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Paris Travel Guide

This perennial champ, having had its thunder taken by cities like London and Tokyo, now is back with a vengeance with a crop of pilgrimage-worthy restaurants, top-to-bottom overhauls of the world's most iconic hotels, and the elevation of the concept store. And you still can't turn a corner without running into a Rodin. 

Plan Your Paris Trip

10 Best Things to Do in Paris (And What Not to Do)
Without some insider intel, it can be easy to make a misstep.
The 25 Most Beautiful Places in Paris
With gilded history reflected across so many arrondissements in Paris, here are 29 places that are among the most beautiful in the city.
How Mayor Anne Hidalgo Plans to Reinvent Paris
As she enters her second term, Mayor Anne Hidalgo envisions a far greener Paris.
Camille Cottin of ‘Call My Agent!’ on Portraying Paris Without the Clichés
We catch up with the star of the hit French show.

More from Paris

Christmas in Paris: The 10 Best Things to See and Do
When the City of Light sparkles a little more.
Uncovering the Bièvre, Paris's Forgotten Second River
Daylighting the hidden river will turn it into a vital part of the city—and help it deal with the effects of climate change.
In Paris, Asian Creatives Are Challenging What French Culture Can—and Should—Be
R.O. Kwon uncovers the growing influence that French Asian artists, chefs, and entrepreneurs are having on Paris.
Retracing Julia Child’s Footsteps Through Paris, 75 Years Later
A food writer shares what it was like to eat, cook, and shop in Paris as Julia Child knew and loved it.
Style & Culture
This New Book Captures the Magic of the Plaza Athénée in Paris
The Parisian icon is the first hotel to get a dedicated coffee table book, as part of Assouline’s popular Travel Series.
Women Who Travel
A Different Kind of Summer in Paris
In the midst of a divorce, writer Caitlin Gunther is forced to reacquaint herself with her adopted home.
Places to Stay
11 Family-Friendly Paris Hotels That Set a New Bar for Kid-Focused Amenities
Traveling with children in tow? These are the Parisian hotels ready to cater to every situation.
News & Advice
The Bedbugs in Paris: Here’s What We Know So Far
We answer all of your travel-related questions about the situation in Paris with the bedbugs—including whether they can follow you home.
Hotels and Resorts
Designer Beata Heuman Brings Her Whimsical Yet Grounded Touch to a Paris Boutique Hotel
Bold hues, vintage-inspired furniture, and playful decor set the tone at the new Hôtel de La Boétie.
Food & Drink
Dominique Crenn Arrives in Paris With New Restaurant Golden Poppy
The iconic French-born, California-based chef Dominique Crenn brings her inimitable culinary approach to Paris for the first time.
Style & Culture
What to Wear in Paris, According to French Fashion Designer Jeanne Damas
From sharp blazers and reliable knits to day-to-night dresses.
News & Advice
Paris Is Cleaning Up the Seine River—By 2024, You May Be Able to Swim In It
The City of Light’s winning Summer Olympics bid has officials racing to clean up the famous waterway, and everyone will eventually benefit. 
Where to Experience Paris in Bloom This Spring
Stroll through gardens, marvel at flower shop displays, stop for a photo op, and bask in the romance of springtime on this walking tour itinerary.
Air Travel
What I Learned Flying a Low-Cost Carrier to Paris With a Toddler
In premium seats, I actually got decent sleep—and so did my three-year-old.
Air Travel
It's Not Too Late to Book Affordable Summer Airfares to Paris
JetBlue's new flights from New York City to Paris are now on sale and round-trip economy fares start at just $480.