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Paris: what to see in the most charming arrondissements

This article appears in Vanity Fair Issue 14, on newsstands until March 26, 2024.

No matter how long one visits, explores, or even lives there, Paris remains a source of endless discovery: “An ocean whose depths will never be revealed,” wrote a Ville Lumière expert like Balzac. In the city that is constantly being renovated, especially in the coming months, when it hosts the 33rd edition of the Olympics (July 26-August 11), past and present blend in extraordinary harmony thanks to the ability to best integrate the different chapters of history into modern history.

Then the whole city will be a kind of Olympic park, where historical places will host various competitions: from this year also Break dance, and right on the Place de la Concorde, the heart of the revolution. Also there The Palace of Versailles it will become even more beautiful to organize riding competitions in the gardens: with your esprit de grandeurLouis XIV would be very proud.

The Little Trianon in Versailles.

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For those who want to spend a few days in Paris before the invasion of Friges (the symbol of the berets of the French Revolution, which became the mascot of the Olympics), here is a perfect route flâneur through three arrondissements: one Promenade de la Revere with a mind on history and an eye on new things, even more on the table, after all the gastronomic repas des français, French cuisine is part of the UNESCO world heritage.

This is inevitable. Even after many visits to Paris, it happens that we stop, enchanted as the first time, before the mysterious charm of the Louvre pyramid, that we want to cross the elegant octagon of the Place Vendome again, stop at Angelina in the rue de Rivoli for a Paris Breast or Éclair au chocolat, or you don’t want to miss a walk in the Tuileries.

Lounge at the Westin ParisVendome.

Lounge at the Westin Paris-Vendome (marriott.com).

Source: VanityFair

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