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Here we are providing you with all the tips if you are planning your trip to Paris for the first time. If you want to enjoy your vacation I must tell you that you should visit Paris. So if you are Visiting Paris for the first Time kindly go through these important tips which are going to help you a lot. As you know that Paris is a city of love then why don’t you spend your precious time with your loved ones?

If you are Traveling to Paris for the First Time, then you must have all the information regarding places to be visited and which place will be suitable for you to stay and have food. Therefore here the list of places to be visited if you are Visiting Paris for the First Time

Tips for Planning a First Trip to Paris




1. EIFFEL TOWER

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As you know that Eiffel Tower is a symbolic monument of Paris and Millions of travelers loves to visit Paris in order to enjoy their evenings at Eiffel Tower. So it is your first trip to Paris then I must tell you that try to visit the Eiffel Tower first.

Here are some interesting facts about the Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower is made up of pure iron, it is a wrought iron lattice tower.

It is said that Gustave Eiffel designed the Eiffel Tower, which not so true because it was designed and implemented by the 2 Engineers who work for the Gustave Eiffel in his company, took their credit and gave his own name to the Tower.

Illegal to photograph the Eiffel Tower at night.

Erika Aya is an American woman who married the Eiffel Tower and described herself as “objectum sexuality”.

Where to stay

Hotel Malar is the nearest hotel to the Eiffel Tower approx 1.4 km which costs around 7000 Rs per night, clearly, you can get the beautiful night view of the Eiffel Tower.

Relais Bosquet is another hotel near Eiffel Tower which costs around 8000 Rs per night.

What to eat

There are several street food vendors across the street near the Eiffel Tower. Sweet crepes, popcorn, cotton candy new are most likely available there.

If you need to have some better food you can go to the McDonald’s which it is not at all near to the Eiffel Tower, but located at the boulevard Barbes.

2. ARC OF TRIUMPH

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Arch of Triumph is the largest monument of its type in the entire world. This ARCH was made in the honor of those who fought and died for the FRANCE, during the Napoleonic Wars.

Under the ARC OF TRIUMPH  you can freely walk without paying any cost, but if you need to climb up to the arc you have to pay 9.50 euros to climb 280 stairs. The Arc contains the names of 588 Generals which are engraved on top of the arc.

Know more: Arch of Triumph Facts and History



Where to stay

If you are interested to stay near the ARC OF TRIUMPH, we will provide you with the name of some hotels which won’t be much costly and would be luxurious.

Hotel Napoleon Paris is the nearest hotel to ARC OF TRIUMPH which is 0.1 km away. It costs around 19,000 per night and free breakfast.

Maison Albar Hotel Paris Champs-Elysées is the also nearest hotel to ARC OF TRIUMPH which is 0.1 km away. It costs around 16,500 per night and free breakfast.

3. CRUISE ON THE SEINE

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It is a very popular way to see Paris by SEINE CRUISE, if you are visiting Paris to enjoy your Honeymoon then I must tell you that don’t try to miss creating romance on the boat in Paris.

Where to stay

Hotel La Villa Saint-Germain is a hotel which is 0.4 km away from the  SEINE CRUISE which costs 28,000 Rs per night.

Hotel Regina Louvre is 0.6 km away from the river and costs 36,000 Rs per night.

These hotels are very costly just because they give the best view if the Seine River.

4. PALACE OF VERSAILLES

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It is the royal chateau in Versailles, Versailles is famous for its Building as well as the symbol of the system of absolute monarchy and ancien regime.

Originally it was a hunting lodge which was built in 1924  by Louis XIII, but at present, it is the residence of the Kings of France.

The  PALACE OF VERSAILLES will help you to see France in its old grandiose.

Where to stay

Versailles Regence is 0.6 km away from PALACE OF VERSAILLES and costs 20,000 Rs per night.

Hôtel De France is a 3-star hotel near the PALACE OF VERSAILLES which cost 27,000 Rs per night.

5. PANTHEON

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The Pantheon consists of two words ie. “Pan” means ‘Everything’ and “Theon” means ‘Divine’.

PANTHEON is a place where famous French Citizens were Buried. This temple is dedicated to Greek Gods. The height of the cylinder is 43.3 meters.



Where to Stay

Victoria Luxury Suites is a hotel 0.3 km away from PANTHEON  costs 33,000 per night.

Ricamo Di Rome is hotel 0.3 km away which costs 28,000 Rs per night.

6. DISNEYLAND PARIS

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The most important thing about Paris is DISNEYLAND.

How could you forget about your children’s? Disneyland is very interesting for both young ones and elders. It is a resort situated at a new town which is 32 km east of the center of Paris. It did not have only the rides but they provide the facilities of Hotels and Resorts etc.

Where to Stay

You can go to other hotels to stay but DISNEYLAND itself provides the hotels and resort so you can stay there also.  

7. THE GRANDS MAGASINS

It is the first shopping center which is considered to be the Monument. In this shopping center, you will find every brand of whether is clothes, shoes, perfumes etc.

Overall we can say that everything is available in this store.

Opening Hours: 9:30 am to 8:30 pm from Monday to Saturday, 11:00 am to 7:00 pm only on Sunday.              

Where to Stay

Le Bel’ Vil Cafe is a “Great little cafe bar with good atmosphere” near GRANDS MAGASINS.

Timhotel Opéra Grands Magasins-  2.9 km to City center, costs 11,000 Rs.

8. LOUVRE MUSEUM

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It is one of the biggest tourist attraction places. It is the largest art Museum over the entire world and historic monument in Paris.  Since it is the largest Museum so it is divided into Eight different artistic departments. LOUVRE MUSEUM is open every day, except Tuesday from 9 am to 6 pm.

Where to Stay

Nolinski Paris hotel 0.6 km from LOUVRE MUSEUM which costs 34,000 Rs average price per night.

Hotel Moliere which is 0.5 km away and costs 14,000 Rs average price per night.



9. LUXEMBOURG GARDENS

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The best-known park of the Paris. This park is very popular for relaxing and picnicking especially. It covers the 25 hectares of land and split into French Gardens and English Gardens.

Since the entry is free for, so the number of people can visit this garden and can enjoy their evenings with their loved ones.

Where to Stay

Victoire & German hotel 0.5 km away which costs 15,400 Rs per night.

Relais Christine hotel 0.6 km away which costs 28,000 per night.

10. PLACE VENDOME

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It is one of the leading architects of the “Grand Siecle”.The square is known for its upscale jewelry shops including Boucheron, Chanel, Van Cleef and Arpels.

Its best part is that it is open for 24 Hours

There is a high bronze column at the center of the square

Where to Stay

Ritz Paris hotel 0.1 km away costing 83,000 Rs per night.

Nolinski Paris hotel 0.6 km from LOUVRE MUSEUM which costs 34,000 Rs average price per night.



What To Eat In Paris

If you are Traveling to Paris for the First Time then I must tell you don’t try to miss these foods, because you won’t get this taste anywhere except Paris.

1. CARAMELS

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Words can’t describe how good the caramels are. They are Amazing in texture, rich in buttery flavor, If you have to pick only one place to do your caramel shopping, I would definitely choose Jacques Genin.

2. BAGUETTE, PAIN AU CHOCOLAT, AND PASTRIES

If you are visiting Paris don’t forget to eat BAGUETTE, It is basically a croissant with chunks of chocolate throughout.

3. CHOCOLATE

There is a shortage of chocolate in Paris, there are a variety of chocolates for you too, The chocolate carousel is plain good fun, and this dark chocolate bar with candied hazelnuts is to die for.

4. FALAFEL

Paris had an unbelievable falafel place,  It’s not just good but people described it by many, many people as the best falafel sandwiches in the world. The falafel sandwich is layered so perfectly that every single bite contains equal parts of falafel. The best part is that it costs only 5 to 6 euros.

5. Profiteroles

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“Cream puffs” has got a fancy name for Profiteroles and are amazing in taste, it has baked and filled pastries which, surely you will love it.




Here we are providing you the list of things to be Avoided in Paris.

1. If you wanted to go for shopping, I must tell you that don’t go the expensive shopping malls instead just try to buy clothes from less busy are beside the streets because they are quite good and less costly as compared to those malls.

2. Don’t try to eat in famous restaurants in Paris because they gave good food nor cheap so it’s better to go and enjoy your meals at the restaurant which are present on the streets.

3. Don’t spend money on buying a water bottle. There are Wallace Fountains present all over the city, so make sure to bring your own water bottle and fill it up when necessary.

4. Don’t buy tickets for any shows and tourist places on the day when you plan to go to them instead To save time and avoid long lines, buy them online in advance.

5. Don’t only get the view of Seine River from the streets or bridges instead book a night cruise to take full advantage of seeing the reflection of light on the water.

Here we have provided you the detailed information about tourist places, where to stay and what to eat in Paris. This blog is going to help you a lot if you are Visiting Paris for the first Time, also we told you what are the things to be avoided during a trip to Paris.  If you are interested to have more information like best places in Paris or bthe est restaurants in Paris then kindly read our other blogs as well. If you liked our content please like it, comment in the below comment section and share it.

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