Paris is of course France’s capital city. It is said to be the city of love, is brimming with famous historic sights and is home to the very best of French haute-cuisine. If you’re considering a trip here, you’ll enjoy these 17 fun facts about Paris that you might not have known!
The Eurostar from London takes an averageof just 2 hours and 25 minutes to reach Paris’ Gare du Nord.
Prefer to fly yourself? You’ll need the following coordinates: Latitude: 49° 00′ 30.20″ N, Longitude: 2° 32′ 18.39″ E for Paris-Charles De Gaulle. (Airport code CDG).
The Eiffel Tower was only meant to be a temporary installation, which was intended to stand for just 20 years when it was built for the World Fair in 1889.