Paris, France

Paris, the cosmopolitan capital of France, is - with 2.2 million people living in the dense (105 km²) central city and almost 12 million people living in the whole metropolitan ... more

Paris, France

Paris, the cosmopolitan capital of France, is - with 2.2 million people living in the dense (105 km²) central city and almost 12 million people living in the whole metropolitan area - one of the largest agglomerations in Europe. Located in the north of the country on the river Seine, Paris has the reputation of being the most beautiful and romantic of all cities, brimming with historic associations and remaining vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design. Dubbed the City of Light (la Ville Lumière) and Capital of Fashion, it is home to the world's finest and most luxurious fashion designers and cosmetics, such as Chanel, Christian Dior, Yves Saint-Laurent, Guerlain, Lancôme, L'Oréal, Clarins, etc.

Being located in Western Europe, Paris has a maritime climate with cool winters and warm summers, therefore it is best to wear a beret to accommodate the varying skull warmth possibilities. The moderating effect of the Atlantic Ocean helps to temper temperature extremes in much of western Europe, including France. Even in January, the coldest month, temperatures nearly always exceed the freezing point with an average high of 6°C (43°F). Snow is not common in Paris, although it will fall a few times a year. Most of Paris' precipitation comes in the form of light rain year-round.

Summers in Paris are warm and pleasant, with an average high of 23°C (75°F) during the mid-summer months. Spring and fall are normally cool and wet. With the weather being so pleasant in the summer, it's a great time to visit.

All national museums are open free of charge on the first Sunday of the month. However, that this may mean long lines and crowded exhibits. Keep away from Paris during Easter week due to crowding. People have to queue up at the Eiffel Tower for several hours even early in the morning. However, this wait can be greatly reduced, if fit, by walking the first two levels, then buying an elevator ticket to the top. Entry to the permanent exhibitions at city-run museums is free at all times (admission is charged for temporary exhibitions).

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  Pretty waitresses from France, Italy, Greece, Spain, Russia and other countries will be happy to welcome you and serve you! At places? When there is more there yet! Indeed, two restaurants are at your disposal and are only 5 minutes away f...

Founded in 1864 mere steps from the Place des Vosges and Place de la Bastille, Brasserie Bofinger is considered to be the "most beautiful brasserie in Paris". Deep in the heart of Paris' 4th arrondissement in a Belle Epoque setting, come discover th...

Rich in its variety, the cuisine of North Africa offers its nuances sweet harmony of its perfumes, the violence of his spices, chaeur the sun ...

Love Japanese food, but tired of sushi? This is one is for you! Since sushi has become one of the most popular lunch choices for hip young professionals, dreadful Japanese restaurants have become a dime a dozen in Paris, which has made it tough to f...

If you have the menu in Armelle et Henri's before you, chances are you'll almost be feeling your feet treading the fine sand of a coconut tree lined emerald beach, while swaying to Caribbean music.

At breakfast, lunch or dinner, restaurant Le Meurice  offers a rich, subtle and varied menu. With precision, without extravagance, faithful to true flavours and excellently presented, Chef Yannick Alléno's three Michelin-star cuisine is modern and a...

Tucked away in the heart of Saint Germain des Pres, this snug shop-front table with a white facade and interior is the best place in Paris for a fix of impeccably fresh oysters, which are delivered directly from France's Marennes-Oléron region on th...

  Macéo Paris is a decidedly different table. This address is ideally situated close to the Royal Palace Gardens and twenty meters of the famous 'hole in the wall' Willi's Wine Bar, and now the first ancient Wine Bar in Paris.   At the h...

Ever since Chicago-born chef Daniel Rose moved from the 9th arrondissement to a renovated 17th-century house in Les Halles in July 2010, he's been playing to a packed house with his inventive cuisine du marche menu. 

Whether under the name Curious, head of the Lard, or the Five of Paris Paris, 5 Avenue de l'Opéra showed he knew his time living with are among the best places for the city since the early 20th century.

Welcome to this site that tells you my new restaurant , the first after my own experience with beautiful and Alain Ducasse restaurant Lasserre. A short menu that changes often depending on the market and my desires, my decor that evokes Mediterranea...

  Kong is the fight between the Moderns and the Classics.   It is the classic of a geisha against the modern kawaï from Omotesando, they meet at the elegant european’s at the summit of Kenzo’s headquarters facing the Pont Neuf. These...

This chic bar always plays the hottest music in a trendy environment. Cushions everywhere: orange, brown and violet tones; it feels like being in 1001 Nights! It attracts mostly a young crowd and is always bursting with energy. 

For Paris, the Doobie's is a feast, a charming place lit up like a smile out of fashion but always in the spirit of the times, reinventing itself night after night, night after night, to make every moment a happy moment to pass. The map, the flavors...

Moulin Rouge is best known as the spiritual birthplace of the modern form of the can-can dance. Originally introduced as a seductive dance by the courtesans who operated from the site, the can-can dance revue evolved into a form of entertainment of ...

The red steel lighthouse ship moored in front of the new national library is one of Paris’s liveliest venues, with a hopping programme of live bands and DJ sets, and a bar/restaurant that spreads on to the quayside in the summer. 

his snug jazz club programmes the best of the native jazz scene and some American visitors, putting on at least two concerts a night – acoustic jazz in the ground-floor Sunside, and electro-jazz and world music in the tiled cellar Sunset. There are ...

This long-running favourite with beautiful people, elderly rakes and fashionistas is surprisingly relaxed once you’ve made it past the door people, with a slinky futuristic basement setting, funky lighting and tropical fish.

  Entirely isolated from its immediate neighbours by a wall of colossal thickness and endowed with highly professional technical equipment as well as a team that possess know-how in multiple fields, Nouveau Casino is a remarkable concert hall th...

Only a tiny brass plaque on the door indicates that this is one of the places that has recently transformed Paris’s cocktail scene, along with its siblings the Experimental Cocktail Club and Prescription Cocktail Club. Inside, it seems to be almost ...

Things do to in Paris

Come and visit the Arc de Triomphe at Place de l'Étoile at the top of the Champs-Élysées. A symbol of the French nation, it links old and new Paris, standing on the highest point of the line running from the Louvre to the Grande Arche de la Défense.

  Paris L’OpenTour: There are 4 circuits & over 50 possible stops. Visit Paris as free as a bird on an open top bus Paris l’OpenTour has been offering a network of double-decker buses on tourist trips since 1998: You can truly take in ex...

There’s so much to see and do at the Eiffel Tower! Hidden within there are many a secret, and quite out of the ordinary, fun or even romantic places.

Dinner Cruise

www.bateauxparisiens.com - River or Ocean Cruises

On board an entirely glass-encased boat, you'll be in on the secret of the city of lights, the cuisine is meticulously presented, the service is attentive and discreet, your eyes will sparkle as never before... This is a must-do, a cultural and very...

A historic Roman Catholic Marian cathedral on the eastern half of the Île de la Cité in the fourth arrondissement of Paris, France. Widely considered one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture and among the most well-known churches eve...

Come and visit the Sainte Chapelle, a masterpiece of Flamboyant Gothic architecture built by Saint Louis in the heart of the Palais de la Cité on the Ile de la Cité in Paris. Discover its unique stained glass windows rendering the air iridescent wit...

The tomb, crafted in red porphyry from Russia, placed on a green granite base from the Vosges, is circled by a crown of laurels and inscriptions, reminders of the great victories of the Empire. In the round gallery, a series of low-relief, sculpted ...

The museum holds mainly French art dating from 1848 to 1915, including paintings, sculptures, furniture, and photography. It is probably best known for its extensive collection of impressionist and post-impressionist masterpieces (the largest in the...

The Lourve

www.louvre.fr - Sightseeing

The Lourve is one of the world's largest museums, the most visited art museum in the world and a historic monument. A central landmark of Paris, France, it is located on the Right Bank of the Seine in the 1st arrondissement (district). Nearly 100,00...

A Roman Catholic church and minor basilica, dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, in Paris, France. A popular landmark, the basilica is located at the summit of the butte Montmartre, the highest point in the city. Sacré-Cœur is a double monument, ...

Paris Nightlife

Whether under the name Curious, head of the Lard, or the Five of Paris Paris, 5 Avenue de l'Opéra showed he knew his time living with are among the best places for the city since the early 20th century.

  Kong is the fight between the Moderns and the Classics.   It is the classic of a geisha against the modern kawaï from Omotesando, they meet at the elegant european’s at the summit of Kenzo’s headquarters facing the Pont Neuf. These...

This chic bar always plays the hottest music in a trendy environment. Cushions everywhere: orange, brown and violet tones; it feels like being in 1001 Nights! It attracts mostly a young crowd and is always bursting with energy. 

For Paris, the Doobie's is a feast, a charming place lit up like a smile out of fashion but always in the spirit of the times, reinventing itself night after night, night after night, to make every moment a happy moment to pass. The map, the flavors...

Moulin Rouge is best known as the spiritual birthplace of the modern form of the can-can dance. Originally introduced as a seductive dance by the courtesans who operated from the site, the can-can dance revue evolved into a form of entertainment of ...

The red steel lighthouse ship moored in front of the new national library is one of Paris’s liveliest venues, with a hopping programme of live bands and DJ sets, and a bar/restaurant that spreads on to the quayside in the summer. 

his snug jazz club programmes the best of the native jazz scene and some American visitors, putting on at least two concerts a night – acoustic jazz in the ground-floor Sunside, and electro-jazz and world music in the tiled cellar Sunset. There are ...

This long-running favourite with beautiful people, elderly rakes and fashionistas is surprisingly relaxed once you’ve made it past the door people, with a slinky futuristic basement setting, funky lighting and tropical fish.

  Entirely isolated from its immediate neighbours by a wall of colossal thickness and endowed with highly professional technical equipment as well as a team that possess know-how in multiple fields, Nouveau Casino is a remarkable concert hall th...

Only a tiny brass plaque on the door indicates that this is one of the places that has recently transformed Paris’s cocktail scene, along with its siblings the Experimental Cocktail Club and Prescription Cocktail Club. Inside, it seems to be almost ...

There’s so much to see and do at the Eiffel Tower! Hidden within there are many a secret, and quite out of the ordinary, fun or even romantic places.

Paris Dining

  Pretty waitresses from France, Italy, Greece, Spain, Russia and other countries will be happy to welcome you and serve you! At places? When there is more there yet! Indeed, two restaurants are at your disposal and are only 5 minutes away f...

Founded in 1864 mere steps from the Place des Vosges and Place de la Bastille, Brasserie Bofinger is considered to be the "most beautiful brasserie in Paris". Deep in the heart of Paris' 4th arrondissement in a Belle Epoque setting, come discover th...

Rich in its variety, the cuisine of North Africa offers its nuances sweet harmony of its perfumes, the violence of his spices, chaeur the sun ...

Love Japanese food, but tired of sushi? This is one is for you! Since sushi has become one of the most popular lunch choices for hip young professionals, dreadful Japanese restaurants have become a dime a dozen in Paris, which has made it tough to f...

If you have the menu in Armelle et Henri's before you, chances are you'll almost be feeling your feet treading the fine sand of a coconut tree lined emerald beach, while swaying to Caribbean music.

At breakfast, lunch or dinner, restaurant Le Meurice  offers a rich, subtle and varied menu. With precision, without extravagance, faithful to true flavours and excellently presented, Chef Yannick Alléno's three Michelin-star cuisine is modern and a...

Tucked away in the heart of Saint Germain des Pres, this snug shop-front table with a white facade and interior is the best place in Paris for a fix of impeccably fresh oysters, which are delivered directly from France's Marennes-Oléron region on th...

  Macéo Paris is a decidedly different table. This address is ideally situated close to the Royal Palace Gardens and twenty meters of the famous 'hole in the wall' Willi's Wine Bar, and now the first ancient Wine Bar in Paris.   At the h...

Ever since Chicago-born chef Daniel Rose moved from the 9th arrondissement to a renovated 17th-century house in Les Halles in July 2010, he's been playing to a packed house with his inventive cuisine du marche menu. 

Welcome to this site that tells you my new restaurant , the first after my own experience with beautiful and Alain Ducasse restaurant Lasserre. A short menu that changes often depending on the market and my desires, my decor that evokes Mediterranea...