Must-sees in Paris for international students

Livinfrance team
Published on
October 26, 2022
Last updated on
November 20, 2023

The Basilique du Sacré-Cœur: a spiritual and panoramic paradise

Perched majestically at the top of the Butte Montmartre, the Basilique du Sacré-Cœur is a symbol of spiritual devotion and architectural splendor. Ascend its steps and enter a world of tranquility as you explore the inside. You must notice the true gem lies outside, where a breathtaking panorama of Paris awaits.

Musée d’Orsay : an artistic time capsule

Immerse yourself in the world of impressionism and beyond at the Musée d'Orsay, housed within a former railway station. The museum boasts an impressive collection of masterpieces from renowned artists such as Monet, Renoir, and Van Gogh. This artistic sanctuary will transport you through time, allowing you to appreciate the beauty and evolution of art while gaining a deeper understanding of France's cultural heritage.

Centre Pompidou: where art meets modernity

Prepare to have your preconceptions of art challenged at the Centre Pompidou, a cutting-edge cultural institution. Its iconic exterior is a testament to its innovative spirit : step inside and explore the world of contemporary art and all its modern masterpieces. For all our international student, the Centre Pompidou encourages you to explore new perspectives, and engage with your inner creativity.

Jardin des Tuileries: peaceful garden in the city

Escape the noisy city streets and come spend a quiet moment in the enchanting Jardin des Tuileries. This historic garden, located between the Louvre Museum and Place de la Concorde, offers a peaceful oasis with its immaculate flowerbeds, tranquil ponds, and picturesque alleys. Find a comfortable bench to enjoy a great book, or simply soak up the beauty of your surroundings. A space for reflection and rest!

Canal Saint Martin: parisian charm along the water

Discover a hidden gem beloved by locals, the charming Canal Saint Martin. This picturesque waterway winds through vibrant neighborhoods, offering a glimpse into Parisian life off the beaten path. Join your friends and enjoy a pleasant walk along the water, or perhaps indulge in a cozy picnic by the water's edge. This place represents the authentic side of Paris, perfect for forging connections and creating unforgettable memories.

The Eiffel Tower: an iconic emblem of paris

The Eiffel Tower is the best-known symbol of Paris, providing a breathtaking views of the city's landmarks. It was built to be one the main attractions at the Paris World's Fair in 1889. That year, the entire Champ de Mars in Paris was focus the huge tower in iron and steel : a sign of the great industrial advancement in that time. Still today, the Eiffel Tower is an architectural masterpiece that invites each one of us to embrace creativity and ambition, being inspired by the city's charm and grandeur. 

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