Discover some of the most picturesque spots in the City of Lights, from the most popular ones to some of the city’s hidden gems. In this gallery, we bring you the best snap-worthy spots which are sure to dazzle your Instagram followers.
1. The Louvre
The Louvre Museum is a must-see for any trip to Paris. It’s not only the largest museum in the world (trust us, you'll want to plan for at least a day and then some to visit), but it’s also a great spot to capture some beautiful pictures both from the inside and outside. Make sure to fully take in the courtyard, where the central glass pyramid offers a spectacular composition of modernity juxtaposed with classicism. Tip: At night, the lighting is exquisite!
2. Jardin des Tuileries
After visiting the Louvre, take a long relaxing walk in the picturesque Tuileries Garden, located between the museum and the Place de la Concorde. The park boasts charming French style gardens, ponds, a carousel, and even a Ferris wheel. A perfect opportunity for visitors to take a break, and shoot some stunning photos.
3. Musée D’Orsay Clock
On the other side of the river Seine you'll find the popular Musée d’Orsay. Housed in the former Orsay train station, the museum's main highlights include impressionist painting collections from Monet, Renoir, and Van Gogh. On top of the famous artworks, tourists also enjoy admiring the two gorgeous clocks, which give a unique atmosphere to the museum and remind visitors of the building's use in the 1900s.
4. The Eiffel Tower
How could we not include the Eiffel Tower? This iconic symbol of Paris is unquestionably one of the most-photographed landmark in the world. Don’t miss out the opportunity to snap your own picture of this remarkable structure. Be creative and try out unique perspectives and angles to capture the perfect shot!
Here are a few spots from which your shots are sure to turn out great:
- From across the Seine River on the stairs of the Jardins du Trocadéro
- From the Champ-de-Mars park
- From the Bir-Hakeim Bridge
5. Macarons from Ladurée
After a long day visiting Paris, treat yourself to some French delicacies from the largest macaron shop, Ladurée. This World-famous luxury bakery sells an impressive range of colourful macarons, pastel tarts and buttery pastries. The interior design is also delightful. Make sure to stop by for a bite of heaven, and snap before you indulge!
6. Charming Parisian streets
Perhaps one of the prettiest building in Paris is the lovely pink restaurant, Maison Rose. Take a shot from the hill just above the restaurant or while having a tasty meal. Whether you are having a picnic on the Seine’s river bank or grabbing an ice cream from Berthillon while strolling through the streets on Il Saint-Louis, you'll find beautiful snap-worthy surroundings all around. Keep your eyes open for rare colorful buildings and keep your camera ready to capture some fleeting Parisian moments.