Paris is the capital and the most elegant and populous city in France. Paris can be seen as the most fascinating city in Europe and potentially one of the most impressive in the world. People from all over the world are heading to Paris to explore and experience this fairy-like environment. Paris is gorgeous every season. The overall climate is mild and moderately rainy throughout the year. Paris is a town of beauty, creativity, art and fashion. It is home to many of the largest fashion designers in the world, including Dior and Chanel, and many well-known fashion designers. It is also home to the world's largest cosmetics company, such as Loreal, and three of the top five global manufacturers of luxury fashion accessories.
About Tourism in Paris:
Tourism in Paris is a major income source. Paris received 12.6 million visitors in 2020, measured by hotel stays, a drop of 73 percent from 2019, due to the COVID-19 virus. The number of foreign visitors declined by 80.7 percent. Museums re-opened in 2021, with limitations on the number of visitors at a time and a requirement that visitors wear masks.
In 2018, 17.95 million international, overnighting tourists visited the city, mainly for sightseeing and shopping (and estimated to be well over double if including domestic overnighting visitors). Top sights include Notre Dame (12 million visitors in 2017), Disneyland Paris (11), Sacre Cœur (10), the Versailles Palace (7.7), the Louvre Museum (6.9), the Eiffel Tower (5.9), Centre Pompidou (3.33), and the Musée d'Orsay (3 million). The largest numbers of foreign tourists who come to the Paris region are British, American, German, Italian, Chinese, and Canadian.
List of Universities in Paris:
Sorbonne University, University of Paris. University of Aix-Marseille. University of Montpellier. Universite Grenoble Alpes (UGA) University of Strasbourg. École Normale Superieure, Paris. University Paul Sabatier - Toulouse 3