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Top 10 Things to Do in Paris, France

Updated on February 1, 2017
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I could probably add a zero to this and easily come up with a hundred interesting and fun things to do in Paris. But really, no one wants to sit here and read through one hundred sites and attractions. Plus, no one is going to remember one hundred things anyway. With just ten there is a much better chance that you’ll get to at least a few of these sites and it will only cost you a few minutes of your time instead of reading for hours. So, without further delay here are my personal top ten favorite things in no particular order that we did while visiting Paris recently. And by the way, this was our first trip to Paris.

Notre Dame
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1. Notre Dame

Every great city has a great cathedral and Paris is no exception. Notre Dame has so many things that make it worth visiting that I could probably write a top ten on visiting just Notre Dame itself. Even if you don’t venture inside, which you must do, the exterior is a site to behold. From the gargoyles and chimera looming above you to the flying buttresses that support the walls and ceiling to the twelve apostles who appear to be climbing the steeple, Notre Dame is quite the architectural masterpiece.

South Rose Window
South Rose Window | Source

And once you actually enter the cathedral it gets even better. The three stained glass Rose Windows are an incredible site and the Great Organ is the largest in all of France. But my favorite thing that we did while visiting Notre Dame was to climb to the top of the towers. For the absolute best view of Paris spend a few euros and take the time to go to the top. If the 380 steps don’t kill you, you will be rewarded with the most amazing view of Paris. The Pantheon, Eiffel Tower, Louvre, the towers of Saint-Sulpice and even Sacre Coeur are all visible from here.

Chimera atop Notre Dame
Chimera atop Notre Dame | Source

To this day the Eiffel Tower is still the tallest structure in Paris. It is also the most visited paid entry monument in the world with over 7 million visitors annually. And in 2010 the Eiffel tower received its 250 millionth visitor since it first opened back in 1889.

2. Eiffel Tower

While this may be a totally touristy thing to do, if you are in Paris then you have to see the Eiffel Tower. And I’m not talking about viewing it from a distance. You must get up close and personal with the Eiffel Tower and I would also recommend a trip to the top.

The thing that surprised me the most from our visit to the Eiffel Tower was that it’s really much larger than I ever imagined. Stand beneath it and it's incredible just how large the footings and the steel beams are that support this structure. It also made me wonder why on earth Gustave Eiffel wanted to build it in the first place. Whatever his reason, which is another story, the Eiffel Tower has come to symbolize Paris and is certainly one of the most iconic structures in the world.

Eiffel Tower
Eiffel Tower | Source

To make your visit to the Eiffel Tower even more memorable take the elevator to the towers observatory platform on the third level, which at 906 feet high offers an amazing view of Paris? Go at night and you will discover why they call Paris the "City of Light".

Eiffel Tower at night
Eiffel Tower at night | Source

3. Arc de Triomphe

The Arc de Triomphe might seem like one of those sites that you stop, look, take a picture and move on. Well, that’s not necessarily my take on this grand monument of Paris. To fully appreciate this monument that was built to honor the victims of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars you should spend some time here and then proceed to climb to the top for the grand finale, the view.

Arc de Triomphe
Arc de Triomphe | Source
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Arc de Triomphe
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Arc de Triomphe | Source

Many of you may not realize that there is an eternal flame that burns directly beneath the Arc de Triomphe. This memorial was created in 1920 and is the French Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

Every evening at 6:30pm, French veterans lay wreathes decorated in the French national colors of red, white and blue at the flame to honor the sacrifice of an unknown soldier who made the ultimate sacrifice during WWI.

Charles de Gaulle at the Arc de Triomphe following the liberation of Paris during WWII
Charles de Gaulle at the Arc de Triomphe following the liberation of Paris during WWII | Source

The Arc de Triomphe was commissioned by Napoleon in 1806 but was not completed until 1836.

The Arc de Triomphe sits at the western end of the Champs-Elysees and at fifty meters high is an imposing structure. It sits at the center of the Place Charles de Gaulle and at my count there are twelve major roads that feed into the round-a-bout that circles the Arc. Don't worry about dodging all that traffic to get to the monument, there is an underground tunnel for visitors to safely gain access.

View From Arc de Triomphe

The climb to the top of the Arc de Triomphe is a mere 284 steps but the view from the top is magnificent.

With a 360 degree view of Paris and a look straight down the famous Champs-Elysees I don’t know how you can resist. On a clear day you can see everything in Paris including the Eiffel Tower, Sacre-Coeur, the Towers of Notre Dame and the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel that sits outside the Louvre. It really is a view not to be missed.

Champs-Elysees from top of Arc de Triomphe
Champs-Elysees from top of Arc de Triomphe | Source
The Louve Museum
The Louve Museum | Source

4. The Louvre

There’s really nothing I can write here about the Louvre Museum that hasn’t already been written. If you are visiting Paris then you will want to find the time to see at least a portion of the Louvre. It’s really unrealistic to expect to see everything in the Louvre in one visit so pick the works of art that you want to see and if you have time left over consider it a bonus and roam aimlessly if you choose. Everyone who visits the Louvre for the first time seems to have the same sentiment, “I knew the Louvre was big but wow, that’s one massive museum”.

We spent approximately three hours in the Louvre and managed to see all of our must see works plus had time to roam through the Greek and Egyptian Antiquities section, which we found very interesting.


The Louvre Museum
The Louvre Museum | Source

5. Gardens of Paris

A very pleasant surprise in Paris is the abundance of beautiful Gardens that adorn the city. In particular the Jardin du Luxembourg and Jardin des Tuileries are a beautiful place for a quick rest, a picnic, or an afternoon spent watching the comings and goings of Paris. Both gardens are full of color and offer finely manicured lawns, fountains, statues and numerous well placed benches for a well-deserved rest.

Luxembourg Palace and Gardens
Luxembourg Palace and Gardens | Source
Jardin du Luxembourg
Jardin du Luxembourg | Source

The Luxembourg Gardens are located in the 6th arrondissement or district and were created by Marie de Medici in 1612. The gardens cover twenty three acres and are just a short walk from the Pantheon. In addition to the large water basin where children can be seen sailing their model boats there are a number of fountains and statutes, a playground for the kids, a vintage carousel, the palace, the greenest grass in all of France and the most beautiful flower gardens.

Arc de Triomphe des Carrousel
Arc de Triomphe des Carrousel | Source

The Tuileries Gardens are very similar to the Luxembourg Gardens but they are located between the Place de la Concordia and the Louvre Museum.

These gardens were created by Catherine de Medicis in 1564 but they did not open to the public until 1667. The gateway to the gardens is the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel, which sits just outside the Louvre. The Tuileries Gardens may be the most visited in all of Paris due to their proximity to the most famous museum in all of Paris. We thought it was just the perfect location for a picnic after visiting the Louvre and I highly recommend this.

Jardin des Tuileries
Jardin des Tuileries | Source
Champs-Elysees
Champs-Elysees | Source

6. Champs-Elysees

This is probably the most touristy thing we did during our visit to Paris but while you’re here you will certainly want to experience the Champs-Elysees.

There’s really nothing in particular to see here other than the experience of strolling down one of the world’s most famous boulevards. If money is no object you might be tempted to shop in one the high end chic stores but for us it was simply about the experience. Interestingly there are a number of car dealerships on the Champs and it was great fun to peek inside and take a look at the latest French autos.

For you fans of the Tour de France imagine what the scene must be like on the last day of the Tour as the riders enter Paris and make their six laps up and down the Champs-Elysees on those cobble-stones.

Champs-Elysees looking toward the Arc de Triomphe
Champs-Elysees looking toward the Arc de Triomphe | Source
Outdoor Artists of Montmarte
Outdoor Artists of Montmarte | Source

7. Montmarte and Sacre-Couer

There are plenty of reasons to spend a day in Montmarte. In addition to the beautiful Sacre-Couer Basilica this is definitely the artsy, happening section of Paris.

The Basilica of Sacre-Coeur was completed in 1914 and sits on the highest point in Paris atop the butte Montmarte. Its white travertine stone makes it visible from almost anywhere in Paris. While the cathedral is certainly stunning, Montmarte is a great area of Paris to roam the backstreets, watch the outdoor artists in action, or purchase some artwork. Montmarte really gives the vibe of a village with narrow alleys, an abundance of art shops and corner cafes. While here be sure to find your way to the Montmarte Cemetery and of course the Moulon Rouge.

Sacre-Coure
Sacre-Coure | Source

8. Day Trip to Monet's Home and Gardens

I know this isn't technically in Paris and it might sound like a lot of work but in actuality it’s an easy day-trip from Paris to Giverny to see the home and gardens of Claude Monet. From the Gare Saint Lazare train station it’s about a 50 minute train ride followed by a 15 minute shuttle bus to Giverny.

What Claude Monet created here, especially with regard to his gardens is truly amazing. The famous impressionist painter spent over forty years of his life in Giverny and his gardens were certainly the inspiration for many of his masterpieces.

If you are looking for a break from the hustle and bustle of Paris consider a trip out to Monet’s Home and Gardens. Giverny is a quaint French Village located just 75 kilometers northwest of Paris and it really hasn’t changed much since Monet called it home. For a detailed look at our day-trip to Giverny you may want to read my article on how we did it: A Paris Day Trip to Giverny to Visit Monet's Home and Gardens.

Monet's Garden
Monet's Garden | Source
Monet's Water Garden
Monet's Water Garden | Source
BATOBUS Paris
BATOBUS Paris | Source

9. Ride the River Seine

This was definitely one of the highlights of our trip to Paris and I highly recommend this for any first time visitor. Seeing Paris from the River Seine gives you a rather unique perspective and seeing it at night all lite up is very impressive.

We used the BatoBus pass, although there are plenty of operators, and decided to do a complete roundtrip circuit and a half before getting off at the Eiffel tower. By doing this you see everything at least twice and you see it going and coming in both directions

We opted to hop aboard about an hour before sunset and we were fortunate to see Paris during a beautiful evening. By time we disembarked it was dark and the Eiffel tower was lite up in all its glory. For a great way to see Paris from a different point of view and to get off your feet for a few hours hop aboard one of the many river boats for a trip on the River Seine.

Sunset on the River Seine
Sunset on the River Seine | Source
The Louvre from the River Seine
The Louvre from the River Seine | Source

10. Dine at Bistro Le Coin

Every great city has to have some connection to food and Paris is no different. Once we discovered Bistro Le Coin we were hooked and if you find yourself in the 8th arrondissement not far from the Villiers Metro Station by all means stop in. Le Coin caters to the local crowd but also the lucky tourist who happens upon their bistro, which is located on the corner of Rue du Rocher and Rue Larribe. There are no fancy menus here, just the daily cuisine posted up on the chalk board. Owners Thierry and Edith will make you feel at home in this authentic French bistro with a fun and casual setting.

Bistro Le Coin
Bistro Le Coin | Source

Having spent six nights in Paris we knew we would not get to everything on our wish list and the one item that will be at the top of our list next time we make it to Paris will certainly be the Musee d’Orsay. There are many wonderful Museums in Paris and we felt we just could not leave without seeing the Louvre and unfortunately we did not have time to make it to the d’Orsay. But, it is good to always have a reason to return to a great city such as Paris and we certainly have many reasons to return someday. I hope you found this mini tour of Paris helpful in planning your own trip.

Au Revoir for now.

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      Bill De Giulio 16 months ago from Massachusetts

      Hi Mary. That's a funny story, although at the time I'm sure you weren't laughing about it. At least you have a memorable story to tell :). Thanks for stopping by, have a great day.

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      Mary Norton 16 months ago from Ontario, Canada

      Each time I visit Paris, I feel the excitement. I love going around there but I haven't been back since I stepped on dog pooh and got embarrassed getting inside the hotel carpeted lobby.

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      Bill De Giulio 17 months ago from Massachusetts

      Thanks visite Parisienne. Glad your enjoyed the tour.

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      Bill De Giulio 17 months ago from Massachusetts

      Thank you Linda. Don't know how I missed your comment months ago. Sorry about that. Paris certainly is a beautiful place, we really enjoyed our visit also.

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      visite parisienne 17 months ago from Paris

      Nice article! I have appreciated the poll and the results coming of it^^

      If you want to discover the city anew, go for a guided visit! Always interseting : www.desmotsetdesarts.com/offres/visites-guidees-paris

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      Linda Bryen 23 months ago from United Kingdom

      Hi! Bill, I enjoyed your article about Paris and you are right, Paris is a beautiful city to visit and many beautiful and interesting places to go and see. Funny enough, we have just visited Paris last month and I really enjoyed it. Thank you for this wonderful hub of Paris. Voted up.

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      Bill De Giulio 2 years ago from Massachusetts

      Wow. I'm envious. This sounds like a great trip. Funny how even a month seems like not enough time. I have a friend who just did a river cruise through Prague, Budapest, etc. and they loved it. Look forward to hearing about your adventures. I love the planning part so enjoy.

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      Richard Bivins 2 years ago from Charleston, SC

      We're going to get the Eurorail global pass 1 month continuous and we are researching the best routes to take. After Paris, we are thinking Amsterdam then Berlin and other parts of Germany then eventually Milan, and Rome but we're not sure yet if we want to travel through Czech or Austria as we are also considering a Viking River Cruise the following winter that will take us to many of the Western Europe countries we'd like to visit. So from Berlin we might travel south to Stuttgart and then through Zurich before reaching Milan. I know we're taking on a lot of travel and not really giving us nearly enough time to appreciate each culture to our fullest but this trip is meant to be a primer and to also investigate the plausibility of producing photo/history books on the castles of German and France. Our final leg of the trip is going to be Nice at or around the time of the film festival in Cannes. Yes, we have a lot of planning and decisions to make.

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      Bill De Giulio 2 years ago from Massachusetts

      Hi Richard. Thank you. How exciting to be planning a month long visit to Europe. And Paris is a great place to start. I found that I enjoyed Paris much more than I thought I would. It really is a beautiful city and you could probably stay busy just in Paris for an entire month if you wanted to. What other countries are you planning to visit?

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      Richard Bivins 2 years ago from Charleston, SC

      I'm really enjoying your travel articles. I'm planning a month long tour of Europe for next summer and your tips are a great primer. Paris is probably going to be the first leg of our trip and I love your selection of 'must see' attractions.

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      thealpaca 2 years ago from Osaka

      ok thanks buddy

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      Bill De Giulio 2 years ago from Massachusetts

      You add a Map Capsule and where it says "Enter Address" you enter a city, address or landmark then hit search. It will return any matches and you pick the one you want to pin. You can add many addresses. The directions is an option once you save the Capsule, look for the button just below the map. Hope this helps.

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      thealpaca 2 years ago from Osaka

      how did u add all the pins and directions for the maps?

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      Marie Ryan 2 years ago from Andalusia, Spain

      A beautifully written piece. Thank you for reminding me of how wonderful Paris is and why I must visit again soon!

      The Louvre was especially wonderful. I think I only saw the tip of the iceberg in the, sadly, only 4 hours I could spend there.

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      Bill De Giulio 2 years ago from Massachusetts

      Hi Meldz. Thank you. Paris is indeed beautiful. Hopefully you get the opportunity to visit soon. Thanks so much for stopping by to visit, have a wonderful day.

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      ignugent17 2 years ago

      What a beautiful place! I would like to visit those places someday. Thanks for sharing the information and the lovely pictures. :-)

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      Bill De Giulio 2 years ago from Massachusetts

      Hi Dianna. Thank you. We really enjoy Paris and especially the Louvre. There is so much to see and it's hard to see it all in one trip. Hopefully someday we'll get the opportunity to return. I hope you also get to experience Paris someday soon. Thanks for stopping by, have a wonderful Christmas.

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      Dianna Mendez 2 years ago

      I would love to visit this beautiful country one day. My son did a piece on the Louvre when he was in college years back and ever since then I have wanted to see it. You have shared some exciting highlights of Paris in such an interesting article.

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      Bill De Giulio 2 years ago from Massachusetts

      Hi Floral. Thank you. Glad you enjoyed the tour of Paris. Welcome to Hubpages.

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      Floral 2 years ago from United States

      Thanks Bill. It's really pleasure to read your article. I think it's fantastic as well as very informative.

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      Bill De Giulio 2 years ago from Massachusetts

      Hi smnoman. Thank you. Hopefully it helps anyone preparing for their first trip to Paris. Thanks for the visit, have a great day.

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      Blogger 2 years ago

      Your post will help visitors in Paris. Thanks for sharing the article. Keep writing,

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      Bill De Giulio 2 years ago from Massachusetts

      Hi Padamyar. Thank you. Glad you enjoyed the tour of Paris. Hopefully you get there soon :) Thank for stopping by.

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      Padamyar 2 years ago

      Thank you very much for posting. Very informative and very beautiful. Paris is on the top of my travel wish list. And if I have a chance to go to Paris, I'm doing all these things. Once again, thanks!

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      Bill De Giulio 2 years ago from Massachusetts

      Hi Flourish. Thank you. We need to go back also. Any top 10 in a major city such as Paris will always be subject to personal likes and dislikes. This was my fun way of reliving our visit. Thanks so much for the pin, etc.

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      FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA

      I've done almost all of them. I guess I'll have to go back! Paris is such a fantastic city, and I love your choices. Great hub. Pinning againt!

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      Bill De Giulio 2 years ago from Massachusetts

      Hi Dwight. Thank you for stopping by to read but by all means go prepare for your exam. Paris will still be here when you're done :) Good luck.

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      Dwight Phoenix 2 years ago from Jamaica

      Here I am when I have an exam in the next hour and I'm reading you're article.

      Great Job..It's pretty interesting.

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      Bill De Giulio 2 years ago from Massachusetts

      Hi Mary. Thank you. Glad you enjoyed the tour. Paris is indeed a beautiful city. We really enjoyed our time there and also in Normandy and the Loire Valley. We would love to return someday. Thanks for everything, have a great Sunday.

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      Mary Craig 2 years ago from New York

      Voted all but funny. Another excellent tour! Your hubs about travel are exemplary and this one is no exception. Your photographs are beautiful and leave your reader yearning for more.

      Paris is a beautiful city and you have more than done it justice. I'm not sure which I am more jealous of, the hub or your actual visit :)

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      Bill De Giulio 2 years ago from Massachusetts

      Hi Hector. Thank you. So glad this brought back memories of your time in Paris. It's certainly an easy city to love. Have a wonderful day.

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      Bill De Giulio 2 years ago from Massachusetts

      Hi Pam. Thank you. Glad you enjoyed the tour of Paris. It's a wonderful city with so much to see and do. We would love to return someday day. Thanks for stopping by, have a great day.

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      Hector Herrera 2 years ago from Dominican Republic

      Thanks for the great article about this beautiful city.I relive many memories of walking the streets of Paris.

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      Pamela Oglesby 2 years ago from United States

      This is a great review of some of the best sites to see and I would love to spend a week or more in Paris. I enjoyed your descriptions of the various sites. Very interesting hub.

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      Bill De Giulio 2 years ago from Massachusetts

      Hi Glimmer. Yet another reason for us to return someday. There is no shortage of wonderful museums in Paris. Thanks so much, have a great day.

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 2 years ago

      Hi Bill - I voted but my top spot isn't in your top 10, Musee Rodin. I love that museum, but your top 10 are definitely the 10 must-sees.

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      Bill De Giulio 2 years ago from Massachusetts

      Hi Angela. Thank you. I think there will always be plenty of good reasons to return to Paris :). Hopefully you get an opportunity to return someday soon. Many thanks for the vote, share, etc.. Have a great weekend.

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      Angela Joseph 2 years ago from Florida

      You have certainly given me ten great reasons to want to return to Paris with this excellent article and stunning photos. I visited Paris many years ago, but alas, it was a religious pilgrimage and we were only allowed to gape at the Eiffel tower and other sites mentioned here from the outside. Voted up and sharing.

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      Bill De Giulio 2 years ago from Massachusetts

      Hi Linda. Thank you. We did have a great time exploring Paris and look forward to returning someday. We actually enjoyed it more than we thought we would. Thanks for the share, etc., have a great weekend.

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      Linda Crampton 2 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      This is a lovely hub with beautiful photographs, Bill. Paris looks like a wonderful place to explore! Thanks for sharing the highlights of your visit in a very engaging article. I'll share the hub.

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      Bill De Giulio 2 years ago from Massachusetts

      Thank you sosown. We loved Paris and all the areas that we visited. It is a beautiful country with so much to offer. Merci.

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      sosown 2 years ago

      Wonderful article, Bill. The pictures were beautiful and so were the words. I could truly feel your love for Paris. Tres bien

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      Bill De Giulio 2 years ago from Massachusetts

      Thanks Bill. I was not aware of that but will look into it. Hate to wish away the years but retirement, at least from my current day job, can't come soon enough. Have a great weekend.

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      Bill Holland 2 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Something else to think about, Bill. Sites like Yahoo buy up articles like this one for their front page....you see them everyday on their live feed. When you are ready there is a market for what you write. Well done as always my friend.

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      Bill De Giulio 2 years ago from Massachusetts

      Hi Rebekah. Thank you. I think it would be great to tour Paris with a local Parisian. To get that local take on everything is priceless. I'm having a hard time deciding what my favorite highlight was, there were so many. Certainly the Louvre was incredible and as you mentioned the building itself is a work of art. The car dealerships on the Champs-Élysées were very entertaining and a surprise. We really came home from Paris with nothing but great memories and look forward to returning someday. Have a wonderful weekend.

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      rebekahELLE 2 years ago from Tampa Bay

      I love reading your travel hubs, especially about Paris. As I read it, it took me back to my own trip as I experienced most of your top ten, except the Le Coin bistro. I ate at a number of them, but not this particular one. It's great to find the places the locals frequent. I was fortunate as my trip was with a local Parisian. One day I must return to see Monet's Garden. I have one of the prints which inspired a poem written years ago. I even made a hub about it which receives decent traffic. I walked into one of those car dealerships on the Champs-Elysses as I heard heart pumping music while passing by. When I walked inside, there was a fashion show taking place! What fun that was. I think visiting the Louvre should be at the top of anyone's list of must see places in Paris. Not only is the museum full of history, but the building itself is historical. Love this hub, Bill!

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      Bill De Giulio 2 years ago from Massachusetts

      Hi Joel. Thank you. We really enjoyed Paris, more than I thought I would. There is so much to see and certainly we could not see everything. We would love to return someday. Thanks so much for stopping by, have a great weekend.

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      Joel Diffendarfer 2 years ago from Ft Collins, Colorado

      Once again, outstanding article. I can always count on your extremely well organized and written guides, along with beautiful media content to both inspire and motivate me. Never really considered taking a trip to Paris until now. Great job...thanks!