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My 6 Top Tips for Visiting Paris

1. Use CityMapper to find your way – and make sure you have international data enabled on your phone before you go!

Paris Metro

2. Walk or take the Metro rather than using cabs – the major tourist hotspots are almost all within walking distance of each other or just a stop or two on the underground.

3. Knowing at least a little French helps – in particular when it comes to reading the menus in restaurants.

Love Lock bridges

4. Enjoy the love lock bridges – but don’t add you’re own. The weight of the current ones is causing damage to the bridges, any more and they could collapse 🙁

5. Free entry to most museums on the 1st Sunday of the month – if museums are your thing this can save you a bunch of money. Otherwise look at investing in a Museum Pass.

Louvre Top Tips

6. Be aware of the tourist scams – particularly around tourist areas.

Do you have any tips to add for first time visitors?

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