Napoleon commissioned this building in 1806. It was to be the arch under which his triumphant armies would march. Today it offers one of the most beautiful views of Paris; the Champs Elysées, the Concorde, the Tuileries and the Grande Arche.
This two kilometre long avenue is the most beautiful in the world. Lined with trees and with hundreds of stylish shops, it delights lovers of walking and of shopping.
With over 20 million visitors each year, Paris is the most visited capital city of the world. The Hotel Palais de Chaillot is located at the crossroads of the major tourist attractions. It is just a few minutes' walk from the Arc de Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower and the Champs Elysées.
Situated in the West of Paris, the hotel is also very popular with business travellers, who can be close to their work while staying in a tourist area, complete with some excellent restaurants.
Built by Gustave Eiffel to mark the Universal Exhibition of 1889, its construction in two years, two months and five days, was a remarkable technical and architectural achievement. The tower is 324 metres high and receives more than seven million visitors each year.
With its famous Sacré-Coeur Basilica, Montmartre is a favourite with foreign visitors. The highest point in Paris, Montmartre is a village in the centre of the capital, with numerous restaurants and prestigious cabarets, including the Moulin Rouge.