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Home to the world's richest art collections, the Louvre Museum features works by Caravaggio, Eugène Delacroix, and of course, Leonardo da Vinci. Book Louvre Museum tickets to enjoy skip-the-line entry, guided tours, and combo tours with the Palace of Versailles and Orsay Museum!See Tickets
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Henry, our guide was great. He was very well prepared. He knew everything about Eiffel, the tower, the construction. The guided tour was informative, interesting, well organized.
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The Palace of Versailles is a simply marvelous place, an indescribable cultural immersion. Its opulent halls, with their extremely delicate details, take you back in time. The gardens are a spectacle in themselves, contemplation to the sound of birds and music that enchants and sharpens our senses.
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The experience itself was beatiful, although in front of Mona Lisa there was a huge line but that's excpected so. Also the big painting of coronation was also in Versailles so I'm interested which one is the original?
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The meet up before and help to be in the right place Followed by our guide Melanie was fun and bubbly so we got a good tour from the 2nd floor and saw all the special sights
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Bucket-list things to do in Paris

Paris has long been an ideal place for globetrotters looking to check off some bucket-list experiences. The city is home to some of the most iconic bucket-list experiences, from the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, and the Louvre Museum to Notre Dame Cathedral, and the Palace of Versailles. Paris is also a food lover's paradise, with countless Michelin-starred restaurants and cafes serving delicious French cuisine. Whether you are looking for culture, history, or a good time, Paris has something to offer everyone.

Offbeat things to do in Paris

Paris is a city that's full of surprises. Move past Eiffel Tower and the Louvre to discover plenty of off-beat things to see and do. From hidden gardens and secret courtyards to quirky museums and underground bars, the city is full of surprises.
The Jardin des Plantes is one of Paris' best-kept secrets. This beautiful garden is home to over 10,000 species of plants, a zoo, a botanical museum, and a historic greenhouse. 
The Catacombs of Paris are another fascinating attraction that most tourists miss. These underground tunnels were once used as a burial ground for millions of Parisians, and they now provide an interesting insight into the city's history.
If you're looking for a place to relax and enjoy some refreshments, head to one of Paris' many hidden gardens. The Jardin du Luxembourg and the Jardin des Tuileries are two of the most popular, but there are plenty of others to choose from. These tranquil green spaces are perfect for picnicking, people-watching, or simply taking a break from sightseeing. 
If you are feeling tired of the city crowd, take a day or two off to go see the best of Loire Valley Castles

Nightlife in Paris

The City of Light comes alive after dark, and there are plenty of options for both night owls and early birds.
For those who like to stay up late, some of the most happening spots are the bars and clubs along the Seine River. The most famous among them are Twenty One Sound Bar, Castor Club, and 38 Riv Jazz Club. The quays are lined with lively establishments that offer a great view of the river. If you're looking for something a little more low-key, many charming cafes and bistros stay open late.
One of the most unique experiences in the shadows of the night is attending a cabaret in Paris. The song and dance performance by the best in-town dancers in soft lighting is an experience of a lifetime. Le Moulin Rouge is the oldest and the city's favorite performance to watch.
For those who prefer an earlier night, there are plenty of romantic options. A stroll along the banks of the Seine is a quintessential Parisian experience, and it's even more magical at night. You can also take in the city's stunning architecture by taking a nighttime tour of some of its most famous landmarks, like the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame Cathedral.

Shopping in Paris

Shopping in Paris is an experience not to be missed. The city is home to some of the most iconic fashion brands in the world, and shopping here is a truly unique experience. From high-end designer boutiques to quaint vintage stores, Paris is home to a wide variety of things and calls itself home to retail therapy.
Some must-buys when shopping in Paris include perfumes, Laduree macarons, and Pierre Hermé chocolates. For the best shopping experience, head to the famous fashion districts of Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré or Avenue Montaigne. Alternatively, explore the charming boutiques of Le Marais or Canal St-Martin.

Kid-friendly things to do in Paris

Paris is a beautiful and exciting city; perfect to explore with kids.
Some of the most famous attractions in Paris for children are the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Louvre Museum, and Disneyland Paris. Of course, there are also plenty of parks and green spaces to enjoy, such as the Luxembourg Gardens and the Tuileries Garden. French cafes are always around the corner and offer children exciting chocolate recipes.
For something truly unique, consider a ride on the Bateaux Mouches river boats or a visit to the Pere Lachaise cemetery. Paris is also home to numerous kid-friendly museums, such as the Museum of Natural History and the Carnavalet Museum.

Budget things to do in Paris

Whether you're looking to explore the city's famous museums or simply take in the sights, there's plenty to keep you entertained without spending a fortune.
Visit Notre Dame Cathedral. The world-famous cathedral is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Paris, and it's completely free to enter. Explore the Louvre Museum, home to some of the most famous paintings in the world — such as the Mona Lisa. Wander around the beautiful gardens of Jardin des Tuileries, located just in front of the Louvre, and make for a lovely place to take a stroll on a sunny day.
Visit the stunning church of Sacre-Coeur Basilica, located in the artistically- vibrant Montmartre district. The Basilica offers breathtaking views over the city from its hilltop location. Explore Place des Vosges, a beautiful square that is located in the historic Marais district, and is one of the most charming places in Paris.

Romantic things to do in Paris

It’s hard not to fall in love in Paris – and with Paris. Romance is always in the air in the City of Love and it’s the perfect destination if you’re planning a visit with your partner. 
You’ll be spoilt for choice; take a wonderful Seine River Cruise at sunset and feast on a delicious French meal, sip a glass of champagne (or three) at the top of the Eiffel Tower at night and soak in its glory.
Lounge under the warm sun in one of Paris’ many beautiful public parks, discover Monet’s enchanting Water Lilies painting at the Orsay Museum, or take a day trip from Paris to visit the truly magnificent Palace of Versailles or one of the many historic chateaux in Loire Valley. The city’s joie de vivre will always leave you wanting more.

Art & Culture in Paris

Some of the world's most famous painters and sculptors have called Paris home, and the city's museums are filled with incredible works of art. Today, Parisians continue to be highly involved in the arts, whether it's through attending exhibitions and performances or simply enjoying a beautiful day in one of the city's many parks.
For those interested in the fine arts, there are many world-renowned museums in Paris, like the Louvre and the Musee d'Orsay, which house some of the most iconic pieces of art in history. If you're looking for something a little more contemporary, there are also plenty of art galleries and street art to be found throughout the city. And of course, no visit to Paris would be complete without watching a show at the legendary Moulin Rouge!

Famous Film Locations In Paris

Every corner of Paris has been a popular filming location for decades. Some of the most famous movies set in Paris were filmed at iconic locations that have become famous in their own right.
The Eiffel Tower is one of the most famous landmarks in the world, and it has been featured in many movies such as Alfred Hitchcock's "To Catch a Thief". The tower also appears in "An American in Paris" with Gene Kelly, "Funny Face" with Audrey Hepburn, and "Midnight in Paris" with Owen Wilson. The world-famous Louvre Museum has been featured in "The Da Vinci Code", the museum where Professor Robert Langdon (played by Tom Hanks) decodes a clue that leads him to the Holy Grail. The Louvre is also featured in "National Treasure: Book of Secrets" and "Ocean's Twelve".
Notre Dame Cathedral, one of the most famous churches in the world, has been featured in Disney's "The Hunchback of Notre Dame", Quasimodo rings the bells of the cathedral. The church is also featured in "Jean de Florette" and "The Man in the Iron Mask". The Champs-Elysees is one of the most famous streets in Paris, and it has been featured in "Moulin Rouge", "The Devil Wears Prada", and "Ratatouille".

Free things to do in Paris

The City of Light brims with free activities and attractions. From world-famous museums to historic parks and gardens, there's plenty to explore without spending a dime.
Visit the Louvre Museum, one of the most famous museums in the world, the Louvre is home to iconic works like the Mona Lisa and Venus de Milo. Best of all, admission is free for residents of the EEA under 26 years old. Or take a stroll through the Jardin du Luxembourg. The beautiful garden is situated in the heart of Paris and is a great place to relax and people-watch.
Explore the Catacombs of Paris for some spooky and thrilling adventure. They are a network of tunnels and caves that house the remains of millions of people. The tour is free for everyone under 18 years old. Visit Notre Dame Cathedral, one of the most iconic buildings in Paris, Notre Dame Cathedral is free to enter (though there is a small fee to climb to the top).

Street food in Paris

Street food and drink in Paris is a great way to sample the local cuisine without spending a lot of money. There are many different types of street food available, so you're sure to find something that you'll enjoy. The most popular street foods include crepes, baguettes, and croissants. These can be found all over the city, but the best place to find them is on the streets near tourist attractions such as the Eiffel Tower or the Arc de Triomphe. Street food in Paris is usually cheap and cheerful, so it's a great way to save money on your holiday.

Entertainment in Paris

Paris is known around the world for its entertainment options.
Cabarets are a unique form of entertainment that can be found only in Paris. These establishments offer dinner and a show and often feature singers, dancers, and comedians. Some of the most famous cabarets in Paris include Le Lido, Moulin Rouge, and Paradis Latin.
The city is also home to some of the most prestigious theaters in the world. The Opéra Garnier and the Comédie Française are two of the most well-known theaters in the city, and both attract visitors from all over the globe. Other notable theater companies in Paris include La Scala de Milan and Royal Shakespeare Company.
A trip to Paris wouldn't be complete without experiencing one of its legendary concerts. The city has a rich history when it comes to music, and its concert venues range from large stadiums to intimate bars. Some of the most popular performers who come to Paris include Elton John, Celine Dion, and Lady Gaga.

Parisian time zone

Paris is the capital of France and its largest city. The Parisian timezone is Central European Time (CET). It is one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+1) and 6 hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time (EST). Paris follows the same time zone as Berlin, Rome, Madrid, and most other cities in Central Europe. 

Currency in Paris 

The official currency in France is the euro (EUR). You'll find ATM machines and currency exchange offices all over the city, so it's easy to get your hands on some euros.  Just be sure to have your bank's international number handy in case you need to call them about any issues with your card. 

Languages in Paris 

Though French is the predominant language spoken in Paris, you'll find that many residents also speak English, especially in the tourism and hospitality industries. You may also hear people speaking other languages like Spanish, German, or Italian.

Paris country code

The Paris country code is +33. This means that if you are calling Paris from another country, you will need to dial +33 followed by the Parisian phone number.

Daily budget in Paris 

With a little planning, you can have a great time in Paris without breaking the bank.
Budget travelers can allot up to. Take advantage of free attractions like parks and museums, eating picnic lunches instead of dining out, and avoid pricey tourist traps. And by staying in a less expensive neighborhood like Montmartre or the Marais, you can still enjoy all that Paris has to offer without spending a fortune.
Medium-budget travelers can also find ways to save. Staying in a centrally located hotel or apartment will help you avoid costly transportation expenses. And by dining at casual bistros instead of Michelin-starred restaurants, you can enjoy some of the best food Paris has to offer without breaking the bank.
If money is no object, then luxury travelers can enjoy all that Paris has to offer without worrying about the cost. From five-star hotels and restaurants to private tours and VIP access to attractions, there are plenty of ways to indulge in the City of Light.
The best time to visit Paris is definitely in the springtime. The weather is mild and pleasant, and the city is blooming with flowers. There are also a lot of events and cultural happenings going on at this time of year, so tourists can enjoy plenty of activities.
Summertime can also be a great time to visit Paris, as the days are long and warm. However, it can be quite crowded and expensive during this season. Fall is a beautiful time to visit Paris, as the leaves start to change color and the city becomes festive for the holidays. However, it can also be chilly so visitors should pack accordingly.
Winter is not typically considered to be the best time to visit Paris, as many of the city's tourist attractions are closed and it can be cold and rainy. However, there are some benefits to visiting in the wintertime such as lower prices and smaller crowds.
Paris weather can be unpredictable during any season, but there are some things you can generally expect.
In autumn (September to December), the weather is usually mild with some occasional showers. The leaves on the trees start to turn yellow and red, making Paris a beautiful place to visit.
In winter (January to February), the weather can be cold and snowy. The Christmas markets are a popular tourist attraction during this time of year, and many people enjoy skating on the frozen spots of the River Seine.
In spring (March to May), the weather is variable with some warm days and some cool days. There are many beautiful flowers in bloom during this time of year, making Paris a colorful place to visit.
In summer (June to August), it's usually hot and sunny in Paris. There are lots of outdoor activities to enjoy, such as sightseeing, swimming in the river, and dining at charming cafes.

Visa requirements in Paris

When traveling to Paris, it is important to be aware of the visa requirements. There are different types of visas available, depending on your nationality and the purpose of your travel. The best option for tourists is a Schengen Visa, which allows you to travel freely within 26 European countries.
If you are not a citizen of a European Union country, a Schengen Visa may not be the best option for you. Other types of visas include the Tourist Visa and the Transit Visa.

Public transport in Paris 

Public transportation in Paris is extremely efficient and convenient. There are a variety of different modes of transport available, including the metro, buses, trams, and RER trains.
The metro is probably the most popular mode of transport, as it is quick, efficient, and covers a large area of the city. The bus system is also very extensive and covers many areas that the metro does not. There are also a few tram lines in operation, and these are useful for traveling to some of the more outlying areas of Paris. The RER train system offers excellent connectivity to other parts of France, making it a great choice for tourists who want to explore more of the country.

WiFi and Sim Cards in Paris

Paris is a city known for its incredible WiFi availability. In fact, many of the city's parks and public squares have WiFi access. However, there are still some areas where WiFi is not available. If you are planning to do a lot of WiFi-dependent activities while in Paris, it might be a good idea to purchase a SIM card with data.
The most commonly used SIM card service in Paris is Orange. They have a wide variety of plans that tourists can choose from, depending on their needs. Another popular SIM card service in Paris is Bouygues Telecom. They also have a wide variety of plans, but they are not as widely accepted as Orange.
If you're planning a trip to Paris, here are some things you should know before you go:
  1. The French are known for their strict etiquette rules, so be sure to learn about them before you go. For example, make sure you always say "bonjour" when you enter a shop or restaurant and be aware that eating with your hands is considered very rude.
  2. Parisians are often in a hurry, so be prepared for crowds and busy streets. Keep an eye out for pedestrians and cyclists, and be careful not to block their path.
  3. Many of the city's attractions are located in close proximity to each other, so it's easy to explore on foot. However, if you need to get around town quickly, Paris has an excellent public transportation system which includes buses, trains, and taxis.
  4. When ordering food or drinks in a restaurant, be sure to ask for "une carafe d'eau" (a carafe of water) - tap water is not safe to drink in France.
  5. One thing not to do in Paris is litter - fines for littering can be quite steep. Be sure to dispose of your trash properly by using the many public trash cans throughout the city.
It does not matter if you are in the city for a short or long stay, a pre-planned itinerary is always a must, especially if you want to cover the world-famous landmarks of Paris. Planning ahead gives you an edge to explore as many places and landmarks in and around the city within your desired time. Use our Paris trip itinerary to make the most of your stay.
For those on a tight budget, the best neighborhoods to stay in are Belleville and Menilmontant. These neighborhoods are located on the outskirts of the city but are well-connected by public transportation. They also offer plenty of affordable hotels and hostels as well as a great selection of restaurants and bars.
For those looking for a more centrally located neighborhood with better connectivity, the Marais is a great option. This neighborhood is home to some of the city's best museums and historical landmarks and is within walking distance of many major attractions.
For those looking for a mix of affordability and convenience, the Latin Quarter is a good choice. This neighborhood is located in the heart of Paris and is home to some of the city's most iconic landmarks. It's also home to a large number of hotels, restaurants, and bars, making it an ideal location for those looking to explore Paris' nightlife.

What are the top 10 things to do in Paris?

1. Sightsee some of the world's most famous tourist spots like the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame Cathedral.
2. Purchase Louvre Museum tickets and see some of the world's most famous artworks.
3. Stroll along the Champs-Élysées and enjoy the Parisian atmosphere.
4. Sample Paris’ food and drinks at the many restaurants or cafes.
5. Take a walk through the beautiful Jardin des Tuileries.
6. Shop at some of Paris' top fashion boutiques.
7. Book Versailles Palace tickets and explore its opulent gardens and grand halls.
8. Ride a bike through Paris' many parks and gardens.
9. Enjoy a show at one of Paris' renowned theaters or concert halls.
10. Spend a day exploring the city's charming neighborhoods like Montmartre or Saint-Germain-des-Prés.

What are some free things to do in Paris?

1. Take an evening stroll down the Champs-Élysées.
2. Visit some of the city's famous museums, such as the Louvre, without paying a cent.
3. Enjoy a picnic in one of Paris' many lovely parks or gardens.
4. Take a river cruise and admire the Parisian sunset.
5. Head to one of Paris' many markets and explore the vibrant local culture and cuisine for free.
6. Watch the world go by from a bench in one of Paris' charming squares.

When is the best time to visit Paris?

The best time to visit Paris is in the spring or autumn when the weather is mild and there are fewer tourists. In the spring, there are many things to do in Paris, such as visiting the many parks, going on walks along the Seine River, and touring the city's famous museums. Autumn is also a great time to visit Paris, as there are many festivals and events going on. Some of the best things to do in that season include going to the pumpkin patch, taking a food tour, and watching the leaves change color.

What are the best things to do in Paris with kids?

1. Visit the Louvre Museum – The Louvre Museum is one of the largest and most famous art museums in the world. It is home to a vast collection of paintings, sculptures, and other artifacts from across history.
2. Ride a bicycle through the streets of Paris – Paris is a beautiful city to explore by bicycle. The narrow streets, charming architecture, and lovely parks make for a wonderful ride with children.
3. Take a walk through the Jardin du Luxembourg – The Jardin du Luxembourg is a large public park located in the 6th arrondissement of Paris. It is a great place for a relaxing stroll or a fun game of frisbee with the kids.
4. Visit Notre Dame Cathedral – Notre Dame Cathedral is one of the most iconic and beloved landmarks in Paris. It’s definitely worth a visit for its stunning architecture and historical significance.
5. Eat at a sidewalk cafe – What’s better than enjoying a delicious meal while taking in the sights and sounds of Paris? Sidewalk cafes are the perfect way to experience French culture first-hand.
6. Stroll through the Marais District – The Marais District is one of the oldest and most interesting neighborhoods in Paris. It’s home to beautiful old buildings, trendy shops, and plenty of delicious restaurants.
7. See the Eiffel Tower – No visit to Paris would be complete without booking Eiffel Tower tickets. This iconic landmark is definitely worth a visit with kids, especially at night when it’s all lit up.
8. Take a boat cruise on the Seine River – A Seine River cruise is a must-do activity in Paris. You’ll get to see all of the city’s best landmarks from a unique perspective while enjoying some time on the water.

What are some things to do alone in Paris?

1. Take a walking tour in Paris and people-watch.
2. Visit some of the famous museums in Paris and art galleries, such as the Louvre and Musée d'Orsay.
3. Enjoy a relaxing stroll through one of the parks in Paris, such as the Jardin du Luxembourg or Parc des Buttes Chaumont.
4. Indulge in a bit of shopping on the Champs-Élysées or in one of the city's many boutiques.
5. Have a romantic dinner for one at a Michelin-starred restaurant.
6. Catch a show at one of the cabarets in Paris.
7. Take a day trip from Paris to explore some of France's charming villages and towns nearby.

What are some fun things to do on the weekend in Paris?

1. Visit Disneyland Paris with family or friends
2. Enroll in a cooking class in Paris to learn the art of French cuisine
3. Sample some of Paris' famous wine at a local bistro
4. Take a day trip to the Palace of Versailles
5. Take a trip from Paris to Giverny, home to Claude Monet's garden

Where can I go shopping in Paris?

If you want high-end fashion, the best places to go are the Champs-Élysées or the Saint-Germain-des-Prés neighborhood. If you're looking for souvenirs or traditional French items, head to the Marais district or the Latin Quarter. There are also several luxury malls in Paris, including the Galeries Lafayette and the Printemps department stores. You can buy just about anything in Paris, from clothes and cosmetics to wine and cheese.

How do I get around Paris?

Public transport in Paris is very efficient and the city believes in making moving around accessible for everyone. The city has an extensive metro system, buses, trams, and a boat service that travels along the River Seine. There's also a bike-sharing program called Vélib' with over 20,000 bicycles at 1,800 stations throughout the city. Taxis and ride-sharing services like Uber are also available.

Where should I stay in Paris?

If you're looking to stay in the heart of the city, then neighborhoods such as the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 9th arrondissements are your best bets. However, these areas can be quite expensive, so if you're on a budget, other neighborhoods offer just as much – or even more – in terms of sights and attractions. The 10th, 11th, and 12th arrondissements, for example, are all located close to the center of Paris but are much more affordable. That said, if you're looking for an especially luxurious stay in Paris, then some of the city's wealthier neighborhoods – like the 16th or 8th arrondissement – might be a better fit for you.

What food is famous in Paris?

Paris is known for its food, and many different types of food are famous in the city. Some of the most famous French dishes include escargot, frog legs, and cassoulet. There are also many different types of street food in Paris, and some of the most popular options include crepes, falafel, and kebabs.

Which are the best tours in Paris?

The best tours in Paris are:
1. Walking tours in Paris: These are best for people with little time to explore the city. Within a matter of hours, you will walk across the most famous monuments of the city and learn about their significance.
2. Guided tours in Paris: These are best for people with plenty of time in hand or who want to know about a certain landmark in detail. A local guide will explain the history and significance of
the landmark you want a tour.
3. City tours in Paris: City tours include a tour of a few landmarks you can explore within a few hours or a day.
4. Hop-on-hop-off tours in Paris: These are scheduled buses that travel across the famous monuments of the city.

Is Paris safe to visit?

Paris is a safe city to visit yet there are a few things tourists should keep in mind:
- Keep your belongings with you at all times and be aware of your surroundings
- Do not leave your belongings unattended, especially in busy areas or on public transportation
- Be aware of scams and avoid being taken advantage of by dishonest people
- If you're lost, ask a police officer or someone in authority for help

Is Paris expensive?

Paris is not as expensive as some other European cities, but it is not the cheapest destination either. The budget for a low-budget traveler is around €60-70 per day, while for a medium-budget traveler it is around €100-120. For luxury travelers, the budget can be as high as €300 or more.

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