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?
Tag Archives: Paris activities
May 8, 2013
For shopaholics, Paris’s marché aux puces (flea markets) are at the top of the must-do list when visiting. But even those who have no interest in shopping shouldn’t discount the flea markets entirely; they can be a fascinating look into the quotidian life of Parisians throughout history, and a fine walk outside on a nice weekend morning!
April 22, 2013
Cheese. Bread. Pastries. With all the amazing things to eat in Paris, it’s a wonder anyone has time to visit the museums! If your itinerary for Paris looks more like a grocery list than a guide book, then you’ll want to check out our tips for food lovers who are ready to fall in love with the City of Light.
April 15, 2013
No trip to Paris, especially for first-timers, is complete without a trip to the Eiffel Tower. But one look at the crowds gathered at the ticket offices under this soaring landmark, and suddenly you have better things to do. Except, what if you could skip that line, and head right to the very top? If that idea interests you, we have some secrets to share.
April 3, 2013
Paris is an art lover’s dream – from the hallowed halls of the world’s top museums to edgy galleries and innovative street art, there’s something to admire no matter where you look. But, that being said – here’s where to look!
April 1, 2013
For being so large and at time so traffic-congested, Paris remains one of the friendliest for biking. Whether you bring your own, rent one from the city or take a bike tour, it gives even frequent visitors a fresh new look at the City of Light.
March 12, 2013
The Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris is having a big birthday in 2013, and the church has already started hosting celebrations. Will you be in Paris for the remaining events?
March 12, 2013
Because Paris is a major transportation hub in Europe, chances are you’ll be passing through the City of Light – and if you do a little finagling, you can spend one unforgettable day there before continuing on your way!
February 25, 2013
Headed to Paris this week? Want to know what to do that’s not on everyone’s list? Here’s what Parisians are planning on doing and seeing the week of Feb. 25. Enjoy!
February 6, 2013
The Champagne Region of France is the perfect side trip for the Paris visitor – different enough to give you a good idea of what’s happening outside of the City of Light, but close enough not to take up precious vacation time getting there and back. Here are some tips for visiting Champagne.