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There are a thousand reasons to spend an amazing weekend in Paris... Whether you are wild or incurable shopaholics or whether you are gourmet foodies or restless night owls it does not matter because you will be all conquered by Paris. Although in a single weekend in Paris you will not have a chance to fully enjoy all the attractions of the city it does not mean you should give up the pleasure of spending some time here. So what are you waiting for? Organize now your weekend in Paris, book a flight and a good hotel and get ready for an unforgettable weekend.

Take a weekend short break in Paris in France and stay in one of the best 3 star hotels in the city centre of Paris, Hotel Apogia Paris will be happy to welcome you in its elegant and refined rooms.

All major attractions are within easy reach from the hotel by public transport.


Eiffel Tower
( RER C "Yellow Line", departure from Ivry arriving directly to the Eiffel Tower)
Champ de Mars, 75007 Paris
Paris's most famous landmark. The first floor offers a series of exhibitions on the history and making of the Eiffel Tower, as well as a restaurant and shops. Experience a beautiful view of some of Paris's most impressive sights.
Opening Times:
1st January to 15th June and 3rd September to 31st December 09:30-23:45
16th June to 2nd September 09:00-00:45


Arc de Triomphe
( RER C "Yellow Line", departure from Ivry arriving directly to the Invalides)
Place Charles de Gaulle, 75008 Paris
Commissioned by Napoleon in 1806, it is one of Paris's most famous landmarks. Climb to the top to get some of the best views of Paris. Visit the tomb of the 'Unknown Soldier', which has come to represent a major part of France's military history.
Opening Times:
1st April to 30th September 10:00-23:00
1st October to 31st March 10:00-22:30


Notre-Dame de Paris
( RER C "Yellow Line", departure from Ivry arriving directly to Notre Dame)
Rue du Cloitre NotreDame, 75004 Paris
The first stone was laid in 1163, and a cathedral has stood on the site ever since. The setting of Victor Hugo's famous romantic novel, 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame.'
Opening Times:
Daily 07:45-18:45


Musee du Louvre
(RER C "Yellow Line", departure from Ivry arriving directly to the Musee d'Orsay)
Musee du Louvre, 75058 Paris
It contains over 35,000 works of art including the Mona Lisa, the famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci. Home to the Pyramid, which is a modern contrast to the traditional setting of the Louvre. It offers many feature exhibitions, and provides thematic trails to ensure you get to see everything you want to.
Opening Times:
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday: 09:00-18:00
Wednesday and Friday: 09:00-21:45
Tuesday: closed


La Basilique du Sacré Coeur de Montmartre
( Metro 14)
35 rue du Chevalier-de-la-Barre 75018 Paris
The second highest point in Paris, being built on the hill of Montmartre (Mount of Martyrs). Visitors can climb up to the Dome, and see all across Paris. The Basilica has an exciting history, even though it was only completed in 1914. Before that Montmartre was visited by many saints, including Joan of Arc.
Opening Times:
Basilica 06:45-23:00
Dome and Crypt 09:00-18:00


Musée d'Orsay
(RER C "Yellow Line", departure from Ivry arriving directly to the Musee d'Orsay)
62 rue de Lille, 75343 Paris
The Museum is set in the former train station Gare d'Orsay, which was also the setting for Orson Welles' adaptation of Kafka's 'The Trial'. It contains examples of the works of Degas, Cabanel, Van Gogh, and Monet, among many other distinguished artists from 1848-1914.
Opening Times:
Tuesday to Sunday 09:30-18:00 (Thursday to 21:45)


Place de la Concorde and Le Champs-Elysées
(RER C "Yellow Line", departure from Ivry arriving directly to the Invalides)
Arrondissement 8
The Place de la Concorde has a long and colourful history, and it is known for being the place where Marie-Antoinette and Louis XVI were guillotined. It is home to the Obelisk of Luxor, which was donated by the Viceroy of Egypt. It is also the starting point for the Champs-Elysées. The Champs-Elysées is one of Paris's most famous thoroughfares, and runs from the Place de la Concorde to the Arc de Triomphe. It contains many shops and businesses, and also hosts many national events including the Bastille Day parade.


Centre Pompidou
(Metro 14)
The centre is the epitome of 20th Century style with its 'inside out' architecture.Centre Pompidou, 75004 Paris It was built with its escalators as well as the water pipes, electricity cables, and air ducts on the outside to maximise space. The fourth and fifth floors are the National Museum of Modern Art, which contains examples of Matisse and Warhol, among others. The first three floors are home to the public library.
Opening Times:
Centre opens 11:00-22:00.
Museum and exhibitions closes at 21:00.
Library: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 12:00-22:00;
Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 11:00-22:00.


Cité de la Musique
(Metro 7)
221 avenue Jean Jaurès, 75019 Paris
This museum contains an insight into music and instrument making from the 17th century to the 19th century. The history is told with the use of story tellers, music, and workshops.
Opening Times:
Tuesday to Saturday 12:00-18:00
Sunday 10:00-18:00