Ten reasons why Paris is simply a better city than London
With all the talk about London losing out to Paris in the post-Brexit world of economic uncertainty a lot of people are openly and passionately discussing which of the two great European capitals is the best? Here are the top ten reasons why, according to our readers, Paris edges it. Do you agree? Have they left anything out? Let us know in the comments section.
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SUMMER IN THE CITY. Sorry, but Paris just does sunny days better. During the summer, Parisians flock to terraces outside brasseries to catch some rays and gossip with friends over a bottle of rosé. They spend long evenings picnicking and playing pétanque by the canals. There are summer festivals like Fête de la Musique and Paris Plage, when stretches of the banks of the Seine are transformed with sand and deckchairs into something resembling a beach on the Côte d’Azur.
Photo: "Paris Plage." Photo: Ana Aravalo/AFP