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Situated principally on the right bank of the River Seine, it also includes the west end of the Île de la Cité. The arrondissement is one of the oldest in Paris, the Île de la Cité having been the heart of the city of Lutetia, conquered by the...more
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Includes tons of big-time sites and great restaurants. Check out the Tulleries garden. Also, the 1st is very well maintained and the metro in this area can get you many places quickly. We stayed in the 1st and it was fantastic.
Buy a good guidebook that shows local attractions. You can walk to everything, so much to see and do. So many nice people to explain things and make even more suggestions.If you want to get to know Paris, start with its people.
I love the Louvre & Palace gardents by the Louvre! Visit Angelina - a world-class world-famous bakery! Pick up a free walking tour in the area & walk by the Ritz Hotel where Chanel lived (where Princess Diana stayed prior to her death) & see...More
My 17 year old daughter and I stayed in a rented apartment in the 1st Arrondissement in February. I loved that we were within walking distance to the Louvre the Tulleries Gardens Museum D'Orssay Museum D'lorange the Alexander III Bridge and Rue St. Honore. Lovely...More
The 1st arrondissement lies in the original heart of Paris where you'll find Notre-Dame, the Tuileries gardens, the Louivre museum, the 'Concorde' place where the VIPs sit with the French President each 14th July for Bastille Day...
You'll also enjoy some of the nicest boutiques...More
The first Arrondissment is a perfect place to park yourself for sightseeing in Paris. Many of the best tourist attractions-the "must sees" are within easy walking distance. If you prefer not to walk it has a huge transportation center, Les Halles. From there you can...More
From the majestic Louvre to the regal Palais-Royal, this neighborhood oozes luxury. The grand arches along Rue de Rivoli are shadowed by mosaics in front of decorated vitrines and hotels. Place Vendôme is lined with the world’s best jewelers and their glittering window displays. Every other establishment has someone to open the door for you or park your car. You can spend hours gazing at its haute couture shops or
lingering over a meal at any of its chic eateries. After all that indulgence, the Tuileries gardens provide stately respite, while theaters compete for your applause. It's a neighborhood that draws admirers from around the world, all attracted to the luxe life in Paris.