Paris Travel Sitemap - Page 4 2016-09-26

Guide to the 1st Arrondissement in Paris - Main Sights
A succinct guide to what to see and do in Paris's 1st arrondissement, including the Louvre Museum and the Tuileries Gardens.

Review: Bateaux-Mouches Tours of the Seine River
First time in Paris? Taking a tour via the Seine with Bateaux-Mouches can be a great option. Read About Paris Travel's review here, and book direct.

The Conciergerie in Paris: A Former Palace and Prison
Most tourists walk straight past the pretty Parisian building known as La Conciergerie, heading to the adjoining Sainte-Chapelle. Here's why to visit.

Picture of Tabbi Cat - Cafe des Chats in the Marais
A shot showing an adorable striped tabby cat dipping into his food bowl at Paris's only feline-centric cafe.

The Paris Cafe des Chats in Depth: Ambiance and Caveats
About.com Paris Travel Contributor Colette Davidson talks with the owner of the new Parisian cafe des chats about feline well-being and visit rules.

Reservations and Practical Info - Cafe des Chats
Location and contact details for the Cafe des Chats in Paris, France, plus info on how to reserve.

Purrfect Parisians: Exploring the Cat Cafe in Paris
Paris recently got its first feline-friendly hang out, le Cafe des Chats (cat cafe). Come meet some of these

Musee des Arts et Métiers in Paris: A Full Guide
A visitor's guide to the Musee des Arts et Métiers in Paris, a museum focusing on industrial arts and inventions. It first opened as a museum in 1802.

11 Best Parks and Gardens in Paris: Tranquil Havens
Explore 11 of the best parks and gardens in Paris: green havens offering lovely spaces for adults and kids to play, roam, picnic, nap, or just muse.

Philharmonie de Paris: A New Temple for Music Lovers
Opened in 2015, the Philharmonie de Paris (Paris Philharmonic) is a prestigious new forum for musical performances of all genres, from jazz to classical.

The 19th Arrondissement in Paris - Attractions
What to do in Paris' northeast 19th arrondissement (district), with a sweeping romantic-style park, lively cinemas and a science and industry museum.

Paris Science and Industry Museum (Cité des Sciences)
A delight for kids and adults alike, Paris' Science and Industry Museum (Cité des Sciences) will provide a guaranteed day of fun and learning.

Visitors' Guide to the Picasso Museum in Paris France
A visitor's guide to the Picasso Museum in Paris, France, one of the world's finest museums consecrated to the work of Cubist artist Pablo Picasso.

Hotels at Disneyland Paris Resort
A complete guide to Disneyland Paris hotels and other accommodation options, including camping at the Davy Crockett Ranch.

Top 10 Hostels in Paris: Cheap and Cheerful Lodging
Check out About.com Paris Travel's picks for the top ten hostels in Paris, ideal for students and young travelers, and ensure a safe and fun stay.

Events in Paris France -- A Complete Guide
Looking to find out about seasonal/annual events in Paris? Find out all you need to know in our easy-to-navigate guide, with month-by month calendars.

Hip Parisian Enclave: La Fleche d'Or Bar and Club in Paris France
La Flèche d'Or, a bar and club in Paris' gritty 20th district, is the non-official heartbeat of the city's indie-rock and experimental music scene.

Paris for Music Lovers: A Complete Guide
If you're a music lover visiting Paris, you're in luck: the city offers some of Europe's best venues and festivals, no matter what genre you prefer.

Pictures of Bastille Day Celebrations in Paris France
Learn more about how the French celebrate Bastille Day or

The Storming of the Bastille Prison
A historical illustration showing the storming of the Bastille prison in Paris in 1789.

Bastille Day Fireworks in Paris - 1935
A shot showing fireworks illuminating the skies of Paris for the occasion of Bastille Day in 1935.

Feting Bastille Day in Cherbourg, 1944
A shot showing a Bastille Day celebration on July 14th, 1944 in Cherbourg, France, a month before Allied Forces liberated Paris from Nazi occupation.

Aviation Demonstration Near Concorde for Bastille Day
A shot showing French Air Force planes flying over Place de la Concorde in Paris for the occasion of the Bastille Day military plane in 2002.

Bastille Day Military Parade on the Champs-Elysees
A shot of Britain's Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment riding down the Avenue des Champs-Elysées in Paris, for the occasion of Bastille Day in 2004.

What to See and Do in the 12th Arrondissement of Paris
A succinct guide to what to see and do in Paris' 12th arrondissement (district), a lesser-known part of the city that houses historic train station Gare de Lyon and the Bois de Vincennes, an enormous park known as Paris'

Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris - Visitor Information
A complete visitors' guide to Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, arguably the world's most stunning gothic cathedral. Find practical information and more.

Visitors Guide to the Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris
The Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris hosts regular exhibits dedicated to the Arab world, and boasts a beautiful building from architect Jean Nouvel.

Exploring the Rue Mouffetard/Jussieu Neighborhood in Paris
Nestled in a less-trodden corner of the Latin Quarter in Paris, the Rue Mouffetard/Jussieu neighborhood in Paris offers youthful vibrancy with a solid sense of tradition.

Drinking Fountain on Place Paul Verlaine in Paris
A photo showing the quirky public drinking fountain on Place Paul Verlaine in the Butte aux Cailles neighborhood of Paris, France.

Alsacian-Style Villa on Rue Daviel in Paris, France
A picture of an Alsacian-style Villa in the Butte aux Cailles neighborhood in Paris, France.

Quiet Residential Street in the Butte aux Cailles in Paris
A picture showing a quiet residential street in the Butte aux Cailles neighborhood in Paris, France.

Detail of an Art-Nouveau House in the Butte aux Cailles
Visual details of a house with art-nouveau decorative elements in the Butte aux Cailles neighborhood in Paris, France

Colorful Houses in the Butte aux Cailles Neighborhood in Paris
A picture showing colorful houses lining a residential street in the quaint Butte aux Cailles neighborhood in Paris, France.

Cool Alleyway in the Butte aux Cailles Neighborhood in Paris
A picture showing a quiet residential alleyway in the quaint Butte aux Cailles district of Paris.

Quirky Mural in the Butte aux Cailles Neighborhood
A picture showing a quirky mural in the Butte aux Cailles neighborhood in Paris, France

Pictures of the Butte aux Cailles Neighborhood in Paris France
Pictures of the Butte aux Cailles neighborhood in Paris, a tucked-away village in southern Paris well known for its art deco architecture.

Saint-Germain-des-Pres Jazz Festival in Paris - 2015
A guide to the St-Germain-des-Prés jazz festival in Paris, held annually in May and featuring jazz performances from artists around the globe.

5 Quaint "Villages" in Paris You Probably Don't Know About
Wander around these 5 quaint Parisian

5th Arrondissement in Paris: Quick Visitors' Guide
A succinct guide to main sights and attractions in Paris' 5th arrondissement, including

All About Paris Syndrome: What is It?
You've probably heard about Paris Syndrome, a kind of temporary state of panic some tourists experience in the city of light. What is it? Is it legit?

Paris Jazz Festival Banlieues Bleues - 2015 Guide
The Paris jazz festival known as Banlieues Bleues is held in early spring every year and features dozens of jazz performances in the near suburbs.

Guide to the Montmartre Neighborhood in Paris
Known as one of Paris's most charming places to wander, the historic Montmartre district crowns the city,situated in the hilly northern heights.

Centre Culturel Suedois in Paris -Swedish Cultural Center
The Centre Culturel Suedois (Swedish Cultural Center) is located across from the Square Georges Cain on Rue Payenne in Paris' Marais district. Page 32.

Easter Window Display at Chocolate Shop in Paris
An elaborate Easter chocolate window display at a chocolate shop on Rue Bourg-Tibourg in the Marais. Page 31.

Le Point Virgule Theater in the Marais
Le Point Virgule is a theater and cabaret on Rue Saint Croix de la Bretonnerie in Paris' lively Marais district. Page 30.

Mariage Frères Tea House in Paris
The Mariage Frères tea house in the Marais is one of Paris' finest tea sellers. Page 29.

Les Mots à la Bouche Gay and Lesbian Bookstore in Paris
Les Mots à la Bouche is a gay and lesbian-themed bookstore located on Rue Sainte Croix de la Bretonnerie in Paris' Marais neighborhood. Page 28.

Narrow Street in the Marais
A quiet, narrow street off of Rue Sainte-Croix de la Bretonnerie in the Marais. Page 27.

Odd Shop Window in the Marais in Paris
An odd and eye-catching display in one of the Marais district's designer shop windows. Page 26.

Quiet Street Near Place des Vosges in the Marais
A quiet street near the Place des Vosges in the Marais. Page 25.

Shot of the Hôtel de Sully
Picture of the Hotel de Sully in Paris. Page 13.

Marais Café
A vintage-style Paris café in the quaint Marais quarter. Page 19.

Place du Marché-Sainte-Catherine (2)
Another shot of the charming square, tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Rue de Rivoli. Page 12.

A covered market in the charming Marais neighborhood in Paris
Paris Travel. Page 20.

Place du Marché-Sainte-Catherine
The Place du Marche-Sainte-Catherine, originally built in the 13th century, is one of the Marais' most attractive spots. Page 11.

A 13th century square in Paris? You've Found It...
A picture of the sumptuous Place des Vosges in Paris. Page 14.

Place des Vosges (Picture 2)
A second shot of the Vosges square in Paris and its elegant, unusual architectural detail. Page 15.

Yiddish Bakery in Paris
A Yiddish bakery in Paris, France's 4th arrondissement. Page 18.

Rue Vieille du Temple in Paris
The Rue Vieille du Temple is the main artery of Marais nightlife. Its many bars, cafés, and restaurants, cater to gay or mixed clientele, Page 17.

Rue Sainte Croix de la Bretonnerie in Paris
Rue Sainte Croix de la Bretonnerie is one of the Marais district's busiest streets and is lined with restaurants and cafes, shops, and bookstores. Page 24.

Secret Garden in the Marais District
A lush and semi-secret rose garden tucked away in Paris' vibrant Marais district. Page 23.

Square Georges Cain in Paris
The Square Georges Cain is one of the Marais' most peaceful places to sit, read, or people-watch. This Paris square is a somewhat unknown spot. Page 22.

View From Paris Rock Bar
A neo-kitsch view of a Paris shop, shot from the Politburo, an indie-rock bar in the Marais. Page 21.

Old Renaissance Palace in Paris' City Center
Picture of an old Renaissance palace in the 4th arrondissement of Paris, close to the Seine. Page 2.

Paris Plaque Commemorating Deported Jewish Children
Picture of a plaque in Paris, France commemorating Jewish children deported and killed in Nazi death camps. Page 3.

Rue des Jardins-Saint-Paul in Paris
Rue des Jardins-Saint-Paul in Paris is a quiet pedestrian-only street with some deep medieval history. Page 4.

Charming Courtyards in Paris' Marais
Picture of the Village St Paul in Paris, France. Page 5.

A quiet passageway and courtyard off Rue Saint-Paul.
A quiet passageway and courtyard off of Rue Saint-Paul in Paris' 4th arrondissement. Page 6.

Facade of the Egllise St Paul St Louis in Paris
Facade of the St Paul St Louis Eglise in Paris. Page 7.

Saint-Paul-Saint-Louis, Interior Shot 1
The interior of the church shows corinthian pillars, elaborate sculptures and ornaments. Page 8.

Saint-Paul-Saint-Louis Church, Interior 2
This picture shows the detail of the Eglise St Paul St Louis' dome from the inside. Page 9.

Absinthe Shop in the Marais District
This Marais absinthe shop speaks to nostalgic, romantic notions of Paris. Page 10.

Medieval Street in Paris' 4th arrondissement
Rue des Barres in Paris is an old medieval-era street in central Paris.

Pictures of the Marais: Where a Historic and Contemporary Paris Meet
Pictures of the Marais neighborhood in Paris, including streets, squares, churches, historic residences, shops and boutiques, bars and cafes.

Pictures of the Marais: Where a Historic and Contemporary Paris Meet
Pictures of the Marais neighborhood in Paris, including streets, squares, churches, historic residences, shops and boutiques, bars and cafes.

Pictures of the Marais: Where a Historic and Contemporary Paris Meet
Pictures of the Marais neighborhood in Paris, including streets, squares, churches, historic residences, shops and boutiques, bars and cafes.

Visitors' Guide to the Paris Jewish Arts and History Museum
Interested in Jewish history and culture? The Musée d’art et d’histoire du Judaisme in Paris should be on your itinerary.

Best Patisseries (Pastries) in Paris France
This much is true: Paris produces primo patisseries (pastries). Consult this guide to find some of the best croissants or pain au chocolat in town.

Best Student-Friendly Bars in Paris
Are you a student looking for the best spots for a nightcap in Paris? About Paris Travel's Gus Turner lists the city's best student-centric bars.

Top 11 Gourmet French Restaurants in Paris: Michelin's Stars
Food connoisseurs should absolutely visit one of these world-renowned gourmet restaurants in Paris, many of them touting two or more Michelin stars.

National Museum of Modern Art - Centre Pompidou, Paris
A visitor's guide to the National Museum of Modern Art in Paris, situated within the Centre Pompidou and featuring remarkable modern art collections.

Paris Holiday Shop Window Display - Blue Fantasyland
A festive shop window at Galeries Lafayette in Paris, France.

Bigfoot and Ice Queen - Paris Holiday Window Displays
An odd and enchanting holiday window scene in Paris featuring an ice queen and an enormous, snowy foot.

Gussied-Up Penguins at Galeries Lafayette
A holiday window scene at Paris department store Galeries Lafayette, featuring penguins dressed to the nines for the holidays.

Sci-Fi Inspired Holiday Window at Galeries Lafayette in Paris
A picture of an odd holiday window display in Paris that seems to belong in a science fiction novel.

Festive Holiday Facade - Printemps Department Store
A picture showing the Printemps Department store in Paris lavishly decorated with light for the Christmas and winter season.

Santa's Little Helpers at Printemps- Holiday Windows in Paris
A picture of a cheerful Christmas/holiday window display at Printemps department store in Paris, France

Blog


Pictures of Rue Montorgeuil and Les Halles in Paris
Smack in the center of Paris is charming, village-like area known as Montorgeuil. See pictures of the vibrant pedestrian market neighborhood here.

Busy Evening Near Les Halles in Paris
A view of Rue Rambuteau in Paris, part of Les Halles shopping center in central Paris.

La Maison Stohrer Bakery in Paris
La Maison Stohrer on Rue Montorgueil is Paris' oldest patisserie. Some of the city's best pastries and baked goods can still be found here today.

La Maison Stohrer Bakery in Paris
La Maison Stohrer on Rue Montorgueil is Paris' oldest bakery. Some of the city's best pastries and baked goods can still be found here today.

The Jean Sans-peur Tower in Paris
The Jean Sans-Peur tower is one of Paris' best-preserved medieval structures.

Eglise Saint-Eustache in Paris France
The Eglise Saint-Eustache in central Paris is a Renaissance-era church.

Picture of Les Halles shopping complex in Central Paris
A dusky evening shot overlooking Les Halles, an enormous shopping complex in central Paris that extends underground and includes labyrinth-like gardens.

Au Rocher du Cancale on Rue Montorgueil - Historic Paris Buildings
The historic Au Rocher du Cancale Restaurant on Rue Montorgueil dates to the mid-19th century and is noteworthy for its ornate neo-renaissance style decor.

Spice Bread and Chess on Quiet Market Street in Paris
An amusing Parisian scene showing a spice bread merchant on Rue Montorgeuil as he enjoys a game of chess with customers.

Cheeseshop Cow on Rue Montorgueil - La Fermette Paris
A cow graces the storefront of one of Rue Montorgueil's fine cheese sellers, La Fermette.

Paris for LGBT Visitors: Top Events and More
A guide for LGBT visitors to Paris, offering advice on things to do, places to go, and information on annual events like the city's Pride parade.

Marco Polo Fountain at Dusk
A picture of the elegant Marco Polo Fountain in Paris' historic Latin Quarter, its elegant lines a dark silhouette against threatening skies. Page 23.

Narrow Street in the Quartier Latin at Dusk
A dusky view of one of the Latin Quarter's narrow streets, lined with cinemas and bookshops. Page 22.

Shot of Shops on Rue Mouffetard in Paris France
Rue Mouffetard in Paris counts many shops selling fine traditional French products like cheeses, meats, wine, and fruits and vegetables. Page 18.

Place de la Contrescarpe in Paris - Famous Squares
La Place de la Contrescarpe is one of Paris' most famous squares and is lined with cafés where famous names in literature once found inspiration. Page 15.

Jardin du Luxembourg in the Summer
A picture of a sculpture at Paris' Jardin du Luxembourg on a dusky August evening. Page 5.

Lycée Henri IV in Paris
The Lycée Henri IV is one of Paris' most prestigious high schools. This shot shows its old-fashioned edifice. Page 14.

Quiet Courtyard off of Rue Mouffetard in Paris
A picture of a quiet private courtyard off of Rue Mouffetard in Paris. Page 16.

Shot of Rue Mouffetard: Lively Market Street in Paris
On the charming, centuries-old Rue Mouffetard one can find dozens of artisan bakeries, cheese or pastry shops. Page 17.

Rue de l'Ecole de Medecine in Paris
The Rue de l'Ecole de Medecine in Paris is situated between the Sorbonne University and the Odeon District in the Latin Quarter. Page 21.

Picture of the Old Sorbonne University in Paris
The Sorbonne is one of Europe's oldest universities, and still enjoys a certain amount of prestige today. Page 19.

St. Etienne du Mont Church in Paris
The St. Etienne du Mont Church in Paris' historic Latin Quarter. Page 13.

Picture of the Sorbonne University at Dusk
A twilight-kissed Place de la Sorbonne in Paris, late August 2007. Page 20.

Le Champo Cinema in Paris - Latin Quarter in Photos
Le Champo is a historic cinema in Paris' Latin Quarter. Page 9.

La Closerie des Lilas Restaurant in Paris
La Closerie des Lilas is a historic Paris restaurant which was once frequented by major literary figures, including American writer Ernest Hemingway.

Sigmund Freud Residence and Memorial Plaque in Paris
A picture of the plaque that now stands outside Sigmund Freud's former residence in Paris' historic Latin Quarter. Page 6.

Gibert Joseph Bookstore in Paris
Gibert Joseph is a Paris bookstore with several locations around Paris. This shot shows the Latin Quarter branch near the old Sorbonne. Page 12.

Hôtel de Cluny and its Botanical Gardens
A view of the botanical gardens at the Hôtel de Cluny, a medieval Paris residence that now houses the National Medieval Museum. Page 11.

A shot of Paris' Jardin du Luxembourg in bright autumnal light.
A picture showing the Luxemburg Garden bathed in bright October light. Page 4.

Marie de Medicis' Royal Residence at Luxemburg Gardens
Marie de Medicis' Royal Residence at Luxemburg Gardens in Paris. Page 3.

The Reflet Medicis Cinema in Paris
The Reflet Medicis, situated in the Latin Quarter, is one of Paris' most beloved arthouse cinemas. Page 8.

Picture of the Hôtel de Cluny in Paris
The Hôtel de Cluny, a medieval residence in Paris that now houses the Musée Nationale du Moyen Age (National Medieval Museum). Page 10.

Jardin Marco Polo in Paris' Historic Latin Quarter
The Jardin Marco Polo is a natural extension of the Luxemburg Gardens in the Latin Quarter. Page 2.

Picture of the Panthéon in Paris
The Pantheon in Paris is the city's most important mausoleum and is the resting place of great French thinkers. Page 7.

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.

Boulevard Haussmann at Christmas
An impressionistic shot of Paris's Boulevard Haussmann dressed with sparkling lights and decorations for the holiday season. Page 8.

2009 Holiday Lights and Windows - Dior Divas at Printemps
A shot of a Christian Dior holiday window displays at Au Printemps department store in 2009. Page 2.

Fantasyland at Printemps Department Store in Paris -2009
A fantasyland window display at Printemps department store in Paris, as part of the 2009 Christmas decorations and window fittings. Page 6.

Decorative Facade at Printemps - Christmas 2009
A shot of Au Printemps department store in Paris, France dressed in lights and bobbles for the 2009 Christmas season. Page 9.

Fabric Cake at Lafayette Maison -2009 Christmas Decor
An all-fabric Christmas concoction at home furnishings store Lafayette Maison, as part of the department store's 2009 Christmas decorations. Page 11.

Sweet Illusions at Lafayette Maison
A shot showing an artful Christmas window display at Paris home furnishings store Lafayette Maison. It's all a sweet illusion, however! Page 7.

2009 Christmas Window Displays at Paris Department Stores -- Bear Banquet Scene
A picture showing a whimsical teddy-bear banquet at Paris department store Galeries Lafayette, part of their 2009 Christmas decorations. Page 3.

Pink Fantasy Fountain - Galeries Lafayette Holiday Windows
A shot of a Christmas window scene at Paris department store Galeries Lafayette, featuring a pink fantasy fountain. Page 4.

Snowy Fun at Galeries Lafayette - Holiday Windows 2009
A picture of kids peering into a snowy holiday display window at Galeries Lafayette, as part of their 2009 Paris Christmas decorations and windows. Page 5.

Starlets with Gingerbread Man - Galeries Lafayette 2009
One of the odderChristmas window displays at Galeries Lafayette showed a trio of skull-wielding pop divas accompanied by a Christmas gingerbread man. Page 10.

2009 Christmas Lights and Windows at Paris Department Stores
A shot of kids pressed eagerly to a colorful Christmas window display at Paris department store Galeries Lafayette in 2009.

Chaises Longues on the Seine - Paris Beach 2007
Visitors read, nap, chat, or people-watch from chaises longues at Paris Plage 2007. Page 11.

Paris Plage As Seen From Above
A view of Paris Plage 2007 from a bridge overlooking the Seine.

Restaurant on the Seine in Paris
A Seine-side restaurant set up at Paris Plage (Paris Beach) 2007 is packed at lunchtime on a sunny day in late July. Page 12.

Sundeck at Paris Plage 2007
A view of a wooden sun deck at Paris Plage 2007. Page 10.

Odd Red Beast at the Bassin de la Villette Beach in Paris
An odd red beast floats in the Bassin de la Villette at another Paris beach in 2007, where visitors can rent paddleboats, kayaks, sailboats, etc. Page 14.

View of Beach at the Bassin de la Villette in Paris
A view of visitors relaxing at the Paris beach installed at the Bassin de la Villette in North Paris, as part of Paris Plage (Paris Beach) 2007. Page 15.

Fishing on the Seine at Paris Plage 2007
Fishermen cast their lines into the Seine River at Paris Plage 2007. Page 6.

Petanque Game at Paris Plage 2007
Two visitors to Paris Plage 2007 enjoy a free game of petanque, which involves throwing baseball-sized metal balls toward a target in the sand. Page 9.

Greenery and Exotic Plants at Paris Plage 2007
Exotic plants arranged alongside a walkway at Paris Plage 2007 offer a pleasant extra touch of green to the scenery. Page 5.

Crowded Sandy Beach at Paris Plage 2007
A crowded sandy beach along the Seine at Paris Plage in late July 2007. Page 4.

Shaded Places to Sprawl at Paris Plage 2007
Shade-seekers sprawl out on cozy canvas cots overlooking the Seine at Paris Plage 2007. Page 8.

"The Fly" Invades Paris Plage 2007
A mysterious black fly-creature keeps kids at Paris Plage 2007 amused. Page 7.

Thirst-Quenching at Paris Plage 2007 - Drinking Fountains
Visitors cool off and take a drink at another fountain on the beach near Hôtel de Ville (City Hall). Page 3.

Clown Performace at Paris Plage 2007
A clown holds a group of children captivated at Paris Plage 2007. Page 13.

Fountains at Paris Plage 2007
Visitors at Paris Plage 2007 cool off in one of the fountains installed on the beach. Page 2.

Pictures of Paris Plage 2007
Pictures of Paris Plage 2007, showing how the banks of the Seine and other places around the city are transformed into palm-tree lined summer boardwalks.

Pictures of Paris Plage 2007
Pictures of Paris Plage 2007, showing how the banks of the Seine and other places around the city are transformed into palm-tree lined summer boardwalks.

Incense and Candles at Chinese New Year Celebration
A shot showing incense and candles lit for ancestors at a Chinese New Year parade in Paris's 13th arrondissement in 2013.

Colombian Performers at Chinese New Year Celebrations in Paris
A shot showing Colombian performers joining Chinese New Year celebrations in the city of light in 2013.

Flagbearers at Chinese New Year Parade in Paris
A shot showing flagbearers at a traditional Chinese New Year parade in Paris in 2013.

Wushu Fan Dancers at Parisian Chinese New Year Parade 2013
A shot showing traditional Chinese

Lion Dancers in Paris's Chinese New Year Parade
A photo showing vibrant lion dancers at Chinese New Year celebrations in Paris, France.

Brazilian Dancers at Chinese New Year Parade in Paris
A shot showing Brazilian dancers joining the festivities for Chinese New Year 2013 in Paris, France.

Lions and Dragons at Chinese New Year Parade in Paris
A shot showing a dragon dancer at a Chinese New Year parade in Paris, France in 2013.

Festive Pictures From Chinese New Year in Paris - 2013
About.com Paris Travel Contributor Gus Turner attended the main 2013 Chinese New Year parade in Paris, and took colorful photos of the fanfare.

Dragons and Firecrackers - Chinese New Year Parade in Paris France
A photo showing vibrant paper dragons and firecrackers going of during Chinese New Year processions in Paris, France.

Chinese New Year Parade Avenue de Choisy -- Masks and Percussion Instruments
A shot showing masked percussionists in the 2013 Chinese New Year parade in Paris.

Bio for About.com Paris Travel Contributor Gus Turner
Along with contributing to About.com, Gus Turner has also written for The Michigan Daily and SHEI Magazine, and has worked as a radio host and audio engineer for WCBN-FM-Ann Arbor.

Ecologically Friendly Travel to Paris
Tips on how to make your Parisian vacation more ecologically friendly, including information on offsetting carbon emissions from long-haul flights.

Eye Prefer Paris Tours - The Marais' Nooks Come Alive
Richard Nahem's Eye Prefer Paris tours offer fresh takes on a city that is sometimes shrouded by its own caricatural image.

Eye Prefer Paris Gourmet Tour of the Marais
The second leg of our tour of the Marais with Richard Nahem had us explore of the area's best gourmet shops and cafes.

Review: Eye Prefer Paris Tour of the Marais
About Paris Travel reviews Richard Nahem's Eye Prefer Paris walking tour of the Marais quarter, from shopping to sightseeing.

Paris Shopping Tours - Eye Prefer Paris
Richard Nahem of Eye Prefer Paris Tours whirls Ashley Byock through some of the best boutiques in Paris' Marais district.

Art for Art's Sake in the Marais
The third leg of Ashley Byock's tour of the Marais with Eye Prefer Paris explored some of the Marais neighborhood's most interesting art galleries.

Hidden Gardens in the Marais - Eye Prefer Paris Tours
On the fourth leg we discover some of the Marais' distinctive and beautiful gardens and squares. Some of them are zealously-kept secrets.

How to Enjoy the Eye Prefer Paris Marais Tour
Information on what to bring for Eye Prefer Paris walking tours of Paris.

Shopping Tour of the Marais - Eye Prefer Paris Tours
Richard Nahem of Eye Prefer Paris Tours shows Ashley Byock the best of shopping in the Marais district's artisanal and designer shops.

My Bottom Line on Eye Prefer Paris Tours - Review
About Paris for Visitors Contributor Ashley Byock gives her bottom line on her Eye Prefer Paris tour of the Marais.

Le Pain Quotidien: Branches in Paris, France
Le Pain Quotidien is a bakery, restaurant and tearoom with several locations in Paris, France.

Eco-Conscious Travel: Paris' Autolib' Electric Car Rentals
Are you an eco-conscious traveler? The Autolib' car rental scheme in Paris allows you to rent an electric hybrid vehicle from several stations in the city.

In Review: Gaîté Lyrique Theatre and Gallery in Paris
About Paris Travel Contributor Nicole Smith reviews the Gaîté Lyrique, a gallery and performance space in Paris dedicated to mixed-media art forms.

Guide to the Paris Cinema International Film Festival
Held every summer, the Paris Cinema International Film Festival brings the magic of celluloid to the city with a vibrant program of international films.

A Conversation With Parisian Painter Alfred Rozelaar Green
A shot showing 94-year old local Parisian artist Alfred Rozelaar Green at his studio in Belleville, during the 2012 Belleville Artist Studios Open House.

Oil Paintings at Sophie Herszkowicz's Studio in Paris - Belleville
A shot showing immense oil paintings inside Paris artist Sophie Herszkowicz's studio in Belleville.

Sandrine Boutte's "Mobilhome" Studio in Paris France
A shot showing the back room of the Mobilhome studio, created by Paris artist Sandrine Boutte, at the 2012 Belleville Artists Studios Open House.

Belleville Street Art at Open Studios Day
The Paris district of Belleville is filled with such impromptu murals.

The La Forge Artists' Commune in Belleville
A shot of the The La Forge artist commune, a former key factory in Paris turned artist hub, for the 2012 Belleville Artists' Studios Open House event.

Michiyo Yamashita's Studio in Belleville Paris
This shot catches a glimpse of the ceramics and painted frames of local Paris artist Michiyo Yamashita, who studied art in Tokyo.

Pictures of Belleville Artists' Open Studios in Paris - 2012
See photos from the 2012 Belleville Artists' Open Studios event in Paris.

Paris Marathon 2012 - Results and Pictures
Results and Pictures from the 2012 Paris Marathon, which saw global competitors compete and in which Kenyan runner Stanley Biwott broke a new record.

Detailed Breakdown: Who Won the 2012 Paris Marathon?
A detailed breakdown of winners and finish times for competitors at the 2012 Paris Marathon.

Runners at the 2012 Paris Marathon - Under Cloudy Skis
A shot showing amateur participants in the 2012 Paris Marathon running around cloudy skies.

Spectators get Patriotic at 2012 Paris Marathon
Spectators at the 2012 Paris Marathon wave flags in support of their compatriot competitors.

Young Fan at the 2012 Paris Marathon
A shot showing a young fan on the shoulders of his father watching the action at the 2012 Paris Marathon.

Winding Down at the 2012 Paris Marathon
In this shot, runners wind down at the 2012 Paris Marathon.

Fondation Louis Vuitton: A New Parisian Center for Modern ArtW
Inaugurated in 2014, the Fondation Louis Vuitton is a new locus of modern art in Paris, with an arresting design by architectural giant Frank Gehry.

Review of Ice Kube Bar in Paris France
About.com Paris Travel Contributor Colette Davidson reports back from a chilly but chic excursion to the Ice Kube bar in Paris.

Subdued Light Show at Nuit Blanche 2011 in Paris
An understated light installation in the Marais was part of Nuit Blanche 2011 happenings in Paris.

Rue des Abbesses Gallery - Nuit Blanche 2011 Pictures
Above an art gallery on the Rue des Abbesses in Montmartre, a video that mostly featured people getting on and off the metro was projected against a wall, as part of Nuit Blanche 2011 events in Paris.

School Courtyard Cinema-- Nuit Blanche 2011 in Pictures
A shot showing a video installation in a school courtyard in Paris, as part of Nuit Blanche 2011.

Silent Film at the International Visual Theater - Nuit Blanche Paris 2011
A shot of an installation featuring a silent film held in Paris, for the occasion of Nuit Blanche 2011.

The Future of Paris at Nuit Blanche 2011
One Nuit Blanche 2011 installation, dubbed the “Grande Image Lab

Blue-Haired Promo Workers at Nuit Blanche 2011
Many companies seized on Nuit Blanche 2011 as a marketing opportunity. This shot shows blue-haired women handing out promotional material.

BHV Department Store at Nuit Blanche 2011 in Paris
A shot of BHV department store in Paris transformed by an artist for the occasion of Nuit Blanche 2011.

Madeleine Metro Installation - Nuit Blanche 2011
A quirky installation at the Madeleine metro stop in Paris, for the occasion of Nuit Blanche 2011.

Red Cyclops at Nuit Blanche 2011 in Paris
A strange beast resembling a Cyclops monster menacingly graces an installation in Paris, for the occasion of Nuit Blanche 2011.

Installation From Collectif de la Dernière Tangent at Nuit Blanche 2011 in Paris
Inside a small Parisian courtyard, artists' group Collectif de la Dernière Tangent installed a sculpture by Garo and Krähenbühl for Nuit Blanche 2011

Paris Gay Lesbian Trans and + Film Festival
A guide to the annual Paris Gay, Lesbian Trans and + Film Festival, one of the city's most-anticipated queer-themed events of the year.

Les Bouchons de Francois Clerc
Les Bouchons de Francois Clerc is a restaurant near Notre Dame and the Seine offering fresh, contemporary cuisine in a classic Paris setting.

Al About Paris Museum Night - "Nuit des Musees"
A guide to Nuit des Musees (Paris Museum Night), an annual event in which some 200 Paris museums and galleries stay open late and offer free entry.

Review of the Hotel Gavarni in Paris France
A review of the Hotel Gavarni in Paris, a three-star hotel in chic Passy which earned the European Ecolabel for environmentally friendly practices.

Food Markets in the 10th Arrondissement of Paris
A list of open-air and covered food markets in the 10th arrondissement of Paris, France, including opening days and times.

Temporary Food Markets in the 9th Arrondissement of Paris
A list of open-air and covered food markets in the 9th arrondissement of Paris, France, including opening days and times.

Food Markets in the 8th Arrondissement of Paris
A list of open-air food markets in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, France, including opening days and times.

In Review: La Conciergerie Tourist Passes for Paris
SIck of being led around on boring guided tours? Colette Davidson of About.com Paris Travel gave the Conciergerie Paris ComboPass Lite a try, and found she was the boss.

Interview with Paris Chocolate Master Patrick Roger
Courtney Traub of About Paris Travel visited whimsical French chocolate master Patrick Roger at his workshop outside Paris: France's own Willy Wonka.

Le Boulevard Peripherique in Paris - What is It?
Le Boulevard Périphérique is a beltway road and Paris' main freeway/highway, winding around the Paris city limits in a loop shape.

What does arrondissement mean? Definition and usage rules
Definition and usage for the word

Guide to Embassies in Paris: What Visitors Should Know
This guide to embassies in Paris allows you to quickly locate contact information for your embassy in the event of passport loss or emergency.

The American Embassy in Paris, France
A page describing how to contact the American Embassy in Paris, France, and providing an overview of services at the embassy.

The Canadian Embassy in Paris, France
Contact details and services overview for the Canadian Embassy in Paris, France.

Pictures of the 2010 Paris Marathon - Paris Marathon 2010 Pictures
Take a look at our evocative pictures of the 2010 Paris Marathon, which saw thousands of amateur and professional runners compete in the city of light.

2010 Paris Marathon Runners Near Alma-Marceau in Paris
This shot shows runners at the 2010 Paris Marathon toiling near the Alma-Marceau station in west Paris.

Tadesse Tola at the 2010 Paris Marathon
A shot of Ethiopian runner Tadesse Tola coming in first in the men's category at the finish line of the 2010 Paris Marathon.

Picture of Runners Near the Eiffel Tower at the Paris Marathon
Participants at the 2010 Paris Marathon pursue their goal with the Eiffel Tower in the backdrop.

Picture of Top Three in Women's Category at the 2010 Paris Marathon
A shot of the top three runners in the women's category, Atsede Bayisa, Christelle Daunay and Beyene Tsegaye Tirfi, at the 2010 Paris Marathon.

Patrick Roger Discusses His Chocolate Window Displays
French chocolatier discusses his elaborate chocolate window displays and sculptures in an interview with About Paris Travel.

Patrick Roger Talks About What Makes Good Chocolate
French chocolate master Patrick Roger talks about flavoring his award-winning chocolates in an interview with Courtney Traub of About Paris Travel.

Patrick Roger Talks About Eating Well and Luxury
Patrick Roger, an award-winning chocolate maker, discusses eating well and his definition of

Patrick Roger Talks Sourcing Ingredients for Chocolate
French chocolate maestro Patrick Roger discusses how he sources ingredients for his award-winning chocolate.

Patrick Roger Talks About New Creations For 2010
Patrick Roger, award-winning Paris chocolate maker, discusses his plans for new creations in an interview with Courtney Traub of About Paris Travel.

Where to Connect to Free Wi-Fi in the 10th Arrondissement of Paris
Where to connect to free Wi-Fi hotspots in the 10th arrondissement of Paris, France.

Where to Connect to Free Wi-Fi in the 12th Arrondissement of Paris
Where to connect to free Wi-Fi hotspots in the 12th arrondissement of Paris, France? Find hotspots at this page.

Suspended Bird at the 2009 FIAC in Paris
An ethereal piece at the 2009 International Contemporary Art Fair (FIAC) in Paris shows a bird suspended in a transparent, gauzy dome.

Woman Gets Drawn in at FIAC 2009 in Paris France
A shot of a woman getting drawn in by a painting at the

Man Contemplates Skull-like Figure at FIAC 2009
An image of a visitor at FIAC 2009 in Paris, France contemplating a skull-like figure.

Faces and Mirrored Surfaces at the 2009 FIAC in Paris
A shot of an installation playing with light, mirrored surfaces and photos at the 2009 FIAC in Paris.

Getting Bullish at FIAC 2009 in Paris France
A taxidermied bull is one unusual centerpiece at the 2009 FIAC (International Contemporary Art Fair) in Paris.

Louise Bourgeois sculptures at the FIAC 2009 in Paris
A shot of sculptures from renowned Franco-American artist Louise Bourgeois at the 2009 FIAC in Paris, France.

Getting Subliminal at FIAC 2009 : International Art Fair Paris
A shot of a multimedia piece at the 2009 FIAC exhibit at Paris's Grand Palais.

Pictures From FIAC 2009 in Paris France - Contemporary Art Show
A gallery showing a few images from the 2009 International Contemporary Art Fair (FIAC) in Paris, France.

Bio for About.com Paris Travel Contributor Jonathan James
A short profile for About.com Paris Travel Contributor Jonathan James.

Chanel Collection at Paris Fashion Week 2010 Spring/Summer Haute Couture Show
A shot of part of the Coco Chanel spring/summer haute couture show at Paris Fashion Week 2010.

Vintage Look from John Galliano for Dior at Paris Fashion Week 2010
Detail from a vintage look from John Galliano for Christian Dior, as part of the Paris Fashion Week 2010 Spring/Summer Haute Couture show.

Iridescent Green Suit from Givenchy at Paris Fashion Week 2010 Spring/Summer Haute Couture Show
A model shows off an iridescent green one-piece suit from Givenchy at the Paris Fashion Week 2010 Spring/Summer haute couture show.

Elie Saab and Models at Paris Fashion Week 2010 Spring/Summer Haute Couture Show
A shot of Lebanese designer Elie Saab onstage with models after his show at the Paris Fashion Week 2010 Spring/Summer haute couture event.

Skirt and Jacket from Giorgio Armani at Paris Fashion Week 2010 Spring/Summer Haute Couture Show
A shot of a look from classic fashion house Giorgio Armani, as part of the Paris Fashion Week 2010 Spring/Summer Haute Couture collections.

Blue Gown from John Galliano for Christian Dior at Paris Fashion Week 2010
A model shows off a glamorous blue gown from the John Galliano for Christian Dior collection, as part of the Paris Fashion Week 2010 Spring/Summer show.

Highlights from Paris Fashion Week 2010 Spring Summer Haute Couture Collections
A photo gallery showing highlights from the Spring-Summer haute couture collections at Paris Fashion Week 2010.

Open-Air Theatre in Paris at the Jardin Shakespeare - Bois de Boulogne
Each year, open-air theater at the Jardin Shakespeare in Paris's Bois de Boulogne makes midsummer dreaming effortless. Many plays are in English.

Musee du Vin in Paris - Wine Museum
About.com Paris Travel Contributor Nicole Smith reviews the Musee du Vin (Paris Wine Museum), dedicated to the art and history of winemaking.

Fire and Shadow at Nuit Blanche 2007
A perspective of a fire installation at Tuileries Garden in Paris, for the occasion of Nuit Blanche 2007.

Ghostly Unicyclist at Nuit Blanche 2007
A picture of an odd metal unicyclist on a trapeze at the Jardin des Tuileries, for the occasion of Nuit Blanche 2007.

Multimedia Installation Near Palais Royal in Paris - Nuit Blanche Paris 2007 Pictures
A picture of a multimedia installation near the Palais Royal in Paris, France, as part of the 2007 Nuit Blanche event.

Curious Child at White Night 2007 in Paris
A picture of a curious child inspecting a multimedia installation near the Palais Royal in Paris, for the occasion of White Night 2007 (Nuit Blanche).

Pop-Art Inspired Installation at Paris Nuit Blanche 2007
A picture of a pop-art inspired outdoor art installation at Paris Nuit Blanche in 2007.

Avant-Garde Performers at 2007 White Night in Paris
A picture of an oddball performance at Paris White Night 2007.

Ball of Flame at Nuit Blanche 2007
A picture of a fire-decked sculpture at Nuit Blanche 2007 in Paris, France.

Nuit Blanche Paris 2007 in Pictures
A gallery of pictures highlighting the most interesting happenings and artistic installations at Nuit Blanche 2007 in Paris, France.

Kids at the Paris Marathon
Kids enjoy the Paris Marathon as much as adults, especially with the free inflatable toys that are distributed for the event.

Spectators Enjoy the Sun at the 2007 Marathon de Paris
A picture showing curious onlookers at the 2007 Marathon in Paris, France.

Runners Among the Spring Flowers
The Paris Marathon is held at springtime, when tourists start to pour into the city and gorgeous blooms bring color and cheer.

Pictures of the 2007 Paris Marathon
Pictures of the 2007 Paris Marathon, which attracted 35,000 competitors from around the globe.

Chinese New Year Celebrations - The Women's Float
A photo gallery showing colorful pictures of Chinese New Year 2007 in Paris, France.

Traditional Dragon Puppet at Chinese New Year Fete
This shot shows a traditional dragon puppet at a Chinese new year parade in Paris, France in 2007.

Product Placement at Chinese New Year Parade
Product placement at a Chinese New Year parade in Paris in 2007: a cartoonish can of Chinese beer in the parade is used as a marketing opportunity.

Buddha and Elephant statues - Chinese New Year
A shot of traditional buddha and elephant statues at the Chinese New Year festivities in Paris, France in 2007.

Red Lanterns - Chinese New Year parade in Paris
A shot showing festive red lanterns at a traditional Chinese New Year parade in Paris, France.

Men in Traditional Chinese Costumes - Chinese New Year
A shot showing men dressed in traditional Chinese costumes for the occasion of the New Year's parade in Paris, France.

L'Open Tour Hop-On, Hop-Off Paris Bus Tours
Learn more about this popular bus tour that offers four different tour routes and 50 stops around Paris.

Paris Bus Tours: Top Operators and Hop-On, Hop-Off Options
Particularly on a first trip, taking a bus tour of the city of light can be an excellent way to discover its most compelling sights. Find out here about the best Paris bus tours available, including where to find schedules, routes, and fares.

Les Cars Rouges Bus Tours - Information and How to Book
Les Cars Rouges is a hop-on, hop-off Paris bus tour service

Biography for French Pastry Chef Gaston Lenotre
A profile and obituary for legendary French pastry chef Gaston Lenotre, who died in 2009.

Paris Bakeries Open in July and August - Summer Guide
In July and August, lots of Paris bakers pack up their shops and head out of the city on vacation.

Food Markets in the 11th Arrondissement of Paris
A list of open-air food markets in the 11th arrondissement of Paris, France, including opening days and times.

Open-Air Food Markets (6th Arrondissement of Paris)
A list of open-air food markets in the 6th arrondissement of Paris, France, including opening days and times.

Food Markets in the 5th Arrondissement of Paris
A list of open-air food markets in the 5th arrondissement of Paris, France, including opening days and times.

Guide to the 3rd Arrondissement in Paris
A succinct guide to the 3rd arrondissement (district) in Paris, France, including suggestions for what to see and do in the 3rd arrondissement.

Guide to the 2nd Arrondissement in Paris
A succinct guide to main sights and attractions in the 2nd arrondissement of Paris, including the historic stock exchange (Bourse) and the Montorgueil neighborhood.

Guide to the 4th Arrondissement in Paris
A succinct guide to main sights and attractions in Paris' 4th arrondissement, including the Centre Georges Pompidou and Notre Dame Cathedral.

Guide to the 18th Arrondissement in Paris, France
A succinct guide to what to see and do in the 18th arrondissement (district) of Paris, France, one of the areas most frequented by visitors thanks to its sweeping viewpoints, art-drenched history and charming, village-like streets. The 18th arrondissement also includes lively, bustling immigrant neighborhoods such as Barbes and La Goutte d'Or.

Guide to the 15th Arrondissement in Paris
A succinct guide to what to see and do in Paris' 15th arrondissement (district), a relatively unchartered area of the city of lights that features charming residential streets, a waterpark and the city's largest convention center.

French Rail Strikes: Latest Updates
A page dedicated to news on rail workers' strikes in France and how the actions might affect travelers.

Homophobia in Paris: How Safe Are LGBT Couples?
Is Paris a homophobic city, and how safe can LGBT couples feel being affectionate with one another? We have some answers-- mostly reassuring ones.

French Mime Marcel Marceau Dies; Mourners Bid 'Adieu' in Paris
An obituary for Marcel Marceau, the famed French mime who died in 2007.

Edith Piaf Memorial in Paris
Fan of French songstress Edith Piaf? Visit her little-known memorial in Paris, France, in the quiet northeastern neighborhood where

Exploring the Gare de Lyon/Bercy Neighborhood in Paris
Explore the semi-secret areas around the Gare de Lyon and Bercy neighborhood in Paris, and get away from the crowds and noise and throngs of tourists.

History of the Louvre Museum in Paris - World War II and the Emergence of the Modern Louvre
In Part II of the History of the Louvre in Paris, learn how the world's most famous museum endured World War II and evolved into its decidedly modern guise. Page 2.

History of the Louvre Museum in Paris, France
The immediately visible part of the palace that houses the Louvre Museum in Paris was mostly completed in the 19th century, but the site stretches all the way to the medieval era, when a fortress was built to protect Paris from invaders. Learn more about the complex history of the Louvre.

Guide to the 17th Arrondissement in Paris, France
A succinct guide to what to see and do in the 17th arrondissement (district) of Paris, a somewhat unchartered area in the northwest corner of the city that combines quiet upper-middle class neighborhoods and formerly seamy artists' stomping grounds like Place de Clichy.

Pictures of Disneyland Paris Resort and Attraction Parks
Want to see some great pictures of Disneyland Paris ahead of booking your next holiday there? Click through our gallery for some fun inspiration!

Enjoying the Rocket Ride at Disneyland Resort Paris - Pictures of the Park
In this fun-filled pic, a youngster at Disneyland Paris' main park is getting a real thrill out of the Orbitron rocket ride at Discoveryland.

Riding the Mad Hatter's Teacups at Disneyland Paris
One of Disneyland Paris' ideal attractions for the youngest kids is the Mad Hatter's Teacups ride in Fantasyland-- a ride inspired by the Alice in Wonderland fairytale and Disney animated film, and one of the original attractions to open at the first park in Anaheim, California.

Pirates of the Caribbean Ride at Disneyland Paris - Exterior View
This shot shows the outside setting for the much-beloved Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Disneyland Paris, which has seen a strong surge in popularity following the release of the hit film franchise starring Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley.

Sleeping Beauty's Castle Dressed for Disneyland Paris 15th Anniversary Celebrations
A picture of the fantasy-drenched

Hanging Out With Minnie Mouse at Disneyland Paris - The Park in Pictures
In this fun-filled shot, a group of kids are regaled by the presence of the one-and-only Minnie Mouse at the Disneyland Paris theme park, which is located less than an hour from central Paris in the suburb of Marne-La-Vallee.

Heading West With Buffalo Bill at Disney Village - Disneyland Paris Resort Pictures
A shot showing spectators at the Disney Village entertainment complex in the Disneyland Paris resort enjoy a performance of the Buffalo Bill Wild West show.

Picture of Disneyland Hotel at Disneyland Paris Resort
A shot of the four-star luxury hotel at Disneyland Paris in Marne la Vallee, France.

In Pictures: Highlights from the Louvre Museum
A gallery of Louvre Museum pictures showing some of the Paris museum's most-coveted masterpieces, including the Mona Lisa and Venus de Milo, in addition to shots of the dramatic palatial exterior and glass pyramid.

Picture of the Hammurabi Code Room at the Louvre in Paris - Museum Masterpieces
A picture of the Hammurabi Code Room at the Louvre in Paris, France.

A Close-Up Shot of the Glass Pyramid at the Louvre Museum
This detailed shot of the glass pyramid at the Louvre Museum in Paris shows the intricate overlaying of glass over the aluminum structure.

Close-Up Shot of the Mona Lisa (La Giaconda) at the Louvre Museum
A close-up shot of Leonardo Da Vinci's immortalized portrait of a mysterious woman, originally entitled La Gioconda but popularly known as the Mona Lisa.

Sculpture of Aphrodite (Venus de Milo) at the Louvre
A shot of the ancient Grecian sculpture known as the Venus de Milo, named after the Greek island on which it was discovered, at the Louvre Museum in Paris.

The Winged Victory of Samothrace at the Louvre - Masterpieces at the Museum
A shot showing the ancient Greek sculpture of the Winged Victory of Samothrace at the Musee du Louvre in Paris.

Liberty Leading the People by Eugene Delacroix - The Musee du Louvre Masterpieces
One of the major works of French romanticism in painting is Eugene Delacroix's

Picture of the Apollo Gallery at the Louvre Museum
After undergoing a major restoration, the sumptuous Apollo Gallery re-opened at the Louvre Museum in 2004. Dedicated to the Sun King (Louis XVI), the gallery features lavishly painted ceilings and treasures including the French crown jewels. Much like the Gallery of Mirrors at the Chateau de Versailles, the Apollo Gallery took years to complete and is the work of over 20 artists, including Eugene Delacroix and Charles Le Brun.

Review of the Hilton Arc de Triomphe Hotel in Paris France - Hilton Arc de Triomphe Hotel Review
About.com Paris Travel reviews the Hilton Arc de Triomphe Hotel in Paris, France, a newer four-star hotel near the Champs-Elysées with art deco decor and near-impeccable services.

Travel Guide to the 16th Arrondissement in Paris
A succinct guide to the 16th arrondissement (district) of Paris, France, an elegant, upwardly mobile area of the city which houses important museums such as the Claude Monet/Marmotton Museum and the Palais de Tokyo, in addition to quiet, charming neighborhoods like the area known as Passy.

Review of NY Habitat Paris Apartment Rentals Services
About.com Paris Travel reviews NY Habitat, an apartment rental service based in New York City that also offers good-quality rentals for short to mid-length stays in Paris, France.

Review of L'Opera Restaurant in Paris France
Courtney Traub of About.com Paris Travel recently lunched at the adjoining restaurant at Paris' Opera Garnier, appreciating their fresh, sophisticated flavors and relatively casual setting. Read her review here.

Belleville Artist Pat Cam's Studio in Paris
A shot showing the intimate space of Parisian artist Pat Cam at the 2012 Belleville Artists' Studios Open Days in Paris. Page 2.

Sacre Coeur Basilica in Paris France - Picture of Sacre Coeur Basilica in Paris - Pictures of Montmartre
A shot of the Sacre Coeur Basilica in Paris, France. Page 2.

Place du Tertre - Montmartre
The Place du Tertre, where some of art's great names once set up shop. Today the square is occupied by painters offering conventional portraits of the city to tourists. Page 3.

Pictures of the Montmartre Neighborhood in Paris - Montmartre Neighborhood Photo Gallery - Montmartre Photo Gallery
Pictures of the Montmartre neighborhood in Paris, including Place des Tertres, the Sacre Coeur, the Moulin Rouge, and more.

Ivy-covered Building in Montmartre - Paris Neighborhoods - Pictures of Montmartre
A quaint ivy-covered builing near Metro Abbesses. Page 14.

Sacre Coeur Basilica and the Butte de Montmartre - The Montmartre Knoll
A dramatic view of Le Sacre Coeur from the steep stairway that leads up the hill. Page 6.

Pictures of the Montmartre Neighborhood in Paris - Montmartre Neighborhood Photo Gallery - Montmartre Photo Gallery
A shot of a street musician in Paris's storied Montmartre district. Page 9.

Man in the Wall - Sculpture of Marcel Aymé in Montmartre - Place Marcel Aymé - Le Passe Muraille
One of Montmartre's more curious sculptures is a tribute to writer Marcel Aymé. Page 11.

Montmartre Eateries - Restaurants in Montmartre - Pictures of Montmartre
Restaurants near Place des Tertres in Montmartre. Page 12.

Neo-Gothic Residence on Impasse Marie Blanche in Montmartre
A neo-gothic residence on Impasse Marie Blanche, built in the late 19th century. The house, which is sometimes called

The Moulin Rouge Cabaret in Paris - Le Moulin Rouge in Paris - Famous Paris Cabarets - Paris Nightlife
The striking facade of Paris' world-famous cabaret, the Moulin Rouge. Immortalized in paintings and posters by 19th century artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, the Moulin Rouge has seen a surge in popularity among tourists thanks to Baz Luhrmann's 2001 film of the same name, starring Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor. Page 13.

Winding Montmartre Street - Quiet Street in Montmartre - Paris neighborhoods
A view of one of Montmartre's quiet residential streets. It's easy to tell that the area was not included in Paris' urban sprawl until early last century. Page 5.

Musee de Montmartre - Montmartre Museum in Paris
The Musée de Montmartre (Montmartre Museum), which features a collection that traces Montmartre's rich cultural history. [p]Address: 12, rue Cortot , 18th arrondissement[br]Metro: Lamarck-Caulaincourt or Abbesses. Page 7.

View of Montmartre Neighborhood in Paris From Stairs -- Picture of Montmartre From Height of Stairs
A shot of plunging staircases taken in the Montmartre area of Paris, France. Page 4.

Paris Travel
Paris Travel. Page 8.

Pictures of the Montmartre Neighborhood in Paris - Montmartre Neighborhood Photo Gallery - Montmartre Photo Gallery
Pictures of the Montmartre neighborhood in Paris, including Place des Tertres, the Sacre Coeur, the Moulin Rouge, and more.

Montmartre Village Atmosphere - Village Ambience in Montmartre
Another impression of Montmartre's distinctly village-like ambience.

Bateaux Mouches Tours of the Seine River in Paris France
Bateaux-Mouches is probably the most famous and solicted of tour companies offering commented tours of the Seine River in Paris. Consult this page for practical information on tickets, where to dock, and what to expect on your tour of the famed Paris river and its monuments.

Bateaux Mouches Tours of the Seine River in Paris France
Bateaux-Mouches is probably the most famous and solicted of tour companies offering commented tours of the Seine River in Paris. Consult this page for practical information on tickets, where to dock, and what to expect on your tour of the famed Paris river and its monuments.