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
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.
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!
- 80+ unusual things in Paris – our most read article!
- Neighborhood guides – Belleville, Batignolles, and Montmartre
- rather unknown: the flea market at Porte de Vanves
- or take a walk on Petite Ceinture or on the Parisian highline, the Coulée Verte!
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!
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The Best Bakeries in Paris – 5 pastry shops you must try!
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