Paris Travel Guide

What can be better than a Paris getaway! One of the most picturesque cities, offering one stunning vista after another, from the epic Eiffel Tower to the regal Jardin des Tuileries, to the petite cafés and romantic bistros bursting onto the sidewalks, offering glorious artisanal dishes. Beyond the city’s visual appeal, the cultural riches of the French capital are unsurpassed. With an illustrious artistic pedigree signed by Renoir, Picasso, Monet, Dali and Van Gogh, the city is opt to allure you into its magic. Whether you opt to explore the historic, fashion-conscious, bourgeois, or bohemian and arty sides of Paris, one thing is certain: the City of Light will always enthrall.

Eiffel Tower in Paris Travel Guide

Eiffel Tower in Paris

Best Time to visit Paris

Best time to visit Paris is from May till June and from September till October, when the weather is mild, the city is not overcrowded, sightseeing gets more enjoyable, but hotel prices are relatively high.

High season in Paris is in July and August, so expect hot temperatures, a crowded city, long lines for sightseeing and expensive lodging.

For budget travel the months from November till February are ideal, but not during Christmas Holidays. You will get the best hotel deals, great sightseeing, but also a chilled weather.

March and April offer better hotel prices and less crowds, with some sunny days, an ideal period for sightseeing the city of light.

Accommodation in Paris

Paris offers accommodation for every occasion, from hostels, to apartments, to boutique and luxurious 5-star hotels. Hotel prices vary, and depend on location. The older the hotel and closer to the city centre, the higher the price.

The suburbs are a good choice for budget travellers, where you can use the city’s public transport networks for some additional savings. Consider the Latin Quarter and Montmartre as another budget option.

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Things to do in Paris

Whether you are visiting for sightseeing, shopping, local cuisine, the City of Light will thrill you. Lounge in local cafes overlooking the river Seine, listen to the bells of Notre Dame, stroll around the Luxembourg Gardens, visit the magnificent Musée du Louvre and the Eiffel Tower.

Arc de Triomphe and Champs-Élysées are only some of the city’s sensations. There are also some stunning modern and contemporary icons too, like the industrial-style Centre Pompidou, the mur végétal (vertical garden) and the striking Musée du Quai Branly.

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Shopping in Paris

Paris is the top holiday destination for shopping in Europe and the global centre of all things style-related. Shopping alone attracts millions of visitors each year.

For chic shopping visit the famous Avenue des Champs Elysées and for famous designers shops, such as Yves Saint Laurent and Gucci visit the Avenue Montaigne.

Stopover at Rue de Passy and Rue de Rennes for tonnes of clothes, shoes and accessories shops, along with Boulevard Haussmann with Printemps and Galeries Lafayettes department stores.

Check also: The 8 Best Places to Shop in Paris

Louis Vuitton shop in Paris Travel guide

Louis Vuitton shop in Paris

Where to eat in Paris

Paris is known for wonderful food and there are plenty of restaurants, cafes and traditional bistros all over the city, so you don’t have to worry finding a place to eat. The French capital has top restaurants by talented chefs, serving from the classic French cuisine to any cuisine from around the world.

Visit some of the top restaurants in Paris from the list below:

Il Etait Un Square
French, Steakhouse

French, Seafood

Bistrot Kinzo

La Table de Colette
French, European

Bistrot Instinct
French, European

Via Emilia
Italian, Mediterranean


Le P’tit Canon
French, European

New Jawad Longchamp
Indian, Pakistani

Signature Montmartre
French, Asian

Le P’tit Canon Restaurant in Paris Travel Guide

Le P’tit Canon Restaurant in Paris

Paris Nightlife

Paris has one of the most happening club scenes in the world, and when Paris falls asleep, another Paris wakes up. The city of light offers everything from trendy bars to nightclubs to world famous cabarets, like The Crazy Horse, the Lido and the Moulin Rouge.

Check some of the most popular Nightclubs in Paris below:


Rex is the refuge of electronic music and offset with the Parisian scene


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Concrete Club has become a reference among Parisian techno clubs


Visit  Concrete Official


The club offers different techno evenings with always refined line-ups


Visit The Machine Official


La Java is every week-end the theater for the most outrageous parties


Visit La Java Official


The club plays groovy beats, house, deep house and a mix of both


Visit DJOON Official


Badaboum is a dedicated long sets club for house and techno lovers


Visit Badaboum Official

Paris Music Festivals

There are many Dance Music Festivals of all kinds in and around Paris especially in the Summer. Explore some of the best music festivals in Paris below:

We Love Green

Alternative, Rock

A music festival committed to the environment!
Date: 2 – 5 June 2022

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Marvellous Island

House, Techno

Held annually on the Plage de Torcy in the east side of Paris.
Date: 4 – 5 June 2022

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Lollapalooza Paris

Pop, Rock

Lollapalooza Paris is a huge multi-genre music festival.
Date: 16 – 17 July 2022

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Rock en Seine

Indie, Pop, Rock

One of the biggest Rock Festivals in France!
Date: 25 – 28 August 2022

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Lollapalooza 2019

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