It is considered to be the European capital of culture. Nowadays, international festivals, conferences and art take place there. There are over 400 galleries and around 150 museums with the renowned Georges Pompidou modern art centre. The capital of France, however, is better known for its historical buildings and and as the city of lovers. You cannot miss the Eiffel Tower dominating over the city and being the Paris exhibition symbol at the same time and together with the Champs-Elysées green, recreation grounds where you could drink some wine and have a piece of baguette, with pleasure. The Seine river twisting through the city along which you may encounter such place as la Cita isle with Notre Dame cathedral or the impressionists Musee d’Orsay museum. The Seine bank is perfect for romantic strolls. The Luwr muzeum with the renowned Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa is a must. Leave the city by the suburban train to visit the king’s Sun Luwr palace. 30 million visitors come to Paris every year. Due to its unique mood it has become the photographers and filmmakers centre, as well.
To Paris by train
No surprise, Paris is called the European capital of railway. This is the place where the new TGV high-speed trains appeared that nowadays connect Paris with the majority of France and Switzerland like Lozanna, Geneva, Marseilles, Nice and Zurich. The TGV trains call at the Gare de Lyon train station. The other important train station in Paris is Gare du Nord from which Eurostar trains leave for London.
How to book train ticket online
The tickets for the train online as well as the connections may be acquired through PolishTrains.
- The Eiffel Tower
- Notre-Dame Cathedral
- The Triumphal Arch
- Moulin Rouge
- Sacre-Coeur Basilica