Paris Sights and Attractions
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Top Sights and Attractions in Paris
Are you planning your first trip to the city of light? Avoid getting overwhelmed: read and bookmark our concise guide to the best Paris sights and attractions, including links to in-depth profiles of iconic Paris tourist sites.
Best Things to See and Do in Paris
When planning a trip to Paris, you may have limited money and time, and it can be difficult to wade through the city's giant reservoir of museums, restaurants, hotels, and attractions to decide how to best spend your time. Not to worry, we've done much of the groundwork for you-- just check out our at-a-glance guide to the best things to see and...
Paris in Two Days
A flexible itinerary showing you the best Paris has to offer in two days. The first day explores classic Paris on the left bank and includes a tour of the Latin Quarter, Notre Dame Cathedral, classic Paris museums, the Eiffel Tower, and a boat tour of the Seine River. Day two gives a glimpse of an edgier, more secret Paris and includes the...
Reader's Picks for Most Underrated or Overrated Paris Attractions
Readers of About.com Paris Travel weigh in on the most underrated-- or overrated-- Paris sights and attractions.
Top Free Things to Do in Paris
As a capital of luxury, designer fashion and champagne-drenched soirées, Paris may seem inaccessible for travelers on a tight budget. But behind the opulent veneer lies a city that offers scores of free attractions and activities, no matter the season. It's true that you can easily spend a fortune in Paris-- but it's also true that you can get away with spending very little and still head home h…
How to Visit Paris in a Weekend - Paris Travel Readers Respond
Readers at About.com Paris Travel weigh in on their favorite weekend itineraries in Paris, France.
Best Day Trips Outside Paris
Once you've seen Paris' most essential attractions , why not get out of the city for a day and find out what lies outside its limits? Several interesting and entertaining destinations, including chateaus, natural parks, and medieval fortifications, are within close reach of the city.
What Free Things in Paris Do You Recommend?
Have you happened upon some great free things to do in Paris? Reputed for its luxurious hotels, restaurants or boutiques, the city of light can be indeed be an expensive place, but discerning and frugal travelers can easily find free things to do in Paris. Share your tips for free Paris sights, activities and events with fellow readers of About.com Paris Travel!
What Paris day trips do you especially recommend?
Do you have any suggestions about where to go to get out of Paris for the day? Share your Paris day trip tips and pictures with readers of About.com Paris Travel! See submissions
A guide to the top romantic paris attractions and activities for couples,...
A guide to the top romantic things to do in Paris, including dinners for two, Paris boat tours, panoramic views of Paris, Paris parks and gardens, and more.
Romantic Walks in Paris
Planning a getaway to the city of lights with someone special and want to learn more about the most romantic walks in Paris? Find ideas here on the best places for long romantic walks in Paris, including Montmartre, the banks of the Seine, and the Latin Quarter.
Boasting several sweeping viewpoints and hilly areas, Paris is not lacking where panoramic views are concerned. Providing skies are relatively clear, here's where to head for the best panoramic views of the city of light.
Three Lesser-Known Paris Neighborhoods
Discover three of Paris' lesser-known neighborhoods: The Saint Martin Canal, La Butte aux Cailles, and Rue Montorgueil. All three neighborhoods offer an alluring village atmosphere and provide a look at how the locals like to live it up.
Top Things to Do With Kids in Paris
Visiting Paris with the kids in tow may sound tiring, but the city can actually be a very family-friendly city. Read our complete guide to kid-friendly attractions in the city of light.
The Canal Saint-Martin: A Lyrical Favorite
The Canal Saint-Martin neighborhood, located in Northeastern Paris, is one of the most tranquil and pittoresque spots the city has to offer. On Sundays, the streets surrounding the Canal are reserved for pedestrians: perfect for biking and strolling. The neighborhood features charming and quirky spots for dining, people-watching, and shopping, as well as poetic footbridges all along the canal.
Rue Montorgueil: Cheery Pedestrian Quarter
Rue Montorgueil and surrounding streets is a neighborhood in the very center of Paris, nearby Les Halles and the Centre Georges Pompidou. Rue Montorgueil is a historic pedestrian-only street lined with fresh food markets and prestigious bakeries.
Père-Lachaise Cemetery Profile and Visitors' Guide
A profile of Père Lachaise cemetery, one of Paris' most beautiful and intriguing cemeteries, and the the resting place of famous figures such as Marcel Proust, Jim Morrison, Frederic Chopin, and Heloise and Abelard.
What to See and Do in Paris
This detailed guide to what to see and do on your next Paris vacation covers classic (and underrated) Paris sights and attractions, where to eat and go out in the city of light, information on Paris tours and transportation, shopping, and more.
Paris Boat Tours
Have you had an experience with a Paris boat tour that you'd like to share with readers of About.com Paris Travel? Whether you want to praise or pan, submit your review of a Paris boat tour and see how other readers weighed in on the tours. See submissions
Versailles - Palace of Versailles Pictures and Visitor Information
Europe for Visitors Guide James Martin covers the legendary Chateau de Versailles, including history, highlights, and visitor tips.
Paris Attractions Map
This clickable map of Paris' 20 arrondissements (districts)is a great way to locate Paris attractions and get a sense of how popular sights are laid out in the city. From the About Europe for Visitors page.
The Seine River
A look at how to best enjoy the poetry and serenity of the Seine River. This guide from the About Travel with Kids page is a good pick whether or not you have bambinos.
How to Get the Most Out of Paris
Tips to help you get the most from your Paris visit, including advice on navigating the city by foot. From About France for Visitors Guide Kelby Carr.