Whether it’s the Eiffel Tower, the Grands Boulevards, or Louvre, Paris leaves an impression on everyone. Paris is full of spectacular scenery and has the most stunningly beautiful urban landscapes in the world. The French capital or ‘the city of cities’ as Victor Hugo said, has been growing and changing for over 2,000 years and is rich in history.
Paris is situated on the River Seine, in northern France, with a population of 2,153,600 with in the administrative districts, but another 9.92 million is added if one includes the Paris unité urbaine. It’s one of the leading world business and cultural centers. The Paris Region hosts 36 of the Fortune Global 500 companies in several business districts and also international organizations, such as UNESCO. Paris is also the leading influence in politics, education, entertainment, media, fashion, science and the arts .
France is divided into six regions and each has their own beauty, charm, and attractions. The beautiful French Alps, Loire Valley, Brittany, and the seductive Mediterranean coastline. Despite all the charm and magic France has to offer, Paris is a mandatory stop for visitors, considering all of its landmarks, monuments, museums, art galleries, night life, and fine dining.
Whether found in Michelin-starred restaurants or small bistros, French cuisine is the undoubtedly the best in the world, and has become a major attraction. Service in France is friendly and professional across the board. Even though France is by far not the cheapest European country to visit, but it offers quality and value, especially in the food and wine industry. A wide range of accommodation can be found, from luxury resorts to self-catering cottages.
One of the beauties of a French holiday is that, it’s comparatively easy to get around, even in remote districts. Given the variety of things to do and see in France, a holiday can be anything. Whether for sightseeing, shopping, and playing in Paris to sunbathing on a Southern beach, no one could ever be disappointed.