The monumental Eiffel Tower is one of France’s – and the world’s – most celebrated icons. It is also the most popular paid attraction amongst global monuments, with millions of sightseers visiting the structure each year.
Notre Dame de Paris
This beautiful and elaborate cathedral is known for its sharp spires and flying buttresses built in the Gothic style. Climb the 387 steps inside this splendid church for superb views of Paris itself.
Arc de Triomphe
The majestic Arc de Triomphe was initially conceived by Napoleon Bonaparte in the early 19th century to depict the glory of its conquering armies. Today, it is hailed as a masterpiece of romantic neoclassicism.
On the French National Day, July 14, a military parade commences at the Arc de Triomphe and proceeds through the Champs-Elyees.