Paris, Banks of the Seine

Paris, Banks of the Seine - Visit time : 4 days to 1 week.

It is of course “Paris, city of light”, but also “Paris, capital – and symbol— of France”, a city that expresses its country’s influence throughout the world.

The city of Paris is a stunning architectural ensemble, built up over the centuries in spectacular unity. The area of the classified site that runs along the banks of the Seine reflects the evolution of the city and the importance of the river that runs through it. It offers visitors views of the most beautiful monuments in Paris, simultaneously tracing the city’s rich history. As you visit, you will move from the oldest districts, already occupied in ancient times, to the palaces of the kings, on to the major axes created by Baron Haussmann in the 19th century, and finally arrive at the 20th century additions and the Eiffel Tower.

The history of Paris unfolds before your eyes in an enthralling journey through time. Whether cultural, historic, artistic, religious or architectural, the city’s rich heritage offers something for everyone.


Paris, Patrimoine Mondial office de Tourisme de Paris