The Louvre, the Musée d’Orsay, and even the Paris Catacombs have become the default must-do list for visitors to Paris. But if you’ve come to the City of Light in search of a more authentic, or just plain weird, museum-going experience, then take a look at our picks for the top five little known museums in Paris.
Paris is impossibly gorgeous any time of year, but at Christmas it really shines — every shop window is Instagram-worthy, almost every street is adorned with lights, and everywhere you look are events and sites purely for the enjoyment of locals and visitors at this special time of year. Let’s take a look at some of the best holiday markets in Paris — and we’ll see you there!
Oozing with atmosphere, Paris has long been the destination of choice for stylish shoppers, romancing lovers, and exploring for family and food lovers alike. Few wouldn’t want to spend Christmas and New Years in Paris – perfect for Christmas shopping in the chic boutiques, or wining and dining against the romantic backdrop of the City of Lights.
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Do you love Paris, but hate the long lines? Would you like to explore the City of Light without bumping into families from back home at every turn? Then you want to come Paris in winter, when the steamy windows of warm cafes beckon and you have the city’s sites pretty much to yourself.
Visiting Paris in autumn is popular for travelers who have the luxury to wait until after the summer – couples without kids, retirees, and those who don’t have to use their vacation time over national holidays. But if you’re looking to see Paris at its best, without the summer crush of humanity that has come to see the world’s most visited destination for themselves, then autumn is where it’s at – even if you have to take the kids out of school!
You wouldn’t believe how many people research the heck out of their trip to Paris, and their daily itinerary stops roughly around the cocktail hour. Little do they know that nightlife in Paris is another whole way to experience the city!
When people talk about how easy it is to get around Paris, they’re talking about the Metro. Its extensive network is fast, affordable, and connects easily with commuter and long-distance train routes. But if you come from a car culture that doesn’t have widely used public transit – and there are legions of you – then you’ll need a bit of a primer on how to use the Metro in Paris. Don’t worry, it really is as easy as they say!