Paris has many sights and museums, many interesting activities and so many nice quarters and corners, that it can feel tough to gain an overview!

But it doesn’t have to be that difficult, really 🙂 Traveling to Paris is a wonderful experience and even if you won’t check off each item on your list, you will definitely have a great time.

To help you plan your trip, I assembled a lot of information about what you can do in Paris and how you can make the very most out of your trip.

 

The Paris Classics

Visiting the Eiffel Tower and enjoying a Seine River Cruise certainly belongs on every bucket list, but there is more!

Check our Paris Bucket List AND our popular list of top things to do and what you could do instead list! 

If you have little time to prepare for your trip, have a look at our 4 days Paris itinerary and be certain not to miss anything! If you are in Paris only for one day, I’ve got you covered as well: How to see Paris in 1 day!

 

For the budget traveler: there are many sights and activities in Paris for free!  For example, a considerable range of interesting museums is admission-free! If you happen to travel alone to Paris, click here to see our guide for Paris solo travelers.

 

Paris Classic - Seine River Cruise

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 precisely what you’re looking for!

If you are looking for things to do in Paris that are really under the radar of most people, tourists, and Parisians alike, head to the Jardin Tropical, also known as the Human Zoo of Paris. 

 

Day trip to Étretat
A day trip from Paris to Étretat – spend a wonderful day by the sea.

Day trips and getaways from Paris

If you have enough time in Paris for exploring more, take a look at the 10 best day trips from Paris or read the extensive guide on the following day trip destinations:

For overnight stays, you find here a list of best weekend getaways from Paris, easily reachable by train.

And if you are traveling to Paris with Kids and Teenagers, those are for you!

Blog Posts

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30+ Things to do at Night in Paris 

  Paris is called “The City of Lights” and I can tell you, the French capital lives more than up to the expectations. Paris at night is magical. A million lights are illuminating streets, monuments, and facades, bathing the city in light and sparkles….

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21 Simple Ways to Save Money in Paris 

Last updated on 25 April 2022 by Lena Knowing how to save money in Paris can be a lifesaver when traveling on a budget. Especially in Paris, one of the most expensive cities in the world. Let’s not beat around the bush, here are…

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Top 14 Hotels in Paris with a Balcony 

  If you are looking for Hotels in Paris with a balcony, you are certainly doing it right because one of the most wonderful things about Paris is the view. Whether you are enjoying a stellar view of the Eiffel Tower, the iconic Sacre…

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70+ Free & Fun Things to do in Paris 

Sophisticated, elegant, and known for luxury and high-class cuisine – that’s Paris. While the opportunities are endless when it comes to spending all of your money, with a bit of know-how, you can have a fantastic time in Paris even on a smaller budget….

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These are the best 5 Cabarets in Paris 

Last updated on 25 April 2022 by Lena What are the best Cabarets in Paris and Which Ones Should You Visit? When you think of Paris, what are some of the first things that come to mind? Wine, the Eiffel Tower, and Cabaret, of…

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16 Art Museums in Paris you shouldn’t miss! 

Last updated on the 25th April 2022 by Lena   The 16 Best Art Museums in Paris Visiting Paris can be overwhelming because of just how much there is to do within the city. Paris is home to some of the best art museums…