Traveling to France can the fulfillment of a life long dream for many tourists, but what’s a foreigner to do when they get there? The myriad of tourist attractions and cultural events can make narrowing down your options into your vacation time frame difficult.
A must see for the tourist visiting Paris is of course the Eiffel Tower. It was completed in 1889 and was once a hated sight for most Parisians but now serves as a symbol of french civic pride. The Musee du Louvre houses the famous Mona Lisa portrait painted by Leonado da Vinci and is a staple on any tourists itinerary. The Musee d’ Orsey is interestingly located in a former railroad station and hosts impressionistic art. The Notre Dame Cathadral is a gothic masterpiece of architecture located in the heart of the city and should not be skipped. The Luxemborg Gardens were once only open to French royalty and are a delight for nature lovers. Sainte Chapelle is a thirteenth century church that hosts classical music concerts as well as the Opera Garnier. Continue reading “Traveling to France” »