Becoming a model in Paris – Who hasn’t dreamed of standing on the Eiffel Tower and looking over Paris? Or to visit the Louvre with all its works of art one day? If you’re a model in Paris, you’re bound to want to see some of the city. If you want to know more about the sights of Paris, read on here.
Sights & Culture in Paris
Besides classics like the Eiffel Tower or Notre Dame, there is much more to see in Paris, the long noble history of France has left many castles and city palaces, there are magnificent museums with impressive works of art and the most beautiful churches with the best view. We as a model agency have picked out the top 10 sights and attractions in Paris.
Eiffel Tower: panoramic view & restaurant
Nothing screams Paris like the Eiffel Tower. It is the equivalent of Big Ben in London or the Statue of Liberty in New York, it is the landmark of Paris. You can climb up to the tower’s observation deck for arguably the best view of the entire city. In the 312 meter high tower there is even a restaurant where you can eat with a panoramic view.
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- Address: Champ de Mars, 5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France.
- Phone: +33 892 70 12 39
- Opening hours: Mon-Sun 9:00-00:45
This is where the Eiffel Tower is located:
Walk along the observation deck of the tower and discover the beautiful view:
Arc de Triomphe: Arc de Triomphe
The Arc de Triomphe is a famous large monument that stands at the end of the famous shopping street of the Champs-Élysées. For pedestrians, the sight can only be reached through an underpass, as there is a large and busy roundabout around the monument, from which twelve streets lead off.
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- Address: Place Charles de Gaulle, 75008 Paris, France
- Phone: +33 1 55 37 73 77
- Opening hours: Mon-Sun 10:00-22:00
Here you will find the Arc de Triomphe:
Take a look around via Street View in front of the Arc de Triomphe:
Notre-Dame Cathedral: Heart of Paris
Like the Eiffel Tower, everyone knows the famous Notre Dame Cathedral in the heart of Paris. The beautiful church was completed in the 14th century, making it one of the oldest Gothic church buildings in France. Since the fire in April 2019, in which large parts of the building were destroyed, the cathedral is closed to visitors, but from the front it is still beautiful to look at, it still looks intact.
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- Address: 6 Parvis Notre-Dame – Pl. Jean-Paul II, 75004 Paris, France
- Phone: +33 1 42 34 56 10
Notre Dame is here:
Here you can explore the cathedral and the surrounding area:
Le Louvre: Mona Lisa in the Louvre Palace
The world-famous museum with probably the most famous painting in the world: The Louvre in Paris with the Mona Lisa. The art museum is located in the Palais du Louvre, the former residence of the French kings and houses over 380,000 objects, of which about 35,000 can be examined.
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- Address: Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France
- Phone: +33 1 40 20 50 50
- Opening hours: Mon, Wed-Sun from 9:00-18:00; Wed & Fri until 21:45
You can find the Musée du Louvre here:
Palace of Versailles: gardens & fairytale palace
The former residence of the kings of France is located a few kilometers outside the city limits of Paris and is a huge castle complex with beautiful parks and gardens, as well as large halls and magnificent rooms. Due to the enormous size of the complex, you can spend a whole day here and, if the weather is sunny, take the opportunity to take a leisurely stroll through the gardens or join a guided tour of the castle.
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- Address: Place d’Armes, 78000 Versailles, France
- Phone: +33 1 30 83 78 00
This is where you’ll find the castle:
Sacré-Cœur: View over Paris
The Basilica Sacré-Cœur de Montmartre is a large church on Montmartre Hill and stands out especially for its bright white color and beautiful domes. From Montmartre you have a magnificent view over Paris and also inside the church you can enjoy mosaics.
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- Address: 35 Rue du Chevalier de la Barre, 75018 Paris, France
- Phone: +33 1 53 41 89 00
- Opening hours: Mon-Sun 6:00-22:30
Here is the basilica:
Musée d’Orsay: Paintings, Sculptures & Photographs
The art museum is located directly on the south bank of the Seine opposite the Jardin des Tuileries and not far from the Musée du Louvre. The beautiful museum mainly houses paintings, sculptures, prints and photographs from the period between 1848 and 1914.
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- Address: 1 Rue de la Légion d’Honneur, 75007 Paris, France
- Phone: +33 1 40 49 48 14
- Opening hours: Tue-Sun from 9:30-18:00, Thu until 21:45
The museum is located here:
Disneyland Paris: Rollercoasters & Theme Parks
It is the only Disneyland in Europe and includes two theme parks where you can immerse yourself in the world of Disney and experience attractions, rides and parades. The park covers 2,230 hectares and has already been visited by 320 million people since it opened.
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- Address: Boulevard de Parc, 77700 Coupvray, France
- Phone: +33 825 30 05 00
You can find Disneyland here:
Palais Royal: courtyard and palace garden
The Paris City Palace was the residence of the royal families of France in the middle of Paris until the construction of the Palace of Versailles. The Palais Royal is located near the Louvre and the courtyard and garden can be visited for free, in the courtyard there are hundreds of columns that have become a secret Parisian landmark.
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- Address: 8 Rue de Montpensier, 75001 Paris, France
- Phone: +33 1 47 03 92 16
- Opening hours: Mon-Sun 8:00-22:30
This is where the Palais Royal is located:
Panthéon: Hall of Fame of France
The Panthéon is the national hall of fame of France, almost 80 famous French personalities like Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Marie Curie or Victor Hugo rest here. The building with a large dome is visible for miles around Paris, inside the Panthéon is decorated in Gothic style with slender columns and elegant ribbed vaults.
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- Address: Place du Panthéon, 75005 Paris, France
- Phone: +33 1 44 32 18 00
- Opening hours: Mon-Sun 10:00-18:30
Here you’ll find the Panthéon:
Sightseeing Day in Paris
You can combine visits to some attractions, such as the Eiffel Tower, a stop at the Arc de Triomphe and a visit to the Louvre or Musée d’Orsay. For other attractions, however, you should plan a full day, such as the visit to the Palace of Versailles or Disneyland, if you have more time, it is also worth going to Disneyland for two days.