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Paris Destination guide

As the world leader in travel experiences since 1947, we connect you to the real Paris in a way like no other.
As one of the world’s most beautiful and most visited cities, and a dream destination for millions of people, Paris really does live up to the hype. There’s nothing like seeing the real thing and our Paris tours are full of pinch-me moments and icons like the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, the River Seine, the Champs-Élysées and the Arc de Triomphe. We’ll also show you the hidden secrets of Paris, diving into the rich history and culture from the charming bohemian districts and gorgeous boutiques, to the chic sidewalk cafés where you can indulge in the best coffee and pastries and watch the stylish Parisians walk by. Famed as both the City of Light, where you can feel inspired, and the City of Love, where you can soak up the romance, one thing is certain: Paris is always a good idea.  
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"There's nowhere quite like Paris and it's amazing to watch our guests light up when they see bucket list icons like the Eiffel Tower in real life. Don't forget to slow down and savour the freshly baked pastries from the local boulangerie and mingle with the locals in the sidewalk cafés and markets."
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Paris at a glance
Packed with endless icons like the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre and the Champs-Élysées, it's no wonders Paris is a dream destination for millions. Our expert Trafalgar Travel Directors go beyond the highlights to the hidden gems tucked away in the bohemian districts and secret alleyways, to show you exactly why Paris is one of the wolrd's most visited cities.
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What to pack for Paris

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French phrasebook

It’s a good idea to learn some common French phrases before arriving in Paris, and the locals are sure to appreciate your efforts to learn their mother tongue.

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Camera & extra SD card

Paris is full of soul-stirring moments you’ll want to capture forever, so be sure to pack a few extra SD cards for all those special snaps and videos.

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Comfortable shoes

Whether you’re wandering through the Louvre, or strolling along the River Seine, you’ll need a comfy pair of shoes on your Paris tour.

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Formal wear

If you want to hit the town in Paris with a Moulin Rouge show or a night at the opera, be sure to bring a glamorous outfit to fit in with the chic locals.

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All-weather clothing

Paris is known for its unpredictable weather, with rain one day and sunshine the next. It’s best to pack both warm and cooler layers so you’re prepared for everything.

Other things to know before you go

Depending on your nationality, you'll need a valid passport and may also need visas to enter. Please check this well in advance of your trip departure date here. Some countries also require passports to have 3-6 months left on them before the given expiry date, so be sure to double check this before booking your travels.

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