Architect Salomon de la Brosse was entrusted the construction of the palace.
It now houses the French Senate, the upper house of Parliament.
As I toured with visitors from the Americas, the UK, India or Australia I found out that this was not always the case.
Of course everyone knows the Eiffel Tower but not all our clients were able to recognise the Sacré-Cœur or Notre-Dame, had trouble distinguishing the dome of the Invalides from that of the Panthéon…
Giverny is the discovery of a charming village at 80 km from Paris and a visit to Claude Monet's house-museum and its gardens.
A site of incredible cultural and artistic richness!I hope this little list of the most famous monuments of Paris will help some of you to discover the French capital.Please let us know of your favourite Parisian landmarks by commenting below, we’d love to hear from you!The city is proud of its many monuments from the iconic Eiffel Tower to the lofty Notre-Dame cathedral and the majestic Arc de Triomphe. Here is our list for the top 10 most famous monuments of Paris, France.We often take for granted that all our readers should be familiar with the iconic monuments in Paris.The 850-year-old gothic masterpiece had been undergoing restoration work to help it better withstand the tests of time.“There’s a feeling of total sadness and also anger", Camille, a history student who was at the scene, said. Whether you’re Christian or not, part of our history is going up in smoke.” A post shared by The Guardian (@guardian) on Paris, the City of Light is the world’s most visited capital.To help you enjoy fully this unforgettable experience, France Tourisme takes care of everything and offers a wild range of Versailles excursions and services.Our concept "Versailles at your leisure" will allow you to use daily shuttles to discover, according to your wishes and time, Versailles.See our offer from : Let's discover the incomparable Sun King's kingdom, the Chateau de Versailles, one of the most visited monuments in France.You will be fascinated by the splendor of the Palace and its gardens.