Car hire in Paris
Discover Paris in an Avis car
Paris position as one of the most iconic cities in the world cannot be disputed. Famous as the city of love and romance it also has a reputation for fashion, art, history, exceptional food and stunning architecture. Famed for the Eiffel Tower, the inimitable Louvre and the Tour de France Paris enjoys visitors from every corner who want to experience its treasures. Ensure you explore all of the city’s delights with a car hire service that reflects the prestige of your location with Avis car rental.
History & Culture
Where else can you start except the monument most synonymous with the city, The Eiffel Tower! Running a very close second is the splendid Arc de Triomphe with its symbolic tomb of the Unknown Soldier lying underneath. Art is everywhere in Paris but there are a few must see destinations. Of course the exceptional collections of the Louvre must be enjoyed, immerse yourself in the works of Monet at the Musée Marmottan Monet, admire the craftmanship on display at the Musée du Quai Branly and explore medieval history in a visit to the Musée National du Moyen Âge. Paris is home to some stunning architecture and anyone with an interest should visit the museum Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine to pay homage to those achievements. Some fine examples also exist around the city and to be admired are the Arab World Institute, the Notre Dame Cathedral and a number of covered shopping arcades around the city known as Passage Couverts.
Shopping & Dining
As a mecca for the fashion conscious Paris is full of interesting places to test your wallet and pick up some unique souvenirs from your trip. Explore the Parisien department stores Galeries Lafayette and Printemps in the Boulevard Haussmann district. Drop by the Marais quarter for a great choice of jewellery, antiques and art. For a designer shopping experience make sure you pay a visit to Avenue Montaigne and Avenue des Champs-Elysées. Paris has long been considererd an exciting destination for food and the city is full of gastronomic delights to amaze and inspire. With the French reputation for wonderful pastry, the capital is full of choice for anyone with a sweet tooth. Indulge yourself with a visit to the colourful selection on hand at La Pâtisserie des Rêves or sample an iconic macaroon st Pierre Hermé. Enjoy a flavour of affordable yet classic french fare around the corner from the Louvre at Bistrot Victoires. Tuck in to an authentic french crepe at Breizh Café. Book ahead for a seat in the ever popular A la Biche au Bois or blow the budget on a trip to the grandiose, 3 Michelin starred Le Meurice.
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