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Things to Do in Paris

Paris lays claim to some of the world's most famous attractions, such as the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe. Be sure you know which sites need to be on your must-visit list of things to do in Paris.
  1. Paris Day Trips (7)
  2. Paris Museums (2)

Perfume Heaven at Cour des Senteurs, Courtyard of the Senses, Versailles
The Cour des Senteurs (courtyard of fragrances) is the newest attraction in Versailles. See the perfume exhibit and the fragrance garden and shop in luxury boutiques.

Paris Travel Guide
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Top Paris Attractions - Top Things to Do in Paris
Six attractions in Paris draw a whopping 23.5 million visitors yearly. With the hundreds of museums and monuments in the grand City of Lights, take this short list to be sure you catch the best spots. After all, could millions of people be THAT wrong?

Yves Saint Laurent Studio Tour in Paris
Take a tour of the Yves Saint Laurent studio in Paris to see the rooms where he created his designs, pattern books and haute couture costumes.

Top Free Paris Attractions and Sights
Paris is one of the world's most expensive cities. That doesn't mean a vacation there has to break the bank. There are numerous attractions, sights and things to do in Paris that don't cost a single dime. In fact, there are so many you could spend your whole trip devoted to free attractions. Here are some of the top free Paris attractions and sights.

Cooking classes in Nice at Les Petits Farcis
Cooking classes in Nice at Les Petits Farcis - Les Petits Farcis offers top cooking classes in Nice

Think of Paris and you think of luxury shopping. The city of Light has some...
Think of Paris and you think of luxury shopping. The city of Light has some of the best shopping in the world. Here is my short guide to the best Paris shops from designer fashion to perfume, from food shops to kitchen gadgets.

Major Events in France in December 2013
France in December is magical with its scenes of bright lights, sparkling shop windows and those famous Christmas markets. And finally, the exciting skiing season starts with the resorts putting on all kinds of winter sports.

Bespoke Shopping in Paris
Shopping in Paris is pure pleasure; all the great names are there plus delightful small and individually run boutiques. But what if you want something made especially for you, something that nobody else in the world will have? Here is a guide to bespoke shopping in Paris.

Top Jewelery Store Boucheron in Paris
Boucheron, located on the corner of Place Vendome in central Paris, is among the most prestigious jewelers in the world, with a long and distinguished history. Founded in 1858 when the French Second Empire was at its flamboyant height, it weathered political change and world wars. Today it’s a world-brand name, adding watches, fragrances and...

Paris Shopping Secrets
Oh mon Dieu! Not all of us visiting Paris have the wherewithal to spend $1000 on this irresistible couture blouse, or the all-time favorite little black dress. Let us be realistic. Going on a shopping spree in Paris can be hard on our finances. Fashionistas of the world, let's sin no more, and shop smartly from now on! Here are three best-kept Paris shopping secrets.

Franck et Fils Department Store, Paris
Franck et Fils is one of Paris's best kept secrets. In the now fashionable Passy district in the 16th arrondissement, it's the place to go for chic shopping without the crowds and noise of shops in central Paris.

Paris Views
Few people visit Paris without getting at least one amazing view, usually from a high point, of the beautiful city's panoramas. Here are the best spots to get Paris views, whether you want to scale the Eiffel Tower or simply gaze on the Seine River from a historic bridge.

Paris Tours
Paris can be an intimidating city, as there is so much to see. Since it's one of the top destinations for travelers in the world, fortunately there are many Paris tours to show you the sights. Here is a list of some of the top Paris tours, including Paris neighborhood tours, Paris walking tours, Paris segway tours and Paris DaVinci Code tours.

Where to get a great instant photo in Paris
It's now possible to get a really good photograph from a photo booth, courtesy of one of the great names in photographic portraiture. Studio Harcourt has used its technical expertise to produce a new, and different, style of cheap photography.

How to Survive the Louvre Museum
The Louvre is immense, and one could spend a week exploring its exhibits. Unfortunately, most of us don't have that kind of time. Find out how to get the most out of one of the world's top art museums, Le Louvre.

Review: Eiffel Tower
Think Paris, and you instantly think of the Eiffel Tower. Is this the best spot to visit in Paris, though? More than 6 million people do it in a year. Find out why it's so popular, and the pros and cons of adding it to your to-do list.

Picture Tour of Paris Markets
Paris markets are a way of life in this French capital, a place to socialize and seek out amazing finds. The Paris markets are more than just fresh produce markets, but range from fine art and flea markets to stamps and antique book markets. See the diversity of Paris' markets with this picture tour.

Arc de Triomphe - A Guide to this Popular Paris Sightseeing Attraction
The Arc de Triomphe is one of Paris' most visit attractions. This monument is devoted to one of France's most fearless leaders, Napoleon Bonaparte. A visit to the Arc de Triomphe gives visitors a chance to see this architectural wonder, as well as a fabulous view and photo vantage point on the Champs Elysees. Here is a guide to visiting Paris' Arc de Triomphe de l'Etoile.

Moulin Rouge Tickets and Packages
The Moulin Rouge cabaret show is easily one of Paris' most famous nightlife activities, but it isn't always easy finding tickets once you arrive in the City of Light. Here is a list of various Moulin Rouge tickets and packages, such as Moulin Rouge tickets combined with tours or Parisian dinners.

Cite des Sciences et de l'Industrie
The Cite des Sciences et de l'Industrie is one of the most popular attractions in Paris, and it's also a great attraction for families traveling with kids. Here is a profile of Paris' Cite des Sciences et de l'Industrie.

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