Wondering how to spend 24 hours in Paris? Paris is a romantic paradise with its famous iconic Eiffel Tower which stands tall at 1050 feet, and other beautiful attractions. The alfresco cafes near the River Seine for freshly baked croissants or the cruise on the River Seine with a fantastic view of the Eiffel Tower are beckoning. What better way to spend the evening than by exploring the Latin Quarter known for its lively vibes, bistros and family-friendly attractions? Excited! But with just 24 hours to discover the ‘city of love’, the itinerary that you plan should be well-curated. So, here is your ultimate guide to fitting in an awful lot in those 24 hours in Paris!
24 Hours In Paris Itinerary
Catch Gorgeous Sunrise At The Eiffel Tower
A day in Paris itinerary is not complete without a visit to the most famous landmark in Europe, the Eiffel Tower. Let us begin the day with a beautiful sunrise view of the landmark attraction. Catch the peace and aura of the tower which is an amazing experience. We recommend that you pick up a delectable croissant or pain au chocolats as you pass by the myriad bakeries en route. Have a breakfast meal in the company of the world’s famous attraction in Paris.
Remember, at Trocadero, you get the best views of the Eiffel Tower for great photos. Start your day in Paris here as in the morning it is a bit quieter and Trocadero is one of the most romantic places in Paris.
Cruise Along The River Seine For Beautiful Facades
Paris is built along the River Seine, a river where the ashes of Joan of Arc were scattered. The cruise is one of the most recommended things to do in Paris. There are various options to choose from and we recommend gliding along the river for around one hour. The audio tour will help you enjoy the lovely sights along the way.
It is hard to explain the experience that is filled with artistic bridges with perfect sculptures, the famed Louvre which hosts the Mona Lisa, the Notre Dame and the gorgeous Orsay Museum are the famous buildings that can be spotted along the cruise. The Eiffel Tower is the start and stop point for every cruise. Discovering the Banks of the River Seine will make you never forget the beauty of Paris.
Brunch In The Perfect Montmartre
So, it’s time for a typical Parisian brunch to satisfy our hunger pangs. The perfect place is the neighbourhood of Montmartre with typical Parisian buildings and a great French vibe. From Trocadero, you can take the metro to Montmartre. After brunch, you can explore the Sacre Coeur Basilica which stands on top of a hill. Entrance to the basilica is free which is one of the top things to do here.
There are many small steps to the top for mesmerizing views of the city, an unforgettable experience. Also, explore La Maison Rose and Le Consulat. Place du Tertre is where you can find yourself mingling with many painters in this splendid square that shows you the cultures of Paris.
A Visit To Notre Dame And Lunch In Le Marais
It is very easy to go to Notre Dame from Montmartre. Indulge in the splendid architecture of the 700-year-old church for cultural vibes. This is definitely worth your time as this is the most famous of the Gothic cathedrals of the Middle Ages. Be awe-struck by the distinguished size and antiquity. Look around the lovely shops nearby such as Shakespeare & Company and Odette.
Next to Notre Dame is a neighbourhood of Paris called Le Marais. You will find lots of restaurants and shops here and it is a great place to relax over lunch. Don’t forget to visit the Louvre, probably after lunch here which is one of the best museums in the world. You can see a wide array of objects and paintings such as the famous work by Leonardo Da Vinci called the Mona Lisa. The museum will leave you in awe.
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Spend The Evening At Tuileries Garden
Go through the beautiful Tuileries Garden to reach the famous Champs-Elysees, a cultural hotspot. This garden is magical during the spring season with many blossoms that turn the city pink. From April to June the temperatures are perfect to explore the outdoors of Paris. Relax in the perfect place, one of the great parks for a fantastic picnic family time. Enjoy the nature of spring and let the gorgeous city of love embrace you.
The garden was formerly a royal garden when the king’s palace was based in Louvre. The classic landscaping, myriad ponds and inviting benches are just the place to take a break. You can then hop on to Metro Line 1 to take the train eastward from Tuileries to Chatelet les Halles for an early evening tour. Enjoy an evening in Paris to make memorable memories come true.
Check Out A Cabaret At The Moulin Rouge
Don’t forget to book way in advance for the tickets to the top iconic Moulin Rouge Late Night Show with Champagne and Dinner. Enjoy fine food in one of the most famous cabaret hotspots and take a seat at a table in the Moulin Rouge cabaret venue. Relish a flavorful meal prepared by top chefs as you wait for the curtains to rise. The energetic Can-Can dancers set the pace of the night as you experience an amazing show. The stage is alight with traditional music and talented dancers.
Feast your senses with the vibrant colours and elaborately dressed showgirls as they perform compelling choreography. Toast with fine Champagne and soak up the atmosphere with dancers, music and fabulous costumes. Book the 9.00 pm show rather than the 11.00 pm show to catch an early night. This is truly an indulgent experience of 105 minutes as we see the legendary ‘Feerie’ show that features feathers, fabulous settings and more.
“Au revoir” from Paris, until we meet again!