Abbaye royale de Chaalis
Formerly the home of Nélie Jacquemart-André, a wealthy art collector, this beautiful château within the woodlands is today a museum that houses more than 6000 displays of furniture, art, paintings and manuscripts. The items on display are all from Boucher, Giotto and Houdon. This museum is located to the north of Paris. Relax in the huge park and stroll along the pond and the rose gardens here.
Arènes de Lutèce
Along with the Thermes de Cluny, the Arènes de Lutèce are the only vestige left of the early Romans of Lutèce. This former amphitheater, likely first constructed in the first century AD, and reconstructed again in the 6th century, could contain more than 15000 people. The ruins were discovered at the end of the 18th century, and thanks to its classification as a Historical Monument, the Arènes de Lutèce can now be visited everyday for free.
Église de la Madeleine
L'Église de la Madeleine, an impressive neoclassical structure, is a temple that celebrates the glory of the Napoleonic armies. The bronze doors of the church feature the Ten Commandments, and the pediment displays the Last Judgment. The inside of the church looks lavish as well. It has been inspired by artists from the Renaissance.
Église de Saint-Germain-des-Prés
Nestled in one of the city's most famed intellectual hubs is L'Eglise St-Germain-des-Prés, a popular tourist destination known for its Romanesque architecture. Often recitals and concerts are held here, an ideal venue due to its acoustics and medieval atmosphere.
Église de Saint-Sulpice
Head to the fashionable area of Saint-Sulpice to see the St-Sulpice Church. Also known as the Cathedral of the Rive Gauche, there are very few churches in Paris that are bigger in size. Don't miss Servandoni's Rococo Chapelle de la Madone, which is popularly known as the Chapel of the Madonna. Just beside the church are the Jardins du Luxembourg.