The beautiful city of Paris
Make the beautiful city of Paris your next must-visit holiday destination. Paris is a romantic and exciting city with plenty of things to do and see. From art galleries to restaurants, palaces to museums, Paris has it all.
Best time to travel to Paris
Paris, the capital city of France generally has warm summers and cool winters. It's an excellent all year round destination whether visiting in spring, summer, autumn or winter. To soak up the atmosphere plan your holiday in July to coincide with one of the city's most celebrated annual events, Bastille Day. There's also the Carnavel de Paris in late February or early March, the Paris Burlesque Festival in October or how about the Paris Winter Camp Festival? Springtime and winter in Paris is less busy, not too crowded while the summer and autumn months can be quite hectic.
Handy hints, tips and advice before you travel
Set your watch one hour ahead of London time before travelling to Paris and buy Euros so you can enjoy visiting the city's many attractions. The cost of living in Paris is mostly cheaper than in London. Most major credit cards are accepted in Paris so you don't have to carry a lot of cash with you. See many of the city's world famous attractions like Le Louvre, Notre Dame de Paris, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower on foot.
Local information about arrival, accommodation and transport
It only takes around 30 minutes by train to reach Paris city centre from Charles De Gaulle Airport and approximately 50 to 55 minutes by coach. Train RER B in ca. 30 min and for around 10 EUR to Paris-Chatelet les Halles; Roissybus to Opéra in ca. 1 h costs ca. 11 EUR.; Taxi from 60EUR. Orly: Tram T7 to Villejuif - L.Aragon; Bus 183 to Porte de Choisy; Orlybus to Denfert. When it comes to accommodation, Paris has everything from small boutique hotels to five-star luxury accommodation. There's also to an extensive choice of mid-range budget apartments and cheap hostels. The cheapest way to get around Paris is by Metro where you can buy low-cost daily or weekly tickets.