Take a Paris tour for epic sightseeing
Taking a Paris tour on a hop on, hop off bus is a great way to see the main sights in this colourful, eclectic capital.
Climb the Arc de Triomphe
Possibly the most iconic of all French monuments, and certainly one of the most impressive, the Arc de Triomphe was built from 1806-1836. Its imposing style is a testimony to the decoration that was popular at that time. Admire its structure and engravings which evoke France's military history and social past. Also, climb up to enjoy the stunning views over Paris.
Browse the Musée d’Orsay
On the banks of the Seine, the Musée d’Orsay is a former railway station built where the Palais d’Orsay used to be. It typifies the Beaux Arts movement and is one of the most visited art galleries in Paris. Paris tours always stop off here so tourists can admire the artwork and sculptures from 1848 to 1915. Take in works by masters such as Delacroix, Manet, Monet, and Cézanne, among others and delve into France's cultural past.
Marvel at the Centre Pompidou
When you're on a Paris tour (https://www.pariscityvision.com/en/paris/city-tour), the Centre Pompidou is a must-see attraction! This captivating building is the largest and most significant modern art museum in Europe with a worldwide reputation. The artwork there ranges from 19th-20th century works with over 50,000 pieces covering the Fauvist, Cubist, Surrealist and Abstract Expressionist art movements.
Linger on the Place de la Bastille
In the centre of this square stands the "Génie de la Liberté" (Spirit of Freedom) in commemoration of the 1830 revolution (also well known for the 1789 revolution too). Back then, the Bastille Prison was there but was torn down after the revolution. Today, the square hosts various cultural and entertainment events as well as many upscale bars and restaurants on the nearby Rue de la Roquette.