Paris is the capital city of France and the country’s largest city. It is situated on the river Seine, in northern France, at the heart of the Île-de-France region which is also known as the “Paris Region”. The city of Paris has various names claimed by travelers to the city such as; city of dreams, the city of lights and pure romance.
The streets of Paris are alive with a estimated population of 2.2 million people and 30 million foreign visitors per year. They get to visit the spacious parks (such as; Le Bois de Boulogne and Le Bois de Vincennes), shopping facilities, the many cafes and restaurants and see the street artists, monuments (such as; The Eiffel Tower the most recognizable monument in the city) and museums.
The French capital is the fashion capital of Europe. This is the place for young artists and fashion designers to be discovered, many have been and many more will follow. Modern and classic arts are equal in the art world’s most honorable museums such as The Louvre, Centre Georges Pompidou, and the the Musée de l’Orangerie.
Travelers to Paris need a valid passport and visa. American citizens can visit without a visa for up to 90 days. Paris is a good destination any day of the year, the city offers besides regular tourist attractions many concerts, theater shows and ballets throughout the year. The summer time and its peak season are in the months May till August.