1 Sainte-Chapelle

The stunning stained-glass windows of the Sainte-Chapelle rank among the finest achievements of French High Gothic.

2 The Louvre

Quite simply, one of the world’s greatest art museums.

3 Marais

Arguably the city’s most lively and attractive district, characterized by narrow streets, fine Renaissance mansions and trendy bars.

4 Musée d’Orsay

After its major revamp, the Musee d’Orsay’s fabulous collection of Impressionist paintings are displayed to better effect than ever.

5 Jardin du Luxembourg

These lovely gardens capture Paris at its most warm-hearted.

6 Palais de Tokyo

This cool 1930s structure houses two of Paris’s most exciting art spaces.

7 Musée Rodin

Rodin’s intense sculptures are displayed to powerful effect in his eighteenth-century townhouse.

8 Puces de St-Ouen

Even if it’s less of a flea market now, and more of a mega-emporium for arty bric-a-brac and antiques, the St-Ouen market is a wonderful place for relaxed weekend browsing.

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