Top 5 Things to Do in Paris 2017

Here is a list of the most popular things to do in Paris, France in 2017, based on popularity among traveler reviews.

1. Musee d’Orsay

Address: 1, Rue de la Legion d’Honneur, 75007 Paris, France

Phone Number: +33 1 40 49 48 14

This beautiful museum, once a railroad station, now houses a staggering collection of Impressionist art, as well as other items created between 1848 and 1914. In 2011, the museum is running a renovation of the top floor (impressionist gallery). Only ground and medium floor are accessible. The top floor will re-open on the 20th of October. Meanwhile, some impressionist masterpieces are not visible.

Source: ThingLink

2. Eiffel Tower 

Address: 5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France

Phone Number: +33 892 70 12 39

Completed in 1889, this colossal landmark, although initially hated by many Parisians, is now a famous symbol of French civic pride.

Eiffel tower at night
Source: Travel & Leisure

3. Musee du Louvre 

Address: 99 rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France

Phone Number: +33 1 40 20 50 50
Home to Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, the Louvre is considered the world’s greatest art museum, with an unparalleled collection of items covering the full spectrum of art through the ages.
Musee du Louvre
Source: Franceinfo

4. Notre Dame Cathedral

Address: 6 Parvis Notre-Dame | Place Jean-Paul II, 75004 Paris, France

Phone Number: +33 1 42 34 56 10
This famous cathedral, a masterpiece of Gothic architecture on which construction began in the 12th century, stands on the Île de la Cité and is the symbolic heart of the city.
Notre Dame Cathedral
Source: A View on Cities

5. Sainte-Chapelle

Address: 8 Boulevard du Palais,, 75001 Paris, France

Phone Number: +33 1 53 40 60 80
The Sainte-Chapelle is the finest royal chapel to be built in France and features a truly exceptional collection of stained-glass windows. It was built in the mid 13th century by Louis IX, at the heart of the royal residence, the Palais de la Cité. It was built to house the relics of the Passion of Christ. Adorned with a unique collection of fifteen glass panels and a large rose window forming a veritable wall of light,the Sainte-Chapelle is a gem of French Gothic architecture. Designated world heritage site by UNESCO.
Source: Parisianist

*Bonus: French Open

Going to miss Wimbledon? Never fear: if you’re in Paris in late May / early June, head to the French Open instead. Also known as the Roland Garros, this is one of the big four Grand Slam tennis tournaments (along with Wimbledon, and the US and Australian Opens), and the only one played on clay courts. This makes the game slower and more strategic than on grass, and gives the whole event a wonderfully relaxed vibe.

French Open
Source: The Sports Quotient
These are just a few of the most popular things to do in Paris. If you are visiting France, book the best Paris hotel deals on TripAdvisor here. Have a great vacation!!

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