The Easter holidays are approaching, some will enjoy a few days off in the first week of May and the summer months are 'just around the corner'. If you are planning a getaway and don't know where to go, we recommend a safe bet: Paris. The capital of France, in addition to being one of the most touristic cities in the world, it is perfect to visit in a couple of days. If you want to surprise your partner in the 'city of love' or enjoy with your family in a town whose leisure options are endless, we explain what to do in your trip to paris in two days.
ARRIVAL TO THE CAPITAL
Thanks to low-cost flights, it is increasingly easy and economical to travel to the French capital; and whatever airport you land at, you can access the heart of Paris by transport. We recommend that you book your accommodation in the most central neighborhoods or close to the main metro stops, since these days we will be moving around the city by this means of transport. Once you leave your suitcases in your room, head to the Trocadero stop. As soon as you exit the metro you will have a beautiful image of the quintessential symbol of Paris: the Eiffel Tower.
After taking the first photographs of your trip, go to the foot of the base to climb to this famous viewpoint. If you want to ascend on foot you will have to go to the ticket office on the right, while if you want to take the elevator go to the one on the left. You have three different heights, but we definitely recommend that you go to the highest. The entrance price ranges from 5 to 14 euros and the tower remains open until midnight, so you can enjoy the wonderful views of Paris for as long as you want.
From there, we will walk to another of the city's symbols, the Arch of Triumph; and if it is before 11 p.m. and we want to go up, we can do so by paying an entrance fee of 9.50 euros. From above you have impressive views of one of the main arteries of the capital, the Champs Elysées. Before going to our accommodation to rest, we will walk along the famous avenue looking at the elegant windows of the most glamorous stores in the city.
We will start at the third symbol of the city, the Notre Dame Cathedral, and we will be on the left side of the religious temple around 9:30 am. And starting at 10 a.m. you can climb to the top of the towers from where you will have magnificent views of the center of Paris and you can photograph the friendly gargoyles that accompany the entire route. Once down, don't forget to enter the interior of Notre Dame since access is free, unlike the climb to the towers which costs 8.50 euros.
From there we will go to the most visited museum in the world, the Louvre, although first we will pass through two of the beautiful bridges that cross the waters of the Seine River: the New Bridge and the Bridge of Arts. The latter is 'invaded' by millions of padlocks placed by couples in love who want to seal their love with this romantic gesture. After photographing the exterior of the Louvre, we will walk through the Tuileries Gardens and we will end up in the center Concorde Square. Very close to her is the Madeleine church, one of the few free monuments in Paris; and from there we will walk towards the north of the city to see the Garnier opera whose entrance costs 9 euros per person.
Our next stop is Basilica of the Sacred Heartn, and to do this, we will go through the famous Galeries Lafayette, the legendary cabaret Moulin Rouge and we will climb the endless stairs of the Montmartre neighborhood. Admission to the interior of the Sacred Heart is free, and from the outside, you have impressive views of the immense Paris. If we still have the strength, we take a subway to the Pantheon since it remains open until 6 p.m. and the entrance price is 7.50 euros.
Depending on the time our flight leaves, we can do more or less things in the last hours of our trip. We recommend that you do not leave the capital without making a Batobus ride along the Seine; They are boats that travel from the water to the main monuments of the city. And three monuments that we can find precisely on the banks of the river are the 'Small' and 'Big' Palace and the Invalides monument; The entrance price for the latter is 9 euros while access to the palaces is free. If we want to see something else, there are numerous museums that are worth visiting, although after the Louvre we highlight the Orsay's Museum as the most appropriate option.