The City of Love is renowned around the world for its famous sites, streets and shops.
With a reputation for luxury, Paris is the number one destination for holidaymakers with an eye for style and the taste for the finer things in life. Culturally rich and overflowing with museums and galleries, the city has been immortalised in countless Hollywood classics which has only added to its appeal.
But do you know where do go when wanting to take in the luxurious views and attractions of the French capital ? Whether staying at one of the best boutique hotels in Paris or simply visiting the city on a day trip, read on to learn the spots you simply can’t miss during your holiday.
A Mecca for fashionistas, Avenue Montaigne is Paris’ most expensive street.
Located close to theChamps Élysées, the street contains numerous stores from some of the world’s greatest brands. Louis Vuitton, Dior, Chanel and Valentino are just some of the high-end fashion heavyweights to grace the Avenue Montaigne and provide both visitors and the people of Paris with fabulous clothes.
After browsing the renowned clothing stores, pay a visit to the Bulgari jewellery shop to find the perfect accessories for any lavish purchases. Just remember to take your credit card.
Considered by many to be the most famous opera house in the world, the Palais Garnier is a shrine to the fine arts.
The 19th century building is renowned for its magnificent architecture, with its exterior adorned with elaborate figures and intricate details. And things only get more luxurious inside. For decades the rich and famous have meandered through the Palais Garnier’s Grand Foyer and Staircase before sipping champagne beneath the building’s sumptuous chandelier.
Whether you’re already a fan of opera and ballet or are completely new to them, the Palais Garnier is a must-see if you truly want to enjoy the finer things in Paris.
L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon
Is there a more relaxing way to unwind on holiday than enjoying a meal and some fine wine ? Well L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon offers visitors to Paris the most luxurious night in the city.
Serving Joel Robuchon’s unique take on France’s famous haute cuisine, diners can enjoy food dreamt up by the man who has been lauded as the ‘Chef of the Century’. In fact the restaurant was recently voted one of the best anywhere in the world and offers a service that will meet the most exacting of standards.
So make sure you enjoy the restaurant’s renowned truffle potatoes or mouth-watering caviar in the era-defining establishment during your time in Paris.
The Louvre is a bastion of Paris culture and has helped earn the city the reputation for being one of the world’s most cultured places.
Containing some of the finest works of art ever created, from Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa to the Venus de Milo, the gallery is the place to bask in the luxurious spirit of the city. After exploring it’s masterpieces tourists can relax in the shadow of The Louvre Palace, one of the city’s most picturesque and fashionable spots.
Situated close to the Arc d’Triomphe, Paris’ first dedicated champagne lounge provides one of the best nights out in the city. The Flute Bar has 23 different champagnes for sophisticated visitors to choose from in its intimate and stylish surroundings. Why settle for anything less in this city of refinement ?
What opulent site would you recommend in Paris ?