Paris is the capital and most populated city in France and is divided into 20 districts; Louvre, Bourse, Temple, Hotel-de-Ville, Phanteon, Luxembourg, Palais-Bourbon, Elysee, Opera, Enclos-St.Laurent, Popincourt, Reuilly, Gobelins, Observatoire, Vaugirard, Passy, Batignolles-Monceau, Butte-Montmartre, Buttes Chaumont and Menilmontant.
For those who love architecture, Paris is a sight to behold with monuments such as The Eiffel Tower, the Gothic Notre Dame Cathedral and the Louvre Pyramid.
With around 70 Michelin Star restaurants, visitors can indulge in a unique gastronomic experience. The typical Brasseries, Bistros and cafés are not to be missed, perfect for sipping a coffee or glass of wine on the sidewalk and people watching. The traditional Parisian to go snack is a baguette slathered with fresh butter, country ham and emmental cheese which can be bought from any Bakery (Boulengerie) and ideal for picnicking in the nearby parks and gardens.
There are many year-round activities and events such as concerts, shows, sporting events, fashion shows and exhibitions. Main highlights include Paris Fashion Week, Roland-Garros tennis tournament, Tour de France finishing line and the Hermes Show Jumping.
Visitors can explore the numerous museums, art galleries, cathedrals and churches, monuments, public gardens and the infamous Moulin Rouge.