Paris Travel Guide

Where To Go

Arc de Triomphe de l’Étoile

Height: 49.54m. Fantastic view over the Avenue des Champs-Élysées down to the Louvre. Best spot in Paris for pictures.

Admission: Adults 12€, 18-25 years 9€, below 18 years free
Public Transportation:  Station Charles-de-Gaulle-Etoile – M1, M2, M6,

La Grande Arche

Height: 110.9m. Fantastic view over the Avenue des Champs-Élysées down to the Louvre. Cool spot for pictures. Elevator takes you to the top through a glass pipe with a stunning view. Front of glass and Carrara marble.

Admission: 15€. Age 3-18: 7€.
Public Transportation:  Station La Défense – M1, M2, RER L,U,A

Tour d’Eiffel

The most famous landmark of Paris

Admission Top Floor: 25€ adult,  12.50€ 12-24 years, children 4-11 6.30€, below free
Admission Second Floor: 16€ adult, 8€ 12-24 years, children 4€, below free
if you want to take the stairs instead of the lift you pay about 1/3 less.
Public Transportation:  Station Trocadero – M6, M9. Station Bir-Hakeim – M6. Station Champs de Mars Tour Eiffel – RER C

Jardin du Luxembourg

Beautiful garden. Owned by the French Senate, which meets in the Palace. If you can`t go to Versailles this is the best foto spot for getting the Royal flair to your selfies.

Admission: free.
Public Transportation:  RER B Luxembourg

Tour Montparnasse

Height 210m.

Admission: 18€ (from 12 years), 4-11 years 9.50€, Student 15€
Public Transportation:  Gare Montparnasse M4, M6, M12, M13 RER N

Centre Georges Pompidou

Largest museum for modern art in Europe. Stunning modern architecture. The building is easy to spot from everywhere above.

Admission: Age less than 18: free. 18-25: 11€. From 26: 14€ , First Sunday of the month free.
Public Transportation:  Metro Rambuteau (M11), Hotel de Ville (M1,M11), Chatelet Les Halles (M1,M4,M7,M11,M14); RER: Châtelet Les Halles (A,B,D);

Disneyland Paris

Entertainment resort 40 Km west of the city in Marne-la-Vallée. Two theme parks, many resort hotels and much more.

Admission: Adult tickets vary between 48€ and 99€ depending on the ticket category. Check the official website
Public Transportation:  Station Marne la Vallée-Chessy – RER A


The Louvre  or the Louvre Museum  is the world’s largest art museum. Over 38.000 objects are exhibited on more than 72.000 square meters. Closed on Tuesdays. 

Admission: Online Tickets 17€ (+quick entry in less than 30 minutes), Adults 15€ under 18yrs free
Public Transportation:  Station Palais Royal Musée du Louvre – M1, M7

Sacré-Cœur de Montmartre

Admission: free
Public Transportation:  Anvers (M2) , Abesses (M12)

Notre-Dame de Paris

The cathedral of Notre Dame is one of the most famous landmarks in Paris.

Unfortunately the cathedral got severely damaged by a fire in April 2019 so it is not accessible at the moment. We will keep you updated.

Public Transportation:  St.Michel Notre Dame – M4

How To Get Around

Travel By Metro

The Métro is the cheapest, easiest and fastest way to get around Paris. There are 16 metro lines and some 300 metro stations; the entrance is indicated by a large yellow letter ‘M’.

Travel By RER

The Paris RER is 5 express train lines connecting Paris city centre to surrounding suburbsindicated by a large yellow letter ‘M’.

Travel By Tramway

Paris has 4 tramway lines serving the perimeter of the city: T1, T2, T3, T4.

Tram tickets are the same as those used on the metro and the RER in Paris.

e cheapest, easiest and fastest way to get around Paris. There are 16 metro lines and some 300 metro stations; the entrance is indicated by a large yellow letter ‘M’.

Travel By Bus

There are numerous bus lines and many buses go through the centre of the city, along the banks of the Seine, and through historic districtsicated by a large yellow letter ‘M’.

Travel By Noctilien

The Noctilien is a night bus service that operates in Paris and the Paris region from 12.30am to 5.30am. 47 lines crisscross Paris and the Paris region so that everyone can get around by public transport.

You can use your travel pass or a metro/bus ticket if it covers the zones concerned (the same zones as for the metro/RER).

All About The Do's And Don'ts


Big museums are for free on the first Sunday of the month

Most of the French do speak at least a little english, they don’t like to do so

Learn a few French words for your first approach that will ease things a lot

All shops are open until 8pm. Many of them much longer

Go to a street-Café, order an Espresso – which is quite cheap

Try Crêpes, Pain au Chocolat and Macarons


Take Care for your belongings. Pickpocketing is pretty common

Drinking alcohol ist not permitted below the age of 18

Diving a car in Paris is an extraordinary experience

Smoking is not permitted in public buildings and not allowed under 16

Even if you are less then 18 being drunk is prosecuted

If you go to a good restaurant you will be seated

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