Fun Things to Do in Paris
Paris is one of the world’s most beautiful and romantic cities, and it offers visitors a wealth of activities to enjoy. Whether you’re a culture vulture, foodie, or shopaholic, Paris has something to suit everyone’s tastes. Here are a few of the best things to do in Paris:
Explore the Louvre
The Louvre is one of the most famous art museums in the world, and it’s home to some of the greatest works of art in all of history. From the Mona Lisa to the Venus de Milo, there’s something here for everyone. Be sure to take the time to explore the museum’s vast collection and take in the beauty of the works of art on display.
Visit the Eiffel Tower
No trip to Paris would be complete without a visit to the world–famous Eiffel Tower. Whether you’re looking to take in the stunning views from the top or simply admire its beauty from the ground, the Eiffel Tower is an iconic landmark that must be seen.
Take a stroll along the Seine
Strolling along the Seine is one of the best ways to experience the city. Take in its stunning architecture, marvel at the famous landmarks, and enjoy the beauty of the river. Be sure to stop at one of the many cafes and restaurants along the way for a bite to eat.
- 1 Ounce Grey Goose Vodka
- I Ounce Chambord
- 2 Ounces Pineapple Juice
- Raspberries to Garnish
- Pour all ingredients into cocktail shaker with ice.
- Shake for at least 30 seconds, longer if your arms can handle it. You want it to get frothy.
- Slowly strain into martini glass. Be patent so the foam will come out last.
- Let rest for about 30 seconds so foam can form.
The Palace of Versailles is a must–see when visiting Paris. Take a guided tour of the palace and its extensive gardens and marvel at its opulence and grandeur. If you can (and it is a BIG if) stay at the Airelles, the only hotel on the grounds of Versailles. You will have private access to the palace as well as the gardens. It is truly a bucket list experience.
Take in the sights of Montmartre
Montmartre is one of the most picturesque areas of Paris and is famous for its art scene. Climb the hill and take in the stunning views of the city, or take a stroll through the old cobblestone streets and explore the vibrant local culture.
Visit Notre Dame
Notre Dame is one of the most iconic landmarks in Paris and it’s a must–see for anyone visiting the city. Take some time to explore the cathedral and its impressive interior, or simply admire its beauty from the outside.
Explore the Latin Quarter
The Latin Quarter is home to some of the best restaurants, bars, and shops in Paris. Take a stroll through the area and explore its vibrant history, or simply enjoy a leisurely stroll and people–watch.
Visit the Catacombs
The Catacombs of Paris are a must–see for anyone interested in history or the macabre. Explore the underground burial chambers and take in the eerie atmosphere of the Catacombs.
Enjoy a Picnic in a Park
Paris has plenty of parks and green spaces to enjoy. Pack a picnic lunch and take some time to relax and enjoy the outdoors.
Explore the Champs–Élysées
The Champs–Élysées is one of the most famous avenues in the world and it’s home to some of the best shops and restaurants in Paris. Take a stroll down the avenue and take in the sights, sounds, and smells of the city.
No matter what your interests are, there’s something for everyone in Paris. From world–famous art museums to romantic strolls along the Seine, Paris has something for everyone. So go ahead, explore the city and take in all that it has to offer.
Eric's Favorite Paris Movie
Her Pan Pal
Event planner Victoria (Mallory Jansen) can’t wait to attend and plan her best friend’s wedding in Paris. But when she finds out her Cameron, her ex is bringing a date, Victoria reconnects with her childhood French pen pal Jacques (Joshua Sasse).
The movie is delightful and everything you want in a Hallmark movie. Mallory Jansen is fantastic and her wardrobe is equally outstanding.
And of course, we get to do plenty of sightseeing around Paris .
Paris, Wine, and Romance
Isabella (Jen Lilly), the owner of her family’s Oregon winery, takes a big leap and enters a prestigious wine competition in Paris. There she meets her biggest competitor, Jacques Dan Jeannotte), from one of the world’s foremost winemaking families.
This movie is a lot of fun and gives you everything you want in a destination movie: great views of Paris, a cute romance, and of course, wine!