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What is there to do for free in Paris?
It might surprise you just how many Paris attractions are actually free! Many museums have no entrance fee on certain days of the month, such as Musée de l'Orangerie (where you'll find Monet's Water Lilies), the Rodin Museum and many more. Don't forget to double check on their websites to avoid disappointment. You can also enjoy the city's Fête de la Musique every June, which happens all across the city, and pay homage at Cimitière du Père Lachaise where greats such as Edith Piaf and Oscar Wilde are buried.
What are the best hotels in Paris near the Eiffel Tower?
citizenM has four affordable luxury hotels in Paris but if you're looking for a rooftop bar with a view of the Eiffel Tower, citizenM Paris Champs-Élysées hotel is for you. Just a 25-minute saunter from Paris' tallest landmark, this is a stylish hotel built for the city of chic.
Where are the best croissants in Paris?
The age-old question. Many people swear by Du Pain et des Idées on Rue Yves Toudic - their iconic pastry shop goes all the way back to 1875. Or what about La Maison d’Isabelle next to the Sorbonne? This organic bakery will have you eyeing up croissants and much more. Top tip - look for independent bakeries rather than large chains.
What is the best month to visit Paris?
Spring in Paris - what a time! The summer months also get plenty of sunshine with temperatures of around 25 degrees so make sure to pack something light (and tres jolie, of course). Useful to know: August is the traditional month when Parisians vacate the city in droves for their summer holidays... meaning many smaller businesses may be closed (so you might be disappointed). The absent Parisians are replaced tenfold by many, many, many tourists - so do consider this if August is your fave travel month.
Where are the Michelin-star restaurants in Paris?
So, you're here for the food? Take a seat! La Poule au Pot - Paris' quaint award-winning eatery - is just off Rue de Rivoli and is here to bring you classic French dishes done with exquisite flair. Or for fine dining amongst the chandeliers, go for L'Ambroisie. This beautifully presented seasonal food will make you feel on top of the world, just a short walk from Place de la Bastille.
Where are the best coffee shops in Paris?
Les Deux Magot on Place Saint-Germain-des-Prés is the home of French philosophy so don't be afraid to snap a few pics as you order your coffee. While fancier drinks can get a little pricey, this meeting spot of all the great 20th-century thinkers is well worth a visit. For something a little more down to earth, Le Malabar on rue Saint Dominique is the place to relax. With its rustic decor of chalkboards and dried flowers, you'll feel like you've stepped back in time.
Where are the best bars in Paris?
For all the coolest bars and the best nightlife in Paris, Le Marais is the place to be. Even though it's one of the oldest areas in the city, the cobbled streets of Le Marais just across the water from Notre Dame Cathedral are filled with the hottest new venues and lively bars that will have you dancing until dawn!
What is the best way to get to Paris from Charles de Gaulle Airport?
It's very simple - it's just one RER B train to Paris, which passes many central city stations like Châtelet-Les-Halles and Saint-Michel Notre Dame. The journey to the most popular exit (Gare du Nord) takes about 25 minutes.
Where are the best markets in Paris?
Rue Mouffetard is the oldest street in Paris and is the city's ultimate 'market street'. Get all your fresh fruit, veg and cheeses in the 5th arrondissement - and don't be afraid to chat to the vendors (you may get some extra goodies to take home with you!). Or for picturesque flower stalls and classic striped awnings, go to Paris' Rue Cler in the 7th arrondissement. You'll find everyone here from the butcher, the baker and the chocolate makers. Finish off your shopping trip with al-fresco coffee in one of the street's many cafes.
Where are the best places to shop in Paris?
The 7th arrondissement - it's chic, it's elegant, it's what Paris is all about! Head to Paris' Rue Sainte Dominique for the true fashionista inside you - it's 2.5km of shopping heaven. Or if you're after one of the traditional grand magasins in Paris (the world's original department stores), Le Bon Marché on Rue de Sèvres sparkles and glistens with all the classic French designers.