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  • 1 Garden façade Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    pl. d'Armes F - 78000 Versailles

    The central pavilion of the Château of Versailles, jutting out from the wings, avoids monotony by the addition of intermittent rows of sculpted columns which break the rigid horizontal lines. The Italian-style flat roof is concealed by a balustrade b..

  • 2 Butte Montmartre Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    pl. du Parvis-du-Sacré-Coeur F - 75018 Paris

    The «Mount of the Martyrs» where, as tradition has it, Saint Denis prayed to heaven, is a surprising place which even today has managed to keep its look of a village, even if the flow of tourists tends to spoil it. The place where the Paris Commune s..

  • 3 The Église du Dôme des Invalides Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Religious buildings

    129 r. de Grenelle F - 75007 Paris

    Designed in the French Classical style by Jules Hardouin-Mansart, this church was built between 1677 et 1706. Two cupolas fit one inside the other, illuminated by "hidden light". The beauty of the domes contrasts with the robust aspect of t..

  • 4 Champs-Élysées Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    av. des Champs-Élysées F - 75008 Paris

    This grandiose and impressively wide avenue is the city's most famous thoroughfare, home to a string of luxury boutiques. Highly fashionable during the Second Empire period, it has preserved its fine avenues of chestnut trees, theatres and a few rest..

  • 5 Notre-Dame Cathedral Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Religious buildings

    6 pl. Jean-Paul-II F - 75004 Paris

    This site has been a place of worship for 2 000 years: a Gallo-Roman temple, Christian basilica and Romanesque church all preceded the current building. Maurice de Sully began construction around 1163. Over the centuries it has suffered significant a..

  • 6 Place des Vosges Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    pl. des Vosges F - 75004 Paris

    This vast square, probably conceived by Métezeau, was the wish of Henri IV. When completed in 1612, the Place Royale became the centre of elegant life, with carrousels and pleasure. The square got its present name in 1800 in honour of the département..

  • 7 Disneyland Paris Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Industrial tourism and theme park

    F - 77700 Chessy

    Five «lands» using the local terminology in this 55 ha fantasy kingdom; Main Street USA reconstructs the main street of an American 19 C town. Frontierland recalls the wild west with its old goldmine in Big Thunder Mountain and a haunted house, Phant..

  • 8 Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    D 215 F - 77950 Maincy

    This château is one of the most handsome masterpieces of the 17C. It was built for Nicolas Fouquet by major artists such as Louis Le Vau, Charles Le Brun and André Le Nôtre between 1656 and 1661. At a party on 17 August 1661, Louis XIV became jealous..

  • 9 Palace Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    pl. du Gén.-de-Gaulle F - 77300 Fontainebleau

    This château is at once evocative of the Renaissance, with its famous horseshoe staircase, and of the imagery of Épinal, with the poignant scene of Napoleon bidding farewell to the faithful soldiers of the Old Guard in Adieux de Napoléon. In 1528, Fr..

  • 10 Fontainebleau Forest Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    D142 F - 77300 Fontainebleau

    The ancient forest of Bière has always been a magnificent hunting ground, particularly on horseback. Today, it is carefully maintained (it is divided into 747 plots tended so as to produce the finest specimens), and has signposted pathways throughout..

  • 11 The Palace of Versailles Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    pl. d'Armes F - 78000 Versailles

    A symbol of Classical perfection, the largest palace in the world was the sumptuous reflection of an era of intensive creation, and emblem of absolute power. Just like in the times of Louis XIV, entry to the Palace, which was built by Le Vau and Jule..

  • 12 Basilique Saint-Denis Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Religious buildings

    1 r. de la Légion-d'Honneur F - 93200 St-Denis

    The Basilica is a gem of French Gothic architecture and a source of inspiration for the cathedrals of Chartres, Senlis and Meaux. The necropolis of the Kings of France houses a collection - the only one of its kind in Europe - of recumbent figures an..

  • 13 Château de Vincennes Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    av. de Paris F - 94300 Vincennes

    The edifice is comprised of two distinct sections: an austere 14C keep** that has retained its original crenellated walls and machicolations, and a majestic 17C structure with a royal courtyard and chapel*. The ground-floor of the keep was formerly t..

  • 14 Château de Courances Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    13 r. du Château F - 91490 Courances

    Built around 1630, this typical Louis XIII château was remodelled in the 18C. The façade was embellished in the 19C with a replica of the Fontainebleau horseshoe staircase. Courances is primarily known for its park, one of the finest examples of a Re..

  • 15 Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    1 pl. du Trocadéro-et-du-11-Novembre F - 75016 Paris

    In the Paris Wing of the Palais de Chaillot, this centre for architecture and heritage brings together three departments: the Institut Français d'Architecture, created in 1981, the Centre des Hautes Etudes de Chaillot and the Museum of French Monumen..

  • 16 Palais Garnier - Opéra National de Paris Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    8 r. Scribe F - 75009 Paris

    Designed in 1860 by Charles Garnier, the sumptuous façade of this opera house is adorned with numerous sculptures. The interior, in which Garnier used marble of varying provenance, is of incomparable beauty: the Great Staircase and Grand Foyer are qu..

  • 17 Palais du Luxembourg Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    r. de Vaugirard F - 75006 Paris

    Designed by Salomon de Brosse for Marie de Medici, this palace is French in style with Florentine touches. The main courtyard is enclosed by an arcaded gallery. The Doric ground floor with its semicircular openings adds to the robust overall appearan..

  • 18 Petit Palais - Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    av. Winston-Churchill F - 75008 Paris

    The Petit Palais was built by Charles Girault for the 1900 Universal Exhibition. In 1902 it became the home of the city's fine arts museum. Faced with the task of ensuring that works displayed were only exposed to daylight, the architect multiplied i..

  • 19 Musée d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaïsme Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    71 r. du Temple F - 75003 Paris

    This ultra-modern museum highlights old and contemporary works which relate to Jewish culture, covering areas such as religion, the Diaspora, and the Sephardic and Ashkenazi communities. The section on contemporary Judaism deals with the rise in mode..

  • 20 Musée des Arts et Métiers Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    60 r. Réaumur F - 75003 Paris

    This temple of science has over 3 000 inventions on display, divided into seven different sections and arranged chronologically. The museum, which provides an incomparable retrospective on the history of technical expertise via actual machines and sc..

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