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Paris tips, visit Paris cheaper and better without waiting hours at Paris tourist attractions. Free entrance to museums, attractions, transports... How to skip long queues at the museums and monuments? Find the best places to stay in Paris. The best hotels and restaurants in Paris are not the most expensive.
Rule No 1: start early your visit
Museums, monuments and tourist attractions are busy
How to save time at the entrance at Paris Museum Louvre or at the Eiffel Tower?
Be there before opening hours. It takes sometimes 2 hours to take the lift to the top of the Eiffel Tower.
Know exactly what you are going to visit. Look at the map of Paris. Attractions can be located in the same area. Combine their visits. Save time and transportation in Paris. Walking to the attractions can be better. Example: Notre-Dame Cathedral, Sainte-Chapelle Church and the Hotel de ville.
Check for opening and closing days of attractions, restaurants. Example: the Louvre Museum is closed on Tuesdays and some French public holidays .
Search for the best museums to visit in Paris. National Museum of Modern Art, Centre Pompidou, Musee de l'Orangerie (impressionists Gallery), Louvre Museum, Musee d'Orsay, Musee National Picasso, Musee du Quai Branly, Musee National du Moyen-Age (National Museum of the Middle Ages), Rodin Museum.
Look for free museums, Maison de Victor Hugo (Victor Hugo house), Maison de Balzac (Balzac House), Musee Carnavalet (history of Paris), Musee de la Vie Romantique (Museum of the Romantics). The Cabinet des Medailles, 5 Vivienne street in Paris, is the oldest museum in France. Find one the nicest collections of coins and antiquities, can be visited for free every afternoon from 1pm to 5pm.
Paris tips: Save money and skip the long queues with the Museum Pass
Metro Pass: 1 to 5 day unlimited metro and bus trips.
If you stay only 1, 2, 3 days in Paris. Look for tours in Paris. A Cheaper and better way to visit Paris. Bus tours and bike tours. Or combine a tour with your special interests, shopping tour, photography tour, culinary tour.
Paris hotels tips. Paris restaurants tips. Hotels in Paris can be expensive. Choose an hotel in a great location, with a French decor, a French atmosphere. And an historical hotel in Paris. The accommodation near the metro, restaurants, cafes and sights.
Choose your restaurant in Paris. Not the most expensive. But a special restaurant where famous painters, writers were regularly clients, the decor is splendid and the food is delicious..
More Paris tips:If you decide to take often the metro in Paris to go to the main sights, there is the central metro and RER station called Chatelet-les Halles. From Chatelet-Les Halles, you can reach directly these major destinations:
FREE entry to the opera in May. Tous à l'opera in Paris.
La Nuit des Musées: free entrance to museums in Paris at night May 16, 2020
Fête de la Musique: free concerts in Paris June 21st 2020.
Jazz Festival: free jazz concerts in June, July, Parc Floral de Paris.
Free concerts in the Parc Floral: Classique au Vert August, September. You still have to pay the entrance to the park.
European Heritage Days or Doors Open Days in Paris September 19, 20, 2020. Free entry to buildings generally not opened to the public.
EasyBus to Paris Airport. Every half hour the bus is going from Rue de Rivoli (Palais Royal) to the Airport Roissy for 2 euros. Must reserve online.
Sometimes tours are the best to see Paris. It saves you time and money. Visit the places you like the best! Paris tips and tours:
Sales events in Paris:
Arc de Triomphe
Bois de Vincennes
Bois de Boulogne
Jardin du Luxembourg
Philharmonie de Paris