Paris tourism definitely took a knock in 2016. But thanks to the beauty, history and culture of this city of romance, 2017 is shaping up to be an excellent year for tourism. Paris will always be one of the top-visited destinations in the world, and with good reason. Here we tell you why Paris should be on your bucket-list this year.
Paris has a reputation as being the city of love, and it is not hard to see why. The city has so many beautiful attractions and romantic activities that it is hard not to fall in love in this magical place. Take a stroll through the Palace of Fontainebleau gardens, enjoy a sundowner in Belleville, take in a show at the Palais Garnier followed by dinner at one of the many restaurants scattered throughout the town. If this doesn’t sound like the perfect day with a loved one, we don’t know what does.
Paris is home to some of the most breathtaking and historic structures and monuments, all offering some incredible photographic opportunities. The Eiffel Tower is synonymous with Paris, while the Arc de Triomphe is another iconic attraction seeped in history. Notre Dame Cathedral is one of the most visited attractions in the city, and let’s not forget about the Louvre Museum, home of the Mona Lisa, and the Sacre Coeur Basilica.
From cheese to breads, pastries, pates and even Escargots, a visit to Paris is a feast for the senses. Pair these foods with some amazing French wine, and you will understand why France is one of the food and wine capitals of the world.
Paris is a shopping paradise and one of the best fashion capitals of the world. The city plays host to a myriad of high-level designer boutiques, but those on a stricter budget can still enjoy numerous fashion sales that take place on a regular basis and top class department stores. The city also hosts annual fashion shows by some of the top designers in the world.
The city is a historian’s dream, with so many structures and buildings dating back all the way to the 12th and 13th centuries. Some of the most renowned attractions include Notre Dame, the Gothic Cathedral, and the famous La Vonciergerie Prison, where you will be able to see the prison cell of Marie Antoinette.
Did you know that Paris is a leading casino destination in Europe? No? Well it’s time to find out. Paris is a city that attracts high rollers, who visit to not only enjoy the arts and culture, but to try their hand at some of the world’s premier casinos. Casinos in Paris are striking and bustling, making it the perfect destination for gamblers all over the world.