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The global capital of culture, art and food, Paris is the greatest city of romance, and plenty more besides. Famed around the world for its monuments and museums, its shops, parks and cuisine, the City of Light is full of so many unmissable destinations. The only question, in one of the world's most densely populated cities is - “Where do I start? ”  
Would you like to see the city in a new light? Follow your guide using our map. 

 
 

Food

1. l'As du Fallafel

Living perfectly up to its name, it seduces everyone - The Champion of Falafel! This must-see restaurant is totally authentic. Enjoy a unique experience in the Marais district and try some specialities from the Near East. Truly delicious and a real treat for your taste buds!

32-34 Rue des Rosiers, 75004 Paris, France

 2. Marché des Enfants Rouges

An unusual world bursting with flavour, the “Market of the Red Children” is the oldest covered market in Paris and was founded by Louis XIII in 1615. The market has a bustling, cosmopolitan atmosphere -  fresh fish, seasonal vegetables, flowers in abundance and traditional wines. This historic spot is an essential stop for everyone who loves food and architecture. 

39 rue de Bretagne 75003 Paris, France

Restaurant L'As du Fallafel

Smiling lady in front of the Eiffel Tower

Shopping

3. Le Bon Marché

Located in the heart of the Saint-Germain-des-Prés quarter of the city, le Bon Marché Rive Gauche was the first department store to open its doors in Paris. The gold standard in French refinement for furnishings and fashion, this landmark for fresh, new designers also features cultural and contemporary art exhibitions. Filled to the brim with creativity! 

24 Rue de Sèvres, 75007 Paris, France

4. La Défense - "Les 4 Temps"

At the foot of the skyscrapers in the business district of La Défense, and mere minutes away from central Paris, the shopping centre “Les 4 Temps” has all the major brands under one roof for your convenience. A world away from the formal Paris of the Haussmann boulevards, explore the modern, futuristic face of bohemian Paris. Ride the elevator up to the top of the Grande Arche de La Défense and admire the view while sipping a cocktail. A truly panoramic spectacle 😉  

15 Parvis De La Défense, 92092 Puteaux

5. Printemps-Haussmann

A 90,000m² temple to shopping and a masterpiece of Art Deco, the building itself is a listed historic monument. At Printemps-Haussmann you will find all the major global brands of luxury goods, beauty and fashion. Stop for a snack during an afternoon’s busy shopping, and you will find a warm welcome in the Ladurée tea room. Make yourself comfortable on one of its couches and sip one of its own exclusive tea blends. And don't forget to try the macaroons!  

64 Boulevard Haussmann, 75009 Paris, France


Inspiration map Paris
 

Culture

6. Le Grand Palais

Close to the Champs-Élysées, this monument is famous for its large glass dome and regularly plays host to high-profile fairs and exhibitions. You will be stunned by the grandeur and the beauty of its architecture. Built for the 1900 Universal Exposition, it consists of 3 main sites: the Main Nave, the National Galleries and the Palais de la Découverte (Palace of Discovery). There is so much to explore! 

Avenue du Général Eisenhower, 75008 Paris, France

7. Parc de la Villette 

Welcome to the biggest urban culture park in Paris. Take a stroll along the Canal de l’Ourcq or enjoy all the greenery, pools and fountains. There’s something for the whole family to explore, such as the City of Science and Industry, the Geode cinema, the Paris Zenith, the Museum of Music and the Paris Philharmonic. A cultural outing that will be enjoyed by young and old alike!

211 Avenue Jean Jaurès, 75019 Paris, France

Parc de La Villette

Walks

8. Quai Saint-Bernard

After a long walk by the banks of the Seine past the Jardin des Plantes, you’ll reach a salsa hotspot! Dancers throng here to do the waltz, kizomba, bachata and the cha-cha as dusk falls. Join in with dance lovers from all around the world. A show right next to the river! 

Austerlitz Bridge to Sully Bridge, 75005 Paris

9. Belleville and Ménilmontant

Explore a village atmosphere from olden times. Nestled alongside an area teeming with cabarets and dance halls, drink in the heady atmosphere and beauty of a different facet of the capital. Rich in diversity and highly cosmopolitan, explore the authentic, people’s Paris. Stroll down narrow alleyways and browse through artists’ workshops. These districts are very much alive! 

19th and 20th arrondissements

10. Alexandre III Bridge

Famed for being one of the most beautiful bridges in Paris, the Alexandre III bridge is a must-see spot to take a stroll next to the waters of the Seine. Enjoy both the view and a drink on one of the narrowboat bars. The height of romanticism!  

Pont Alexandre III, 75008 Paris, France

Quirky ideas

11. Paris Catacombs

Plumb the depths of the catacombs for a taste of Paris underground. Twenty metres below the streets, this labyrinth is a truly unmissable and unusual tour of Paris. Its dark passageways filled with bones collected from the cemeteries of Paris never fail to arouse the curiosity of visitors. Sure to send shivers down your spine! 

1 Avenue du Colonel Henri Rol-Tanguy, 75014 Paris, France

12. Cour du Commerce Saint-André

From the Middle Ages through the Renaissance, the French Revolution and the Belle Epoque, this pedestrian walkway is a living history book. Explore smart little boutiques, famous bistros like the Relais d’Odéon and historic cafés. This street has witnessed the literary glories and the key dates of French history. A perfect option for an outing full of poetry. 

59, rue Saint-André-des-Arts, 6th arrondissement