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Introducing Paris

Paris is the capital city of France and one of the biggest hubs of art, culture, fashion and food in the world. It is called city of lights and romanticized unlike any other city for all the right reasons - the glittering River Seine, the ancient bridges, the charming boulevards and iconic structures. As much as it boasts of an old-time glory, it also looks forward with quaint cafes, luxurious boutiques and wine bars. It offers truly modern city life as well as the rustic countryside. Over and above the physical features that make Paris the most beautiful city in the world, it is the Parisian lifestyle that envelopes a tourist with utmost joy and passion for the good things in life. See the cabaret of Moulon Rouge, make a leisurely visit to the Louvre Museum, savor the classic macaroons and gaze at the thousand lights that illuminate the city from atop the Eiffel Tower. 

 

Must Know Facts

Best Time to Visit

Like much of Europe, Paris experiences temperate climate and moderate temperatures across the year – it also rains at any time during the year. The winter months of January and February are particularly cold and not preferred by tourists, also making it the cheapest time to visit this city. March is bearable if spring season arrives early; otherwise it is the last leg of winter that makes it a tad unpleasant. This brings us to April – the best time to plan your visit to Paris before the crowds begin to throng in to France’s capital. The weather is warm and dry and the city shuns dark hues to embrace more vibrant colors of spring. May and June are fairly crowded with tourists on vacation mode thriving in the city. July is extremely hot and crowded and there’s still time for locals to go on holidays, which is usually in August. Thus September and October, even early November is the better time to visit Paris. It’s the beginning of fall and there’s still time for winter to kick in – in any case December, despite being cold and wet, is a wonderful time to visit Paris with festive season lifting the spirits and all kinds of markets are at their peak.  
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History & Culture

Paris’ history dates back to the 3rd century when a Celtic tribe Parisii set base and fought with the Romans before succumbing. Known as Lutetia then, Paris flourished under the Roman rule and was followed by the rule of Franks, Vikings, Capetians, and a hundred year war between France and England. Some notable events in history include the French Revolution and the Great Depression. Paris boasts of not only a rich history but also rich cultural heritage. The arts and architecture adorn every corner of the city in the form of museums, monuments, libraries and galleries. From historical structures like Arc de Triomphe to wonder of the world Eiffel Tower, from Le Louvre museum to palaces like Le Palais du Luxembourg – there’s plenty to see, soak and savor. The iconic landmarks take you back in time, while the more modern museums, galleries and theatres look ahead of our times; take for instance the egg-shaped concert venue La Seine Musicale or Paris’ Museum of Modern Art. In terms of food, the whole world hails the glory of French bakeries and cheese shops. Wine bars, bistros, cafes and fine dine havens – Paris offers a stunning range of gastronomical delights for the tourists to indulge in. Shoppers take a peek into the world of haute couture while art enthusiasts step into the worlds of painters like Monet and Van Gogh who lived and worked in Paris. And for everyone else there’s street graffiti and goofy installations as you walk in and out of Paris’ many enclosed spaces, getting lost in its grandeur and livin’ the good life. 
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Geography

Paris lies on the bank of the river Seine, tucked into an arc-like shape. The city also includes two islands - the Île Saint-Louis and the Île de la Cité. The city built itself in the centre of the Seine’s river basin, downstream of the Seine-Marne confluence and upstream of the confluence with Oise River. Actually, the city formed around the Île de la Cité, the historic core of Paris, at the junction of the two waterways. Île de la Cité was the earliest settlement in Paris and houses the famous cathedral of Notre Dame. Topographically, the city is relatively low-lying, with the exception of some picturesque hills like Montmarte. On the left bank of the river Seine stands the tall Eiffel Tower, important government offices and landmarks such as the Panthéon. On the right bank is Avenue des Champs Ely-sees, one of the most happening shopping streets in all of Paris.  
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Places to visit in Paris

Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

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Disneyland

Disneyland

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Things to Do in Paris

Seine River Cruise ticket
Seine River is a prime commercial waterway within Paris Basin in the north of France. It is a 777 kilometers long river considered as the one of the longest rivers flowing completely in France. This gently flowing river has captured the world’s imagination as one of Europe’s most romantic and inspiring rivers. The river route covers several UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Le Havre, Banks of the Seine, Palace and Park of Versailles, Chartres Cathedral, Palace of Fontainebleau and Provins. There are somewhere in the range of 37 connects inside Paris and handfuls all the more crossing the stream outside the city.

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Wine Museum
The Musée du Vin Paris is a social setting in the sixteenth arrondissement situated at 5, square Charles Dickens, Paris beside the Trocadero and the Eiffel Tower. The closest metro station is Passy. The museum opened in 1984, and vouches for the lavishness and assorted variety of the French art of wine making through an exposure to devices and items used to work the grapevine and the wine. This museum pays tribute to evoke their callings. It offers guests the chance to perceive or find conventional devices, now and then unconventional, frequently overlooked, which are presently part of French legacy. 
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After a spectacular ascent in glass-walled lifts you are finally here. 276 m up with only the antennae above you, Paris lies at your feet. The noise of boulevards can’t reach you here but a wind surely catches you and your heat begins to race. Witness to the thousands of promises of undying love, the Eiffel tower stirs your emotions. At the top of the tower explore Gustave Eiffel’s office which has been restored to its original condition. 
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Berthilion- They say its Paris’ best ice cream. It is the most famous and oldest ice cream manufacturer in Paris. It is located in the St. Louis Island, this shop offers a wide variety of ice cream choices to choose for from take away or relax. Its Persian ice creams are made up of Sugar, cream, eggs, and flavoring which derived from natural sources like cocoa, vanilla bean, fruit etc. Choose to have your cone filled with your favorite flavors. 
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The Opera de Paris or Paris Opera has had multiple names including “Royal academy of Music and dance”. The foundation of Paris Opera House is made of concrete. The interior is equally decorative with many sculptures and has curved designs. The grand staircase is impressive feature in the interior; they lead into the theatre which seats 1979 people. The ceilings are painted and are lit by chandeliers. 
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Segway
Segway turns the city into a playground so experience the Paris in a unique way. It is somehow a childhood dream that you never knew you had. This scooter justifies your strength of security with 9’’ wide tires, low riding platform and hydraulic disk brakes. It gradually turns the city into an amusement park, so experience the Budapest in an awesome way. This scooter is a proper beast, with wide wheels. 
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The avenue des Champ- Elysees needs no introduction. A fixture on the list of the French capital’s top attractions, it is visited each day by nearly 3000, 00 people, who come here to admire its majestic monuments enjoy a shopping spree, or get caught up in the excitement of the major festive events are organized here. It is truly Lovely Avenue with picture postcard scene. It is also called as the shopper’s paradise as it offers something for everyone. So, Get set for a fantastic day out shopping! This prestigious location is also home to plenty of luxury brands, legendry perfume maker Gueriain has had its premises here in the listed building since 1913. Foodies will find delights to sample on a stroll along the Champ Elysees. 


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The Chapel is literally and figuratively at the central point of both the University grounds and its locale of students. It possesses a unique position that is difficult to miss from practically any course. The building materials were transported on trucks drawn by bulls and bovines as of nearby stone quarries. The special stepped area with its different blessed figures was likewise made by a neighborhood occupant named Konrad. Back then, the Schulz domain was known as "s' Draiers". 
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Packages & Recommendations

Tour Name
Trip Type
Month/Validity
Included Cities
Price Per Adult
European Eureka Summer 2020
15 Nights / 16 Days
Trip Type
Group Tour
Main Flight Included
Month/Validity
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
Included Cities
London (2N), Paris (2N), Brussels (2N), Heppenheim An Der Bergstrasse (1N), Engelberg (2N
... London (2N), Paris (2N), Brussels (2N), Heppenheim An Der Bergstrasse (1N), Engelberg (2N), Lausanne (1N), Zurich (1N), Innsbruck (1N), Padova (1N), Prato (1N), Rome (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 3,11,350
Onwards
European Epic Summer 2020
18 Nights / 19 Days
Trip Type
Group Tour
Main Flight Included
Month/Validity
  • May
  • Jun
Included Cities
London (2N), Brussels (1N), Paris (2N), Heidelberg (1N), Engelberg (2N), Lausanne (2N), Z
... London (2N), Brussels (1N), Paris (2N), Heidelberg (1N), Engelberg (2N), Lausanne (2N), Zurich (1N), Innsbruck (1N), Padova (1N), Rome (1N), Florence (1N), Nice (1N), Milan (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 3,48,070
Onwards
European Escape Summer 2020
9 Nights / 10 Days
Trip Type
Group Tour
Main Flight Included
Month/Validity
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
Included Cities
London (2N), Paris (3N), Lausanne (1N), Engelberg (2N), Zurich (1N)
... London (2N), Paris (3N), Lausanne (1N), Engelberg (2N), Zurich (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 2,33,940
Onwards
Exotic Europe Summer 2020
15 Nights / 16 Days
Trip Type
Group Tour
Main Flight Included
Month/Validity
  • May
  • Jun
Included Cities
London (3N), Paris (3N), Lausanne (1N), Interlaken (2N), Zurich (2N), Innsbruck (1N), Sal
... London (3N), Paris (3N), Lausanne (1N), Interlaken (2N), Zurich (2N), Innsbruck (1N), Salzburg (1N), Vienna (2N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 3,35,770
Onwards
Scintilating Swiss Paris SIC Tour
10 Nights / 11 Days
Trip Type
Free & Easy – SIC Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Dec
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
Included Cities
Engelberg (7N), Paris (3N)
... Engelberg (7N), Paris (3N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 1,07,940
Onwards

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