Paris - Louvre & Les Halles (PDF Chapter)
This is the Louvre & Les Halles chapter from Lonely Planet’s Paris guidebook.
Set aside at least half a day for the Musée du Louvre. Avoid museum fatigue by combining the often-intimidating art gallery with a long lunch or a picnic and invigorating mooch around the designer galleries and manicured gardens.
- get lost in the mother of all museums, Musée du Louvre, with timeless masterpieces every which way you turn
- contemplate Europe’s largest collection of modern art at Centre Pompidou and admire the view from the top of one of the city’s most whimsical buildings
- meet Monet’s waterlilies, picnic in the park and revel in Paris at its symmetrical best
- restaurants & bars
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