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


PHOTO: A Métro train crosses the Seine.

Plan your trip to Paris:

arrow Paris Travel Guide (Main Index)
Browse our complete list of illustrated travel articles about Paris, France.

arrow Where to Stay in Paris
Our easy-to-read, step-by-step guide will help you pick the right type of accommodation and neighborhood for your visit.

arrow 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.

arrow 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.

arrow Paris Sightseeing
Learn about museums, monuments, sightseeing buses and boats, special-interest tours, balloon ascents, a dog cemetery with live cats, and related topics.

arrow 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 the Paris Pass are also available.)

Paris Weather
Our page includes links to current forecasts and month-by-month climate data.

arrow Paris for Visitors: Mobile
Our smartphone-friendly pages are designed for fast loading and easy reading. They cover all the basics: where to stay, transportation, sightseeing, and other topics.

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