Paris

Travel Guide
Eiffel Tower which includes a monument, heritage architecture and a sunset

As well as being one of the most romantic cities in the world, Paris is a bustling and exciting metropolis.

When you walk down the avenues and boulevards of Paris, everything you could possibly want is always just a few steps away. From legendary galleries and museums whose names are renowned across the world, like The Louvre and the Musée d'Orsay, to striking modern buildings and great places to shop and explore, the city offers endless opportunities.

More than two million people reside in the French capital, making it a remarkably diverse place where you can find an enchanting blend of historical and cultural influences. Even if you're here for just a brief stay, you can find so many different sides of Parisian culture just by wandering from street to street.

Of course the Paris skyline is famous throughout the world in its own right, lined with iconic buildings that you'll recognise from countless paintings and photographs. From the medieval religious grandeur of Notre Dame cathedral to the civic showpieces of Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to finding photo opportunities.

Venture out of the centre of town to the bohemian Montmartre district, home of the Moulin Rouge as well as the graceful Basilique du Sacre Coeur greeting you at the top of the famous steps. When you look out across the city from this vantage point, you'll see the towering modernist structure La Grande Arche among the rather different, glittering buildings that make up the city's La Défense business district.

The best way to get around the city is to use the Paris Metro system, a quick and cheap means of transport. Or you may prefer to explore the city on foot, losing yourself amid the beautiful buildings and down the narrow side-streets. Walking down the bustling Champs-Elysées is a thrill in itself, whilst the cosy bars of Le Marais and the charming spots you'll find in St-Germain-de-Prés and St-Michel are all worth taking the time to explore.

And of course no visit to Paris would be complete without enjoying a taste of the two things the French capital is most enduringly famous for: food and fashion. Whether you find yourself craving a coffee and a croissant at a pavement café or a fine dining experience at one of the city's myriad of great restaurants, you won’t be disappointed. And then when you've mustered up enough energy to go exploring the shops, head for the famous Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré where you'll find some of the world's leading fashion houses.

Where to stay in Paris

Holiday Inn Express Paris - CDG Airport
Holiday Inn Express Paris - CDG Airport
3 out of 5
The price is Rs6,305 per night from 8 Oct to 8 Oct
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Paris Nord 2 International Business Park, Aeroville Shopping Center and Usines Centre Outlet ...
4.3/5Excellent! (2,140 reviews)
"We had an early departure from the airport, hence the selection of this hotel. The airport free train, adjacent to the property, alleviated the morning chaos of getting to the airport. The room was clean , and modern. Not many dining options near the hotel, but didn’t cause a problem. The morning ..."

Reviewed on 16 Sep 2021

Holiday Inn Express Paris - CDG Airport
Disney's Hotel New York - The Art of Marvel
Disney's Hotel New York - The Art of Marvel
4 out of 5
The price is Rs24,953 per night from 30 Sep to 30 Sep
This family-friendly Chessy hotel is located in the entertainment district, just steps away from Val d'Europe and Disneyland® Paris. Disney Village and Walt ...
4.6/5Wonderful! (16 reviews)
"This hotel is amazing. Very clean, staff are amazing and so so helpful and welcoming. I wouldn't even say I'm a big marvel fan but I thoroughly enjoyed staying here and exploring all the marvel details. Room was so clean, comfy bed, comfy seats, free coffee in the room and we were lucky to get a ..."

Reviewed on 20 Sep 2021

Disney's Hotel New York - The Art of Marvel
citizenM Paris Charles de Gaulle
citizenM Paris Charles de Gaulle
4 out of 5
7 Rue de Rome, Roissypole, Terminal 3, Tremblay-en-France, Seine-Saint-Denis
The price is Rs7,381 per night from 2 Oct to 2 Oct
Situated near the airport, this boutique hotel is 4.7 mi (7.6 km) from Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre, and within 12 mi (20 km) of Parc Asterix and ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (2,438 reviews)
"Staff was great; concept was new to us but we liked it. Would have been nice if there were a workout facility"

Reviewed on 22 Sep 2021

citizenM Paris Charles de Gaulle
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Résidence du Parc Val d'Europe
Résidence du Parc Val d'Europe
3 out of 5
2 rue Edouard Buffard, near Disneyland Paris, Montevrain, Seine-et-Marne
The price is Rs4,785 per night from 26 Sep to 26 Sep
Situated in the entertainment district, this residence is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Val d'Europe and 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Val d'Europe Shopping Center. Aquatonic ...
3.4/5 (4,987 reviews)
o not recommend staying here!
"Good price. Nice layout. However, the WIFi is the worst I have ever experienced and staff say it's the device or some other BS, but there were 6 of us on this trip and we all had problems; ranging from our smartphones, (incl. iPhones), Apple laptops and other brands, iPad, etc. I would never stay ..."

Reviewed on 6 Sep 2020

Résidence du Parc Val d'Europe
Citadines Apart'hotel Saint-Germain-des-Prés Paris
Citadines Apart'hotel Saint-Germain-des-Prés Paris
4 out of 5
53 Ter Quai des Grands Augustins, Paris, Paris
The price is Rs12,317 per night from 24 Oct to 24 Oct
This family-friendly Paris residence is located in the historical district, within a 15-minute walk of Ile de la Cite, Luxembourg Gardens and Forum des Halles. ...
4.4/5Excellent! (2,695 reviews)
"I would highly recommend this hotel"

Reviewed on 20 Sep 2021

Citadines Apart'hotel Saint-Germain-des-Prés Paris
Citadines Les Halles Paris
Citadines Les Halles Paris
4 out of 5
4 Rue Des Innocents, Paris, Paris
The price is Rs11,611 per night from 10 Oct to 10 Oct
Located in Paris City Center, this residence is within a 10-minute walk of Forum des Halles and Ile de la Cite. Luxembourg Gardens and Grands Boulevards are ...
4.1/5Very Good! (2,187 reviews)
"excellent location, friendly staff, would definitely stay there again!"

Reviewed on 20 Aug 2021

Citadines Les Halles Paris
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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