Places to Visit
Paris, France: 10 churches you should visit - Lots of detail and wonderful photos
Église Saint-Sulpice - It is only slightly smaller than Notre-Dame and thus the second-largest church in the city. The church is mentioned in Dan Brown’s 2003 novel The Da Vinci Code.
Le Cordon Bleu Paris proposes a range of short term culinary discoveries for those with a passion for the art of cooking: cooking classes, pastry classes and boulangerie workshops.** **These courses can take the form of demonstrations or practical workshops.
Walking Along the Seine
Hôtel de la Marine
Musée Guimet, Musée national des arts asiatiques
Musée Carnavalet – Histoire de Paris
Musée de la Libération de Paris - musée du Général Leclerc - musée Jean Moulin
Rue des Martyrs
Basilique de Saint-Denis - The final resting place of the kings and queens of France. Built on the grave of Saint Denis, a Bishop of Paris who died in 250 AD, the royal abbey of Saint-Denis was, from the death of King Dagobert in 639 AD until the 19th century, the burial place of 43 kings, 32 queens and 10 servants to the monarchy. The basilica was raised to the rank of cathedral in 1966.
Musée d’Art et d’Histoire du Judaïsme - The largest French museum of Jewish art and history
The American Church in Paris, the first American church established outside of the United States.
Musée Nissim de Camondo: A historic house museum of French decorative arts located in the Hôtel Camondo at 63, rue de Monceau, on the edge of Parc Monceau, in the 8th arrondissement. The nearest Métro stops are Villiers and Monceau on Line 2.
The Musée de la Vie romantique (Museum of Romantic Life) stands at the foot of Montmartre hill in the 9th arrondissement of Paris, 16 rue Chaptal, in an 1830 hôtel particulier facing two twin-studios, a greenhouse, a small garden, and a paved courtyard. The Museum displays on the first floor numerous mementos of the romantic literary figure George Sand, including family portraits, household possessions, pieces of jewelry and memorabilia including plaster casts by Clésinger of the writer’s sensuous right arm and Chopin’s delicate left hand, plus a number of her own unique and rare watercolors called “dendrites”. On the second floor, the museum displays Romantic canvases, sculptures and objets d’art. The nearest métro stations are Pigalle, Blanche, Saint-Georges, and Liège.
Des Mots et Des Arts (en français) vous propose de découvrir ses visites guidées de Paris. Pour mieux comprendre l’histoire et les transformations urbaines de la capitale, nos guides vous accompagnent dans votre découverte parisienne.
Sarah Donnelly, Stand-Up Comedian in Paris
Domaine National de Saint-Cloud
Eiffel Tower viewed from Pont Bir-Hakeim
Tour Montparnasse - Outdoor observation closed April 1, 2023
Paris Walks (in English)
Musée Marmottan Monet
Bourse de Commerce - Pinault Collection
La Galerie Dior
Fondation Louis Vuitton
Bibliothèque nationale de France
Eating in Paris
David Lebovitz, Website by an American pastry chef and author who lives in Paris
Paris by Mouth, Paris restaurant reviews and more
Learning About Paris
The Only Street in Paris: Life on the Rue des Martyrs by Elaine Sciolino, former Paris bureau chief for The New York Times
The Seine: The River that Made Paris by Elaine Sciolino
Join Us in France Podcast
Paris Gone By
Admiring the Trees of Paris, New York Times
Joann Pai - A Little Guide for Those Coming to Paris
The Earful Tower: An Australian-Swedish couple living in Paris share their take on the city
Bonjour Paris - Information for travelers to Paris
Paris with Scott - “Paris, you are . . . the love of my life. And, I want everyone to love you as much as I do.”
Les Frenchies - After 32 years in the US, the Duponts moved to France where Antoine was born. Antoine is rediscovering his homeland and sharing it with his American wife Colleen. They are on a quest to find the best France has to offer.
And finally some visual inspiration.
Last updated: May 13, 2023