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Courtney Traub

Travel Tips: Visiting Paris on a Budget

By November 14, 2012

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Many people fret at the thought that attempting a trip to Paris on a tight budget will cramp all their style (not to mention the city's) and make for a miserable experience. How can one with limited funds enjoy a city which practically invented the world luxury industry, and debuts new palace hotels at a pace that puts Dubai to shame?

I've said it before, and I can't help but point it out again: high hotel rates notwithstanding, Paris may be one of the most budget-friendly cities in the world-- at least from a quality/price ratio standpoint. From free museums (including the Petit Palais, pictured) to a constant flow of free or nominally priced annual events and festivals, Paris offers plenty to do for the budget-conscious, beneath its elitist veneer.

Read More: Complete Guide to Paris on a Budget

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April 19, 2011 at 7:17 pm
(1) Hotelmine says:

There’s a couple of great hotels located on the left bank that provide great value and service…Hotel Sophie Germain and Hotel Etoile Trocadero.

November 14, 2012 at 4:55 pm
(2) Jenn from JetPot says:

Paris je t’aime! What a lovely destination. Truly great tips for visiting Paris under a small budget. Thanks for sharing all this amazing info about the city of lights.

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