A one-stop shop for the world’s greatest Fashion, Art, Café’s and Museums is none other than Paris. When going to Paris for a short two-day trip, you have to make the most of your time. Here’s a guide to help you spend your very best time in Paris, so that you aren’t disappointed.
Museums should be on top of your list when visiting Paris. You cannot skip the two of the main museums: the Louvre or the Musée d’Orsay. Take a trip to at-least one of these in morning of your very first day.
The Louvre is World’s largest art museums and historic monument. Approximately 38,000 objects are exhibited in the museum. It is advisable to look up pieces online before going so that you decide which specific pieces are your priorities when visiting the museum. It will help you save loads of time. Enter through the smaller entrances along the sides of the building and avoid entering through the glass pyramid in order to save time.
The Musée d’Orsay houses one of the largest collection of art pieces both impressionist and post-impressionist masterpieces. The names such as Monet, Van Gogh, Renoir, Seurat and Sisley’s art is found here. The fifth floor has the more recognizable pieces, so you can head straight to that floor if you want.
Notre-Dame de Paris
Next up, you go to the Notre Dame Cathedral, which is a very old church an exotic sight to experience up close when in Paris.
Indulge in the night life along the Canal Saint-Martin. The busiest at night, you might also come across people playing Ukuleles. What could be better than live music?
For Food, head to the area known as Le Marais. This neighborhood will host you well with all kinds of bars and restaurants. If you’re a big fan, you will get a Falafel of your favorite kind as well. Enjoy the exquisite French menu!
A hilly village to the north of Paris, Montmarte, is a popular tourist location that you wouldn’t want to miss. While you’re there, pay a visit to the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris, commonly known as Sacré-Cœur Basilica. You’d want to do more than just snap a few pictures in front of this white Roman Catholic Church. Overlook Paris and grasp its beauty from a different perspective.
If you want Instagram worthy pictures and a cool relaxing atmosphere then Jardins des Plantes, is the place to go. Where you will not only enjoy the amazing botanical atmosphere but get to experience a zoo as well. From here, Grand Mosquée should be your next stop where you can sit down for some refreshing tea and regain your energy for some more exploring around the city.
Visiting Paris and not exploring the Eiffel Tower, is a big no no! The famous landmark is perfect to visit any time of the day, but recommended is to visit at sunset when it is lighted up with golden flood lights and you can witness a remarkable sunset as well. Do keep an eye, the tower sparkles for first five minutes of every hour.
At the end of your last day, walk alongside the river known as Les Berges. Sit down on a cosy seat and enjoy the night.