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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 !

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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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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Top 10 Must See Art works at the Louvre Museum

Posted on May 31, 2016 by Hailey (No Comment)
Sphinx égyptien

Among the world’s greatest museums, the Louvre is full of masterpieces from all periods, art styles and geographical origins. Here is a selection of key works at the Louvre: from the most classic to the most original, where female figures are often in the spotlight. 1. The Winged Victory The Winged Victory (also called the Nike of Samothrace) is a Greek sculpture of the Hellenistic period representing the goddess Nike, the personification of victory, placed on the front of a ship. With a total height of 8 feet, it was carved about 190 BC on the island of Samothrace in […]

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The Top 3 Gluten-free Restaurants in Paris

Posted on May 16, 2016 by Hailey (No Comment)
Bob's Kitchen

When we’re sensitive or intolerant to gluten-free foods and happen to be traveling in a foreign country, it’s definitely not easy to find a place where we can grab a bite without thinking of the risks and still have enough peace of mind to enjoy our meal. And yet, more and more trendy restaurants with interesting concepts are popping up all over Paris. These restaurants, some of which propose gluten-free dishes, are adapting their menus to all the various intolerances that exist today. Even your most skeptical friends will end up joining you for a meal! NoGlu © NoGlu.fr Every […]

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The Top 3 Vegetarian Restaurants in Paris

Posted on May 16, 2016 by Hailey (No Comment)
Bob's Kitchen

Whatever your reason respect for animals, for the planet or for your own health eating vegetarian is perhaps something you already do or might be considering. It doesn’t mean, however, contenting oneself with eating boring, tasteless dishes or giving up going to restaurants with foodie friends who love to eat everything! Here are three Parisian restaurants that won’t disappoint and that’ll ensure you and your friends a fantastic evening out cruelty free. East Side Burger East Side Burger markets itself as a fast-food vegetarian joint. The menu is everything you’ll find at a non-vegetarian restaurant, and then some: burgers, hot […]

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Five Best Places for a Picnic in Paris

Posted on April 13, 2015 by Hailey (No Comment)
A French burger with bacon and cheese in a garden

Spring has sprung, and there’s sometimes no better place to be than in a city to experience the changing seasons. You don’t get the openness of the countryside, nor the fresh smells of the seaside, but you do get something just as good. Picturesque parks and historic rivers make Paris a unique place to go for the warmer weather. And what better way to make the most of the rising temperatures and unique cityscapes than with a picnic? Fiona McCoss, blog editor of The Paris Pass, was on a mission to find out the best places to picnic in Paris […]

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Zoom on the Pantheon

Posted on October 15, 2014 by Andreas (No Comment)
Picture of the Pantheon

You probably know that the Panthéon is the final resting place for ‘great men’ who epitomised various moments in French history. The crypt is located in Paris’ 5th arrondissement. It is visited by nearly 7 million tourists every year and currently accommodates 72 great men, including Voltaire and Jean-Jacques Rousseau (precursors of the French Revolution), Victor Hugo and Émile Zola (19th-century, politically-active writers), Pierre and Marie Curie, Jean Jaurès, Jean Moulin, André Malraux and many others. But the Panthéon’s story goes back further than its incarnation as a necropolis: the Panthéon only became a secular site dedicated to the cult […]

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The 4-star hotel 1K arrives in Paris

Posted on September 20, 2014 by Andreas (No Comment)
Varan

When you’re on holiday in Paris, you are never short of a place to stay. From the most classic hotel to the most quirky, from modern to trendy, to hotels where the rooms themselves are works of art, you are sure to find the hotel of your dreams! The Machefert group has understood this and has decided to open its 24th establishment, the 1K Hotel, in the heart of the French capital. If you thought you’d seen everything in terms of originality, this hotel should really surprise you. Located in Paris on the Boulevard du Temple, the 4-star hotel will […]

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Top 3 Luxury Hotels in Paris

Posted on July 30, 2014 by Andreas (No Comment)
Mandarin Oriental, Paris

A visit to Paris, the capital of France as well as the capital of fashion and luxury goods, is an experience that takes place outside in the streets and inside your hotel. If you are ever uncertain about where to stay and you want to live it up in Paris like the biggest celebrities, here are the three greatest and most beautiful luxury hotels in Paris. 1. The Royal Monceau Raffles Paris Once a meeting place for artists, celebrities and intellectuals, the Royal Monceau Raffles Paris is a five-star luxury hotel in the 8th arrondissement. This Parisian hotel can boast […]

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