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Things to do in Paris

The variety of things to do in Paris is endless, as the cosmopolitan French capital is a world centre for fashion, culture and gourmet cuisine. Visit internationally-renowned museums, shop at ultra-chic boutiques and explore different areas of this beautiful city.

On Paris holidays discover the capital’s 20 districts or ‘arrondissements’ – from its landmark filled centre to the bohemian eastern areas. Admire world-famous works of art and take in iconic sights. Shop at exclusive stores or trendy flea markets and dine on the finest French cuisine. Stroll at your leisure around the city or enjoy unforgettable family days out at Disneyland® Paris.

Paris attractions

Paris attractions

Visit the iconic Eiffel Tower and see the Mona Lisa at the Louvre. Sample delicious goodies at the Boulevard Richard Lenoir food market. Take in breathtaking views from the top of the majestic Arc de Triomphe. Drive to the stunning Versailles Palace or take a day trip to Disneyland® Paris.

Paris shopping

Paris shopping

Shop for cutting-edge styles and enjoy wonderful views from the flagship Galeries Lafayette department store. Visit exclusive Chanel at the site of the original boutique on Rue Cambon. Wander around hip shops in bohemian Le Marais or browse for bargains at the mammoth Marche aux Puces de St-Ouen flea market.

Paris dining

Paris dining

Paris offers an unrivalled gastronomic scene. Treat your taste buds to classic French cuisine with contemporary flair at the Four Season George V’s Michelin-starred Le Cinq. Or tuck into delicious bistro-style fare at the cool and quirky Septime. Don’t leave Paris without sampling the delectable multi-coloured macaroons at Pierre Hermé.

Paris nightlife

Paris nightlife

Head to Harry’s Bar and Laperouse for high-class cocktails, or bar-hop on Rue Oberkampf. Take in an exhilarating show at the famous Moulin Rouge or groove to funky jazz sounds at Autour de Midi. Or discover the multiple club offerings around the Champs Élysées, including hip retro nightspot Le Baron.

Return visits to Paris

Return visits to Paris

On return visits to Paris, take in the attractive Port de Plaisance marina in the Bastille area. Stroll or cycle alongside Canal St Martin, lined with an array of bars, cafés and restaurants. Browse the excellent Musée du Quai Branly and step back into Piaf-era Paris at La Java club.

Tips from a Ventoura Local

Unlock the secrets of Paris with advice from a local. We caught up with Antoine, a young Parisian with a passion for city’s unique cultural offerings and the underground scene. Check out his recommendations for the perfect Paris adventure. You can connect with Antoine to book an experience on the Ventoura app.

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