Paris practical information
Paris Travel Resources
ABOVE: Snow on the left bank of the Seine.
Paris Disabled Access
These pages are from Sagetraveling.com, a
compendium of accessibility information for dozens of cities in Europe.
Weather and climate
Check the current weather, or click a link for a 10-day forecast in metric or
English units. This page also has links to month-by-month climate averages,
sunrise/sunset times, and the current time in Paris.
Top 11 Tourist Mistakes
(and how to avoid them)
practical tips will save you from an unpeasant trip.
Money Tips for Paris
Before heading for France, read our advice on cash, currency exchange, and
credit cards. (Watch out for hidden fees!)
Translate euro prices into your native currency, or vice versa.
Paris Public Toilets
Forget pissoirs and hole-in-the-floor squat toilets. In today's Paris,
public sanisettes are high-tech, self-sanitizing, and mostly free. Here's
what they look like and how to use them.
Hear common travel phrases through your computer's loudspeakers in French or another
Laura K. Lawless provides a vast collection of resources and links for
beginning or advanced students of the French language.
Manger Cacher (Eat
Lists of kosher restaurants, shuls, Jewish bookstores, and Judaica
dealers in Paris and outside the capital are available on I.D. Cohen's site.
Some pages are in French, but you can
translate with Google.
Living in France
IFP Guides: Buying
Property and Living in France
Internet French Property has practical tips for aspiring expats. You'll also find a collection of handy reference items, including a metric
Photo: Copyright © Paris Tourist Office.
Photographer: Marc Bertrand.