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To begin planning your Parisian holiday, click the links on this page or go directly to our Paris Travel Guide:


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Plan your trip to Paris, France:

Paris Travel Guide (Main Index)
Browse our complete list of illustrated travel articles about Paris, France.
Where to Stay in Paris
Our easy-to-read, step-by-step article will help you pick the right type of accommodation and neighborhood for your visit.
Top 11 Tourist Mistakes in Paris
(and how to avoid them)

Minimize frustration, save money, and have more fun in Paris by avoiding the most common traveler's goofs.
Paris Transportation
Read our tips on using the Métro, RER, buses, trams, and taxis in Paris, plus our advice on ground transportion from Charles de Gaulle, Orly, and Beauvais airports.
Paris Sightseeing
Learn about museums, monuments, sightseeing buses and boats, special-interest tours, balloon ascents, a dog cemetery with live cats, and related topics.
City Tours, Excursions, and Transfers
Walking is the best--and cheapest--way to explore Paris. But if you've got limited time or mobility, or if you'd like to go farther afield, Viator's sightseeing tours and day trips are worth considering. (Airport transfers and city passes are also available.)

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