Preparing a trip to Paris can be a mammoth job – Paris has insanely many sights and museums, many interesting activities and so many nice quarters and corners, that it’s can feel tough to gain an overview!
But it doesn’t have to be that tough really 🙂 Traveling to Paris is an amazing experience and even if you won’t check off each and every item on your list, you will definitely have a great time.
To help you plan your trip, I assembled quite some information about what you can do in Paris and how you can make the very most out of your trip.
The Paris Classics
Check our Paris Bucket List AND the our popular list of top things to do and what you could do instead list!
If you have little time to prepare your trip, have a look at our 4 days Paris itinerary and be sure not to miss anything! .. and if you are in Paris only for one day, I’ve got you covered as well: How to see Paris in 1 day!
Hidden gems and unusual things to do in Paris
If you have been already to Paris or you have enough time to discover also some hidden gems, the following posts are exactly what you’re looking for!
- 80+ unusual things in Paris – our most read article!
- the off the beaten tracks neighbourhood guides – Belleville, Batignolles, and Montmartre
- rather unknown: the flea market at Porte de Vanves
- or set out for a walk on rails at the Petite Ceinture or on the Parisian highline, the Coulée Verte!
Day trips from Paris
If you have enough time in Paris for exploring more, check out the 10 best day trips from Paris or read the extensive guide on the following day trip destinations:
And if you are traveling to Paris with Kids and Teenagers those are for you!
Paris on Valentine’s Day – how to spend the most romantic weekend!
A weekend in Paris on Valentine’s Day .. it can hardly get any more romantic than this. Paris is known to be one of the most romantic cities of the world and is not surprisingly very high up in the ranking of top honeymoon…
Paris on New Year’s Day – What to do?
I have good news and bad news – let’s start with the bad. Paris on New Year’s Day is not the greatest day for sightseeing, shopping or eating out. Because … the first of January is the day, where many shops and sights are closed!…
22 activities teenagers love in Paris!
Traveling to Paris with teenagers… I won’t start this post by saying how tough it can be to travel with teenagers just to find common ground.. because .. it’s not true! Well, at least not all the time haha. You “just” have to keep them…
Day trip from Paris: The Christmas Market of Strasbourg!
If you are visiting Paris during the month of December and you are keen to see some real Christmas market, consider taking a day trip from Paris to Strasbourg. When I say real Christmas market, I mean REAL! Like for real! Forget about the north…