Paris Travel Sitemap - Page 1 2016-09-26
Paris Neighborhoods - Paris Arrondissements
Before or during your stay in Paris, get acquainted with the city's marvelous-- and very different-- neighborhoods.
Paris, France Travel Guide | Visitor Information & Tips
This complete travel guide to Paris, France offers tons of free tips on getting there, what to see and do, where to stay, eating out, and much more.
Sainte-Chapelle Chapel in Paris, France
The light-filled Sainte-Chapelle chapel in Paris houses some of Europe's most stunning stained glass, and is a breathtaking example of gothic design.
What Is the Ile de la Cité in Paris?
The Ile de la Cité in Paris is one two natural islands on the Seine River, and the historic center of Paris.
Useful French Travel Words and Expressions
Planning a trip to Paris and eager to learn some basic French travel words and phrases? These French travel vocabulary
Annual Artistic Events in Paris
Interested in contemporary art, music or other mediums? Every season in Paris seems to host an annual event worth making space for in your agenda.
Celebrating Halloween in Paris and France: 2016 Guide
A guide to celebrating Halloween in Paris, France, including information on 2016 Halloween parties and events in the city.
European Heritage Days Paris - Journées de la Patrimoine
Dozens of sites in Paris that are generally closed or offer only limited access to the public open in celebration of European Heritage Days each year.
History of the Vendanges de Montmartre in Paris
The Vendanges de Montmartre (Wine Harvest) was first celebrated in Paris in 1934. Today, a vibrant festival still takes place each October.
Vendanges de Montmartre 2016 in Paris France
A guide to the Vendanges de Montmartre in Paris, an annual wine harvest in the historic neighborhood featuring wine tastings, food, music, and more.
All About the Musée Jean-Jacques Henner in Paris
Chances are, you probably haven't heard of the Henner Museum in Paris. But if classical painting and portraiture inspire you, a visit here is in order.
Directory of Museums and Galleries in Paris
Paris has been a major center of innovation and genius for centuries, and this heritage is reflected in the city's incomparable museums and galleries.
Which Seine Tours and Operators Are the Best?
Best Boat Tours of Paris: Cruises on the Seine River
Read our complete guide to the best boat tours of Paris, with full information on companies offering tours and cruises of the Seine and city canals.
Spend Sunday in an old cinema, or at a show...
In the last part of our guide to Sunday activities in Paris, we direct you to the best spots for an afternoon movie or an evening cabaret.
Take a Day Trip, and a Breather From City Life...
In part four of our complete guide to avoiding boredom on Sundays in Paris, we direct you to some great places to explore just outside the city limits.
Exploring the City: Roam at an Easy and Aimless Pace
This guide to Sundays in Paris offers tips on how to enjoy a relaxed end-of-the-week in the city of light, including suggestions for places to stroll.
Enjoy a lazy brunch, or loaf around one of these charming cafes
Sundays in Paris are perfect for a lazy, delicious brunch or for loafing and dreaming in a cafe with a steaming cafe creme and a good book. Go wild.
Boutique-Going and Window Shopping in Paris on Weekends
Part two of our guide to what to do on Sundays in Paris: we tell you where to browse boutiques and specialty stores in Paris
What to Do on Sunday in Paris: Dining, Shopping, & More
What to do on Sundays in Paris? Find out what's open, and get advice on the best things to do, from eating out to strolling to sightseeing.
Best October Events in Paris in 2016 - Exhibits and Festivals
A guide to the best October events in Paris, France, including festivals, trade shows, and exhibits.
September Events in Paris, France: 2016 Guide
A guide to the best September 2016 events in Paris, including exhibits, festivals, and other special events.
Shows and Trade Fairs in Paris - September 2016
A guide to the most anticipated trade shows and shows in Paris every September. Page 2.
August Events and Festivals in Paris: 2016 Guide
A guide to the best August 2016 events in Paris, including exhibits, festivals, and other special events.
Shows and Performing Arts in Paris - August 2014
A guide to the best August events in Paris, including shows and trade fairs. Page 2.
Visiting Claude Monet's House and Gardens at Giverny
Read this complete guide to the house and gardens of celebrated impressionist painter Claude Monet at Giverny-- it makes an ideal day trip from Paris.
Claude Monet House and Foundation - Visitor Information
A page describing activities and attractions at the Fondation Claude Monet in Giverny, France, the site of the famed painter's house and celebrated gardens. Find information on the Foundation Claude Monet's opening times, on-site museum, tickets, and more.
Water Lilies and Willows at Monet's Gardens in Giverny
A breathtaking shot showing the waterlily pond and dramatic willows in Claude Monet's gardens at Giverny, outside Paris. The gardens would inspire some of Monet's most-treasured works, including the
Water Lily Detail at Monet's Gardens in Giverny
A shot showing a detail of a water lily at Monet's gardens in Giverny, France-- part of a larger visitors' guide to Monet's house and gardens at the Fondation Claude Monet in Giverny.
Climbing Plants and Flowers at Giverny - Fondation Claude Monet
A shot showing elegant climbing plants and flowers at the gardens of Claude Monet in Giverny, France-- part of a larger visitors' guide to the Fondation Claude Monet and its museum.
Exploring The Louvre-Tuileries Neighborhood in Paris
Read our guide to the Louvre-Tuileries neighborhood in Paris, the former seat of royal power and today a chic hub for fashion, museums and shopping.
Free Museums in Paris: Soak In Some Culture On a Budget
Did you know that Paris counts over a dozen free museums? Read on to find out where to soak up art and culture in the capital, no matter your budget.
Free Museums in Paris: Soak In Some Culture On a Budget
Did you know that Paris counts over a dozen free museums? Read on to find out where to soak up art and culture in the capital, no matter your budget.
Top 7 Free Things to Do in Paris: No-Cost Attractions
On a budget? Read our guide to the best free things to do in Paris, including exploring charming neighborhoods, parks and gardens, and free events.
Musée Marmottan Monet in Paris France: Empire of Light
A visitor's guide to the Musée Marmottan Monet in Paris, one of the world's finest collections of paintings from famed impressionist Claude Monet.
Most Romantic Places to Walk in Paris: Dreamy Strolls
Planning a getaway to the city of lights with someone special? Read our picks for the most romantic walks in Paris, and get strolling with your love.
Carnavalet Museum in Paris: A Visitors' Guide
A visitor's guide to the Carnavalet Museum in Paris, whose collection traces the history of Paris from the Gallo-Roman era through the present day.
Père-Lachaise Cemetery in Paris: A Complete Guide
Père Lachaise cemetery is one of Paris' most beautiful cemeteries, and is a resting place of famous figures from Marcel Proust to Jim Morrison.
BHV Department Store: Explore Paris' Favorite "Bazaar"
A guide to Bazaar de l'Hotel de Ville Department Store, located in the center of Paris and a favorite destination for Parisian shopping sprees.
Definition of the Rive Gauche (Left Bank) in Paris
What does the term
What's the Etiquette for Tipping in Paris and France?
Wondering how much you should tip servers in Paris, and learn more about tipping etiquette? Find out in this full guide from About Paris Travel.
Is it Possible to Visit La Sorbonne University in Paris?
Many tourists hoping to visit the Sorbonne University in Paris are disappointed to be turned away from the doors. It can be done-- with some effort.
Andre Citroen Park in Paris - A Little-Known Gem
The Parc Andre Citroen is a contemporary Paris park that brings together greenery and metals to poetic effect. It boasts several thematic gardens.
Jardin Des Tuileries in Paris - Former Royal Gardens
The Jardin des Tuileries is a formal Paris garden that was once a royal backyard. Learn more about this stunning green space in the city of light.
Picture From Paris' "Coulee Verte" (Green Corridor)
The Promenade Plantée, also known as
Parc De La Villette in Paris
The Parc de la Villette in north Paris is often neglected by tourists, but is a fantastic science and arts complex designed for the whole family.
In Pictures and Profiles: Ten Most Elegant Paris Gardens
The Jardin du Luxembourg is an elegant Parisian gardens built by Queen Marie de Medicis. Browse our visual gallery of the city's gorgeous green spots.
Buttes Chaumont Park in Paris - A Romantic-Style Haven
The Buttes-Chaumont in northeast Paris is a sprawling, hilly, romantic-style park where Parisians head for picnics, games, and naps in the sun.
Parc Montsouris in Paris -Green Gem Near Montparnasse
The Parc Montsouris is an English romantic-style park in Paris boasting thousands of trees and poetic footpaths. Its puppet theater is great for kids.
The Bois De Vincennes -- "Paris' Lungs"
The Bois de Vincennes is a sprawling, gorgeous park on the outskirts of east Paris. Kids and adults enjoy picnics, boat rides, and strolls here.
Bois De Boulogne in Paris France - Old-World Romance
The Bois de Boulogne is an expansive park and wood on the outskirts of west Paris, and oozing with old-world romance and prestige.
Jardin Des Plantes in Paris France - Great for Kids and Adults
The Jardin des Plantes is a Parisian garden featuring thousands of varieties of plants, a natural history museum, and scenic paths for strolling.
Most Romantic Things to Do in Paris: Top Activities
Read our guide to the most romantic things to do in Paris, with attractions including dining, boat tours, and panoramic viewpoints topping our list.
Picture-Perfect Spot #5: Parc de Belleville
The little-known Parc de Belleville, nestled in a residential, gritty neighborhood of northeastern Paris, provides one of the best views of the city.
Picture-Perfect Spot #5: Centre Pompidou's Top Floor
From the rooftop of the Centre Pompidou in Paris' center, there's excellent views of landmarks including Notre Dame Cathedral and the Sacre Coeur.
Picture-Perfect Spot #4: Arc de Triomphe
See Paris as the Emperor Napoleon apparently wished to: from a sweeping vantage atop the 164-foot tall Arc de Triomphe.
Picture-Perfect Spot #3: Montparnasse Tower
One of Paris' only genuine skyscrapers, the Montparnasse Tower has little charm aside from the breathtaking panorama provided by a ride to the top.
Picture-Perfect Spot #2: Eiffel Tower
From the top deck of the world-famous Eiffel Tower, you can see most of the city's iconic landmarks-- and enjoy watching crowds swarm below like ants.
Picture-perfect Spot #1: Sacré Coeur Basilica Viewpoint
The panoramic viewpoint at the base of the Sacre Coeur Basilica in hilly Montmartre is a favorite for great views over the whole French capital.
Where to Find the Best Panoramic Views of Paris?
Read more about the 6 best spots for dazzling panoramic views of Paris, including Montmartre, the Eiffel Tower and Montparnasse Tower. Get up there!
Top 10 Places For Beautiful Sunsets in Paris
The French capital is known for being one of the globe's most photogenic cities. These 10 places in Paris are especially beautiful at dusk or sunset.
Paris Sights and Attractions - What to do in Paris - What to See in Paris - Paris Monuments- Paris Museums - Paris Tours - Paris Day Trips
Here you'll find complete information on what to see and do in Paris, including monuments, museums, parks and gardens, tours, and day trips from the city.
Paris Spas and Hammams
A guide to some of the best spas and hammams (Middle-Eastern and Turkish-style steambaths and relaxation centers) in Paris, France, including reviews and descriptions of some of the city's most luxurious spas.
Guide to Cafes and Brasseries in Paris France
Paris is synonymous with cafe culture, and the city has more of these wonderful places to lounge, think, argue and, of course, nurse a cup of Joe than nearly anywhere in the world.
Paris Concert Halls and Operas
From the old Palais Garnier to the brand-new Philharmonie de Paris, discover the best spots in Paris for concerts, opera, and ballet.
Best Places for Picnics in Paris: Where to Sprawl Out
Looking for a good picnic spot in Paris? Here are 7 great places to sprawl out, whether in a grassy park or beside the Seine. It's affordable and romantic.
Fashion Mecca #3 - The Marais
Next up in this complete guide to shopping in the city of light: a look at the ultrachic boutique scene in the Marais district.
Fashion Mecca #4 - Avenue Montaigne and the Champs-Elysées
Next stop in our tour of the best spots to shop in Paris: Avenue Montaigne and the Champs-Elysees.
Fashion Mecca #5: St-Germain-des-Prés
Next up in this complete guide to style in Paris: a whirl through the St Germain des Pres area, synonymous with enduring chic.
Fashion Mecca #6: Les Halles and Rue de Rivoli
Rue de Rivoli and Les Halles are one of the most popular places for style on a budget in Paris. Find out where to head.
Dig around for finds at the "Puces de Paris" (flea markets)
Fashion addict on a budget? Get creative and dig around for finds at flea markets (
Shopping Mecca #2 - Haussmann and Grands Boulevards
Next up in our guide to Paris for the fashion conscious: a whirl through the Haussmann-Grands Boulevards area with its iconic department stores.
Shopping Mecca #1: Louvre and Tuileries District
First up in our whirl through the best areas to shop in Paris: the stomping grounds known as the Louvre-Tuileries area.
Best Places For Shopping in Paris: Top Districts to Hit
Find tons of advice here on where to shop in Paris, including the Faubourg Saint Honore district, the Haussmann department stores, and the Marais.
Paris Transportation - Metro and Buses -Taxis
Everything you need to know about getting around in Paris, including info on Paris Metro/RER lines, buses, taxis, and more.
Am I Allowed to Bring My Dog in the Paris Metro?
Are dogs allowed in the Paris metro and other public transportation? Find out whether you can bring your canine friend along for the ride here.
Paris Shopping - Boutiques and Department Stores
From designer clothing to antique furniture, books, and fine jewelry, Paris is known the world-over as a place where quality and elegance come first. A true shopper's paradise, Paris offers the very best in fashion, design, gourmet shopping, and more. Here you'll find info and advice on Paris department stores, shopping centers, boutiques, and flea markets.
La Defense Quatre Temps Shopping Center near Paris
Open 7 days a week, The Quatre Temps shopping center is located in the La Defense business district west of Paris, accessible by Metro or RER train.
Review: Come a Casa, Paris' Most Charming Italian Bistro
For remarkably fresh, homemade Italian cooking, Come a Casa is one of the best new eateries Paris has to offer. Read our review of the charming bistro.
Paris Restaurant Reviews - Paris Restaurant Profiles - Best Paris Restaurants
Paris restaurant reviews and profiles giving basic information on restaurant location and contact info, menu items, pricing, ambiance, and overall appeal.
In Review: Clover Restaurant in Paris
The brainchild of celebrated French chef Jean Francois Piège, Clover is a tiny, intimate bistro in Paris serving affordable gourmet French cuisine.
Are Anti-Noise Regulations Turning Paris Into the City of Sleep?
Recent anti-noise regulations in Paris are giving local nightowls the blues. Learn about the regulations and how it affects nightlife in the city.
Browsing the Seine River Outdoor Booksellers in Paris
Outdoor booksellers in green metal stands have long flanked the banks of the Seine in Paris: a real treat to browse on a long amble through the city.
Paris Department Stores - Department Stores in Paris, France - Paris Shopping - Shopping in Paris
Paris boasts some of the world's most breathtaking department stores, where visitors can browse the latest trends in designer fashion, enjoy a meal on dramatic terraces, browse gourmet food shops, or attend free fashion shows. See why Paris department stores are veritable institutions in the city of light.
Le Bon Marche Department Store in Paris France
One of Paris' prized department stores or
Best Bakeries in Paris: Baguettes, Loaves, and More
Looking for some of the best bakeries in Paris? Head to these spots for top-notch baguettes, breads, and other delicious baked goods in the capital.
Top Boutiques & Concept Stores in Paris: Style Temples
For fashion and designs from established and rising designers, these 5 coveted Paris boutiques and concept stores are essential. Read our shortlist.
Colette Concept Shop in Paris: For Tomorrow's Trends
Colette has asserted itself as one of Paris' hottest concept stores thanks to an eclectic and edgy mix of fashion, books, design, and beauty products.
The Rive Droite (Right Bank) in Paris: What Exactly Is It?
What exactly does the
Do I Need a Visa for a Short Stay in France?
Planning a vacation to Paris or France? Make sure to learn in advance about passport and visa requirements for entering and staying in the country.
Discount Haven #6: Flea Markets
Next up in our guide to budget shopping: flea markets are another great way to find bargain items in the city of light, and are a true tradition.
Discount Haven #4: Trendy Global Chains in Paris
If youâre not really into rifling through bins of secondhand clothing, check out these trendy chains in Paris for low-end prices on latest styles.
Discount Haven #2: Summer and Winter Sales
In part two of our guide to discount hunting in Paris, learn all about how to take full advantage of the annual
Paris Discount Haven #3: Vintage Shops
There are dozens of vintage stores in Paris, but finding ones that boast both quality and reasonable prices can be a challenge. Read more for tips.
Paris Discount Haven #1: Vide-greniers (Attic Sales)
Parisians have their own version of getting rid of old household items: vide-greniers â literally, âemptying the attic.â Here's how to mine them.
The Budget-Minded Traveler: Cheap Shopping in Paris
Looking to take away a piece of France's renowned fashion culture, but on a limited budget? Check out our complete guide to cheap shopping in Paris.
November in Paris - November Weather Forecast, Packing Guide and November Events in Paris
A complete guide to November in Paris, including weather averages, a packing guide and an annual events calendar.
Visiting Paris in November - A Complete Guide
An complete guide to visiting Paris in November, including weather conditions, packing tips, and an events guide.
What to See and Do Around the Champs-Elysées in Paris?
The Champs-Elysees in Paris: who hasn't dreamed about waltzing along its tree-lined grand avenue towards the Arc de Triomphe? Read our full guide.
Velib' - Paris Bike Rental Subscriptions - How it Works
Learn all about how to rent a bike in Paris using the Velib' bike rental scheme. Find out how the machines work and info on available subscriptions.
Renting a Bike in Paris: All About the Velib' Scheme
Thinking of renting a bike in Paris? Learn all about the Velib' city bike rental scheme, including advice on how to pay, and safety tips for users .
Paris Safety Tips: Advice and Warnings for Tourists
How safe is Paris? Before your next trip, read our safety tips and advice, including how to protect yourself from pickpocketing and areas to avoid.
Sunday Shopping Stop #7: Food, Health & Beauty Destinations
Last up in our complete guide to shopping on Sundays in the French capital: scoring gourmet food items, plus details on pharmacies open on the weekend.
Sunday Shopping Stop #2: Les Champs-Elysées
Next up in our guide to shopping on Sundays in Paris: the iconic Champs-Elysées.
Sunday Shopping Spot #1: Carrousel du Louvre
First up in our Sunday shopping guide to Paris: the Carrousel du Louvre.
Sunday Shopping Stop #3 - La Defense Shopping Center
Next up in our guide to Sunday shopping in the city of light: the Quatre Temps mall at La Defense.
Sunday Shopping Stop #6:Montmartre
The hilly Montmartre district is a favorite destination for Sunday shopping, dining, and lounging in the city of light. Find tips on where to head here.
What Stores and Shops are Open on Sunday in Paris?
Need to find out which major stores and shops are open on Sunday in Paris? Find a list of stores and shops that remain open in our complete guide.
Sunday Shopping Stop #5: Bercy Village/Cours St Emilion
Next up in your one-stop guide to Sunday shopping in Paris: Bercy Village, a mall in the city's south little-known to tourists.
Sunday Shopping Stop #4: Le Marais
Next up in our complete guide to what's open on Sundays in Paris: the Marais, for concept shops and gourmet goods.
The 10 Best Art Museums in Paris France: Cultural Gems
Housing some of the world's finest collections, these top 10 Paris art museums are outstanding for their historic importance and accessibility to all.
Top 10 Perfume Shops in Paris: For Scent Addicts
This guide to the 10 best fragrance and perfume shops in Paris directs you to unique scents, from Fragonard to star noses like Serge Lutens.
7 Best Day Trips From Paris
These 7 fantastic day trips from Paris are only a short train ride away, including Versailles Palace, Monet's gorgeous gardens, and Disneyland Paris.
Best Impressionist Museums in Paris: Tributes to Light
Fan of Impressionism? Paris is a treasure trove of the style popularized by artists like Monet. Read up on the city's top 5 impressionist museums.
The Butte Aux Cailles Neighborhood in Paris
Paris' La Butte aux Cailles neighborhood is a village-like district on the left bank boasting old-world charm and elegant art-deco architecture.
October in Paris - October Weather Forecast, Packing Guide and Paris Events in October
A complete guide to October in Paris, including weather averages, a packing guide and an annual events calendar.
Visiting Paris in October: A Complete Guide
Read our complete guide to visiting Paris in October for great tips and info including weather outlook, advice on what to pack, and events highlights.
Visitor's Guide to the Opera Garnier in Paris
A complete visitor's guide to the historic Paris Opera at the Palais Garnier, one of the city's treasured historic opera houses, now hosting ballets.
Where to Find Free WiFi Hotspots in Paris: Guide
Looking for a free WiFi hotspot in Paris? This directory of free WiFi hotspots includes cafes, public gardens and libraries.
Things I Hate, #3: Flaky friends and last-minute schedule upsets
Parisians are not flaky people by nature, but itâs the city that pushes them to keep plans like a washcloth holds water.
Things I Hate, #5: In Paris, "stranger" equals "danger"
It's just not in Parisian customs to come at a client with a giant smile, and I donât necessarily expect that anymore. Still, basic cordiality is in order.
Things I Hate #4: Anything related to French bureaucracy
For Paris expats, when it comes to completing any type of administrative procedure, there is perhaps nothing more exasperating than red tape
Things I Hate, #7: Anything Related to a Metro Journey
Unlike other services in Paris, the metro almost never goes on strike or breaks down for hours on end. But oh, how it does annoy me. Where to even begin?
Things I Hate #6: Noise that might break the sound barrier
I love that Paris is a vibrant, lively city, and I never get bored here. But sometimes it is just SO loud.
Paris can be ridiculously crowded - Things we hate
For claustrophobic sorts, Paris can feel like a nightmare with its constant, year-round crowds. Colette Davidson of About.com Paris Travel has more.
Customer Service in Paris and the "That's Not Possible" Game
If I gave you a dollar for every time I hear a Parisian working in customer service or retail say âcâest pas possible!â, youâd quickly be swimming in cash.
Things I Hate, #2: Arbitrary store opening hours in Paris
Besides the annoyance of needing a PhD in logistics to determine when things are open in Paris, one wonders how businesses stay profitable at all.
Things I Hate, #1: Paris is Such An Expensive City!
Blame it on gentrification or the economic crisis, but the truth of the matter is, Paris is becoming an unreasonably expensive city.
Top Ten Most Annoying Things About Paris
Most annoying things about Paris? Journalist and resident Colette Davidson easily counts them down, despite living in (and loving) the city for years.
Things I Hate, #8: No Hot Drinks in Bars After 9pm
While a post-dinner espresso in a sit-down restaurant in Paris is always kosher, ordering a café crème in a bar after dark is absolutely NOT OK. And I want to know why.
Paris Pharmacies Open Late or 24 Hours: City Chemists
Visiting the city of light and have an urgent health issue? Consult our directory of Paris pharmacies open late or 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Chocolate Maestro #10: Un dimanche à Paris
Opened by Pierre Cluizel in 2011, Un Dimanche a Paris is a chocolate-centric concept shop in Paris, France. A must for gourmets.
Chocolate Maestro #9: Patrice Chapon
Another chocolatier whose main shop graces the streets around St-Germain in Paris, Chapon, is especially prized for its single-origin dark bars.
Best Chocolate Shops in Paris: From Bars to Ganaches
Chocolate lover? Read about the 10 best chocolate shops in Paris, where artisan chocolatiers have dreamed up masterpieces in the cocoa medium.
Chocolate Maestro #8: Pierre Hermé
Undoubtedly the world's most celebrated pastry chef, Pierre Herme has also won accolades for his line of gourmet chocolates.
Chocolate Maestro #7: Joséphine Vannier
Josephine Vannier is a lesser-known gem of an artisan chocolate shop nestled in the trendy Marais district on the right bank.
Chocolate Maestro #6: Christian Constant
Christian Constant has two shops in Paris, one close to the Luxemburg Gardens. His chocolate is rated by foods critics as some of the world's finest.
Chocolate Maestro #5: Michel Cluizel
Michel Cluizel's chocolates are known for their balanced flavors. At the famous store near the Tuileries in Paris, a chocolate-lover's dream beckons.
Chocolate Maestro #4: Jean-Paul Hevin
Another renowned chocolate artisan is Jean Paul Hevin, whose chic boutique and upstairs tearoom in the heart of Rue St Honor merits a visit.
Chocolate Maestro #3: Michel Chaudun
The former head of La Maison du Chocolat, Michel Chaudun is one of the world's best artisan chocolatiers. Read about how to visit his shop in Paris.
Chocolate Maestro #2: La Maison du Chocolat
Opened in 1977 by Robert Linxe (who was once referred to as a
Chocolate Maestro #1: Patrick Roger
The chocolate maker Patrick Roger opened a flagship store in St. Germain a few years ago, expanding from his original base is in the Paris suburb of Sceaux.
Paris Visite Pass Fares and How to Buy the Pass
How to buy the Paris Visite Pass, allowing visitors to Paris to travel on the Paris metro for 1-3 days and offers discounts on popular attractions.
Rock en Seine 2016: Summer Music Festival in Paris
Rock en Seine is a three-day rock festival held every year on the outskirts of Paris. Find practical info and details on the 2015 lineup here.
Paris Plages 2016 - Relax on a Paris Beach
Every summer in Paris, full beaches with sand, parasols, games, and cafes pop up on the Seine and elsewhere. Find info on Paris Plages 2016 here.
Musée National Du Moyen Age in Paris (Cluny Museum)
The Musée National du Moyen Age in Paris is dedicated to medieval art and social history and houses famed tapestry The Lady and the Unicorn.
Does Paris Have a Smoking Ban?
Is there a smoking ban in France and Paris, and is it strictly enforced in all public places? Learn where you can smoke, and where you can't, here.
Top 10 Paris Dance Clubs and Nightclubs: Where to Party
Unlike Berlin or London, good nightclubs in Paris are hard to find. Read our guide to the top 10 places to party in the city of light.
Paris Restaurant Vocabulary and Phrases for Eating Out
Need help understanding common words and phrases used in Paris restaurants, or ask for the check? Bookmark our guide to French restaurant vocabulary.
Best Crepes and Creperies in Paris: From Sweet to Savory
Looking to warm your hands with a delicious sweet crepe or Breton-style galette? Consult our guide to the best crepe makers and creperies in Paris.
A Guide to La Chapelle (Little Sri Lanka) in Paris
A guide to the Paris neighborhood known as La Chapelle, home to a vibrant Sri Lankan community, authentic South Asian restaurants and colorful shops.
The Pere-Lachaise/Gambetta Neighborhood in Paris
Read our comprehensive guide to the Pere-Lachaise/Gambetta neighborhood in Paris, France, a quiet and decidedly arty stretch of northeastern Paris.
June Events in Paris France - 2016 Guide
A June 2016 events calendar for Paris, France including festivals, exhibits, concerts, and trade fairs.
June Shows and Trade Shows in Paris
A guide to June events in Paris, including exhibitions, shows, and trade fairs. Page 2.
July Events in Paris - July Events Calendar for Paris, France - What to Do in Paris in July - Paris in the Summer - Summer Events in Paris
A guide to the best events in Paris in July, including exhibits, shows, trade fairs, and festivals. Page 2.
July Events Calendar for Paris, France: 2016 Guide
A guide to the best events in Paris in July, including exhibits, shows, trade fairs, and festivals.
Interesting Facts About Paris: Information for Visitors
Find practical information and interesting facts about the magnificent city of Paris, France, here: a great overview before planning your next trip.
Paris Tourist Information Offices and Welcome Centers
Find out how to locate your closest Paris tourist office/welcome center, which provide tons of useful information and special discounts to visitors.
How to Travel From Barcelona to Paris
Trying to figure out how to travel from Barcelona to Paris? This guide provides details on how to get there by plane, train, or car.
Paris by Season: Complete Guides to Planning Your Trip
Get detailed information on each season in Paris and what it has to offer travellers: After all, the best decisions are informed ones.
Travel Tips: When is the Best Time of Year to Visit Paris?
When's the best time of year to visit Paris? This guide describes Paris by season and by month, offering pros and cons for each, packing advice, etc.
How to Get From Venice to Paris - Trains & Flights
Trying to figure out how to travel from Venice to Paris? This guide provides details on how to get to Paris by plane, train, or car.
How to Travel From Florence to Paris
Trying to figure out how to travel from Florence, Italy to Paris? This guide provides details on how to get there by plane, train, or car.
Visiting Paris in March: Weather Outlook and What to Do
Paris in March is a wonderful time to visit. Find out here how to make the most of your trip, including weather outlook and tips on what to see & do.
Visiting Paris in September: A Complete Guide
A complete guide to visiting Paris in September, including packing tips, weather outlook, and top events. Learn how to make the most of your trip!
Visiting Paris in August - Weather and Packing Guide
A complete guide to visiting Paris in August,including tips on how to pack, weather outlook, and details on events and other highlights.
Visiting Paris in July: Weather, Packing & Highlights
A guide to visiting Paris in July, including tips on how to pack for a July trip to Paris, weather outlook, and events highlights.
Visiting Paris in June : Weather, How to Pack, and More
A complete guide to visiting Paris in June, including what to pack, weather outlook, and a guide to the best events and goings-on this month.
How to Travel From Berlin to Paris
Trying to figure out how to travel from Berlin, Germany to Paris? This guide provides details on how to get to Paris by plane, train, or car.
How to Travel From Milan to Paris
Trying to figure out how to travel from Milan to Paris? This guide provides details on how to get there by plane, train, or car.
How to Travel From Edinburgh to Paris
Trying to figure out how to travel from Edinburgh to Paris? This guide provides details on flights, trains and car travel.
2016 Worker Strikes in Paris: What Tourists Need to Know
In 2016, worker strikes in Paris, France are having some effects on public transport and other services in the city. Learn how these may affect tourists.
How to Travel From Hamburg to Paris
Trying to figure out how to travel from Hamburg, Germany to Paris? This guide provides details on how to travel by plane, train, or car.
Paris in April: Weather, What to Pack, What to See
A complete guide to visiting Paris in April, including packing advice, average temperatures, and advice on what to see and do during the month.
Getting From London to Paris : Trains, Flights, Deals
Need to travel from London to Paris? This guide provides full details on flights, trains, and car travel, and advice on the best way to get there.
Paris in the News: Current Events and More
All the latest news items relating to Paris and travel to the city of light, including current affairs, arts and culture, weather and travel condition updates, and more.
Short History of Paris France - Key Dates and Events
Interested in the long history of Paris, France? A short list of key dates, facts and events can be found here, making it the perfect memory-jogger.
Top Summer Festivals in Paris: Music, Movies, and More
A guide to the best summer festivals in Paris, including annual music festivals, outdoor cinema, and Paris Plages (temporary beaches on the Seine).
Pictures of Paris Neighborhoods -Pictures of Neighborhoods in Paris France
Pictures of neighborhoods in Paris, France, including Montmartre, the Latin Quarter, Les Halles and the Butte aux Cailles district.
Pictures of the Latin Quarter in Paris
Pictures of the famed Latin Quarter in Paris, including Luxemburg Garden, the Sorbonne University, Rue Mouffetard, and the Hôtel de Cluny.
Guide to the Saint-Germain-Des-Prés Neighborhood
A guide to the Saint-Germain-des-Prés district in Paris, former haunt of artists and writers and now a chic hub for shopping and gallery-going.
Exploring the Rue Montorgueil Neighborhood in Paris
Rue Montorgueil is a historic pedestrian-only area in Paris featuring fresh food markets, cozy restaurants and bars, and eclectic shopping spots.
2016 Free Concerts at Paris Plages in Paris - FNACLive
Looking for free summer concerts in Paris? In tandem with Paris Plage, a series of concerts brings live music to the streets. Find info for 2016 here.
Carrousel du Louvre Shopping Center in Paris, France
The Carrousel du Louvre shopping center in Paris, boasting some 40 shops, is located in the Louvre Palace next to the museum, below the glass pyramid.
Paris Floods Recede and Attractions Begin to Reopen
Paris' river experienced the worst flooding in 30 years this past weekendâhere's how it could affect your trip.
6 Surprising Ways to Make Your Children Love Paris
Denise Grover Swank, a NYT-bestselling author and Mom, has 6 ways to make your children love Paris. The French capital has never been so kid-friendly!
All About Galeries Lafayette Department Store in Paris
Read this complete guide to the Galeries Lafayette department store in Paris, legendary for designer shopping, home furnishings, and gourmet goods.
Review of Maceo Restaurant in Paris France
It's a truism that vegetarians can't find anything decent to eat in Paris, but About Paris Travel recently proved it wrong with a meal at Macéo.
Paris for Kids - Sights and Attractions - Gardens and Exhibits - Theme Parks
Paris, though one of the world's most exciting cities, can be exhausting. Here you'll find helpful tips on how to keep your kids amused and stimulated during their stay in Paris.
Paris by Special Travel Interests - Paris for Children - Paris for Kids - GLBTQ Paris - Gay and Lesbian Paris - Limited Accesibility
Want to know what will keep the kids happy during your stay in Paris? Need to find information on the best spots for GLBTQ visitors? How about locating places around the city that are accessible for travelers with limited mobility? You'll find it all here.
What to See in the 20th Arrondissement of Paris?
A short, useful guide to what to see and do in Paris' 20th arrondissement (district), a gritty artistic hotspot in the city with working-class roots.
In Review: The Paris Tasting Passport by Le Food Trip
If you want to sample gourmet food and wine in the French capital, the Paris
Visiting Paris in the Summer : What to See and Do
Considering a summer trip to Paris? Our complete guide to visiting the city in mid-year includes month-by-month calendars and tips on what to do.
In Review: Au Chat Noir Paris Cafe
Au Chat Noir is a Parisian cafe, bar and performance space in the lively Oberkampf district. Come here for the quintessential arty Paris experience.
Paris Gay Pride in 2016: A Complete Guide
Find complete info on Paris Gay Pride in 2016, including where to join for the annual city parade and details on where to party well into the night.
Review of Chartier Restaurant in Paris France
Looking for budget-friendly French cuisine in a classic brasserie setting? Read our review of Chartier, a popular budget French restaurant in Paris.
Disneyland Paris Guide
Thinking about planning a trip to Disneyland Paris Resort? Find all the information you need here, from booking tickets to finding a hotel nearby.
2 Boutique Hotels in Paris You'll Love
Travel writer Ferne Arfin reviews two boutique hotels in Paris that prove particular gems: The Hotel St Regis and the romantic Pavillon de la Reine.
Paris Food Markets by Arrondissement
Looking for a good traditional food market in Paris, France? Find one near where you're staying in our guide, allowing you to search by district.
Best May Events in Paris France: 2016 Guide
A guide to the best events in Paris in May 2016, including exhibits, shows and performances, trade fairs, and festivals.
Holidays in Paris - Celebrating Annual Holidays in Paris
Regularly updated information on celebrating holidays in Paris, from Christmas to Chinese New Year or France's national celebration (Bastille
Ideas for Celebrating Christmas in Paris - Guide to Christmas in Paris France
A complete guide to celebrating Christmas in Paris, with ideas for dining, shopping, festive activities, where to find holiday lights, and more.
Fête de la Musique in Paris - Music Festival 2016
La Fête de la Musique is a lively street music festival held each June in Paris, and one of the year's most popular events in the city of light.
Open-Air Cinema at the Parc de la Villette in Paris
Every summer, Parisians traipse to La Villette with blankets to take advantage of free open-air cinema. Find complete info on the 2016 program here.
Useful Vocabulary for the Paris Metro: A Handy Primer
Need help understanding common words and phrases used in the Paris metro, or vocabulary to buy tickets? Consult this guide to Paris metro vocabulary.
Celebrating Bastille Day in Paris, France
A complete guide to Bastille Day (Fête de la Bastille) events and activities in and around Paris, which is celebrated every year on July 14th.
Top 6 Market Streets in Paris: For Artisan Products
A guide to Parisâs best permanent market streets, where high-quality vendors peddle fresh produce, meat, fish, and cheeses throughout the week.
Rue Mouffetard Market Street in Paris France
Rue Mouffetard is one of the oldest streets of Paris and home to a lively permanent street market.
Rue Montorgueil Market Street in Paris
Rue Montorgueil is a quaint market street in Paris, France, well known as a right-bank hub for health-conscious hipsters looking to stock up on fresh produce, meats, cheeses and other gourmet specialties.
Top Paris Market Streets - Photo Gallery
A guide to Parisâs best permanent market streets, where high-quality vendors peddle fresh produce, fish and meat, and cheeses throughout the week.
Rue Daguerre Market Street in Paris France
Rue Daguerre is a lively market street in Paris' 14th arrondissement, between Montparnasse and the Denfert-Rochereau area. Permanent vendors here sell everything from fresh fruit and produce to wine, meats and cheese, or hand-made pasta.
Rue Cler - Top Paris Market Streets
Rue Cler is a charming market street located in the upwardly mobile 7th arrondissement, not far from Les Invalides.
Grande Epicerie Gourmet Market at the Bon Marché
Are you a food lover planning a trip to Paris? If so, take a whirl at the Grande Epicerie, a gourmet market at the Bon Marché department store.
Top Gourmet Food Shops and Supermarkets in Paris
Consult our guide to the 4 best gourmet food shops and supermarkets in Paris, including Lafayette Gourmet and La Grande Epicerie at Bon Marché.
Gourmet Tours of Paris
Read our reviews of companies offering gourmet, food-and wine centric tours of Paris here.
Top 10 Stereotypes About Parisians: All Just Cliches?
Parisians are rude, chain-smoking intellectuals who hate working, right? We decrypt these and other stereotypes about Paris and its inhabitants here.
Stereotype #6: Parisians are all natural seducers
Is it true that Parisians, especially men, are all natural seducers or die-hard romantics? Two long-term adopted city dwellers break down the myth.
Stereotype #8: Parisians are lazy and hate working
It's a common assumption that people in Paris and the rest of France are lazy and hate working. Two American journalists in Paris tackle yet another cliche.
Stereotype #7: Parisians all take alcohol-laden, two-hour lunches
Is it true that people in Paris habitually take two-hour, alcohol-heavy lunches? Two Americans who have made Paris their home decrypt this common myth.
Stereotype #9: All Parisians hate Americans
Americans visiting Paris are often anxious about the idea that the locals dislike them and their fellow countrymen and women, but how true is this assumption?
Parisians don't speak English: Fact or Fiction?
Is it true that Parisians refuse to speak English with tourists, even when they know the language well? We take a crack at a familiar stereotype.
Stereotype #4: Parisians are all uberstylish and thin
One common stereotype about Parisians is that they all have impeccable style and the figures of waifish models. We separate fact from fiction here.
Stereotype #5: Parisians smell/don't bathe
One enduring myth about Parisians and the French is that they eschew deodorant and don't bathe very much. Where did this false idea come from?
Stereotype #1: Parisians are all rude and snobby
All Parisians are rude and snobbish, right? We pick apart that old chestnut, explaining why it's simply an unfounded cliche...for the most part.
Parisians are all Sartre-reading intellectuals, right?
Films and TV shows depict Parisians as gloomy existentialist philosophers who sit around all day smoking in cafes and discussing politics. The reality?
Stereotype #10: All Parisians are white and live near the Eiffel Tower
Thanks to Hollywood, many people assume the Eiffel Tower lies at the center of Paris life, and that the city is uniformly wealthy. We debunk this myth.
August in Paris - Weather Outlook, Packing Guide and August Events in Paris
A complete guide to August in Paris, including weather averages, a packing guide and an annual events calendar.
All About the Musee du Luxembourg in Paris France
A guide to the Musée du Luxembourg in Paris, located near the Luxembourg Gardens and regularly hosting major artistic exhibits and retrospectives.
Quotations About Paris and Parisians: Great Insights
Guide to the 6th Arrondissement in Paris: What to See?
A guide to what to see and do in Paris' 6th arrondissement (district), including Luxembourg Garden and the once-arty Saint-Germain-des-Pres district.
How to Handle Money and Payments in Paris France: Tips
We answer frequently-asked questions about handling money while visiting Paris, France, including tips on credit and debit cards, using ATMS & more.
Paris Movie Theaters - Movie Theaters in Paris - Cinemas in Paris
With over 300 films playing per week around the city, Paris is the place to be for film lovers. You'll find everything from arty retrospectives in intimate old theaters to blockbusters with surround-sound in ultramodern multiplexes. Here's a guide to the city's best spots for the seventh art.
Paris Food and Restaurants - Eating Out in Paris - Paris Restaurant Guide - Best Paris Restaurants - Best Places to Eat Out in Paris
Paris is one of the world's great gastronomic capitals-- and no matter what your budget, no visit to the City of Light is complete without sampling some of the wonderful culinary pleasures on offer here. On this page, you'll find tips on where to eat and drink in Paris, from restaurants and cafes to bakeries, food markets, and gourmet events.
How to Travel From Madrid to Paris
Trying to figure out how to travel from Madrid, Spain to Paris? This guide provides details on how to get there by plane, train, or car.
View of the Plaza From Inside the Centre Georges Pompidou - Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris - Beaubourg Pictures
A view of the
BHV Department Store in Paris - BHV Bazaar de L'Hotel de Ville in Paris - Paris Department Stores - Beaubourg Pictures
BHV (Bazaar de l'Hotel de Ville) is one of Paris' historic department stores. Continuing to attract customers in droves, especially on weekends, BHV is especially coveted for its comprehensive home furnishings and improvement departments. Men's and women's fashion, jewelry, books and gifts, and several other departments can also be browsed for hours on end at BHV, which is in central Paris. Page 3.
Cafe Beaubourg in Paris - Cafe Beaubourg Near the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris - Around the Cente Georges Pompidou in Paris - Beaubourg Pictures
Cafe Beaubourg is one of the jetset's favorite places to see and be seen near the Centre Pompidou. More
Mezzanine Cafe at the Centre Georges Pompidou - Café Mezzanine at the Centre Georges Pompidou - Beaubourg Pictures
The mezzanine cafe at the Centre Georges Pompidou is a great place to enjoy an espresso or a light meal between exhibits. This is also a preferred spot among students and writers, who can occupy the round tables and plush marroon seats for hours on end without being ushered out of the cafe. Page 5.
Centre Georges Pompidou Plaza - Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris - Beaubourg - Pictures of Beaubourg in Paris
A picture showing the Centre Georges Pompidou and its large, sloping plaza. When the weather allows, locals and visitors sprawl out on the plaza to sun or relax. Street performers and caricature artists also set up shop outside of the Centre Pompidou. Page 6.
Picture of the Centre Georges Pompidou at Dusk - Modern Art Center in Paris
A picture showing the Centre Georges Pompidou under dusky Paris skies. The Pompidou is at the heart of the neighborhood known as Beaubourg and hosts some of the city's most noteworthy exhibitions and cultural events.
Performance Artists at the Centre Georges Pompidou - Street Artists at the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris - Paris Street Artists
A clown performs outside of the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris. Street performers and caricature artists often set up shop nearby the Centre Pompidou. Page 10.
Centre Georges Pompidou Interior - Inside View of the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris - Beaubourg Pictures - Beaubourg Photo Gallery
An interior view of the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, a preferred spot among Parisians for spending an afternoon. Page 2.
Quartier de l'Horloge in Paris - Le Defenseur du Temps Clock - Le Defenseur du Temps Horloge - Beaubourg Pictures - Around the Centre Pompidou
Le Defenseur du Temps is an elaborate clock found in the passageway known as the Quartier de l'Horloge in Paris, nearby the Centre Georges Pompidou. The clock shows a soldier battling a dragon and other mythical animals. Page 12.
Art Prints Shop Across From the Centre Pompidou in Paris - Paris Art Shops - Beaubourg Pictures
The area around the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris (also known as
Rue Quincampoix in Paris - Rue Quincampoix in Beaubourg - Beaubourg Pictures - Around the Centre Georges Pompidou
Rue Quincampoix is a charming, narrow street a block west of the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris. One of the city's hipper and quirkier streets, Rue Quincampoix houses lots of innovative restaurants, cozy cafes, and up and coming art galleries. Page 13.
The Stravinsky Fountain in Paris - The Stravinsky Fountain Near the Centre Pompidou in Paris - Paris Fountains - Fontaine Stravinsky
In 1982, Niki de Saint Phalle and Tinguely created the Stravinsky fountain in Paris, located next to the Centre Georges Pompidou's IRCAM Music Center. 16 mechanical sculptures inspired after Igor Stravinsky's music gyrate and blow water in a distinctly modern piece. Page 14.
The Stravinsky Fountain in Paris - Fontaine Stravinsky - Fontaine des Automates - Niki de Saint Phalle
A shot of the Stravinsky Fountain in central Paris, which features kinetic sculptures. Page 15.
Stravinsky Fountain in Paris - Fontaine Stravinsky - Niki de Saint Phalle - Paris Fountains
A view of one of Paris' oddest-- and most delightful-- fountains, the Stravinsky Fountain, which is inspired by the works of Russian composer Igor Stravinsky. The Stravinsky fountain is located next to the Centre George Pompidou's IRCAM Music Institute. Page 16.
Cafe Terrace Near the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris - Around the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris - Beaubourg Pictures
A shot of a sunny cafe terrace near the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris. Page 8.
Centre Georges Pompidou Architecture - Architectural Detail of the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris - Paris Architecture - Beaubourg Pictures
A shot showing the Centre George Pompidou's characteristic use of tubing in its quirky design. Renzo Piano co-designed the Centre Georges Pompidou, which was initially rejected by the general public, but which is now one the Paris' most beloved sites. Page 7.
Beaubourg and Centre Georges Pompidou Photo Gallery
Pictures of the central Paris neighborhood known as
Beaubourg and Centre Georges Pompidou Photo Gallery
Pictures of the central Paris neighborhood known as
Exploring the Passy Neighborhood in Paris
Passy is a charming corner of Paris that few tourists ever see, filled with cobbled alleyways, quaint museums and excellent shopping and restaurants.
Travel From Zurich to Paris
Trying to figure out how to travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Paris? This guide provides details on how to travel by plane, train, or car.
Statue and Fall Leaves at the Jardin du Luxembourg in Paris
A shot of an elegant statue among deciduous trees and fall foliage at the Jardin du Luxembourg in Paris.
Late Fall Afternoon In the Latin Quarter
A photo showing a quaint street near the Sorbonne and Odeon in Paris' Latin Quarter, on a dusky fall afternoon.
Fall Contemplation at the Parc de Belleville
A gorgeous shot of Paris' Parc de Belleville in autumn.
The Seine and Eiffel Tower in the Fall
A shot of the Seine River and Eiffel Tower in Paris during a dusky fall day.
FIAC Fall Art Show in Paris
A shot from the FIAC, a contemporary art trade show bringing together thousands of gallery owners, buyers and artists each fall in Paris.
Fall at the Gardens of the Chateau de Versailles
A shot of the Chateau de Versailles outside Paris France during the fall. In the autumn, long strolls around the wide lanes where royals once roamed and rode horses can be very pleasant.
Pictures of Paris in the Fall
Browse these inspiring pictures of autumn in Paris-- and see how the French capital takes on a contemplative, poetic quality during the fall months.
Wine Harvesting in Montmartre
A shot of participants in the Vendanges de Montmartre, an annual local wine harvest taking place in the historic Montmartre district of Paris.
Fall at Place des Vosges in Paris
The Place des Vosges in Paris in its autumn guise is gorgeous, and makes for a romantic and poetic fall stroll.
Street Scene at the Vendanges in Paris
A picture showing costumed participants at the Vendanges de Montmartre in Paris, France, an annual wine harvest in the historic neighborhood of Montmartre.
Tips for Visiting Paris in January
A complete guide to visiting Paris in January, include average January temperatures and weather forecasts, what to pack, and an events calendar.
Best Cafes for Students in Paris
Some Paris cafes are ideal for students: inexpensive coffee, drinks and food, big tables for working, a staff that's student-friendly, and free wi-fi.
Top Paris Events in March: 2016 Guide
A guide to the best March 2016 events in Paris, including St. Patrickâs Day, exhibits and shows, festivals, and trade shows.
Hammam Pacha Paris|: Review and Info for Visitors
Colette Davidson of About Paris Travel visits Hammam Pacha in Paris, one of the city's best spas and beauty centers-- and reviews her experience.
Hammam Pacha Review - Changing and Preparing for the Rituals
Colette Davidson starts her account of a visit to Hammam Pacha by describing the application of black soap, which prepares the skin for exfoliation.
Review of Hammam Pacha Spa in Paris France - The Massage
Colette Davidson continues her review of the Hammam Pacha Spa by describing her experience of the 15-minute massage, included in certaIn packages.
Review of Hammam Pacha in Paris - The Dining Experience
Colette Davidson concludes her whirl through the Hammam Pacha Spa with a traditional tajine dish at the spa's restaurant and tearoom.
Review of Hammam Pacha Spa - The Exfoliating Scrub
Colette Davidson continues her review of the Hammam Pacha by describing the traditional exfoliating scrub with black olive-based soap.