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Welcome to PARISCityVISION Travel blog, the specialist of sightseeing tours in Paris and France. We are happy to share with you our insider tips and fun facts about Paris !

Instagram accounts to follow that will have you fall in love with Paris

Posted on July 18, 2017 by Hailey (No Comment)

Do you love Paris? Are you Parisian and wish to (re)discover your city through a new lens? Do you live elsewhere in the country or abroad and wish to feed your love for the City of Light from a distance? Discover the best Instagram accounts dedicated to Paris! Chantal Langart: a country-style view of Paris This artist, a fan of Paris and of coffee, is able to capture natural life and the season in an urban space like Paris. Her photos are full of poetry.

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Discover the most beautiful pools in Paris

Posted on July 17, 2017 by Hailey (No Comment)

Spring is coming, the parasols aren’t out yet at Paris Plages, but there’s no reason to wait: find the best spots to take a dip and cool off. Discover a selection of the best public pools in Paris, open to all Parisians and anyone traveling through the city. Pontoise Pool: take a dip in Art Deco This pool, located in the heart of the Latin Quarter, was built at the beginning of the 1930s. This Art Deco gem, a landmarked historical monument, was the decor for several films including Amelie.

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The most beautiful covered passages in Paris

Posted on December 1, 2016 by Hailey (No Comment)

The covered passages of the French capital, mainly located on the right bank of the Seine river, near the Grands Boulevards, represent a series of paths crossing the buildings and usually contain shops, restaurants and theaters. If you have the opportunity to stroll through these passages, you will see that they are often covered by a canopy that brings them a special light. They are both an architectural curiosity typical of Paris and also make Parisian charm.

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Top 15 best works from the Musée d’Orsay

Posted on September 28, 2016 by Hailey (No Comment)

Featuring the largest collection of Impressionist works in the world, the Orsay museum is full of masterpieces of the greatest artists of this artistic movement. All exhibited artists have been working during the period starting from 1848 till 1914: from Millet to Van Gogh, through Renoir, Manet, Monet and Gauguin. Here is a selection of emblematic works of Orsay, displayed in chronological order of their creation:

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Go on a Pokemon chase in Paris!

Posted on August 19, 2016 by Hailey (No Comment)

Why not make use of your vacation to hunt for Pokemon in the very heart of Paris? Pikachu and friends are waiting for you in the most prestigious places in the city of light. A chance to see the main tourist attractions of Paris while you fill up your Pokedex with numerous finds. What exactly is Pokemon Go? Let’s summarize it in a nutshell for those who’ve missed out on the video-gaming phenomenon of the past few weeks. Pokemon Go is a game based on the concept of augmented reality, which means adding a virtual layer to the real world. […]

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The best pastries in Paris

Posted on August 18, 2016 by Hailey (No Comment)

France is world renowned for its great cuisine, excellent wines, multitude of cheeses and especially delicious pastries. You can say it, the French love their food! In recent years, highly talented young pastry chefs have decided to bring a modern touch to the time-proven Paris-Brest, Saint-Honoré, mille-feuille, éclairs, lemon tarts and other sweet treats. They have been revisiting the great classics but are also inventing new desserts. To help you find your way around, we’ve chosen the best places of the moment in Paris for you. Enjoy!

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Unusual cruises in Paris

Posted on July 29, 2016 by Hailey (No Comment)

Want to visit a different Paris? We offer countless cruises down the Seine River and other local bodies of water, so you can experience the city’s singularity with family or friends. Isle River Cruise Float down the Seine on a three-hour river cruise and discover the charm of five isles in its waters: –A historical grassland, the Île Saint-Louis is today home to a number of private luxury homes known as hôtel particuliers –Previously the main factory site for Renault, the Île Seguin has undergone major renovations to become a haven for artists –The Île aux Cygnes offers visitors breathtaking […]

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Top 10 free museums in Paris

Posted on July 27, 2016 by Hailey (No Comment)

A rainy Sunday, some free time during the holidays, a summer storm… there are so many opportunities to go and explore the museums of the French capital, either to satisfy a love of art or a thirst for culture. However, as our finances don’t always match up to our expectations, you might find it helpful to read our top tips on Paris museums: many museums offer completely free admission to all visitors, all year round. Discover our selection of museums to visit without spending a single penny! Free art museums in Paris Le Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris Let’s start […]

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The best spots to run in Paris

Posted on July 7, 2016 by Hailey (No Comment)

You’re a running enthusiast visiting Paris for a few days and you don’t know where to go for a run during your stay without being bothered by traffic? Below, you’ll find the best spots for stress-free running and training in Paris while enjoying nature. The banks of the Seine What could be better than running on the new pedestrian space along the left bank of the Seine? The route is more than 2 km long and you’ll also have the opportunity to use the variety of gym equipment available for strength work.   Le jardin des plantes 57 Rue Cuvier, […]

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Champs-Elysées goes pedestrian-only on First Sunday of Every Month

Posted on June 16, 2016 by Hailey (No Comment)
Arc de Triumphe pedestrians

The Champs-Elysées is one of the most famous Parisian avenues in the world. This huge boulevard stretches from the Place de la Concorde to the Jardin des Tuileries ending at the Place Charles de Gaulle where the Arc de Triomphe proudly stands. On the Champs-Elysées, you will find shops, restaurants, cinemas and… cars. Plenty of cars… Have you ever wondered what it would feel to experience the Champs-Elysées without all these cars driving around. If you come back to Paris, you will now be able to experience a silenced car-free Champs-Elysées on the first Sunday of every month. Champs-Elysées goes […]

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