Paris Attractions

  • The Eiffel Tower : The "Iron Lady" of Paris was built for the 1889 World's Fair, which commemorated the 100th anniversary of the French Revolution. The Tower is 350 metres tall ! Admission: (lift to the second floor): 16€ for adults – 8€ for young people to 12 from 24 years old – 4€ for children under 12. Admission: (lift at the top) 25 € for adults – 12, 50 € for young people to 12 from 24 years old – 6, 30 € for children under 12. Admission: (lift and stairways at the top) 19 € for adults – 9, 50€ for young people to 12 from 24 years old – 4, 80 € children under 12.
    Daily from June 21st to September 2nd from 9:00 a.m to 12:45 a.m to the rest of the year from 9:30 a.m to 11:45 p.m (for athletics types the stairways are open from 9:30 am to 6: 30 p.m)
     
  • Notre Dame de Paris : Construction began in the year 1163, and was completed 200 years later, around 1345. The cathedral can accommodate over 6,000 worshipers. Admission is free, of course, but if you want to climb the tower, it will cost €6. The architects had not installed an elevator, so people with heart problems should abstain from taking the path of heaven ... Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. daily. Guide tours: 9:30 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. daily. Masses: 8:00, 9:00, noon, 6:45 p.m.
     
  • The Champs-Elysées : Only the Champs Elysees section from the "Place de la Concorde" to the "Grand Palais" deserves its nickname of "most beautiful avenue in the world". The rest of the avenue is lined with shops and restaurants. Try the side streets. Do not forget to visit the Arc de Triomphe at the top of the avenue, built in the mid-eighteenth century to commemorate Napoleon's victories. Admission is €6, free for children under 12 years. Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. daily from April to October, and 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. every day from November to March.