The guide

The Adventure Walks Paris Map offers 20 illustrated sightseeing walks in the French capital, from art gallery ambles to gourmet gambols; £3.99 (

The ride

Val Thorens in the French Alps has opened what it claims is the world’s highest zip-line. Glide at an altitude of up to 3,230m and as fast as 100km/h to the village of Orelle, for €50pp (

The attraction

Heathrow Terminal 4 has a new airside viewing platform with vistas of the south runway, control tower and Concorde. iPads display live flight radars, while binoculars enhance the view (