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.
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.
Basilique cathédrale de Saint-Denis
The Basilique cathédrale de Saint-Denis is an important Catholic site located just north of Paris. This in exemplary sampling of Gothic art, with stained glass windows in rose, blue, purple and mauve, and a crenellated parapet on the top of the facade. On the site is a museum with 70 sculpted statues and the Royal necropolis.