Paris, France is one of the most popular destinations to travel around the world. Known for its beautiful, historic architecture and delicious food, this enchanting city will not disappoint. Visit the best places in Paris during a 3 day itinerary. These are 15 things to do in Paris.


1. Eiffel Tower

Place du Trocadero has the best viewing spot of the Eiffel Tower. I recommend viewing this sight at sunset, as the Eiffel Tower lights up and sparkles! Truly a magical sight.

2. Arc de Triomphe

Another famous touristic attraction in Paris, France. Watch the crazy traffic driving around the Arc de Triomphe as you marvel at its architecture!


3. Louvre Museum

Follow the Tuileries Gardens to the Louvre Museum. Home to the Mona Lisa painting and many other amazing art work. Watch as the Louvre lights up after sunset creating a beautiful spectacle.


4. Saint Chapelle

Known for its beautiful stained glass windows and high ceilings, this church is a MUST- SEE. We found this gem, by accident near the Palais de Justice and cost around 11euros. Definitely worth it in my opinion.


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5. Gardens of Paris

Luxembourg Gardens

Jardin des Plantes

Beautiful gardens filled with vibrant flowers and beautiful architecture. Both gardens are worth a visit as they are beautiful manicured year round.


6. Notre Dame

Unfortunately, this is as close to the Notre Dame as we could get due to construction from the fire. I recommend buying tickets in advance, once it opens back up for tours.


7. Champs Elysees

If you plan on doing some shopping in Paris, this is the perfect location. Champs Elysees is known for its luxury store, quaint boutiques and local restaurants. Start at the Arc de Triomphe and walk down to the Grand Palais.


8. Pont Alexandre III Bridge

An ornate arch bridge leading to Les Invalides.


9. Les Invalides

A historical landmark containing museums and monuments. Famous as the final resting place of Napoleon. We decided to skip this museum, as we ran out of time on our trip.


10. Montmartre

Take the metro out to explore Montmartre. Visit the Sacre- Coeur Basilica and have a cup of coffee at one of the many little cafes in the area. Truly one of the quaintest places in Paris, and a definite must see when visiting!


11. Moulin Rouge

If it is within your budget, I would recommend going to watch a show at the Moulin Rouge. However, if not the building itself is an awesome sight!


These last 4 items on my list, I was not able to do as we ran out of time in Paris. However, these will be the first on my list once I go back!


12. Palais de Versailles

13. Disneyland Paris

14. Cruise down the Seine river

15. Catacombes

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