Bucket list: Paris edition

Bucket list: Paris edition

by Elizabeth Jones
Stripes Europe

Paris, the “City of Light,” is usually at the top of everyone’s bucket list to visit. How could it not be? It’s filled with extraordinary treasures from iconic landmarks to renowned delicacies and relivable scenes from Hollywood’s best movies to locations that inspired some of the world’s best literary work. There’s no better way to soak it all in than completing this bucket list created specifically for the city that everyone adores.

1. Go beneath the city and tour the creepy, yet fascinating catacombs.

2. Drink champagne on a river cruise down the Seine River.

3. Either confuse or excite your taste buds with escargot.


Herb butter stuffed escargot

4. Snap a pic in front of the Arc de Triomphe and what may truly be the world’s busiest roundabout.

5. Head to Montmartre and see the striking architeture of the Sacré-Coeur.

6. Admire “Mona Lisa” and other moving art pieces in the Louvre.

7. Eat your body weight in all of the warm, flaky croissants.


Pyramid of the Louvre. Photo by 123rf.com/efired

8. Walk through Champs-Elysees to either shop ‘til you drop or say you’ve, “been there, done that.”

9. Have a picnic underneath the Eiffel Tower.

10. Munch on macarons from the famous Ladurée.

Have you ever been to Paris? Tell contentteam@stripes.com some bucket-list-worthy items you would put on this list!

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