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Complete Paris Shopping Guide: Centers of Style...
A complete guide with advice on where to shop in Paris, including the Faubourg Saint Honore district, the Haussmann department stores area, and more.
The 10 Most Unforgettable Paris Sights and...
From the Eiffel Tower to Notre Dame, read and bookmark this colorful guide to the top ten most unforgettable and iconic Paris tourist attractions.
What Is the Best Time of Year to Visit Paris?
When's the best time of year to visit Paris? This guide describes Paris by season and by month, offering pros and cons for each, packing advice, etc.
Why Visiting Paris in November is a Good Idea...
An complete guide to visiting Paris in November, including weather conditions, packing tips, and an events guide.
Paris in December: When the City of Light Truly...
Planning a trip to Paris in December? Read our guide to average temperatures and weather outlook, what to pack, Christmas and holiday events, and more.
Celebrating New Year's in Paris: Parties,...
A guide to celebrating New Year's Eve in Paris, including French New Year's traditions, annual events and festivities, New Year's Eve dining, shows, dancing, and more.
Style on a Budget: Where to Discount Shop in...
Looking to take away a piece of France's renowned fashion culture, but on a limited budget? Check out our list of ideas for cheap shopping in Paris.
Mastering the Paris Metro: What You Need to Know
Confused about what kind of Paris metro tickets to buy? Consult our at-a-glance guide to choosing between single tickets or daily, weekly, or monthly passes.
A List of the Hottest Nightlife Spots in Paris
A complete guide to the top districts for Paris nightlife and partying in Paris, including Bastille, Oberkampf, the Marais, and the Champs-Elysées.
Visiting Paris on a Budget? Bookmark these...
Visiting Paris on a tight budget? Get tons of helpful advice on how to enjoy the city of light to the fullest, from shopping to eating out to sights.
Which Paris Stores and Shops are Open on Sundays?
Looking to find out which major stores and shops are open on Sunday in Paris? Find a list of Paris stores and shops that remain open, including shopping centers, department stores and food markets.
Paris in January: A Great Time for a Relaxed...
A complete guide to visiting Paris in January, include average January temperatures and weather forecasts, what to pack, and an events calendar.
Visiting Paris in the Winter Can be Magical and...
Considering a winter trip to Paris? It needn't be gloomy-- it can in fact be quite cheerful! This complete guide includes month-by-month calendars featuring weather outlook, events and packing guides.
Must-Visit Paris Museums: You've Seen the...
Housing some of the most important and rich collections, these Paris museums are outstanding for their breadth, accessibility to all and historic importance.
Paris Weather: A Month-by-Month Guide
Looking for Paris weather information or average temperatures by month? This at-a-glance guide to average temperatures and precipitation in the city of light provides all the information you need to plan a trip and pack your suitcase.
Paris in February: Why It’s not Just for...
A complete guide to visiting Paris in February, include average temperatures and weather forecasts, what to pack, and suggested activities and attractions.
10 Things We Hate About Paris
Most annoying things about Paris? Journalist and adopted Parisian Colette Davidson has no problem listing them, despite living in (and loving) the city for years.
Need Some Holiday Cheer? Visit These Warming...
At annual Christmas markets in Paris, France, mulled wine, gingerbread, toys, and other treats await. See our full list of the 2014/2015 markets here.
The Best Places to Party in Paris
Unlike Berlin or London, good nightclubs in Paris are rather hard to come by. About.com Paris Travel Contributor Nicole Smith separated the wheat from the chaff and came up with a list of the top 10 Paris dance clubs- not necessarily always the most well-known of the lot, or the ones with the glitziest fronts-- but the ten actually worth forking out a few euros for to dance the night away.
How to Celebrate Halloween in Paris When It's...
A guide to celebrating Halloween in Paris, France, including information on Halloween parties in Paris and Halloween events in Paris.
10 Tips to Visiting Paris in the Spring
A detailed guide to visiting Paris, France in the spring, including tons of tips on what to see and do, month-by-month calendars with weather outlook, events and packing guides. Find everything you need to enjoy this legendary time of year.
10 Great Paris Restaurants You Can Actually...
A guide to ten of the best budget French restaurants in Paris, offering quality and tradition at modest prices.
Living the Dream: Making Your April Visit to...
A complete guide to visiting Paris in April, including a packing guide, average April temperatures and rainfall, and advice on what to see and do in Paris in April.
Paris By Boat: Find Your Perfect Seine Cruise
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Why Galeries Lafayette Is a Legendary Paris...
A complete guide to the world-famous Galeries Lafayette department store in Paris, one of the city's pit stops for men and women's designer shopping, quality home furnishings, and even gourmet food shopping. This profile gives an overview of highlights at the Galeries, as well as practical information.
The Poetry of October in Paris
A guide to visiting Paris in October, including weather outlook, tips on what to pack for an October trip to Paris, and highlights of the best events in Paris during the month.
Paris in Two Days: What You Absolutely Must See
This two-day self-guided tour of Paris will provide 48 full and exciting hours in the City of Light, including Notre Dame, the Eiffel Tower, and more.
15 Classic Sites and Monuments to Visit in Paris
A succinct and colorful guide to the most interesting monuments and historic sites in Paris, including the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, and Sorbonne.
Navigate the Madness of Paris' Summer and...
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Paris in the Fall: Gorgeous, Crisp, and...
A detailed guide to visiting Paris in the fall, including month-by-month calendars featuring weather outlook, events and packing guides. We also lay out the pros and cons of visiting Paris during the autumn months.
Paris Visite Pass: Unlimited Travel on the...
A page describing how to buy the Paris Visite Pass, which allows visitors to Paris to travel freely on the Paris metro for 1, 2 or 3 consecutive days and offers discounts to several Paris monuments and attractions.
Nightlife Notes: Where to Party for Paris Gay...
The annual, much-coveted Paris Gay/LGBT Pride event is just around the corner, and to mark the occasion, we've put together a great list of places to head for a
Travel to Paris from the Main Airports with...
A guide covering Paris airport transportation options, including shuttles, buses, and commuter trains. Use this guide to make getting to Paris from the airport with public transportation easy.
Navigating the Best Paris Flea Markets
Taking a long, leisurely stroll around Paris flea markets, some dating to the medieval period, is pleasant whether you're actually looking to find a special item or just enjoy browsing and admiring. Read our complete guide to
Paris for Nightowls: Best Cocktails in Town
Particularly in the summer, finding a good place to spend the evening chatting and people-watching over a bottle of good wine isn't difficult. You seem to
Why Tourists Neglect St-Denis Basilica (And Why...
I'm angling to solve the following mystery this week: Why would a site that houses the remains of 42 French kings, 32 queens, 63 princes and princesses,
In Review: Macéo, Vegetarian-Friendly...
I've become increasingly grumbly and exasperated with Paris restaurant culture's refusal to cater to vegetarians, or to assume that all vegetarians want and
Warm and Buttery Off The Press: Best Patissiers...
Sweet tooth? Make sure to bookmark our latest recommendations for the best pastries (patisseries) in Paris. From butter-drenched croissants to silky eclairs,
Chasing The Light in Paris: Best Impressionist...
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Paris Gift Guide: How to Avoid Cliché...
Walking down the Quai Montebello along the Seine river, and across from the always-enchanting Notre Dame cathedral, my eyes nearly always end up training on
June in Paris: Free Music, Pride Parades, and...
We're inching ever-closer to June, a month that, in Paris, is synonymous with the joyous ushering in of the festivals season. Musicians of both the amateur
Travel Tips: The Perfect Parisian Sunday?
Many incorrectly assume that Paris turns into a near-ghost town on Sundays, when in fact most restaurants, museums, cafes, and even many shops stay open. They
Do I Need a Visa for a Short Stay in France?
Planning a vacation to Paris and/or around France? Make sure to get familiar with passport and visa requirements for entering and staying in the country well ahead of your trip.
The Essential Guide to The Louvre
A complete overview of the Louvre Museum in Paris, France, including opening hours, collection highlights, and tons of helpful tips for visitors.
A Walking Tour of Paris' Oldest Quarter
Take a free, self-guided walking tour of the Paris neighborhood known as the Marais, one of the city's oldest and most fascinating areas.
Make the Most of Paris in March
Paris in March comes as a relief after months of dark, cold days. Here's a guide to visiting Paris in March, including weather, seasonal events, and more.
December Events in Paris
Visiting Paris at year-end? Consult our complete guide to the best December events in Paris, France,including seasonal festivals and exhibits.
Is It Worth It to Take a Taxi from the Paris...
Wondering whether to take a taxi to or from the airport in Paris? A guide to help you decide if taking a taxi is the best option for you.
Sundays in Paris: Best Ways to Avoid "Ennui"
Sundays are semi-sacred in Paris and the rest of France. Many shops and major attractions are closed, but not all are. Consult our complete guide to making the most of your Parisian Sunday, whether you want to take it easy like the locals or find out where's open to shop or sightsee.
Celebrating Christmas in Paris: A Complete,...
Whether you're visiting for the holiday or are just needing inspiration, peruse our complete guide to celebrating Christmas in Paris in 2013 and 2014.
The Top Ten Best Bakeries (Boulangeries) in Paris
Here is where to find some of the city's most delicious baguettes, breads, or artisan pastries at the best bakeries in Paris.
Top Shopping Centers in Paris
A concise and handy guide to the top shopping malls and centers in Paris, from the Carrousel du Louvre to the Quatre Temps shopping center at La Defense on the city's west edge.
Dining at the Eiffel Tower: Options With Great...
A guide to the two restaurants located on the premises of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, 58 Tour Eiffel and the gastronomic Le Jules Vernes.
The Gorgeous Cathedrals and Churches of Paris
Interested in the history of Parisian cathedrals and churches, including gothic architecture? Consult our complete guide to the most stunning cathedrals, churches and basilicas in Paris, France.
Eat Like the Locals in These 20 Paris Food...
Looking for a good Paris food market? Find one in Paris near you in this complete guide, listed by arrondissement (district).
Paris in November: Steamy Cappuccinos in Cafes...
Visiting Paris in November? Consult our guide to the best events in town this month, including festivals, exhibits and other seasonal happenings.
The Ultimate Guide to the Champs-Elysées
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Heading to Paris? Read These 5 Tips for...
Visiting the Louvre Museum in Paris can be overwhelming, but if you follow these tips you'll come away with an enriching and satisfying experience.
Your Complete Guide to Paris Travel Deals:...
A description of Paris airports and air travel options to Paris, including how to find deals on flights to Paris.
Is Summer the Best Time to Visit Paris?
Considering a summer trip to Paris? Consult our complete guide to visiting the city in mid-year, including month-by-month calendars and tips on what to see and do.
Secret Paris: Where the Locals Hang Out
Discover several (semi) secret, un-touristy Paris neighborhoods: The Canal Saint-Martin, La Butte aux Cailles, Rue Montorgueil Grands Boulevards, and more. All of these lesser-known areas of Paris offer an off-the-beaten track atmosphere and provide a look at how the locals like to live it up.
Keep Your Cash Safe: Key Tips for Handling...
This guide answers frequently-asked questions about handling money and payments while visiting Paris, France, including tips on using credit and debit cards, ATM machines, traveler's checks, as well as tipping guides and ways to avoid common money hassles on your Paris vacation.
The Chic Departments Stores of Paris
This list of department stores are veritable institutions in Paris, and should definitely be on your itinerary if shopping is on your radar.
7 Great Day Trips from Paris
A guide to the best day trips and attractions in short reach of Paris by train, including the Chateau de Versailles, Monet's iconic gardens, and Disneyland Paris.
Musee d'Orsay: What You Need to See
A visitor's guide to the magnificent Musee d'Orsay in Paris, including general information on location and opening hours and highlights from the museum's exciting permanent collection.
The Best Free Things to Do in Paris
A guide to the top free things to do in Paris, France, including exploring Paris neighborhoods, free annual events, and reveling in the city's awe-inspiring cathedrals and churches and poetic parks and gardens. If you're visiting Paris on a budget, this guide is a must.
Essential Paris Safety Tips
Before heading to Paris, make sure to read some important safety tips and information, including how to protect yourself from pickpocketing, areas to avoid late at night, emergency numbers, and street safety.
Iconic Places to Loaf: Top Paris Cafes and...
There is nothing more Parisian than taking a few moments to sit with an espresso in a traditional Paris cafe. Indoors on a cozy banquette or out on a sunny terrace, drinking and people-watching is one of the most cherished past-times in France. While there are charming and unique spots all over Paris, this list includes some of the classics-- famed artists, writers and musicians frequented many of these traditional Paris spots, and most have done their best to retain that old-Paris glamour.
8 Diet-Busting Paris Chocolate Shops
A guide to the best Paris chocolate shops, where artisan chocolatiers concoct the very finest cocoa-based delicacies-- and add a distinct artistic flair to their creations. Patrick Roger, Jean-Paul Hevin, and Michel Cluizel count among the city's cocoa maestros.
10 Cheap and Cheerful Hostels in Paris
Looking for a Paris hostel that's clean, affordable and friendly? Check out About.com Paris Travel's picks for the top ten Paris hostels, ideal for students and young travelers, and ensure that your stay in the city of lights is a safe and fun one. You can in many cases book your stay directly online.
Quick and Delicious Street Food in Paris: A...
A guide to the best fast food and street food in Paris, France, including information on where to find delicious street food like falafel, crepes, and more.
La Défense Quatre Temps Shopping Center
The La Defense Quatre Temps shopping center is located in the La Defense business district just west of Paris, accessible by Metro or RER trains and featuring dozens of shops, a large food court, cinema multiplex and other services. The La Defense Quatre Temps Shopping Center is open 7 days a week.
Making the Most of June in Paris
A complete guide to visiting Paris in June, including what to pack, weather outlook, and a guide to the best events and goings-on this month.
What to See in Paris, Neighborhood-by-Neighborh...
These links to sights and attractions in each of Paris' 20 arrondissements will help you pinpoint important museums, monuments, and more. Page 1 of 2.
Saint-Germain-des-Prés: A Must-See Stop...
A comprehensive guide to the Saint-Germain-des-Prés neighborhood in Paris, France, former haunt of noteworthy artists and writers and today a chic hub for fashion, gallery-going and shopping for fine art objects. The guide includes suggestions for what to see and do in the neighborhood.
Best Perfume Shops in Paris
Are you a fragrance fan? This guide to the best fragrance and perfume shops in Paris will sate your desire for unique scents, from classics like Fragonard and Guerlain to newer stars in scents like Serge Lutens.
Find a Great Parisian Restaurant Open on...
Are you looking to book a meal at a restaurant open on Christmas in Paris? Find a full list of Paris restaurants open for Christmas eve and/or Christmas day lunch or dinner here.
How to Travel from Amsterdam to Paris: Your 4...
Trying to figure out how to travel from Amsterdam to Paris? This guide provides details on how to get there by plane, train, or car.
The Essential Guide to the Canal Saint-Martin...
The Canal Saint-Martin neighborhood, located in Northeastern Paris, is one of the most tranquil and picturesque spots the city has to offer. The neighborhood features charming and quirky spots for dining, people-watching, and shopping, as well as poetic footbridges all along the canal.
The 9 Best Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants in...
While meat is the star attraction of France's cuisine, that culture is changing. We list the nine best vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Paris here.
The Essential Guide to Notre Dame Cathedral
A profile of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, arguably the world's most stunning gothic-style cathedral. Includes location and contact info, highlights, and visitor tips.
Exploring Les Halles Shopping Center in Paris
The Forum des Halles shopping center is located in central Paris in a vast underground complex conveniently connected to the Metro-RER station Chatelet-les-Halles. The
Pere-Lachaise Cemetery in Paris: Key Facts and...
A profile of Pere Lachaise cemetery, one of Paris' most beautiful and intriguing cemeteries, and the resting place of countless famous figures, from Marcel Proust and Jim Morrison to Frederic Chopin and star-crossed lovers Heloise and Abelard.
Getting Free Wifi in Paris: The Complete Guide
Looking for a free Paris WiFi hotspot? You've come to the right place. This directory of free WiFi hotspots includes cafes, public gardens and libraries.
Chartier Restaurant in Paris: A Great Deal, or...
Looking for no-nonsense, budget-friendly French cuisine in a classic Paris brasserie setting? Courtney Traub of About.com Paris Travel weighs in on Chartier, a popular French restaurant in Paris set in a stunning Belle Epoque hall.
Chasing the Light: Best Impressionist Museums...
Are you a fan of impressionism? Paris is a genuine treasure trove of the style once considered radical and popularized by artists like Monet and Cezanne. Browse our list of the city's best impressionist museums and get your fix.
Best Cafes for Students in Paris - Where to...
Some Paris cafes are ideal for students: inexpensive coffee, drinks and food, big tables for working, a staff that's student-friendly, and free wi-fi.
5 Traditional Paris Cabarets
Looking for a traditional Paris show? This guide provides all the details on famed revues including the Moulin Rouge, Lido and Crazy Horse.
How to Avoid Crowds at the Eiffel Tower (and...
Looking for a good, succinct visitors' guide to the Eiffel Tower in Paris? The tower is one of the globe's most famous and instantly recognizable attractions. The guide includes opening hours and admission fees, history and highlights, and information about on-site restaurants.
In Pictures: Top Things to See at the Louvre in...
A shot of the ancient Grecian sculpture known as the Venus de Milo, named after the Greek island on which it was discovered, at the Louvre Museum in Paris.
What's On in Paris This October?
A guide to the best October events in Paris, France, including festivals, trade shows, and exhibits.
The Best Free Museums in Paris
Did you know that Paris counts over a dozen free museums? Read our guide to the top free Paris museums to find out how to get a slice of art and culture without breaking a tight budget.
Best Student-Friendly Bars in Paris
Are you a student looking to pinpoint the best spots for a nightcap in Paris? Look no further. About.com Paris Travel Contributor Gus Turner has the lowdown on the city's best bars for students.
Where to Head for Holiday Lights and Decoration...
Want to know where to find elegant Christmas lights displays in Paris this season? You've come to the right place. Find all the details here of holiday light displays in Paris in 2014 and 2014.
Visiting Paris in September: A Complete Guide
A guide to visiting Paris in September, including packing tips, weather averages, and events highlights.
Why Everyone Loves Paris in May
Enjoy the full bloom of Paris. Here's a guide to visiting Paris in May, including weather averages, seasonal events, and tips for what to pack.
The Most Romantic Spots in Paris
A guide to the top romantic paris attractions and activities for couples, including dinners for two, Paris boat tours, panoramic views of Paris, Paris parks and gardens, and more. This guide is the ultimate resource for couples, with an at-a-glance look at all the quintessential city of romance has to offer.
The Most Romantic Restaurants in Paris
Planning a trip to Paris with someone special? Check out our guide to the most romantic restaurants and dinners in Paris.
Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Get from Rome...
Trying to figure out how to travel from Rome to Paris? This guide provides details on how to travel by plane, train, or car.
9 of the Weirdest Shops in Paris: From...
Paris may be known for its high fashion and art museums, but it's also a place where you can stumble on the wonderfully weird and eccentric. See our list of the top weirdest shops in
The Best Bus Tours in Paris
Particularly on a first trip, taking a bus tour of the city of light can be an excellent way to discover its most compelling sights. Find out here about the best Paris bus tours available, including where to find schedules, routes, and fares.
Top Musee d'Orsay Visitor Tips
A succinct set of tips for visiting Paris' stunning Orsay Museum, including when to go, tickets, advice on viewing the permanent collection, and information on temporary exhibits and special events.
The Latin Quarter
Pictures of the famed Latin Quarter in Paris, including Luxemburg Garden, the Sorbonne University, Rue Mouffetard, and the Hôtel de Cluny.
In an Autumnal Mood: Gorgeous Fall Scenes From...
Need inspiration for an upcoming fall trip to Paris? Browse our pictures of autumn in Paris and see how the city takes on a contemplative, poetic quality during the fall months.
How to Enjoy the Centre Pompidou, Paris' Modern...
A guide to the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, including information on the National Museum of Modern Art and the center's cinema, public library, and rooftop restaurant, Georges.
Everything You Need to Know About French...
A page covering French customs regulations and answering some frequently asked questions about entering and leaving France and the type and amount of goods you can carry with you.
What You Need to Know About the Arc de Triomphe
An overview of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, one of the city's most famous landmarks and a military monument built by the Emperor Napoleon.
Check Out This One-Page History of Paris
Interested in the history of Paris? A succinct version of key dates and events can be found here.
Paris Then and Now: Vintage Maps
A gallery showing maps of Paris, France in the present day and in history. The gallery, which is in reverse chronological order, demonstrates the shifting contours of Paris as its population ballooned and social and political revolutions drastically altered the city's layout.
How to Avoid Pickpockets in Paris
Learn a few basic rules on how to avoid pickpockets in Paris, France. Pickpocketers operate in strategic ways and you can prevent getting pickpocketed in Paris if you take a few precautions and remain vigilant.
Find Your Perfect Paris Hotel
Wondering where to stay in Paris on your upcoming trip? Check out our tip-packed guide on accommodations, including how to find a good deal on hotels or apartments.
Top Contemporary Art Museums in Paris
A concise and visual guide to the top contemporary art museums in Paris, France, including the National Museum of Modern Art at the Centre Pompidou, the Fondation Cartier, and the Palais de Tokyo.
Rue Mouffetard in Paris
Rue Mouffetard is one of Paris' liveliest market streets. On this charming, centuries-old street, one can find dozens of artisan bakeries, cheese or pastry shops, plus some of the city's best fruit and vegetable stands. Page 17.
Rue Montorgueil Neighborhood
Rue Montorgueil and its surrounding streets form a neighborhood in the very center of Paris, nearby Les Halles and the Centre Georges Pompidou. This is a historic pedestrian-only area featuring fresh food markets, cozy restaurants and bars, and eclectic shopping spots.
How to Make the Most of Your July Visit to Paris
A guide to visiting Paris in July, including tips on how to pack for a July trip to Paris, weather outlook, and events highlights.
The Carrousel du Louvre Shopping Center
The Carrousel du Louvre shopping center in Paris, boasting around 40 shops, is located in the Louvre Palace next to the famous museum and just below the celebrated glass pyramid. The center is open 7 days a week.
What's the Legal Drinking Age in Paris, Anyway?
Find out what the legal drinking age is in France and Paris.
Emporiums of Chic: Top Boutiques and Concept...
Looking for a fabulous Paris boutique or concept store offering a large palette of creations from established or up-and-coming designers? You've come to the right place. About.com Paris Travel provides a shortlist of the hottest Paris boutiques and concept stores, including Colette, Kiliwatch and Merci.
The 6 Best Movie Theaters in Paris
With over 100 movie theaters and roughly 300 films running in any given week throughout the city, Paris is definitely the world’s best place for cinephiles.
How to Travel From Madrid to Paris
Trying to figure out how to travel from Madrid, Spain to Paris? This guide provides details on how to get there by plane, train, or car.
How to Enjoy Bastille Day in Paris
A guide to Bastille Day (Fête de la Bastille) events and activities in and around Paris, which is celebrated every year on July 14th.
Le Bon Marché: Classic Left-Bank Paris...
One of Paris' prized department stores or
The Paris Museum Pass
If you're planning to visit more than two museums during your next trip to Paris, purchasing the Paris Museum Pass can be a real boon.
Montmartre Photo Gallery
Pictures of the Montmartre neighborhood in Paris, including Place des Tertres, the Sacre Coeur, the Moulin Rouge, and more.
Guide to the Louvre-Tuileries Neighborhood in...
A comprehensive guide to the Louvre-Tuileries neighborhood in Paris, France, the former seat of royal power in Paris and today a bustling tourist favorite and chic hub for fashion, museum-going and gift shopping.
Not Sure How to Tip in Paris? Read This
Wondering how much you should tip servers in Paris, and other tipping etiquette? Find out in this concise guide from About.com Paris Travel.
Paris Pharmacies Open Late or 24 Hours a Day
A directory of Paris pharmacies open late or 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
In Pictures: Elegant Parisian Parks and Gardens
The Jardin des Tuileries is a formal Paris garden that was once the backyard of royals. Learn more about this stunning green space in the city of light.
Facts and Practical Information About Paris
Find practical information and interesting facts about the magnificent city of Paris, France, here, with information especially targeted at travelers interested in visiting.
The 15 Best Family Attractions in Paris
Afraid Paris isn't family-friendly? Think again! Explore our complete guide to visiting Paris with kids, including lists of attractions kids will love, from museums to parks and gardens and special events.
Complete Guide to Paris Bikes (Velib')
Thinking of renting a bike in Paris? Learn all about the Velib' city bike rental scheme, including how to rent Paris bikes for one or several days, payment, safety information and more.
Top (Permanent) Market Streets in Paris
Rue Mouffetard is one of the oldest streets of Paris and home to a lively permanent street market.
Travel Tips: How to Get from Venice to Paris
Trying to figure out how to travel from Venice to Paris? This guide provides details on how to get to Paris by plane, train, or car.
Bateaux Parisiens Boat Tours
Bateaux Parisiens is a popular choice for boat tours along the Seine River in Paris, France. See this page for practical details on how to get tickets, operating hours, and the kinds of sights you'll see on the tour.
Printemps Department Store in Paris
A guide to Printemps Department Store in Paris, France, one of the original Belle-Epoque department stores in the French capital and a major destination for shoppers in search of designer fashion for women and men, home furnishings, beauty products or jewelry. Printemps on Boulevard Haussmann also boasts a sweeping rooftop terrace with panoramic views of Paris.
Best Panoramic Views of Paris
A guide to the best places for dazzling panoramic views of Paris, including Montmartre, the Eiffel Tower and the Montparnasse Tower. Get a quick overview of the top spots for soaring panoramic views of Paris.
Wine and Autumn Cheer in Paris: The Vendanges...
A guide to the Vendanges de Montmartre in Paris, an annual wine harvest in the historic neighborhood featuring wine tastings, food, music, and more.
Get to Know Paris's 11th Arrondissement...
A succinct guide to the 11th arrondissement (district) of Paris, France, an edgy, ethnically diverse area of the city that houses sights such as the Place de la Bastille and its majestic modern operahouse.
11 Spots for Tranquility in Paris: Best Parks...
A guide to the loveliest Paris parks and gardens, including the Luxemburg Garden, the Bois de Vincennes, and the Jardin des Tuileries.
Best Latin Dancing Bars in Paris
Itching for a night of salsa or merengue dancing? Consult our complete guide to some of the hottest Latin dancing bars in Paris, then get on those dancing shoes.
Paris to South Asia in Just a Metro Ride:...
A guide to the Paris neighborhood known as La Chapelle or Little Sri Lanka, home to a large and vibrant Sri Lankan community, restaurants and shops offering authentic cuisine and goods from the region.
How to Travel From Brussels to Paris
Trying to figure out how to travel from Brussels to Paris? This guide provides complete details and advice on how to get to Paris by plane, train, or car.
Quirky, Arty Belleville: Off the Beaten Track...
About.com Paris Travel Contributor Colette Davidson's at-a-glance guide to the Belleville neighborhood in Paris, France, a traditionally working-class district which was the birthplace of greats like Edith Piaf and today hosts one of Paris' lively Chinatowns. The very metropolitan Belleville is also a bastion for artists, hipsters and students.
Don't Miss the Georges Restaurant at the Centre...
Georges Restaurant is a contemporary and trendy French restaurant located on the top floor of the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris.
Your Guide to Gourmet Paris
A complete Paris food and dining guide for visitors, pointing you to the best places to eat out, nibble or stock up on gourmet items in Paris, France. From restaurants to gourmet foodshops and outdoor farmers' markets in the city of light, you'll find something suitable for your budget and tastes in our information-packed Paris food and dining guide.
The 11 Best Gourmet Restaurants in Paris
Food connoisseurs should not leave the city of light without a visit to one of these world-renowned Paris gourmet restaurants, many of them touting Michelin stars. Chefs such as Alain Ducasse and Guy Savoy guarantee a gastronomic experience palates will savor for some time, serving up delicacies such as foie gras ravioli or wild Breton lobster.
Grandes Epiceries: See the Best Gourmet Food...
A succinct guide to the best gourmet Paris food shops and supermarkets, including Lafayette Gourmet, Fauchon, and La Grande Epicerie at Bon Marché.
January Events in Paris
Will you be in Paris as the year opens? Check out our guide to the best January events in Paris, France, including festivals, exhibits, and winter holiday activities such as ice skating.
Guide to the 16th Arrondissement in Paris
A succinct guide to the 16th arrondissement (district) of Paris, France, an elegant, upwardly mobile area of the city which houses important museums such as the Claude Monet/Marmotton Museum and the Palais de Tokyo, in addition to quiet, charming neighborhoods like the area known as Passy.
Paris Tourist Information Offices - Welcome...
Find out how you can local your cloest Paris tourist office and welcome center, which provide tons of useful information and special discounts to visitors.
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