Spend 4 Days in Paris: The Ultimate Itinerary for First Timers

Paris, the place of dreams, culture, romance and sophistication with you much to explore and experience. This charismatic place known for its irresistible beauty has an array of names that travel musers refer to like “The City of Lights”, “The Fashion City” and the most apparent “ City of Love”.

With so much to discover, saying that “Paris is not a Four Day place, it is worth more” won’t be an understatement. However, if you still plan for a four-day trip to Paris, here I am after profound speculations and strenuous research of keeping the best in the bucket list of Paris,  unveiling the most winsome and alluring highlights for your perfect four-day itinerary of Paris.

Day 1

Begin with the Eiffel Tower:
Whatever number of days you are planning your trip to Paris, an Eiffel tour should top your itinerary. The most iconic highlight of Paris which attracts people from around the globe is a 1063 feet tall tower that was initially constructed in 1889 as the gateway to the World’s Fair held that year in Paris.

Every year with more than 7 million visitors, Eiffel Tower is the most visited monument in the world whose foundation was laid to celebrate the anniversary of the French Revolution.

For experiencing the ravishing beauty of this giant tower, travellers can choose either the elevators that may seem an expensive path or by foot that is cheaper or the combination can be a perfect choice.

The night view of the tower is the sight beholding view that ends the voyage of your gaze finding beauty.

Arc De Triomphe
Paris is profoundly known for preserving its culture and history. The mere mirage of its rich history is Arc De Triomphe that was built by Napoleon to blow the trumpet of his victory at Austerlitz. To check where the tomb of an unknown soldier was beneath the arc. However, not known to many travellers, you can get the authorization of climbing up the arc if you manage your time well enough because Paris never entertains the latecomers.

Champs Elysées + Pont de l’Alma
Now, this place requires a whole lot of bucks because the street stands in the second position in being the luxurious and expensive street. Other than exploring your credit card balance, the street is a treat of photogenic sceneries, the beautiful Seine river and the delight of watching the Eiffel Tower.

Branly Museum
Paris is a loot of exquisite museums that have beautifully preserved so much art and history of Paris from ages. So, one can’t skip these artistic creations of man and claim to have the perfect 4-day Paris itinerary.

The Branly Museum, though underrated, somehow takes you back in time with the mere representation of the beautiful art, culture and history of Africa, Asia, Oceania + the Americas within it. Without any pre-booking, enjoy what this excellent place has got for you.

Bank of Seine
Strolling around the bank side of this emerald stretch of Seine River, you will experience the pure serenity and calmness away from the hustle-bustle of the city. It is a delight for the soul and eyes by wandering around this beautiful Seine water.

Enjoy the romantic sunset along with the soothing river sound and end your day one with the most beautiful night of your life.

Day 2

The Louvre
The Louvre takes you on a treasure hunt with thousands of alluring artefacts to explore. With the plethora of artistic creations, the Mona Lisa, Venus de Milo and The Winged Victory of Samothrace are prominent one’s worth sight beholding. The place is all about overwhelming yourself with such a rich culture carved in the form of alluring artefacts.

Jardin du Palais Royal
After the historical voyage, The Royal Garden of Paris is a gem of a place that is a revival of soul and worth capturing.

Sainte Chapelle
The next place to explore is the incredibly designed Sainte Chapelle church. The second floor is a delight and magic to watch. The aura of place brings a kind of calmness in oneself that is not equivalent to any other holy place around the world.

Jardin Du Luxembourg
Now, it’s time to relax and experience the beauty of the most beautiful park in the town that is Jardin Du Luxembourg. Relax and enjoy the hustle-bustle of the city, cafes with spectacular ambience or go to the nearby supermarket.

Montparnasse Tower
This 210 meters tall tower will make you fall in love with Paris city. The view from Montparnasse Tower takes you to experience the dreamy reel world in the real world. Every traveller claims to experience the most spectacular view of Paris standing at the tower.


Musée De l’Orangerie
Another otherworldly creation of man in Paris is the Musée De l’Orangerie museum which is a small, yet giant place to fulfil the thirst of artefact explorers. It uncovers the collection of impressionist masterpieces among two levels. However, Claud Monet’s artistic creation known as the “Water Lilies” is the highlight of the museum.

Jardin des Tuileries
With no beauty to be considered average in Paris, another beguiling place that takes a spot in your itinerary is  Jardin des Tuileries. The garden is the mirage of perfection given the shape of beauty by the famous gardener of King Louis XIV. It is a retreat to the eye.

Seine Cruise
End your hectic day with an aesthetic Seine river sighting. It is a pleasure to enjoy the serenity and end the night by knowing the magic behind people calling Paris as the “City of lights”.


The Catacombs of Paris
Paris is not all about beauty. To some, it may be scary, but for some, it is a lifetime experience in the Catacombs of Paris. Beneath the streets of Paris, hides the underground tunnel with the remains of several people. You walk in the paths surrounded by bones of people making the whole experience surreal.

Palais Garnier
Next, to reorient your mind, visit the most famous opera house in the world: Palais Garnier.

People often consider it a palace after exploring the lavish opulence of the building.

The place that has preserved the village atmosphere and its art. The highlight of Montmartre is “ I Love You Wall” which is a must on your itinerary. Don’t forget to visit Sacre Coeur Basilica, the second most visited church in the city. Standing at the top of Montmartre hill, your journey ends here.

This incredible 4-day perfect itinerary to Paris will mark the onset of filling your travel diaries with the most unforgettable and spectacular memories worth penning down and a souvenir of happiness for a lifetime.

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