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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 !

Experience Chinese New Year 2018 in Paris

Posted on February 12, 2018 by Hailey (No Comment)

It’s the Year of the Dog, and as always, Chinese New Year is a festive, family affair that reaches far beyond the Chinese diaspora and enchants Parisians and tourists alike. A variety of parades, carnevals, and performances are organized in the capital for Asian communities. These traditional celebrations are the most important event of the year. On with the program! Chinese New Year: why does the date change? Check your calendars! This year, Chinese New Year officially falls on February 16, 2018, and will be celebrated in Paris too. In this article, we offer all the different events and parades […]

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The success of Catacombs in Paris: advice to the more adventurous

Posted on January 24, 2018 by Hailey (No Comment)
Catacomb Paris

Looking for thrills in the very heart of Paris? The Catacombs have become a popular place for visitors who love darkness and atypical discoveries. The increase in attendance has even allowed the site to open three more hours, from 10 am to 8 pm. Today, more than 350,000 people a year discover these underground places. But what secrets locked in this ossuary are so much sought after by the visitors of the Paris catacombs? Here are some explanations. The Catacombs: enter Paris 20 meters underground It is a place full of history that gives off a surprising atmosphere. To change […]

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The best stores, neighborhoods and shopping centers in Paris for the 2018 sales season

Posted on January 22, 2018 by Hailey (No Comment)

Today, January 10, 2018, marks the start of the winter sale season! We have curated the best addressed in Paris for you to be sure you have fruitful shopping outings during the seasonal sales. From the department stores on Boulevard Haussmann to the tiny boutiques of the Marais and the luxury brand outposts on the Champs Elysées, you will find all the information you need in this article.

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The most beautiful 2017 Christmas Markets in Paris

Posted on December 22, 2017 by Hailey (No Comment)

You didn’t complete your Christmas purchases yet? You’re enjoying the special atmosphere present at Christmas markets? Discover a selection of the most beautiful markets in Paris. The most beautiful 2017 Christmas Markets in Paris You didn’t complete your Christmas purchases yet? You’re enjoying the special atmosphere present at Christmas markets? Discover a selection of the most beautiful markets in Paris and its area. Stroll between the chalets, discovering new flavors and artisanal products from around the world!

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Visiting Paris with a dog

Posted on August 29, 2017 by Hailey (No Comment)

Are you planning to spend a few days in Paris and haven’t yet found someone to look after your pet ? Here are a few tips to help you enjoy your trip to the capital in the best possible conditions. Travelling to Paris with a dog If you are on holidays, it is more than likely that you will use public transport or perhaps a taxi to get around Paris. So, the question is: can your pet come with you? Your dog on the Paris metro Small dogs, which can be carried in a basket or a box with a […]

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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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