Paris Vacations 2018

Paris Vacations 2018: how to spend 1, 3 or 5 days in Paris. Discover Paris top tourist attractions, monuments and museums. Enjoy French restaurants and Parisian cafes in the City of Lights. Where to stay? What to do in Paris? This website will give you many good ideas for your trip.

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Notre Dame Cathedral

Famous monuments in Paris

The Eiffel Towel, the Arc de Triomphe and the Louvre Museum are the most visited monuments in Paris. Do not stay down the eiffel tower, climb to the top to admire the most beautiful views of paris. Do not miss to visit the Sainte Chapelle near Notre Dame Cathedral.

Paris vacations: top 3 monuments in Paris:

  • Eiffel Tower: best view of Paris, surprising and fun on the transparent floor at the first floor of the Eiffel Tower
  • Arc de Triomphe: panoramic view of Champs-Elysees. Most beautiful walk in Paris, the Arc de Triomphe to the Concorde
  • Notre-Dame Cathedral de Paris: most visited monument of France. A medieval Catholic cathedral on the Ile de la Cité
Interior of the Opera Garnier

Museums in Paris, and exbitions

Discover the museums of Paris, not only the Louvre Museum! Enjoy a half day in the Louvre. Do not miss to see the Joconde, the Venus di Milo, the Seated Scribe, the Winged Victory. The Museum d'Orsay has the most incredible collection of impressionist paintings. Do not forget the Rodin Museum, and the Thinker. 

Expos in Paris:

  • Alphonse Mucha, exhibition at the Musee du Luxembourg, from September to January 27, 2019
  • Picasso, Blue and Rose, at the Musée d'Orsay, from September to January 6, 2019 

Hotels in Paris

Do you need an hotel in Paris? There are over 1450 places to stay in Paris! But which hotel to choose?

A well located hotel, in the Center of Paris, close to tourist sites, with restaurants, cafes, shops nearby. Some hotels are unique, historical, charming with a garden. Some rooms have views of Paris.

Very Good locations to stay in Paris:

  • Eiffel Tower
  • Louvre Museum
  • Champs-Elysees Avenue

Restaurants in Paris

Paris has over 40 000 places where to eat. Find famous restaurants, brasseries, cafes, French bistros, restaurants with a view of Paris. 

Shopping in Paris

Paris vacations is for shopping. Stroll in the shops during your Paris vacations.

Department stores, boutiques, antiques shops, markets, flea Markets. Discover the best shopping areas in Paris :

  • Le Marais
  • Champs-Elysees
  • Galeries Lafayette

Going out in Paris

Find the best venues for entertainment, theaters, shows, cabarets, jazz clubs...

What to do in Paris

What are your favourite activities and hobbies? walking, taking French cooking lessons, attending to a concert. Discover the French fashion, go to a sporting event. Do you like art, exhibitions?

Paris with kids 

Enjoy family events during your Paris vacations :

Kids in Paris : events

  • Fête à Neuneu 2018, funfair in Paris in September through October 7, la Fête à Neuneu in the Bois de Boulogne. Porte de la Muette, Paris. Enjoy attractions, rides, and a big wheel
  • KidExpo Paris October 31 to November 4 2018
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Is it your 2nd time in Paris?

You have already visited the Eiffel Tower, the Musee du Louvre and the Cathedral Notre Dame. What can you see next?

There are a lot of things to do in Paris. Have you been to the Opera House, Les Invalides, the Museum Rodin, Musée de l'Orangerie, the Centre Georges Pompidou, La Defense area? 

Events in Paris

Your Paris vacations must be fun, discover some fun events in Paris :

  • We Will Rock You, Casino de Paris, from September 28 to November 4, 2018, musical
  • A fashion show L’Oréal Paris on the Seine River on Sunday September 30th at 2pm, pont de Solférino

Classical events in Paris

During your Paris vacations, do both at the same time: listen to classical music and visit a monument :

Reserve your seats for classical events in Paris Booking.com

What's happening in Paris?

  • Paris 2024 - Paris will host the Olympic Games in 2024. Most beautiful monuments will be transformed into sports ground, The Eiffel Tower, the Invalides, the Grand Palais...
  • The Rugby World Cup will be hosted in France in 2023
  • New! The Galeries Lafayette will be opening on Champs-Elysees in October 2018
  • Mondial de l'Auto 2018 (Paris Motor Show) will take place from October 4 to 14th at Paris Porte de Versailles.
  • The Cirque du Soleil announces "Totem", its 2018 show is in Paris from October 25 to December 2, 2018, on Plaine de Jeux de Bagatelle, in the Bois de Boulogne.
  • The Jardin d'Acclimatation is renewed and officially open. A new park composed of great attractions. 
  • After four years of renovations, the Hotel Lutetia (in the Saint-Germain-des- Prés area) was reopened from July 12th 2018.
  • In 2020, the grand Palais will be closed and renovated for 2 years.
  • Paris Games Week : October 26 to 30, 2018, Paris Expo Porte de Versailles.
  • Musicals: expo-event in the Philharmonie de Paris from October 19 to January 27, 2019. West-Side Story, Aristochats...
  • Le Goût du Japon, new store in Paris, Japanese gastronomy, will be open on October 5th. Address: 10 rue Saint Augustin, 2nd arrondissement of Paris.

Paris Calendar of events 2018

Find events in Paris, festivals, exciting events:

  • Mondial de l'Auto in Paris from October 4 to 14 2018
  • Festival Jazz sur Seine, Paris from October 12 to 28 2018
  • Salon du Chocolat, Paris from October 31 to November 4 2018

Flea markets to discover in Paris, the Saint-Ouen flea market, the flea market Porte de Montreuil, Porte de Vanves, and the Puces d'Aligre.

Paris Calendar of events

Festivals

Sporting events

Concerts

Museums of Paris

The Louvre

Musée d'Orsay

Museum Rodin

Monuments to visit

Arc de Triomphe

Basilica Sacré-Coeur

Eiffel Tower

Churches concerts

Notre-Dame Cathedral

Sainte-Chapelle

Saint-Ephrem 

Best Shopping

Le Marais

Galeries Lafayette

Avenue Montaigne

Restaurants in Paris

Brasseries

Cafes

Bistros

Events in Parks

Bois de Vincennes

Bois de Boulogne

Jardin du Luxembourg

Paris with kids

Monuments

Zoos

Kids events

Palace of Versailles

Palace

Gardens

Events

Tearooms

La Durée

Macarons

Chocolate

Paris tips

Save time

Save money

Hotels

Classical music

Philharmonie de Paris

Salle Gaveau

Sainte-Chapelle

Paris Pass

Museum

Attractions

Monuments

Hotels best locations

Eiffel Tower

Champs-Elysees

Latin Quarter



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