Weekends Paris breaks to 5 days in Paris, best things to do, monuments, museums, restaurants, attractions in Paris.
How to enjoy Paris when you have really a short time to stay. Plan in advance what to do. Visit Paris main museums and monuments. Eat in famous restaurants.
Your Paris short break starts by a visit to the Cathedral Notre-Dame. Climb the bell tower and discover a breathtaking view of Paris. The Cathedral is open every day. Metro: Cite.
Most beautiful church in Paris is only at a walking distance from the cathedral, the Sainte-Chapelle has a blue ceiling of the Lower Chapel, stained glass windows. Enjoy here a classical concert.
Walk around l'Ile St-Louis and stop for the lunch in one of the restaurants with terrace overlooking the Ile de la Cite. Stop at Berthillon for its famous ice cream.
Go to the Place The Trocadero near the Eiffel Tower, be here too when it is dark! Metro: Bir Hakeim Trocadero.
Get up early to arrive at the Louvre Museum first before the crowd. Metro: Palais Royal-Musee du Louvre, Louvre-Rivoli Careful, it is closed on Tuesday! Don't miss the best chocolate by Angelina on rue de Rivoli.
Visit the Paris Opera at the metro Opera. After, go to the most beautifulCafe de la Paix, only few steps away from the Opera House.
Spend a part of the afternoon at Montmartre. Visit the Basilica Sacre-coeur. Metro: Abbesses, Anvers. Tired! Settle in a cafe on Place du Tertre and admire the work of the painters.
Decide on the evening to go to the famous Moulin Rouge and feel the atmosphere of the French Cancan. Address: 82 Boulevard de Clichy.
Start early to visit the Orsay Museum, the Impressionist collection. Metro: Solferino RER: Musee d'Orsay. Open every day except Monday, on 1 January, 1 May and 25 December. Late night on Thursdays until 9:45 pm. A little bit further the Cafe des Lettres is located on rue Verneuil, you will like the decor, the terrace, a unique place in Paris.
Short walk to Rodin Museum and see the Thinker. Open every day except Monday, January 1st, May 1st and December 25.
Hotel des Invalides and Napoleon's tomb. Open every day of the year, except for the first Monday of every month. Metro: Invalides.
Walk on the Champs-Elysees from the Arc de Triomphe. Stop at the Duree Tea House and try their macaroons.
Evening at the prestigious Lido, one of the best show. The costumes are amazing! The dinner is very good and they serve a bottle of champagne with it. A very nice place, right for Paris.
Incredible architecture of the Pompidou Centre. Metro: Hotel de Ville, Rambuteau RER: Chatelet.
Visit of the Marais Quarter, one of the oldest area of Paris. Many interesting places and good restaurants in this area. Don't miss the place des Vosges.
Spend an evening in the Latin Quarter and enjoy the music in the Caveau de la Huchette.
Chateau de Versailles is a king palace outside of paris. The castle interior and the gardens are a must see during your Paris breaks. Take the RER C5 to Versailles. In the summer the place has some very good shows with music.
Arc de Triomphe
Bois de Vincennes
Bois de Boulogne
Jardin du Luxembourg
Philharmonie de Paris