Paris travel guide

Updated by Alice 2 days ago

 

Before You Travel

Bookings needed & things you can prepare in advance to make most of your time once in Paris

Tickets & activities you NEED to book in advance


The huge majority of travelers visit the following attractions. They need ...

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Pick your Transfers & Transport Cards


The airports of Paris are extremely busy, booking your transfer earlier ...

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Top Things To Do

Top things to do in Paris for someone who comes for the first time

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Avenue des Champs-Élysées

The Champs-Élysées Avenue is the most famous street of Paris. It goes from Place de la C...

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Musée du Louvre

The Louvre is the most famous museum of Paris and the biggest museum of art and historic monuments of the w...

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Place des Vosges

The Place des Vosges is one of the oldest squares in Paris, and also one of the most beautiful. Visitors st...

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Jardin des Plantes

The Garden of Plants of Paris is a botanic garden that was previously used to make cientific investigations...

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Ladurée

Ladurée is a French luxury bakery and sweets maker house created in 1862. It is one o...

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Jardin du Palais Royal

The Garden of the Royal Palace is located next to the Royal Palace, north of the Louvre Museum. The palace ...

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Paris Itineraries

Free itineraries to help you plan your days in Paris

Love Your Trip

Our selection of Services & Activites to make your trip even better

Food & Drink

Our selection of Services & Activites to make your trip even better

Tailored Travel Planning

Plan your trip with a Local Hero that will create tailored daily itineraries based on your budget, dates, age, interests or anything you're dreaming to experience

Nightlife

Top things to do and places to go to party in Paris with your friends

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Saint Germain des Prés Nightlife

This neighbourhood is located near the Sorbonne university, the Latin Quarter and Notre-Dame so, without a ...

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Bastille nightlife

Bastille nightlife is full of lively parties, full of people and sometimes too noisy. You can choose to enj...

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Oberkampf Nightlife

This neighbourhood has been one of the best areas to go out at night for more than 10 years. Young Parisian...

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Montmartre nightlife

Known as the bohemian district of the French capital, of course every night is lively. Locals and tourists ...

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Place Vendôme Nightlife

In the area of Place Vendôme you will find the most chic and classy venues. That means that celebriti...

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Bar Hemingway

This bar is located in the Ritz hotel and it's one of the most frequented by Ernest Hemingway in the 40...

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Families

Top things to do in Paris with kids: Activities and places for the whole family

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Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower is the most iconic monument of France. It was built by Gustave Eiffel to celebrate th...

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Bateaux Mouches

The Bateaux Mouches is a company that offers boat tours along the Seine, seeing landmarks such as the Eiffe...

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Jardin du Luxembourg

The Luxembourg Garden is a private park that belongs to the French Senate, its institution is situated in t...

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Parc zoologique de Paris

The Zoological Park has many different natural environments from around the world, such as Patagonia, Sudan...

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Catacombs of Paris

The Catacombs of Paris are an underground labyrinth situated in former quarries' galleries from which s...

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Ménagerie du Jardin des Plantes

Opening its doors in 1794, this is one of the oldest zoos in the world.

It has around 1200 animals and spe...

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Need To Know

Practical information & general advice to prepare your trip

Introduction


Paris is known as the City of Love and as ...

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Dangers & precautions


It's a pretty safe city, there's security all around, but ...

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Local opening times


Meals: French people usually eat lunch between 12 and 2 ...

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How to Move around


The best way to get from one place to another ...

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Events

Shows, festivals, traditions, markets, concerts or cultural exhibitions

Le Palais de Tokyo

Le Palais de Tokyo, Paris's rebellious anti-museum, has been tearing up the art rule-book for 15 years....

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Le Lido

It has been entertaining Parisians since 1946 and has hosted the likes of Elton John, Edith Piaf and Marlen...

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Tailored Travel Planning

Plan your trip with a Local hero that will create tailored daily itineraries based on interests and needs

Uniq Guides

Squeeze your time, discover hidden gems, eat & drink where locals do

About the author

Alice

I have been living in Paris for 10 years, I love to explore new places and show people around!

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