Paris is an incredibly beautiful city but it’s not the only place there is to see in France. From cities, small towns to monumental attractions, there are so many attractions that are worth checking out while taking a Paris weekend getaway.
The Peninsula Paris Hotel
- Location of Strasbourg: Grand Est region, North Eastern France
- Paris to Strasbourg train: Take the train from Paris Gare de l’Est
- Strasbourg from Paris travel time: 1 hour 45 mins
- Paris to Strasbourg ticket: Buy your train ticket from here
- Where to stay in Strasbourg: Budget hotel (2 stars)| Mid-range hotel (4 stars) | Luxury hotel (5 stars)
Strasbourg easily comes to mind as one of the best weekend trips from Paris for many people because of its beauty and easy access.
The capital city of the Grand Est region, formerly known as Alsace is brimming with culture, beauty, and architectural wonder that complements both the German and French styles.
And if you love the charm of Paris being crossed by the Seine river, you’ll love Strasbourg as it is also crossed by the Ill river creating small beautiful islands and a Grande Île (large island) which is enlisted as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
One of the notable attractions that make Strasbourg worth adding to your train trips from Paris is the famous Strasbourg cathedral also known as the Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Strasbourg.
This Gothic church is one of the most beautiful churches in France with the interior being as impressive as the exterior. From the highest spire of Christianity, the astronomical clock to the large rose window on the main facade, this cathedral is worth taking a trip for to get a glimpse of Notre Dame especially since the one in Paris is closed till further notice.
Hotel Le Meurice
Situated in the 1st arrondissement just a few metres from Louvre Museum, Hotel Le Meurice is one of the best hotels in Paris with views of Eiffel tower.
Staying at this hotel will make it easy to navigate around Paris easily since it’s in close proximity to several other Parisian landmarks including but not limited to Place de la Concorde, Musee d’Orsay and Champs-Elysées.
The hotel is also decorated in an 18th-century style and furnished with Louis XVI furniture which creates a beautiful french interior that takes you a bit into French history.
What most guests love about Hotel Le Meurice: The close proximity to almost everything you’d want to see on a trip to Paris, extremely friendly and helpful staff, and of course the terrace that opens up to the beautiful views of the Eiffel Tower.
Some of the notable amenities and services at Hotel Le Meurice: Airport shuttle, family rooms, spa and wellness centre and a tea/coffee maker in each room.
So if you were looking for hotels with Eiffel Tower views in Paris where you can also bring your furry friends, then Hotel Le Meurice is the best option.