Paris is considered the world capital of romance, and has its mix of popular romance
writers and artists. The river Seine splits Paris into two sections, the Rive
Droite and the Rive Gauche. If you travel along the Seine in France you will see
18th century Palaces and you will also notice the massive Eiffel Tower in the
backdrop of the city. The uniqueness of Paris is what creates the curiosity of
travel goers. Paris has many different cultural districts and is very diverse.
We suggest you check out the many different museums located in Paris as they are
very informative and intriguing.
If you have the time, it is well worth the less than 2 hour trip to see this medieval
wonder of stained glass and iron sculpture. The Cathedral at Chartres contains
some of the oldest surviving and most beautiful stained glass in the world, much
of it dating back to the 1100s. There is so much to see here that one should allow
at least a full day for the adventure. Sundays are especially popular because
of the free afternoon organ concerts.
Despite its American roots, Disneyland Paris is the paradigm of European amusement
parks. This 5,000 acre resort, one-fifth the size of Paris itself, is just 20
miles to the east from downtown Paris, and if you start early and allow yourself
a full day, you can see a good bit of it. Your concierge can help you select
from a variety of public transportation and hotel shuttle alternatives, or if
you prefer, you can enjoy one of the excellent theme hotels right at the resort.
La Tour Eiffel
For years the tallest structure in the world, this engineering marvel affords
a view of over 40 miles, weather permitting, and includes a movie theater, restaurants
and a bar. Built originally in 1899 as a temporary exhibition structure, the
Eiffel Tower remained when Paris discovered its utility as a city-wide communications