Paris is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful cities in the world. From magnificent architecture and historic paintings to rich cuisine and romantic cafes by the river front, the French capital has plenty to offer. Here are four undeniable reasons why you should visit this beautiful city.

The food

The French pride themselves on their cuisine and rightly so. There are literally dozens of delicious delicacies to choose from for all hours of the day. For breakfast you can call in to the local boulangerie and pick up some freshly baked croissants or pastries. While you’re there you can pick up a baguette to have as part of your lunch. In the evenings there’s nothing nicer than sitting down outside one of the many cafes with a good book and sipping on the local wine which you could compliment with some local cheese or even macaroons if you’re feeling fancy.

Shopping Mecca

As well as being incredibly romantic, people from Paris are incredibly stylish. Along with New York, Milan and London, Paris is famed for being one of the leading fashion capitals of the world. Paris Fashion week draws in massive crowds from all over the world with premier fashion designers including Chanel, Chloe, Dior, Jean Paul Gaultier, Yves Saint Laurent and more all basing themselves in the city. Shopping locations such as Avenue Montaigne and the Champs Elysees  and the dazzling Belle-Epoque department stores allow shoppers to get lost in the many prestigious and high-end retail stores. 

Fabulous architecture

The Parisian landscape is covered in famous buildings and landmarks. The Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, Notre Dame, Arc de Triomphe, Musée d’Orsay and Montmartre are but a few of the iconic and historical structures located across the city. Paris was the birthplace of the Gothic style of architecture and the entire city is lined by extravagant buildings built in this style.

Getting there is easy

Paris is the third most visited city worldwide after Bangkok and London and it’s location at the heart of Europe makes it one of the most accessible cities in mainland Europe. From Britain there are regular flights to Paris from a host of different airports across the country. Air France offer several route options from across the UK. Customers can get a flight from Manchester to Paris at very affordable rates with a huge choice of flying times. Flights take less than an hour and a half, making it quicker driving or getting a train to London from Manchester. For those of who live a little further north you can catch one of several regular direct flights from Newcastle to Paris. Wherever you live, in the UK or further afield, Paris is highly accessible.

Paris is amazing. It’s rich in culture, history and the city streets are lined by beautiful Gothic-style buildings containing some of the most desirable shopping brands worldwide. Best of all it’s so easy to get there. With so many regular flights from across the UK there’s no reason you shouldn’t make it a priority on your next adventure away from home.