The coronavirus, which took over the world, started to return to normal after 3 months with the relaxation of the restrictions. In this article, we will talk about the known and taken the necessary precautions before travelling to Paris after coronavirus.
The Eiffel Tower, which is a symbol of Paris, welcomes approximately 7 million tourists annually, reopened after a three-month closure due to coronavirus pandemic.
It took some precautions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Tourists have to wear their masks while visiting the Eiffel Tower.
At first, elevators are closed to prevent the crowd and tourists were allowed to go up to the 2nd floor of the tower at most using the stairs. Currently, the 2nd floor of Eiffel is open, but they enter in groups of up to 10 people. No more people can enter. Elevators reopened, but the number of people they can hold is limited. As the 3rd floor is narrow and covered with glass, it will remain closed for now.
After the coronavirus, you must travel to Paris and discover the magical beauty of the Eiffel Tower! If you want to save time and use it more efficiently, you can buy priority tickets to the first and second floors of the Eiffel Tower and visit with a guide.
The Eiffel Tower is open between 09.30-23.45. If you want to explore the tower, this is a good opportunity for you! You will be able to see metropolis from the Eiffel Tower. You will be amazed by seeing Paris landmarks such as Louvre Museum, Notre Dame, Sacre Coeur. So you can enjoy the beautiful view and spend time as you wish.
Seine River Cruise
Would you like to experience the second longest river in France? The Seine River separates the two cities. For this reason, you can see all the attractive centres of the city. The measures taken in the Cruse River have increased due to coronavirus. Wearing a mask has become mandatory. Cruise times are restricted.
The river cruise follows the rules given by hosting 300 people in sunny weather and 120 people in rainy weather. The boat was acting every half an hour before the coronavirus. Now in the summer, the boat started to take off every hour. If you want to travel to Paris after the coronavirus, you should experience the River cruise. You will be amazed by the views of the riverside of Paris.
While visiting Paris after the Coronavirus, one of the best places to visit is the Louvre Museum. Do you know that the Louvre Museum is the second largest museum in the world? There are also more than 350 thousand artefacts in the museum. If you examine each piece for a minute, it will take 73 days.
The open area of the Louvre museum consists of two main gardens. You can see historical artefacts and sculptures while walking in the garden. You can enjoy the lush and peaceful moment in the garden. Although the glass pyramid structure shows the Louvre Museum modern, it consists of many worth-seeing historical monuments.
We cannot bypass the Louvre museum while travelling to Paris after the coronavirus. Precautions were also taken in the Louvre Museum after the coronavirus. Using a mask has become mandatory in the museum. It was also taped to the floor for the social distance rules inside the museum. The Louvre museum is open every day between 09.00 and 18.00, except Tuesday.
If you want to prefer the Louvre museum tour with a guide, you can meet our guide in the Louvre Museum in small groups. The group covers a maximum of 6 people. The guide will take you important and worth seeing works of the museum after you buy your tickets. So you will not get lost in the museum with the guide and you will be enchanted by the historical monuments. If you want to explore the Louvre Museum with a small group and French guide, you can find detailed information about the tour by clicking the link below :
Palace of Versailles
Versailles which was a French castle in the past turned into a museum. Today it is used as a museum. After the Corona Virus, we will give you a few things to learn before travelling to Paris.
Versailles Palace has several interesting features. Although there were too many rooms in the palace, there were no toilets and bathrooms. The reason for not having a bathroom or toilet was because the nobles living in the palace were able to meet their needs wherever they wanted. Although there are too many rooms in the big palace it is very interesting that there is no toilet, right?
After the French revolution, 9 toilets were built in the palace. These toilets were used only by nobles living in the palace. If you want to seek rooms and other beautiful rooms, you should visit the Palace of Versailles.
You should spend time the palace garden to see the fountains set up by Louis XIV. With the precautions taken after coronavirus, it became compulsory to use a mask when entering the palace.
Entrance to the rooms 9.00 a.m to 5.30 p.m Versailles gardens have extended hours from 8.00 a.m to 6.00 p.m. It will be very good for you to visit the palace and spend time in the garden. Do not leave Paris without seeing this magnificent palace.
Do you know that Opera Garnier, which Napoleon had built entirely for art, was the largest opera house in the world when it was opened? Well ask another question, do you know that the columns and arches of the building are inspired by the Louvre Museum? Young architect Garnier set out from the idea of ”saying opera staircase” while completing this structure. Large marble stairs that greeted us at the entrance emerged from this idea.
If you want to visit Opera Garnier after coronavirus, you should pay attention to:
It is mandatory to use a face mask and you should bring your mask with you. Those over the age of 11 have to use a mask when visiting the opera.
Cloakrooms are closed. It is not allowed to enter with a pushchair, a scooter or any kind of voluminous luggage. You should visit the Garnier Opera, which is equipped with marble stairs, elegant corridors and sparkling decoration.
We talked about what you need to know before traveling to Paris after coronavirus. Paris is waiting for us in all magnificent. Therefore we are ready to travel to Paris, provided that we take our own precautions and follow the rules. Stay safe everyone!