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Ferry to Paris – Your Essential Travel Guide

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Discover Things To Do In Paris

The French capital blends history, art, culture, and stunning architecture to create one of the most romantic destinations in the world. Often described as the City of Love, Paris boasts world-famous landmarks including the Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame, The Louvre and the Arc de Triomphe.

Characterised by quaint cafes, first class cuisine, historic museums, cosmopolitan high streets and a vibrant nightlife, Paris encapsulates French culture in a way that will equally satisfy those looking to sightsee or those looking to kick back and soak up the atmosphere. Travel by ferry to France with DFDS on one of our 3 convenient channel crossings.

What to do - Montmarte

What to do in Paris?

If you’re eager to explore a charmingly artistic district, Montmartre is home to the Sacré-Cœur Basilica and Montmartre Cemetery. Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali are known to have resided here. Why not take a walking tour to discover hidden gems of the area with an expert guide? Don’t miss the Espace Dalí, which contains around 300 pieces of the Spanish surrealist’s artworks.

Families can enjoy a trip of a lifetime to Disneyland® Paris, which boasts two theme parks, multiple hotel resorts and even a golf course. Take the kids on an unforgettable break and squeeze in a few days in the city to make the most of your trip. Why not plan your ideal break with the help of GetYourGuide?

Famous Landmarks

What famous landmarks to see in Paris?

There are so many things to do in Paris but a great way to start would be with a visit to the Eiffel Tower – you can even skip the queues and climb to the top of Paris’s most famous monument for breathtaking views of the city. The Arc de Triomphe, erected in 1836, is a tribute to fallen soldiers and an absolute must-see for any tourist.

Take a trip to the Louvre, the most visited museum in the world and home of world-famous artworks and collections, including Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, and the ancient Greek sculpture the Venus de Milo.

What is Paris famous for

What is Paris famous for?

Paris is the epicentre France’s history and culture. Historic landmarks like the Palace of Versailles and Notre-Dame demonstrate the magnificent architecture Paris is famous for, with examples of its Gothic, Renaissance and Art Nouveau movements evident across the city. For the art lovers, Paris boasts three of the world’s most visited art museums in the Louvre, Centre Georges Pompidou and the Musée d'Orsay.

Designer shops and high-end boutiques litter the iconic and bustling Champs-Élysées for those looking to catch a flavour of the famous Parisian fashion scene, while those looking to taste the finest French cuisine will have no shortage of options. Don't miss out on superb local food, beer or wine, whatever your preferences.

Eat & Drink in Paris

What to eat and drink in Paris?

Whether it's a crepe from a market stand, hot cider on a winter night, or chocolate-filled croissants in the morning, Paris boasts a diverse array of food and drinks. Why not tantalise your tastebuds with a guided cheese, wine and pastry tour of Montmartre? Or take an evening dinner cruise on the River Seine and sample delightful dishes whilst sipping on bubbly and admiring the sparkling Eiffel Tower.

Whatever your taste, Paris has something for everyone. Explore macaron-making classes, patisserie workshops and wine tasting, or if you want to extend your trip and immerse yourself in French cuisine and culture, why not take a tour of wine regions in France and visit some of the most picturesque vineyards in the world?

Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris

Are you ready for a magical adventure? Look no further than Disneyland Paris, where the enchanting world of Disney comes to life before your very eyes. This land of fantasy and fun is the perfect destination for travellers of all ages. Whether you're exploring the whimsical attractions, or enjoying the vibrant shows, Disneyland Paris promises to exceed your wildest dreams.

Travelling by ferry to Disneyland Paris is a great way to take the whole family on an unforgettable adventure without having to worry about baggage limits! With DFDS, you can travel with your car and make sure that space is the least of your worries. So come on and join the adventure, because the happiest place on earth is waiting for you in the heart of Paris!

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