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Paris in One Day Itinerary

Are you going on a one day trip to Paris? Then you'll probably want to make sure you don't miss any of the highlights of the City of Light. This one day itinerary includes the main Paris sights and attractions and offers some tips on how to make the most of Paris in just one day.

Eiffel Tower, Paris

About this trip

Once in Paris, start off your one day trip at the Triumphal Arch. Then take a stroll along the fancy shops of the Avenue des Champs-Élysées making your way to the Eiffel Tower. Take a while to admire Paris from above. The Concorde square follows up on your itinerary. Walking along the Seine river, you soon end up in front of the Louvre. You don't have time to go inside, but you can still take a while to adore its greatness. Cross Pont Neuf, the oldest bridge in Paris, and end your day at the Notre Dame Cathedral.

Things to do on this trip

Day 1

  • Triumphal Arch

    This arch measuring 50 meters is dedicated to the soldiers who sacrificed their lives during the French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars.

  • Champs-Élysées Avenue

    Stretching across two kilometres, this avenue claims to be the world's most beautiful one. Fancy cafés, posh boutiques, nice bistros, etc.

  • Eiffel Tower

    The most iconic sight in all of Paris. Do not miss this iron lady known all around the world. The views from the top are breath-taking.

  • Concorde Square

    A famous square close to many important Parisian sights. The Luxor Obelisk stands in the middle – can you read the hieroglyphs?

  • Louvre Museum

    The most-visited museum in the world will enchant you with its rich historical collections (35,000 objects). Don't forget to greet Mona Lisa.

  • Seine River

    A stroll along Seine's waterfront is a must while in the city of lights, no matter if you have a sweetheart or not.

    You can enjoy the river on tours boats or the hop on hop off boats, some operators offer even private dining experiences.

    On the riverbanks there are floating restaurants, cafés and discos. There are also many benches, where you can sit with your picnic and admire the views. The riverbanks are also popular among sunbathers, cyclists and joggers.

  • Pont Neuf

    Admire the oldest bridge in Paris constructed between 1578–1607. See the sculptured faces of people and the statue of King Henry IV, too.

    The bridge became a popular meeting place very soon after it was built, since it was the first bridge in Paris with pavements and without houses built on it.

    After it was opened, an equestrian statue of the King was erected there, but it was knocked over during the French Revolution. It was replaced in 1818.

  • Holy Chapel

    The whole chapel is lined by 13th-century stained glass. The best visit is on a sunny day when you'll marvel at the spectacular lightshow.

  • Notre-Dame Cathedral

    A true masterpiece of Gothic architecture, both on the outside and the inside. The reliquary holds many first-class relics. Do not miss.

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