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Unusual Places

Rivers and canals: waterways in and around Paris

Posted on June 26, 2019 by Hailey (No Comment)

The Seine-et-Marne department is crossed by many waterways from both sides of the Paris region. This is undoubtedly in part what gives the city of Paris all its charm and legendary romanticism. Discover the places to visit, walks and activities to do along these rivers that have inspired many painters… Walks along the water in and around Paris The Seine, the mythical river of the Paris region, flows through the city of Paris to the pleasure of passers-by who are delighted to take advantage of the soothing setting to wander around. There are many possible walks along the banks of […]

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Photo spots: the best places to shoot Paris!

Posted on February 21, 2019 by Hailey (No Comment)

The beautiful architecture and the charm of the French capital are so blindingly obvious that there are so many places you want to photograph when you visit Paris. However, other discreet places of Paris are worth the photographers’ attention. PARISCityVISION prepared for you a list of not-to-be-missed flagship places in Paris to photograph: Duperré basketball field Crémieux Street Dénoyez Street The façades of the Canal Saint-Martin Rapp Square Bir Hakeim bridge Alexandre III bridge Opéra Garnier Parc de Sceaux The spots for colorful pictures! Visiting Paris is a great opportunity to take gorgeous pictures in the places that the influencers […]

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The 10 best unusual restaurants in Paris

Posted on October 31, 2018 by Hailey (No Comment)
TOP 10 Unusual restaurants in Paris

You don’t want to eat in a traditional restaurant where you always eat the same dish? It’s time to have dinner in an unusual place to live new experiences. PARISCityVISION presents its top 10 unusual restaurants in Paris, where you can eat as a couple, with family or friends.

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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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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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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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The I Love You Wall

Posted on September 16, 2014 by Hailey (No Comment)
Picture of I love you Wall in Paris

Ah, Paris! City of eternal love, romanticism and passionate declarations! The proof is the superb Pont des Arts, where lovers come by their thousands to seal their love with a padlock, throwing the keys into the Seine… For Frédéric Baron, a dreamer who, inspired by Phileas Fogg, wanted to go around the world in 80 ‘I love yous’, Paris was the ideal city! This is how the superb, unique artwork in Paris’ Square Jehan Rictus was born, I Love You: The Wall. ‘How did he do it?’ we hear you ask. Simply by asking his brother, then his neighbour, then […]

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5 unusual places to discover in Paris

Posted on June 10, 2014 by Hailey (No Comment)
Germain Paradisio

Whether you’re a born and bred Parisian or a tourist visiting for the day, few can resist the desire to amble through the streets of Paris, night or day, and discover new, unusual places off the beaten track. A good thing too, because the city is immense and abounds in spots begging to be explored! But where to start? Luckily for you, we are there to guide you through the meanders of a city that never sleeps. If you’re looking for a funky bar or restaurant, an out-of-the-ordinary hotel, or have already been to the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre […]

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