LeaderBoard Spot

Paris Travel Information

Paris Vacations & Travel Tips

Fast Facts

Paris comprises twenty arrondissements or districts.

There is actually another Statue of Liberty in Paris that complements France’s gift to America, emphasizing these two nations’ enduring camaraderie.

Paris is also known as "The City of Light" (La Ville Lumière), due, in part, to its leading role in the Age of Enlightenment, when a large number of writers, artists, and academics were drawn to the city. The title also comes from the fact that Paris was one of the first cities in Europe to utilize gas street lighting.

The main pyramid at the Louvre’s entrance was designed by I. M. Pei to mirror the same proportions as the Great Pyramid of Giza. It is one of five pyramids housed in the museum: there is another one underground, and three more to create light shafts for the museum’s expansive collections.

Region: France

Featured Paris Hotel

Hotel Napoleon Paris Champs-Elysees

Hotel Napoleon Paris Champs-Elysees

  • Best Seller
Our 4.5-Star classification designates those properties with well-appointed, deluxe accommodations, extensive amenities and comprehensive guest services. Expect attention to detail and a warm and hospitable staff ready to cater to your needs. These superb properties offer a truly refined getaway. Half star indicates that the hotel/resort meets all criteria of the designated rating and exceeds in certain areas.
Arc de Triomphe

This luxury hotel in the heart of the Triangle d'Or is a haven of serenity and a marvel of Empire-style decor.

Book Now
See All Paris Hotels >

When to Go

The best time to visit Paris is either the spring or the fall. The warmest month is July when temperatures edge into the 80s F, and the coolest is January, which averages around 41 F. Although it rains year-round, May sees the most.

Travel Tips & Tools

Practical information to assist you before and during your trip.

Europe Travel Information