Paris

For many travelers Paris – the French capital – will be France’s front door, the first contact with the country.

The city of Paris is one of the main destinations in the world, well-known for its history, architecture, design, and gastronomy. Located north of France, in the region of Ile-de-France, Paris is a great destination for a European weekend-getaway or longer holidays with day trips nearby.

Paris is also the point of departure for fantastic trips around France by train or road trips.

Population: 2,148,000

Department: Paris

Region: Ile-de-France, in Northern France

Average temperatures (max /min): January – 9C /3C; April – 17C / 8C; July – 26C / 16C; October – 17C / 10C.

Main attractions: the Louvre Museum, the Eiffel Tower, Montmartre, Versailles Palace & Gardens.

Paris Articles

The blog World in Paris covers the city of Paris and it is a great resource for Paris travel planning and inspiration. It also provides local tips and explores the most quirky sights in case you want to go off the beaten path.

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