Paris is understandably on the top of every traveler’s list. But there’s a whole world of beauty, fun and adventure waiting for you outside the City of Light. All you have to do is get there! And we’re going to tell you how, with our top tips for traveling around France.
The Louvre in Paris is one of the world’s largest museums, a historic monument and the most visited museum on the planet, containing nearly 35,000 pieces of art. Which also means it gathers famously long lines and that navigating the immense space can be a daunting challenge. Which is why, on a recent trip to Paris, when I found myself torn between wanting to see works like the “Mona Lisa” but not wanting to spend the entire day waiting in line or lost within palatial walls, I decided on a Skip the Line: Paris Louvre Museum Guided Tour.
With so much to see and do in Paris, sometimes people bypass the city’s churches once they’ve seen just one. But there are some Paris churches that simply should not be missed! Here are our picks.
Whether it’s for an engagement, a honeymoon, or just a romantic getaway, Paris is a lover’s paradise. But it’s also a surprisingly family-friendly city with lots for people of any age to see and do. Let’s look at our top picks for having in with kids in Paris.
How do you stand out in a city like Paris? You have to find what makes you unique and accentuate it. From fashion to art to chocolate, different is better. So when I took the Paris Chocolate and Pastry Food Tour, visiting nine chocolate houses for samples, I knew I would be treated to things I had never seen or experienced before in the world of chocolate. After all, Saint Germain de Pres is the epicenter of Paris chocolate and home to some of the best-known chocolatiers in the world.
One of the great things about European travel is that you can cover a lot of ground – and by ground, I mean countries – in a short period of time. But with Paris not only being a major international hub but also the most visited place on the planet, it’s no surprise if your trip itinerary involves getting to Paris from other places in Europe. So, how does that work, exactly?
Summer in Paris — not as nightmarish as you’d think! In fact, it’s quite the opposite — with the sun not setting until 10 at night and plenty of fun (and free!) events throughout the city, visiting Paris in the summer can give you a unique experience that’s more than simply visiting the museums and sights. Let’s break it down by month, shall we?