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As you move around the city of Paris, you can't help but notice the buildings are from a vast array of architectural periods. The Latin Quarter and the Ile de la Cite offers Romanesque architecture while the Notre Dame was constructed in the early twelth century as indeed began the construction of the Louvre.
You are able to enjoy the Renaissance sweeping through Paris later than its Italian origins in the form of modifications to the Louvre and the Hotel Lamoignon (fourteenth century) among others.
The quantity of popular attractions in Paris is infinite. Deciding where to start your sight-seeing itinerary is pretty difficult with so much on offer!
The world's leading art gallery is the Louvre and situated in the heart of Paris in the 1st arrondissement! Home to many famous works of art, the Louvre was once a palace and is a beautiful place to enjoy from an architectural point of view. The recently added Pyramid provides a glamorous entrance to your art expedition and sets the scene for a remarkable art appreciation journey. The Louvre is well situated for the Tuilleries Gardens. Beautifully landscaped royal gardens providing the perfect escape fro the excitement of the busy streets.
The Arc de Triomphe, commissioned by Napoleon in the nineteenth century and located in the fifth arrondissement is found at the Place Charles de Gaulle.The largest square in Paris, offering panoramic views of the city is the Place de la Concorde. The perfect place to find a cafe and watch the world go by whilst enjoying the spirited ambiance of Paris.
Home of the Can-can, the Moulin Rouge is situated in the Pigalle district, identified by its red windmill atop its roof. Offering a twice nightly caberet show, the Moulin Rouge was once the scene of many a nightly raid during the performance of the then illegal fruity dance called the Can-can. A piece of parisien heritage, not to be missed!
The Gothic Cathedral of Notre Dame with its impressive three rose stained glass windows was once the location of the crowning of the Emperor Bonaparte.
The Eiffel Tower in the seventh arrondissement at the Champ de Mars attracts in excess of four million visitors a year. Considered by many to be the symbol of Paris, expect to find all sorts as you ascend its lofty heights of the tower, from restaurants to proposals of marriage!
Situated within the arty eighteenth arrondissement is that of Monmartre and the Sacre Coer. This is the highest point in the city with amazing views as well as where to head off to for charming but busy restaurants and portrait painters.
An enjoyable trip out of town that comes highly recommended is Versailles. Once the hunting lodge of Louis XIV,but today an impressive chateau surrounded by handsome landscaped gardens adorned by monuments and water features at every turn. Versailles was famously described by Voltaires as 'a masterpiece of bad taste and magnificence'. Continuing in the theme of royal residences, a trip to the palace of Fontainebleu is worthy of an excursion out of Paris. Where once resided Napoleon, Louis XIII, XIV, XV, the palace offers its own generous forest land which is said to be the biggest piece of greenspace near to Paris.
Paris (Orly) Airport
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Orly is situated 14km south of the city. Road access is via the A6 motorway (Autoroute du Sud) by the Porte d'Orléans (A6a) or by the Porte de Gentilly (A6b). National Road 7 by the Porte d'Italie. Parking facilities are situated close to the terminal.
A taxi fare between Paris and Orly costs around EUR 45 (GBP 31 ).
EasyJet offers you a door-to-door shared minibus service. For just Eur 17 (GBP 12 ) you'll be picked up from your hotel or residence and taken to the airport by a bilingual driver. The service is also available from the airport back into the city, so you don't have to waste precious time on your short break to Paris looking for transport.
Orly has its own rail station and is connected to both RER Lines B and C which take you to the heart of the city. RER B (orlyval) is generally quicker.
Air France Coach, OrlyBus and JetBus all offer frequent services between Paris and Orly.