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Last Updated: Monday, 5 April, 2004, 23:54 GMT 00:54 UK
In pictures: Queen's France visit
The Queen leaves the Eurostar accompanied by French transport minister Gilles de Robien
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Queen Elizabeth, travelling by Eurostar, was greeted by French transport minister Gilles de Robien at the Gare du Nord.
The Queen and French schoolchildren
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Crowds of schoolchildren greeted the Queen as she arrived.
The Queen, Jacques Chirac and Madame Chirac
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The Queen's visit is designed to celebrate 100 years of the Entente Cordiale with France.
The Queen and Jacques Chirac
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Queen Elizabeth and French President Jacques Chirac attend a ceremony at the tomb of the unknown soldier at the Arc de Triomphe .
The Queen and Jacques Chirac
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The Queen and President Chirac chat at the Elysee Palace.
Red carpet
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A worker cleans the red carpet in the Elysee Palace courtyard shortly before the Queen leaves the palace
Madame Chirac and Prince Phillip
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Madame Chirac and Prince Phillip pose for photographers.
The Queen, Jacques Chirac and Madame Chirac
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A quick change of clothes in time for dinner.
The Queen
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The Queen has time for a joke before dinner is served.
The Queen and President Chirac
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The day ended with a state banquet at the Elysee Palace



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