WeatherParis has the typical Western European oceanic climate which is affected by the North Atlantic Current. Over a year, Paris climate can be described as mild and moderately wet.Summer days are usually warm andpleasant with average temperatureshovering between 15 and 25 °C.
Spring and autumn have, on average, mild days and fresh nights, but are changing and unstable. Surprisingly warm or cool weather occurs frequently in both seasons.
In winter, sunshine is scarce; days are cold but generally abovefreezing with temperatures around 7 °C (45 °F).
HistoryOrigins…The earliest archaeological signs of permanent settlements in the Paris area date from around 4200 BC.The Romans conquered the Paris basin in 52 BC, with a permanent settlement by the end of the same century on the Left Bank Sainte Geneviève Hill and the Île de la Cité.
• The Gallo-Roman town was originally called Lutetia, but later Gallicised to Lutèce.The Paris region was under full control of the Germanic Franks by the late 5th century. The Frankish king Clovis the Frank, the first king of the Merovingian dynasty, made the city his capital from 508.
The late 8th century Carolingian dynasty displaced the Frankish capital to Aachen; this period coincided with the beginning of Viking invasions that had spread as far as Paris by the early 9th century.
CultureThe largest opera houses of Paris are the 19th century Opéra Garnier and modern Opéra Bastille; the former tends towards the more classic ballets and operas, and the latter provides a mixed repertoire of classic and modern.
The line of monuments begins with the Louvre and continues through the Tuileries Gardens, the Champs- Élysées, and the Arc de Triomphe, centred in the Place de lÉtoile circus.
Religionis a secular state, secular and religious liberty is a constitutional right. Some organizations such as Scientology, the Unification Church or Family or Family Internationals status as nonprofit associations as they are not recognized as religions, and are considered "sects" in many parliamentary studies.
Other informationParis is the city of fashion and it fluctuates a lot, every year there are parades of large national and international designers.
Typical Food• foie gras• truffles• Roquefort cheese• seafood• succulent snails collected in vineyards• fruit tarts
Sports!Paris most popular sport clubs are the association football club Paris Saint-Germain FC, the basketball team Paris-Levallois Basket, and the rugby union club Stade Français.
Places to visit• Notre Dame• Eiffel Tower• Champs Elysées• The Louvre