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Explore a land of historical wonders in Paris

October 6, 2010 - 2:22am
Visit the Eiffel Tower on a trip to Paris.
Europe tours are great options for senior travelers who are looking to see many attractions on a budget, and why not start by exploring France's city of lights? An escorted vacation to Paris offers a wealth of world history in many forms, and tourists are able to see famous monuments, artwork and more.

Paris is the largest city in the country and is also the most popular tourist destination in the world. The French capital's exquisite cuisine, ancient structures, modern architecture and breathtaking views are what attracts millions of visitors each year.

One cannot plan a trip to Paris without visiting the Eiffel Tower. It boasts a number of superlatives, including the tallest building in Paris, the most-visited paid monument in the world and one of the most recognized structures on Earth.

To see original art from world-famous painters and sculptors, travelers may want to visit the Louvre Museum, which is home to Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa," as well as pieces from Michelangelo and Raphael.

Other attractions tourists should consider visiting include the gothic Notre Dame Cathedral, Arc de Triomphe, Sacre Coeur and the Pont Neuf bridge.