INSIDR has a wealth of information for all things Paris related; from the best escargot restaurants to where to go vintage shopping, we love to share all our top tips with Paris fanatic, travellers as well as intrigued Parisians.
But for those who want short, snappy and easy to digest recommendations for what to do whilst visiting the City of Lights, we have curated this handy list of the top 5 activities to do in Paris, linking you to our most informative articles of how to enjoy each activity like an expert Parisian INSIDR.
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DISCOVER YOUR INNER FOODIE
Many consider Paris the gastronomical capital of the world, with endless restaurants, neo-bistros, modern cafés, traditional brasseries... and everything in between lining the Parisian streets, you really are spoilt for choice. However, the sheer quantity of choice, many of which are tourist traps, can make selecting a great restaurant a daunting task. But don't fear, INSIDR is here to point you to the best eateries in the capital!
Shop until you drop
Whether you’re looking to vintage shop in the Marais, splash out in a designer store, refresh your wardrobe from Galeries Lafayette, or simply grocery shop at a traditional French market, Paris has it all! Take a look at our top articles to help the shopaholics amongst you find exactly what you’re looking for!
Gaze at the view
The Parisian landscape is a familiar one, from the silhouette of the Eiffel Tower, to the golden dome of Invalides, it’s an aesthetically pleasing city to enjoy gazing at. INSIDR has the local knowledge of where you can perch yourself to find the best views of the city...
Paris is built on an incredibly rich artistic and historical culture. With around 130 museums and hundreds of art galleries, your Paris trip is the perfect chance to discover more of French culture.
Whether it’s a weekend apéro with your significant other, or a weekday coffee date with a friend, Paris is a sociable city, full of the opportunities for rencontres. Check out INSIDR’s suggestions for places you can be a social butterfly whilst in Paris.
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Check out INSIDR's guide to the most exciting district in Paris! We'll tell you all about it: what are the main attractions, how to explore it safely. Everything you should know to prepare your visit to Pigalle and the Moulin Rouge area - famously known as the Paris Red Light district!
Coming to Paris? Catacombs should definitely be on your bucket list! Here's our INSIDR guide with the best visit tips for the Paris catacombs. Learn how to prepare your visit, how to get your tickets, how long to spend there and what to do while you're in the area!
Follow the expert and discover the best shows in Paris with our partner Theatre in Paris!
Discover our Paris night guide with the best Paris night activities from Paris top performances to late night restaurants. All you need to own the Paris night!
Your plans for a perfect Parisian weekend all in one guide!
For the best places and districts to party and dance in the French capital, check out our latest guide to the best nightclubs in Paris.
How to fill your Parisian evenings like a local!
The parks of Paris are among the most beautiful in the world. With over 450 green spaces across the city, from intimate squares to sprawling woods, there is something for everyone.
Don't worry, we surely understand that you don't want to be cramped in that bookshop with all the other tourists from across the globe. If you are a bookworm/ book lover looking for shopping in bookstores with more characteristics that locals go to, follow INSIDR to our favourite addresses!
"Life is drama and drama is life". Walking down the streets of Paris, you would always easily spot some film scene sets! If you are a cinema fan in the fantasy-breeding Paris, why not visit the filming locations of blockbusters or famous films?