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As the birthplace of the Age of Enlightenment and a constant trendsetter in the world of fashion, Paris has cemented itself as one of the world's must-see cities. In a country known for exceptional food, style and culture, the capital delivers on all three counts.

The city is split into 20 districts (known as 'arrondissements'), which all display their own character. Le Marais (in the fourth arrondissement) is famed for its medieval, meandering lanes, full of traditional patisseries and chic boutiques. The area is also home to the iconic cathedral of Notre-Dame, considered one of the best examples of French Gothic architecture.

The seventh arrondissement is home to some of Paris' most famous landmarks, including the Eiffel Tower, Les Invalides and Musée d'Orsay. Neighbouring districts also have plenty to offer, such as the famous Champs-Elysées, Arc de Triomphe and Opéra Garnier. In the centre of Paris you'll find the world-famous Musée du Louvre, home to tens of thousands of works of art, including da Vinci's 'Mona Lisa'. Further outside the city, but still worth a visit, are the mysterious Catacombs and the Château de Versailles.

Each French city takes pride in its cuisine and Paris is no exception, offering some of the world's best food. You'll find everything from three-Michelin-starred establishments like Restaurant Guy Savoy, to laid-back bistros like La Mascotte.

Offering fun for visitors of all ages, Disneyland Paris is located to the east of the city, in the suburb of Marne-la-Vallée and can be reached easily by train.


From £113 per night

This weekend

From £245 per night

Next weekend

From £274 per night

Most popular time to visit October–December
Cheapest time to visit January–March
Local currency € 10 = £8.67
Language French
Average weekend price £166 per night
Average weekday price £166 per night
Typical stay 2 nights

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What other travellers say about Paris


Paris is a beautiful city but also kind of strenuous.

4 October 2023

Paris is a beautiful city but also kind of strenuous. So many people, so much traffic. Take care of yourself when crossing the street. Don't rely on the traffic light showing green - chances are you might get hit by a car anyway because hardly anyone takes care of a red light. Too many aggressive beggars prowling the streets trying to cheat you.

Anonymous Germany

Paris is always enjoyable and the apartment is well located...

3 October 2023

Paris is always enjoyable and the apartment is well located to reach most well-known city sights. For future visitors, there is a very market-type eatery called Marche of the Red Children, having many different food stalls. The address is 33 rue Charlot Paris 3 (100 metres from rue Bretagne. This is 10 mins from Les Patios.

DARYL United Kingdom

Despite cost Paris is incredible.

2 October 2023

Despite cost Paris is incredible. Try to find accommodation in your preferred arrondissement to avoid too much travel. Go for a traditional street rather than new build apartment. Buy a day pass (Navigo) for tube and bus.

Charles R
Charles R United Kingdom

Paris is everything it is made out to be so prepare yourself...

2 October 2023

Paris is everything it is made out to be so prepare yourself to be excited, overwhelmed, intoxicated with pure adventure. It's tempting to do everything at once- you will crash and burn. Create thematic days: A day to shop, a day to taste the Parisian culinary delights, a day for sight seeing (Make these two as there is just a lot to cover!) The metro is your best friend. Taxis are painfully expensive.

Eva Kenya

One of the world's great cities.

1 October 2023

One of the world's great cities. Frankly [short of a beach, tho' Paris Plage does make a serious effort] it has everytjing you could want. I come here at least once a year and could happily spend more time every time.

moonson_co United Kingdom

Paris was great!

1 October 2023

Paris was great! with nice historical attractions and amenities. although it too crowded when we visited the place but still it was lovely. The Eiffel Tower still amazes me as well as the Arc de Triomphe. There was still a lot of more interesting art in Louvre Museum not on the the Mona Lisa painting. Disneyland Paris was so magical brings out the kid in you. mode of transportation was not that bad but there could be more English speakers in the ticket booth to accommodate the tourist.

Rene Peter
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