Paris city guide for tourism and travel

You plan a trip to Paris, a beautiful, romantic, exciting city. Let's make the most of it. A Paris city guide, provides informed and independent advice from Parisians who love Paris: hotels, restaurants, sights, coach tours, cruises, nightlife, concerts, shopping, Disneyland Paris. Look at Paris facts and Paris history. Enjoy Paris tourism.

Paris city guide: Sightseeing
Paris city guide: monuments
Paris city guide: museums
Paris city guide: Coach tours
Paris tours
Paris city guide: restaurants
Paris city guide: hotels
Paris city guide: nightlife
Paris city guide: fashion
Paris fashion
Paris city guide: shopping
Paris city guide: Paris for children
Paris for children
Paris guide: city maps
Paris city maps
Paris metro
Paris metro
Paris City Guide: Eiffel Tower
Paris tourism: Eiffel Tower, the icon of Paris

Planning a trip to Paris

You are planning a trip to Paris, France. This Paris City Guide answers frequently asked questions like:

Why should I do a trip to Paris?
What's new in Paris?
What should I do in four hours, one day, two days?
When should I plan my trip to Paris?
Do I need a passport for my trip to Paris?

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Paris river cruise
Paris city guide: go on a river cruise in Paris

The Seine river cruise, a must do in Paris

Many of the most famous Paris sights are on the Seine river banks, including Notre-Dame, the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Museum, Orsay Museum, Palais de Chaillot.

With so many Paris sights to see from the Seine River, take a Seine river cruise during your next Paris trip. You will forever remember a Seine night cruise with dinner at Eiffel Tower and Moulin Rouge cabaret.

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Versailles Palace, a must see near Paris

If you come to Paris for at least two days, don't miss Versailles Palace and the superb Versailles Park.

It takes a minimum of four hours and 46 euros to visit Versailles on a tour by train from Paris. If you have a full day, combine the visit of Versailles Palace with Giverny near Versailles or Versailles Palace with Paris.

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Visit Versailles Palace on a tour
Paris tourism: visit Versailles Palace near Paris
Paris hotels left bank: Hotel Saint Paul
Hotel Saint Paul in Paris left bank

Check our selection of best Paris hotels

There are many hotels in Paris. The quality difference is huge and does not always translate into price.

Choose a hotel in a top district. Prefer a hotel on the left bank, a hotel near Notre Dame, a hotel near Louvre Museum or a hotel near Champs Elysees.

We have a choice of 2000 Paris hotels. Book your hotel early as top Paris hotels are often fully booked.

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Fashion, one top reason to come to Paris

French fashion is world famous with top brands such as Chanel, Dior, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Hermes, Vuitton and Saint Laurent. Discover these icon french brands.

Many lesser known French fashion brands maintain the French touch, a mixture of elegance and design. You will best find them at Paris Department Stores, Paris Shopping Malls and in Paris Le Marais district.

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Chanel - 31, rue Cambon Paris
The Paris store of Chanel, an icon fashion brand
Moulin Rouge in Paris
Paris tourism: nightlife

Discover and enjoy Paris nightlife

Nightlife is a key part of a great Paris stay. Paris and her illuminations are magical at night, especially along the Seine river banks and Champs Elysees.

A romantic dinner cruise on the Seine river is a great way to enjoy Paris at night. Restaurants in Paris are also very much part of her nightlife. So are concerts, bars and nightclubs. See selected Paris nightlife icons.

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Paris is fun with children

This is a well kept secret. Paris can be a lot of fun for children. Our top suggestions: Disneyland Paris, Parc Asterix, Thoiry Safari Park, Aquaboulevard Aquatic Park, the Eiffel Tower and a Seine river cruise.

There are also possibilities to visit Paris in a way suited to children. See our top recommendations.

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Disneyland Paris
Paris tourism: visit Disneyland Paris
Try a one day Champagne wine tour from Paris
Paris tourism: Champagne wine tour from Paris


's mission is to help you make the best of your trip to Paris with an exclusive selection of what's worth your time and money in this extraordinary city.

Launched by Parisians in Paris in 1997, this Paris City Guide has strived hard ever since to provide the most accurate, thrustworthy, information on Paris tourism.

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