Punctuated by galleries of modern art, trendy restaurants, lush rooftop terraces, and world famous historic monuments and landmarks, the delightful city of Paris offers some of the best travel experiences in the world. Tourists from around the world troop to the City of Light each year to get a magical view over Paris. Whether you’re a first time visitor or it’s your fourth trip to Paris, it’s likely you’ll spend most of your time or day looking upwards at the City’s beautiful skyline. Here are some of the best views in the City of Light for an unforgettable experience.
The Montparnasse Tower is a must visit for anyone looking to get an incredible view of Paris. While the tower may appear to be a bit out of place, a 360-degree view of Paris from the top of this lone skyscraper in the city’s skyline is unmatched. It takes a minute or less to get to the rooftop using an elevator. Be sure to bring your camera for some beautiful photos as you enjoy spectacular views of Paris.
If you’ve watched the movie Inception, the Bir-Hakeim Bridge won’t be a new name to you. Thousands of newly-wed couples come here every year to immortalize their wedding day, but that’s not all. Your trip to the City of Light will be incomplete without a quick selfie or some photos of the breathtaking view of Quai Branly. The bridge’s steel construction and double-level is also a sight to behold.
Ferris wheel at Concorde
If you’re visiting Paris sometime between mid-November and early May, be sure to take a quick ride at the giant Ferris wheel that sits in Place de la Concorde. It’s an opportunity to feel the breeze through your hair and become a kid again as you circle high above the city of Light and admire the impressive pyramid and the Palais du Louvre. The beautiful view over Paris are well worth the ride.
L’Arc de Triomphe
You won’t have to worry about cardio exercises during your Paris trip or vacation after climbing the narrow, winding staircase to the top of the Arc de Triomphe. It’s one of the most unforgettable experiences for every traveler in the City of Light. Forget the long queues in the Eiffel Tower and enjoy a bit of workout climbing one of the most recognizable monuments in Paris. The breathtaking view of the city and the photographs you’ll be taking home are worth the workout.
Centre Georges Pompidou
The Center Georges Pompidou is a popular place for visitors to gather after spending an extensive day exploring the modern art pieces and exhibits at the Musee National d’Art Moderne. It offers beautiful views of the Notre Dame, Les Halles, Marais, Sacre Coeur, and surrounding neighborhood.
La Tour Eiffel (Eiffel Tower)
From its 324-meter pinnacle, the Eiffel Tower is the best spot for anyone to enjoy breathtaking views of Paris. No one comes to Paris and leaves without touring the world-famous Eiffel Tower. Of course, you must be patient to wait on the queue and be ready to be surrounded by a lot of people. The landmark is considered to be the highest viewing point with panoramic views of the entire city.