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The Paris Travel Blog to Plan your Trip to Paris
Are you planning a trip to Paris? This Paris Travel Guide has more than 100 Paris Travel articles sorted by topic for easy navigation.
If you are looking for general Paris Travel Information, use this Paris Guide as a starting point to navigate our Paris Travel Blog.
If you still need some reasons to visit Paris (or perhaps have a partner who needs some help getting on the same page as you), click here to read why Paris is always a good idea.
Paris is a big city, with many interesting things to see and to. If you are visiting Paris for the first time, a bit of planning is necessary. In this section of the Paris Trip Guide, you will find the articles to help you plan the perfect trip to Paris. When to go, what to see, and how much it costs.
After a transition period, the French are back to the streets and a normal life. But this new “normality” comes with new rules of the game which are slightly different in each European country.
Learn how to visit Paris after lockdown, and the new do’s and don’ts for a safe and easy-going trip to Paris.
Paris is divided into 20 Arrondissements or Districts, each one with a different history, and soul. In the Paris Arrondissement Guide, you will find the 20 Districts of Paris explained. Then, if you want to learn more about a specific district of Paris, click in our Paris by Arrondissement guides.
Montmartre is the most popular area to visit by tourists. This hillside village was annexed to Paris in the 19th century and since then it was a popular place to go on weekends to breathe fresh air, drink, and dance at the guinguettes.
Because living in Montmartre was cheap, the area was home to many artists who lived a bohemian life of working and night entertainment in the cabarets.
Our articles will take you to the old Montmartre, with the must-do sights but also to our favorite spots to play, eat, and sleep.
Our series of Travel Itineraries will help you organize your days in Paris so you can get the most out of the city during your limited time. The guides come with a map with the main stops and local tips.
PARIS WALKING TOURS
Apart from the Paris Itineraries with different durations, this blog also has some walking tours covering a specific topic. These self-guided walking tours usually last a few hours and come with a map for your convenience.
This section covers the top-sights in Paris – monuments, museums, parks, and shows – and they come with our best tips for getting the most out of them.
Paris Plages (all locations)
Paradis Latin Cabaret Show + Dinner
The Eiffel Tower is the symbol of Paris and France, and a must of any first trip to Paris. Whether you decide to climb up or admire it from another point of view, check out the articles below for the best Eiffel Tower experience.
Perhaps the most famous museum in the world, the Louvre Museum is another of the mus-sights in Paris. We are Louvre frequent visitors we just love it and we have to go at least twice a year! Check out our Louvre Museum quick guide and learn the history behind this fantastic museum and our best trips.
Treasure Hunt at the Louvre Museum
Apart from the main attractions, Paris has many other wonderful sights and activities, usually far from crowds. Below, we describe our favorites but there are many more!
Even if this is your first time in Paris, we recommend adding a couple of these sights to your Paris bucket list so you can also see the lesser tourist sight of Paris, usually with a more local feeling.
The Sewer Museum
Musée de l’Homme
The Petite Ceinture of Paris
Marin d’Eau Douce Self–Guided Electric Boats
Atelier des Lumières
Want more? Read Quirky Paris, a collection of short stories about our most quirky wanderings around Paris.
Fan of bucket lists? So we are! Our Paris Bucket Lists cover different topics and they are a great way to ensure you are not forgetting anything interesting in the city for the topics you enjoy most.
Best Paris Metro Stations
Explore the famous Château de Versailles – a jewel of French Baroque architecture – and the grounds! Versailles Estate is huge, with many things to see and do. The guides below will help you plan your Versailles visit in advance so you are sure to get the most out of Versailles Palace and its Gardens!
If you visit Paris for more than two days, we encourage you to travel beyond the capital and explore a bit of the French countryside. From magnificent châteaux to picturesque small towns, there are beautiful day trips from Paris very easy to organize on your own.
All about food in Paris: things to eat in Paris, French food festivals, French wine, Parisian bistros, and more! Learn also about the best food tours in Paris, a great way to explore the city from a gastronomic point of view.
If you are in need of restaurant addresses proposing good French cuisine or something else, our Restaurant Guides provide just that, organized by district or neighborhood. Learn what to eat in Paris, and the best places to find it!
Where to stay in Paris? This is the one thing you don’t want to get wrong in your Parisian trip! From the best district to stay in Paris to the perfect kind of accommodation for you, find our best tips and some great proposals, all budgets.
In this section, we share the best local tips and hacks to navigate Paris and its main tourist attractions and it’s a great complement of the Paris Travel Planning section.
When to visit Paris? What is the best season to explore the City of Lights? The truth is that each season has its charm and we tell you the best ways to make the most of every month, with seasonal activities and our best local tips!
Spring in Paris
- Paris in March
- Paris in April
- Paris in May
In this section, we tell you how to get around Paris, from the best way to get to the city from the airports to the different ways to navigate the city.
Learn how to use the Parisian metro and the alternative ways to explore the city other than by foot!
Also, be informed of the coming transportation strikes and learn the best tips to survive them.
Best Kick-Scooters for Adults
Join France Bucket List – The France Travel Planning Facebook Group
You are also welcome to join France Bucket List our France Travel Planning Facebook Group – it is a great resource to enable you to ask questions about your upcoming trip to Paris or France!