Best Things to Do in Paris, France – Tips from Travelers

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Welcome to this edition of the Sunday Spotlight onthings to Do in Paris.

The Sunday Spotlight series is a collaboration of insider travel tips and stories shared by other traveler’s and bloggers around the web – today we feature Paris.

We hope these tips and stories will inform and inspire you to take that dream trip to Paris. If you have already visited Paris, we’d love to hear your Paris travel tips in the comments down below.

3 Days in Paris – The Ultimate Paris Itinerary

Photo credit: The Planet D

Looking for tips on what to do in Paris each day, including information on how to get around Paris, where to stay in Paris, how to save money in Paris, and much more? Check out this 3 days in Paris itinerary.

How to visit Paris on a budget

Paris is an easy place to spend money – with fantastic restaurants, shops and wine bars on every corner, and entrance fees to world-class museums and attractions. Here are some tips to help keep your costs down…Read On

Beautiful stained glass windows in Saint-Chapelle, Paris, France
stained glass windows in Saint-Chapelle     credit: OnTheLuce

15 Fun Things to Do in Paris

A list of 15 things to do in Paris that just happen to be on a budget at about 20 € or less…Read On

15 Free Things to Do in Paris

Love free? Despite its reputation as an expensive destination, there are actually plenty of ways you can save money in this city…Read On

Getting around Paris

Here’s an epic guide on how to get around Paris on public transport… Read more

What NOT to Do in Paris

A helpful post that lays out some possible attractions to avoid in the City of Lights…and what to do instead…Read On

Indulge Your Sweet Tooth in Paris

Paris is a sweet tooth’s paradise. Famous patisseries, rich chocolate and super chic cupcakes. Make sure you know where to find the sweetest spots in the city…Read On

Laduree Macaron - Paris, France
Laduree Macaron      credit: Heather on her travels

10 under €10 – Budget Places to Eat in Paris

If you want to know where a local would take you if you ever came to visit them in Paris, this is the definitive list…Read On

Local Eats in Paris

Looking to get your crepe fix? How about finding the best croque madame? Start with these 4 places on your first trip to Paris…Read On

Crepe at Breizh Cafe in Paris, France
Crepe at Breizh Cafe    credit: ExpatEdna

Historic Bistros and Cafes in Paris

Looking for bistros or cafes that are historic? Check out this list which also comes with a price guide…Read On

Top Paris Restaurant Picks by Travelers

Café culture is an important part of life in Paris and the city boasts a huge selection of eateries from cool coffee shops to chic restaurants. Here are some top suggestions by others…Read On

3 Days in Paris for Vegans

Ditching your veganism to have a good time in Paris is completely unnecessary. Here’s how to have a GREAT 3-day Paris vacation…Read On

Vegan Falafel in Paris
Vegan Falafel     credit: 30traveler

30 travel experts reveal one day in Paris itinerary

There are some great ideas in this post of things to do in Paris

Accommodation in Paris

For a unique local stay, don’t forget about Airbnb. To check out all the properties available in Paris click here.

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How to See the Eiffel Tower

Should you take the lift to the 2nd or 3rd floor or attempt the walk up? Your strategy will be influenced by your budget, the length of the queues for the lift and how fit you’re feeling.

You’ll definitely want to book a skip the line tour to this Parisian main attraction. Click here to get your skip the line pass and see incredible panoramic views above Paris…Read On

View from the Eiffel Tower in Pariscredit: HeatherOnHerTravels

Breakdown of the 20 Neighborhoods (Arrondissements) in Paris

With 20 neighborhoods (arrondissements) to choose from, looking for accommodation and planning your activities can be terrifying. Here’s a breakdown to all the arrondissements to help you plan…Read On

The Marais Neighbourhood in Paris
The Marais Neighbourhood     credit: YoungAdventuress

Things To Do In Montmartre

The vibrant neighborhood of Montmartre is essentially a hill, and famous for the white-domed basilica of Sacré Cœur and the nightlife. A little ‘grittier’ in parts compared to Avenue des Champs-Élysées, you’ll have a lot of fun exploring the area.

You can book yourself a guided tour to see the most important sights like the Moulin Rouge, Sacre Coeur, Picasso’s studio, and an unexpected vineyard…Read On

The Moulin Rouge, Pariscredit: ActiveBackpacker

Finding Romance in Paris

There is a reason that so many people pick Paris as a top destination for romance and couples. With so many romantic things to do, these tips will help you get your love on…Read On

Visiting Paris with Kids

Paris may not be the first city that springs to mind when considering a family vacation, however, it can be a lot of fun for kids…Read On

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Plan Your Trip to Paris

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Accommodation in Paris

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Flights to Paris

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Car Rental in Paris

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Tours in Paris


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