Monuments & Sights

Monuments & Sights

A tricky question... For those visitors who have a short stopover in Paris, how best to see the City of Light? What are the must-see experiences, restaurants, and attractions? In a city renowned around...

It's no secret that Paris is a perfect city for flâneurs. With treasures to be discovered around every turn, the French capital is a city that's meant to be strolled. But what are the best walking...

For first-time visitors to Paris, a city itinerary isn't complete without stops at mythical sites like the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre museum. And even travelers who return again and again to the City...

Discover French country living in the 18th century just 26 kilometers west of Paris. Château de Champs-sur-Marne was constructed between 1703 and 1708 at the request of Louis XIV’s financier, Paul Poisson de Bourvallais....

A post shared by Le Tour de France (@letourdefrance) on Jul 23, 2017 at 12:58pm PDT As the Tour de France cyclists swept through Paris on Sunday, Chris Froome bolted through, taking the title of victor...

George Whitman was born in East Orange, New Jersey in 1913. And over the course of his 98 years of life, he would go on to leave an indelible impression on the literary world...

Le Quatorze Juillet? La Fête Nationale? Bastille Day? Call it what you like; France’s national day by any other name would smell as sweet… Marking the turning point in the French Revolution, with the storming of...

The Catacombs, built in the 18th century to take the strain off overflowing graveyards, have long been one of Paris's most popular tourist sites, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. The 1.7...

The Bonjour Paris editorial team requested reader submissions with memories from first trips to Paris. We were overwhelmed with wonderful responses, which we are publishing in a special series. (Read other installments here.) Below, Ron...

If asked "where is the best view in Paris?," you would probably scroll through a mental Rolodex of the highest points in the city. The Eiffel Tower, Montmartre, the Parc des Buttes-Chaumont, your friend's...

The talk of the town in Paris this spring is the opening of an exciting new music venue on the L'île Seguin, an island in the Seine at the western edge of the city. Officially...

In Paris, history comes to life, as we trek down cobblestone streets, surrounded by extraordinary centuries-old buildings, churches, mansions and homes. The Auberge Nicolas Flamel, the oldest stone house in Paris, is one of...