in the heart of Paris

Palais-Royal guide

Pantheon:

The 18th century Pantheon was originally to be a church based on the pantheon in Rome, but is actually used as a temple to honour the great and good from the world of French arts

Pantheon guide

Paris:

The city of Paris continues to be the most popular destination with visitors to France - and for good reason!

Paris guide

Paris Opera:

The extravagant design and decoration of the Palais Garnier, usually known as the Paris Opera, make it one of the most ornate buildings in Paris

Paris Opera guide

Provins:

The small town of Provins has retained a great deal of its medieval heritage, making it one of the most interesting towns to visit in the Paris region

Provins guide

Sainte-Chapelle:

Sainte-Chapelle, on the Ile de la Cité in Paris, is an important gothic chapel with remarkable stained glass windows

Sainte-Chapelle guide

The Louvre:

The most visited art museum in the world, the Louvre contains countless numbers of extraordinary works of art

The Louvre guide

Versailles Palace:

A short distance outside central Paris, the Palais de Versailles is an enormous and luxuriously furnished palace, with landscaped gardens to match

Versailles Palace guide