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!
How to learn French – 23 tips to progress
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10 fun Restaurants in Paris
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climb down the past (literally) – The Museum of the Liberation of Paris
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Covid-19 – How is Paris after the lockdown got lifted?
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