5 essential when visiting Paris


Yes, I know that this type of article has been written on a lot of websites previously, but I will never forget the story of two people who went on a trip to Italy and did not visit the Trevi Fountain, so I don't think it's wrong from time to time to remember these kinds of readings. Once the intro is done, let's see what we can consider as that Top 5 to visit in Paris.

Five essential places to visit in Paris

L'Opéra Garnier It has been the home of the Paris Opera since the 1600 decade and is also home to a small gallery where exhibitions are held, as well as a permanent exhibition of the opera sets of its history.

The Jardin de Boulogne, a stone's throw from the Arc de Triomphe, is a meticulously designed garden, Boulogne is a large park with medium wild vegetation, ideal to escape the traffic of the bustling streets of Paris. It is perfect for walking, but because it is immense, you may want to rent a bike to travel its paths comfortably, more or less quickly and without getting too tired.

Neighborhood Montmartre, the hill where it is situated will allow you to have privileged views of the city of Paris. In addition, in Montmartre you can visit some of the most important places in the city: the basilica of the Sacré Coeur or cabarets like theMoulin Rouge. If you plan a stop, the bistro Join Zèbre in Montmartre It serves excellent food at a very good price / quality ratio.

La National Library of France, better known as the BNF, is an impressive modern building located in the 13º district of Paris. Built in 1996, the library is made up of four tall glass and chrome towers shaped like books. These towers contain the permanent library collection of more than 14 million books. Among the towers is a central garden with beautiful old pines. It can visit the library for free And, as you approach architecture or to carefully examine the historical books of the permanent collection, surely the BNF will become a fascinating visit.

El Louvre MuseumTo discover it fully, you may need more than one getaway. However, one has to start somewhere. The Louvre is the place that houses the world's largest and most diverse collection of paintings, sculpture and decorative objects; all of them prior to the twentieth century. The Louvre Museum is undoubtedly one of the most visited attractions in Paris. Do not stop seeing works like the Mona Lisa wave Venus de Milo, and admire the masterpieces of Vermeer, Caravaggio, Rembrandt, and many other artists. The palace itself is a testament to a rich history spanning from medieval times to the present.

Ok, all this is fine but there is a small detail that perhaps has crossed your mind and that is not so widely read and it is ...

How can I get to Paris?

The plane is the most common and fastest way to get to Paris and, thanks to the rise of low-cost flights, in many cases it is also the most cheap. Booking in advance is not difficult to find round-trip flights from Spain for about 50 euros.

By bus, a good option in with Socitransa, is an agency of international bus trips that offers transfers to different European destinations such as Germany, France, Holland, Belgium or Great Britain among others. It is one of the most comfortable and economical ways to get to the city of light. In addition, Socitransa offers offers and discounts for organized group trips.

La destination bus station it is in all cases Paris Gallieni, very well connected with the rest of the city by public transport.

By train, it is a good option for its great service and comfort, in case you don't have much money. The Eurostar high-speed train station is in LaGare du Nord. There are several services: one that leaves from London's Waterloo station. The journey lasts 2 hours and 30 minutes. Thalys services (station Brussels Bruxelles-Midi)  They end at this French station and the duration of the trip is one hour and 30 minutes.

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