The Arc de Triomphe is Napoleon's Neoclassical take on the ancient Roman triumphal arch. It's at the center of a square, with a dozen Parisian avenues radiating out from it into the rest of the City of Light.
At the base of the arch the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is rekindled at 6:30 each evening.
Step into the gondola of PanoraMagique, the world’s largest tethered balloon, installed at Disney Village®, and live a lighter-than-air experience! The PanoraMagique balloon carries up to 30 passengers on an exciting six-minute sky ride. Installed in 2005 on the lake at Disney Village®, it has given hundreds of thousands of visitors a unique and unforgettable experience.
Who wouldn't want a palace to escape from their... other palace? Marie-Antoinette's exquisite private estate was a refuge from the courtly responsibilities she endured up at the Palace of Versailles, and it's just as pristine and beautiful now as it was in the queen's day.
Visitors to Marie-Antoinette's Estate can explore the Petit Trianon, Marie-Antoinette's grand house, which is furnished today much as it was in the 18th century. There are also manicured, English-style gardens, and a picturesque Normandy village to explore, complete with a vineyard, farm and vegetable garden.
Arboretum de Chèvreloup is a natural escape just a short ride from central Paris. Located on the National Estate of Versailles, the sprawling, 200-hectare Versailles arboretum is a haven for trees and plant life, home to as many as 2,500 different species from around the world.
When they're not strolling the oak, fir, maple and cedar-lined pathways, visitors can enjoy flowering meadows, wooded areas, fountain pavilions, ponds, cycle paths, and lots of quiet nooks and crannies.
The striking Abbaye du Mont Saint-Michel is a medieval masterpiece situated in the city and island of Mont-Saint-Michel in Lower Normandy. It was one of the first UNESCO World Heritage Sites and remains a popular tourist draw. Built at a height of 80 meters, it offers jaw-dropping views of the coast and bay.
Visitors can explore the Romanesque and Gothic architecture in several rooms of the abbey, as well as enjoy the salty seaside surroundings.