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What to look for when visiting PARIS?

Paris, known as the « City of Light », is one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations, famous for its rich historical, artistic and cultural heritage. If you’re attending the Rugby World Cup, be sure to take the time to discover the many gems this city has to offer.

Iconic monuments

  1. The Eiffel Tower: The emblematic symbol of Paris, a visit to the Eiffel Tower is a must. You can climb to the top for a breathtaking view of the city.
  2. Notre-Dame de Paris: This Gothic cathedral, despite the damage sustained in the fire of 2019, remains a must-see for its remarkable architecture and historical importance.
  3. Montmartre and the Sacré-Coeur: Montmartre, with its artistic ambience, offers a breathtaking view of Paris from the top of the Sacré-Coeur basilica.
  4. Arc de Triomphe and Champs-Elysées : The Arc de Triomphe, at the top of the Champs-Elysées, offers another magnificent view of the city.


  1. The Louvre: The world’s largest art museum is home to famous works of art such as the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo.
  2. Musée d’Orsay: Housed in a former railway station, the Musée d’Orsay is home to an impressive collection of Impressionist art.
  3. Center Pompidou: For lovers of modern and contemporary art, the Centre Pompidou is a must.

Walks in Paris

  1. The banks of the Seine: A stroll along the quays of the Seine is an opportunity to discover the bouquinistes and enjoy a view of Paris’s many bridges.
  2. Les Jardins du Luxembourg and des Tuileries: These two gardens are perfect places to relax after a day’s sightseeing.
  3. Le Marais: This historic district is known for its cobbled streets, chic boutiques and charming squares.

Cruise on the Seine

A cruise on the Seine allows you to see some of Paris’ most famous sites from the water, including the Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame and the Louvre.


In conclusion, Paris is packed with activities and sights that add to the excitement of the Rugby World Cup. Make the most of your time in the City of Light to discover all it has to offer.

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