Did you have plans to travel to Paris that were interrupted by Covid-19? Have you always wanted to go to Paris but never had the chance? Well, while sitting behind a computer screen isn’t the same as walking these marvelous streets, there are so many great ways to bring a little bit of Paris into your home through virtual tours. So grab a croissant and a café crême and start your virtual visit to Paris with these wonderful links below!
Bon voyage mes amis!
Arc de Triomphe
The Arc de Triomphe is arguably the second most iconic Parisian monument, next to the Eiffel Tower. It honors those who have fought and died for France. Get immediately transported to the bustling Champs-Élysées and walk around the Arc HERE.
Opéra National de Paris
The Paris Opera is more than three centuries old and it calls two beautiful theaters home (the Palais Garnier and the Opéra Bastille). Get lost in the beauty HERE.
Musée du Louvre
This museum needs no introduction! Arguably the most popular museum in the world, the Louvre is bringing its exhibits right to your screen HERE.
Monnaie de Paris
The Monnaie de Paris is the oldest continuously-running minting institution where they produce France’s euro coins. Take a virtual tour of this beautiful building HERE.
Musée d’Orsay is a beautiful art museum housed in a former train station. You can see the works and take yourself on a virtual tour HERE.
Musée de l’Armée / Les Invalides
If you are a history buff, this museum is so much fun. It’s home to Napoleon’s tomb and the exhibits carry you chronologically through France’s military history. And if you know anything about France, you know their history is incredibly fascinating! Go explore HERE.
Le Sacré-Cœur is a very iconic and frequently-visited Basilica in the Montmartre district of Paris. It stands atop a hill, the highest point in the city. Take a panoramic virtual tour HERE.
La Tour Eiffel
Château de Versailles
The incredibly popular and insanely beautiful Château de Versailles is bringing all the beauty and history to you HERE. This is an absolute gold mine of a virtual tour, so, just like when you’re visiting in person, make sure you give yourself plenty of time to soak it all in!
Musée de l’Orangerie
The Musée de l’Orangerie is an art museum primarily housing impressionist and post-impressionist works. Check out the collection and explore the museum HERE.
Ok so this isn’t so much a virtual tour as it is an audio tour. Centre Pompidou (home to many iconic, modern/contemporary works of art) has a really cool podcast available HERE where you can view a work and learn about it through the discussion.
The Grand Palais is a historic exhibition and event hall. It’s a very iconic Parisian monument and you can check out the inside HERE.
If you treat yourself to a virtual vacation in Paris, let me know in the comments below!
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