With greater than 2 million residents, Paris, is the largest city in and capital of France . It is France's business, political, cultural, and tourist hub.
Paris has many transportation choices available. Servicing the region is the Metro, a light rail service the tramway, a bike sharing program, ferry service, high-speed and normal-speed railways, and four airports.
Of the four airports, Orly (airport code ORY) and Paris-Charles de Gaulle (airport code CDG) are the most popular among travellers combining to transport roughly 80 million passengers. Air France, Royal Air Maroc, and CCM operate most frequently out of Orly while Air France, Delta, and Alitalia round out Charles de Gaulle's most frequented carriers.
Paris has outstanding cultural, artistic, and architectural attractions. The Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, and Champs-Elysées are some of its most recognizable structures. For Museums, the Louvre Museum is home to many famous works such as Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa, Venus de Milo, and the Code of Hammurabi.
Notre Dame Cathedral is Paris's pre-eminent gothic cathedral. Adorned with breathtaking stained glass, intricate stonework, and dramatic spires, this medieval cathedral is one of the top destinations in Paris.
While in Paris, be sure to sample pate de foie gras, a liver spread made from specially fattened ducks or geese. Don't forget to try all the French cheese and wine you can; it’s some of the finest in the world.