Ile de la Cite Vacations
To feel the real pulse of Paris, pull on some comfortable shoes and discover surrounding areas like Paris, Ile Saint Louis, and Montparnasse.
Visitors travel from near and far to see the Eiffel Tower, one of the best-loved attractions in the country. It is only 3 miles (5 kilometers) from the city center.
Discover the Arc de Triomphe and Louvre Museum and see more of central Paris.
To gain a deeper understanding of Paris, head to one of its museums and theaters. Visit some of the remarkable artistic and historic collections including Picasso Museum, the Arab World Institute and Orangerie Museum. Go and see a spectacular show at Paris Opera, Folies Bergere and Bobino. If you enjoy art, visit the exhibits at the Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art and the Gallery of Comparative Anatomy and Paleontology.
If the sun is shining get outdoors and make the most of the nearby parks and reserves. Follow the paths through botanical displays, pull out your sketch pad, or just relax in the shade at Tuileries Garden.
Visitors to Paris should go and see Palais Royal, the Luxembourg Gardens and Place Vendome. Whatever your background or beliefs, you'll appreciate the peaceful atmosphere at Ile de la Cite’s holy places like the Notre Dame Cathedral, Eglise Saint-Eustache and the Church of Saint Germain l'Auxerrois.
Go to Galeries Lafayette, the Le Bon Marche and the Forum des Halles for a satisfying dose of retail therapy.
When it’s time to wind down after enjoying the delights of Ile de la Cite, check in to one of the many local accommodation options. For a good night’s sleep it’s hard to go past the Novotel Paris Les Halles, the Crowne Plaza Paris Republique, and the popular Grand Hotel des Gobelins.