Top destination - Why go there in Paris, France ?

Paris, capital of France

Paris, capital of France - View on Eiffel Tower
View on Eiffel Tower

Who needs to introduce Paris ? Widely known as one of the, if not the, most romantic city in the world, Paris is full of wonders : the Arc the Triomphe, the Eiffel tower, and many monuments, buildings, spectacles, places, restaurants, … There is bad time to visit Paris – however, as most touristic places, you might enjoy it more during spring or fall, as you will not be stuck in large tourists crowds, and most points of interests are easily reachable. A friendly tip : do wake up early to enjoy a local breakfast in a cafe, and appreciate wandering in the beautiful streets the whole day.

  • Is tap water safe to drink in Paris, France ?
  • Yes
  • Average prices in Paris (USD - 1€ = USD$1.073174 )
  • Public transport ticket : 1.95 |
  • Taxi (5km) : 12.43 |
  • Train (200km) : 43.8 |
  • Restaurant (2 persons) : 60 |
  • 5* hotel : 410 |
  • 3* hotel : 130 |
  • Appartment rent : 1610 |
  • Women haircut : 48.26 |
  • Men haircut : 26.31 |
  • Weekend city break (2 persons, 1 hotel night, without flights) : 890
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 Best hotels - Where to stay in Paris, France ?

Mercure Paris Terminus Nord

Mercure Paris Terminus Nord - room bed
room bed

Conveniently situated next to the Gare du Nord, northern train station, with metro access, this small hotel is affordable for Paris and comfortable enough to accommodate a short business trip or romantic getaway. However, remember it is Paris : everything is small due to lack of space in the city.

Good Good 4/6 (1)  |No problem experienced with free wifi during the stay Perfect wifi  |Affordable-Affordable Affordable  |95 EUR  |See on map of Paris, France 12 Boulevard de Denain, 75010 Paris

Holiday Inn Paris - St. Germain Des Pres

Holiday Inn Paris - St. Germain Des Pres - Room bed
Room bed

Affordable for the area, it is a good place to stop by for a city trip or a business trip, if you prefer to be close to center. However, hotel has no amenities other than the rooms.

Average Average 3/6 (1)  |No problem experienced with free wifi during the stay Perfect wifi  |Affordable-Affordable Affordable  |125 EUR  |See on map of Paris, France 92 Rue de Vaugirard, 75006 Paris, France

Hotel Mercure Paris CDG Airport & Convention

Hotel Mercure Paris CDG Airport & Convention - Indoor pool
Indoor pool

Very convenient for airport layover, the hotel has an indoor pool. Hardly accessible without a car from center, a transfer to Paris might get expensive, around 60 Euros.

Average Average 3/6 (1)  |Free wifi is fine but could be better Good wifi  |Affordable-Affordable Affordable  |100 EUR  |See on map of Paris, France Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG), Roissypôle Ouest, Route de la Commune, 95713 Roissy CDG

 Finest restaurants - Where to eat in Paris, France ?

Chez Tof

Chez Tof - Cassoulet
Cassoulet

Restaurant serving French south western food (foie gras, cassoulet and other specialties), it is very affordable for the area, and the portions are huge - you will not leave it hungry, even with a salad. Recommandation : do not force yourself to finish the dish, or you might have some troubles the next day...

Average Average 3/6 (1)  |Cheap-Cheap Cheap  |20 EUR  |See on map of Paris, France 30 Rue Saint-Marc, 75002 Paris, France
Nearby :  Le bouillon   

Cafe de l homme

Cafe de l homme - Dinner with Eiffel tower view
Dinner with Eiffel tower view

Looking for a restaurant with Eiffel tower view ? This is surely your best shot at it - the terrace being part of the Trocadero, the main place from where to see the Eiffel tower. Restaurant closes at 2am, which leaves plenty of time to admire the view and enjoy a dinner.

Average Average 3/6 (1)  |Expensive-Expensive Expensive  |80 EUR  |See on map of Paris, France 17 Place du Trocadéro et du 11 Novembre, 75016 Paris
Nearby :  Trocadéro   

 What to see in Paris, France ?

Trocadéro

Trocadéro - View on Eiffel Tower from Trocadero
View on Eiffel Tower from Trocadero

If you want to look at the Eiffel tower, this is the main point of view on it - tell your driver to take you there. The place offers a breathtaking and photogenic view on the Iron Lady.

Nearby :  Cafe de l homme   

 Excellent activities - What to do in Paris, France ?

Free tour Paris & cinema (in Spanish)

Since the Lumière brothers and George Méliès chose Paris to be the first city to appear on the big screen, many stories have been told in its streets, characters walking on its bridges or falling in love under the Eiffel Tower.
A tour of the city of Paris full of anecdotes, funny and tragic stories, which will make the 2 and a half hours go by in the blink of an eye.
Are you a movie lover? Let they know and they will prepare something special for your visit. And of course ... don't forget your camera!
This tour makes you walk through those stories, feel like those actors and actresses, see what those cameras immortalized forever.

Amazing Amazing 6/6 (1)  |Cheap-Cheap Cheap  |See on map of Paris, France La Samaritaine, 75001 Paris, France

Free walking tours in Paris

On any of the free guided tours we offer in Paris, you will be able to find a large selection of unmissable places to visit with your local guide who will show you the hidden charms and the way of life of this amazing city. You can’t leave Paris without having gone to visit the Saint Chapelle Church, the Louvre Museum, the gardens of Champs Elysées, Sacré Coeur Basilica, Pont Neuf (the New Bridge) over the Seine, Luxembourg Gardens, the Parisian Catacombs, Vendome Square, Les Halles Market, the Pompidou Center, Orsay Museum, the Arc de Triomphe, the Latin Neighborhood, Tuileries Gardens, the Galleries Lafayette, Garnier Opera, or the Pere Lachaise Cemetery.

Amazing Amazing 6/6 (1)  |Cheap-Cheap Cheap  |

Le bouillon

Le bouillon - Beer in the bar
Beer in the bar

Typical Parisian bar, good place to stop for a beer. The large terrace is great to enjoy some fresh air.

Average Average 3/6 (1)  |5 EUR  |See on map of Paris, France 10 Rue Saint-Marc, 75002 Paris, France
Nearby :  Chez Tof   

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 Best clubs - Where to party in Paris, France ?

Rosa Bonheur sur Seine

Rosa Bonheur sur Seine - Exterior view
Exterior view

This bar / club on a boat, right on the Seine, is a great place to start a party night ! Affordable for the area, spacious enough to host a large crowd and a good party, visiting it will definitely be a nice change from the common places usually visited for party.