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Amsterdam, Paris & Lucerne Tour with FREE Paris Pass7 days & 6 nights
INR 1,35,000
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Discover Paris, the City of Love and Lights with Thrillophilia’s handcrafted France tour packages. Paris is one of the most visited international tourist destinations that is famous for its iconic monuments.  The Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Museum, the Montmartre district, and the Notre-Dame Cathedral are some of the must-visit historical spots in Paris. Along with these heritage landmarks, the city also has a diverse collection of outdoor activities. You can cruise along The Seine River and sail past the city's landmarks. You can indulge in activities like hot air balloon rides and paramotor flights to witness the city’s landscape from a bird’s view.

Our Paris tour package from India are designed to provide you with a wholesome sightseeing experience. The itineraries of our packages are crafted by travel experts to cover all major attractions. This ensures that you don't miss out on anything during your Paris holiday. We offer 24/7 customer support to address all your queries and concerns promptly. Our packages are 100% customizable and hence you can tailor them to your preferences. We provide on-ground assistance to ensure a smooth and hassle-free travel experience. Thrillophilia’s Paris tour packages include accommodation, transportation, meals, guided tours and activities. Our vast network enables us to offer the best services for an unforgettable Parisian experience.

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Places to Visit on Paris Tour:

Here are some best places to visit in Paris

1. Eiffel Tower

Paris tour packages are only complete with a visit to the Eiffel Tower. Named after engineer Gustave Eiffel, this tower is Paris's biggest attraction. If you go there in the evening, you'll see amazing views of the city lit up with lights. It's also seen as a symbol of love because of its excellent construction and stunning view. There are two restaurants in the tower, one on the first floor and the other on the second floor.

Location: Champ de Mars, 5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France

Timings: 9 am to 12.45 am

2. Arc de Triomphe

The Arc de Triomphe is a very famous monument in Paris that pays tribute to those who died in the French Revolution and Napoleonic wars. The names of the martyrs are written on both the inside and outside of the monument. It represents Paris's history and plays a significant role in educating the public about art and its achievements. Every night, a fire is lit on the tomb of the Unknown Soldier from the Great War.

Location: Place Charles de Gaulle, 75008 Paris, France

Timings: 10 am to 10 pm.

3. Louver Museum

The Louvre Museum is undeniably one of the world's best art exhibitions. Housing thousands of classic and modern masterpieces, it's a vital part of French culture and European art history. It's no surprise that it's also the most visited art gallery globally. It's extremely popular, and every Paris tour is complete with a visit. You must see the famous painting of the Mona Lisa at the museum.

Location: Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France

Timings: 9 am to 9.45 pm

4. Notre Dame Cathedral

Paris packages are complete with a visit to Notre Dame Cathedral. It's the most famous Gothic church from the Middle Ages, known for its size, relics, and architecture. Notable features include one of the world's largest organs and its massive church bells. It's also known for its impressive architectural elements like rib vaulting, flying buttresses, beautiful stained glass windows, and stone-carved gargoyles.

Location: 6 Parvis Notre-Dame - Pl. Jean-Paul II, 75004 Paris, France

Timings: 10 am to 10 pm

5. Montmartre

When sightseeing in Paris, make sure to take a stroll in Montmartre! It's one of the most romantic and beautiful places in the city. A visit here will surely inspire the artist within you, as it's the most authentic village in Paris. Walking up the hill of Montmartre will give you a good sense of its art and style. Its narrow streets, windmills, wall paintings, and unique architectural details make it a memorable and worthwhile experience.

Location: On the city's rive droite

Timings: 6 am to 10.30 pm

6. Palais Garnier

Palais Garnier is a must-visit spot in Paris known for its stunning architecture, sculptures, and paintings. It's famous for its dance and opera performances. The building stands out with its beautiful balconies, marble, frescoes, and gold decorations. Every room in Palais Garnier is filled with elegant details, making it a magical place to explore. It's a true gem in the heart of Paris that you shouldn't miss. If you're planning a trip to Paris, make sure Palais Garnier is on your itinerary.

Location: In the heart of the Paris at rue Auber (Auber Street) and can be reached via Metro, Bus or Train.

Timings: 10 AM to 5 PM, & from 17 July – 11 September the timing is 10 AM – 5:30 PM

7. Palace of Versailles: Experience royalty by visiting the majestic Palace of Versailles. It's a must-see attraction if you're planning a trip to Paris. The palace has been a UNESCO World Heritage site for 30 years and is a remarkable example of 17th-century French art. Initially a hunting lodge, it was transformed and expanded by Louis XIV into the grand palace we see today. With 2,300 rooms spread across 63,154 square meters, it's a vast and impressive structure that showcases the history of French royalty up until the French Revolution.

Location: In the small township of Versailles, around 21 km outside of Paris, and is easy to reach by train.

Timings: From Tuesday to Sunday from 9 AM to 6:30 PM in summer, & from 9 AM to 5:30 PM in winter., and 25 December.

8. Pont Alexandre III Bridge

The Pont Alexandre III Bridge crosses the Seine River in Paris. It's an excellent spot for a leisurely stroll with views of old buildings and the iconic Eiffel Tower. Known for its ornate design, it's considered one of the most extravagant bridges in the city. Built for the 1900 World's Fair and now a historical monument, Pont Alexandre III is famous for its architecture and location. It has four large towers adorned with gilded bronze sculptures of winged horses, symbolizing art, science, commerce, and industry. The bridge links the Invalides area on the left bank to the Grand Palais and Petit Palais on the right bank.

Location: Pont Alexandre III, 75008 Paris, France

Timings: The bridge is open all the time

9. Tuileries Garden

Tuileries Garden got its name from the tile factories that were there before Queen Catherine de Medici built the Tuileries Palace in 1564. It's a nice place to relax with two ponds. You can also visit the Orangerie Museum in the southwest part of the garden to see Monet's paintings. The garden is a popular spot for both locals and tourists to walk and enjoy Parisian culture. Most Paris travel packages include a visit to the garden because it's a must-see if you're in the city.

Location: At Place de la Concorde, it is in the heartland of Paris.

Timings: From the last Sunday in September to the last Sunday in March: 7.30 AM to 7.30 PM. From the last Sunday in March to the last Saturday in September: 7 AM to 9 PM. In June, July and August, the entry is from 7 AM to 11 PM.

10. Luxembourg Gardens

If you're planning a trip to Paris and want to explore more gardens, take advantage of the vast Luxembourg Gardens. It's spread over 25 hectares of land. It offers various attractions like a geometric forest, an apple orchard, and a big pond. Inspired by the Boboli Gardens in Florence, the Luxembourg Gardens were created in 1612 by Queen Maria de Medici.

You'll find 106 statues scattered throughout the park, along with the impressive Medici Fountain, Orangery, and Pavilion David. There are plenty of activities for kids, such as dolls, rides, and slides. Adults can enjoy playing chess, tennis, or bridge and even have fun with remote-controlled boats on the pond.

Location: on the border between Saint-Germain-des-Prés and the Latin Quarter.

Timings: Opens between 7.30 AM and 8.15 AM and closes between 4.30 PM and 9.30 PM according to season.

Visa Requirement for Paris Trip:

To go on Paris tours from India, you need to obtain a Schengen visa. With a Schengen visa, you can visit 27 European countries including Spain, France, Italy, and Switzerland. You can obtain a Schengen visa by submitting all the mandatory documents like a valid Indian passport with at least two blank pages, and travel insurance covering a minimum of 30,000 Euros for medical emergencies. You have to produce your round-trip flight tickets, accommodation proof, and proof of financial means to support your stay in Paris. Additionally, applicants must provide a cover letter stating the purpose of their visit and their travel itinerary. 

Pay the Visa fee (₹7,185 per adult and ₹3,592 per child approximately). It takes about 15 - 45 days for the Schengen visa to get approved. Once the visa is issued, you can stay up to 90 days in France within 6 months.

Best time to visit Paris:

Paris, the capital city of France, is a year-round destination. Each season in Paris promises its own set of activities and experiences. Hence, you can conveniently visit it throughout the year with our Paris trip packages.

Peak season: June to August and late December is when Paris buzzes with tourist crowds. The summer months have ideal weather conditions that are perfect for sightseeing trips and outdoor activities like Seine River cruises, and hot air balloon rides. In December, Paris gets a festive vibe with holiday markets and dazzling Christmas lights.

Low season: The winter months from November and February are ideal for exploring Paris without the crowds. You can visit all the museums of Paris like the Louvre and Musee d' Orsay more leisurely and relax over coffee in the city’s quaint cafés. 

Shoulder season: The months from March to May and September to November have fewer tourists and mild weather. This makes it perfect for nature walks, visiting Jardin des Tuileries to enjoy the spring bloom and sightseeing trips. The prices of flights and accommodation are also more affordable during this season.

How to Reach Paris:

By Air- Air travel is the most efficient and convenient way to reach Paris from India. Numerous direct and connecting flights operate from major Indian cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Chennai to Paris. Paris has two airports - Charles de Gaulle Airport and Orly Airport. Charles de Gaulle Airport has several direct flights from India. However, there are limited direct flights to Orly Airport, but connecting flights from various Indian cities are available. Our Paris travel packages are thoughtfully designed to include flight schedules that ensure smooth airport transfers to your next destination in the city. 

Direct Flights

To: Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris

From: New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai

Major Airlines- Leading airlines like Air France, Air India, Vistara, and Lufthansa offer regular services from major Indian airports to Paris.

Things to Do on Paris Tour:

Here are some best things to do in Paris

1. Enjoy a cruise at the Seine River: Cruising along the Seine River allows you to sail past iconic monuments like the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral, and the Louvre Museum. You can book a Paris package with Seine night cruises to witness the illuminated landmarks under the starry sky!

2. Discover The Catacombs of Paris:  The Catacombs are underground chambers that hold the remains of more than six million people. These are located outside the city gates near Place Denfert-Rochereau. You can descend into these underground tunnels, guided by dim lights. As you do, witness the neatly arranged human skulls and bones on the walls of these chambers.

3. Visit Pantheon Paris: The Pantheon is an iconic monument located atop the Montagne Sainte-Geneviève, at the heart of the Place du Panthéon. It is built on Neoclassical architecture and features a dome reminiscent of Bramante’s Tempietto. You can witness the Foucault pendulum which explains the Earth’s rotation on its axis during your trip to Paris

4. Roam Around Montmartre: Nestled on a hill in the 18th administrative district of Paris, Montmartre is famous for its cobblestone streets and old buildings that are clad with ivy wines. Walk through the street during your trip to Paris and witness various attractions like Place du Tertre, Sacré-Cœur Basilica, and Le Mur des Je t’aime. You can stop over at cafes here like Le Consulat and Café des Deux Moulins for a quick coffee.

5. Visit Aquarium De Paris: Aquarium de Paris is home to over 10,000 marine creatures of over 500 species. It is located in the Trocadéro Gardens, opposite the Eiffel Tower. It offers an immersive experience with touch pools, informative displays and workshops. The key highlight is the shark tunnel, where you can walk through a clear tunnel while sharks swim around you.

6. Explore Conciergerie: Situated on the Île de la Cité, the Conciergerie was a former royal palace turned prison is a must-visit place on your Paris tour. This monument is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that stands majestically depicting Gothic architecture. You can wander through vast halls and marvel at the soaring arches, vaulted ceilings, and medieval staircases.

7. Party at Wanderlust: This club in Paris offers energetic music and caters to those who love to party. The vibrant beats and music will entice you to dance with other guests. Wanderlust features an open-air restaurant. Also, it provides spaces for yoga, art classes, and movie screenings. It's a popular summer destination for hanging out.

8. Shop at Rue Saint-Honoré: Explore Rue Saint-Honoré for a shopping extravaganza! This street is a paradise for shopaholics and is surrounded by magnificent historical landmarks like the Louvre Museum, the Palais Royal, the Comédie Française, and the Place de la Madeleine. You'll find upscale boutiques, art galleries, and plenty of eateries and cafes along Saint-Honoré. Each fashion store is worth checking out, and you can leisurely stroll along the 2 KM stretch of the lane.

9. Enjoy a movie at Le Palace: Have a good time watching a film at Le Palace. It used to be a popular nightclub for celebrities back in 1978. After changing ownership several times, it reopened in 2008 as a theatre and concert venue. They show many international and French movies, and during spring and summer, they offer discounts for couples.

10. Visit Musée national Gustave Moreau:  It's among the city's oldest museums, housed in a three-story building. Initially Gustave Moreau's home, he later turned it into an art gallery to showcase his works. Interestingly, the museum also allows paid shoots for ads and movies.

Popular Restaurants in Paris:

1. Muniyandi Vilas: This Indian restaurant is located in Gare du Nord and is one of the most affordable restaurants in Paris. It is famous for its South Indian vegetarian thali, masala dosas, and chicken tikka.

2. New Jawad Longchamp: This upscale Indian restaurant is located close to Trocadéro. Some of the delicious dishes to try here are chicken tandoori, meat & veg curries, and chicken biryani.

3. Le Jardin du Kashmir: Located at Bergerac, this fine-dining Indian restaurant is famous for North Indian dishes. Some of the must-try dishes here are naan, sheek kebab, lamb curry, and shrimp masala. If you are a non-veg lover, then you should visit this place with your Paris package.

4. Mayfair Garden: This is an Indian gourmet restaurant with a terrace serving. The signature dishes served here are Paneer Chatpata Bun, Pink Kachori Chaat, and Chicken Achari Tikka.

5. Le Souffle: Le Souffle is known for its savoury and sweet souffle. The restaurant serves traditional French Cuisine with a twist of uniqueness through the soufflés they offer.

6. Kong: This restaurant offers fusion cuisine with a blend of French and Japanese. You can dine under a glass dome and savour dishes like Chicken spring rolls and "Red Label" salmon with spinach and flavoured white rice.

7. Le Procope: Founded in 1686, this is the oldest café in Paris. The classic dishes served here are Coq au vin and Veal's Head, braised Beef Cheek, and coffee tart.

Nightlife in Paris:

  • Witness the Illuminated Eiffel Tower: Every day after sunset, a sparkling light show happens at the Eiffel Tower. It is a breathtaking spectacle to see the Eiffel Tower getting illuminated by millions of lights.
  • Cruise on Seine River: Embark on a nighttime cruise along the Seine River. As you sail over the calm waters, witness the illuminated monuments and bridges and the shimmering reflections they cast on the Seine.
  • Enjoy Montmartre Night Walk: Explore the cobblestone streets of Montmartre under the moonlight. This artistic district gets lively at night, with its charming cafes and bustling nightlife and gives you a glimpse into Parisian culture.
  • Attend a Cabaret Show: Cabaret shows combine dance, music, and theatre and are a visual treat to watch. Enjoy a cabaret show with your Paris trip package at famous venues like The Moulin Rouge and Lido de Paris at night.
  • Visit the Louvre Museum: Enjoy the Louvre after sunset and admire the art, including the famous Mona Lisa, without the daytime crowds. The museum’s hours are extended until 9.54 PM on Wednesdays and Fridays. 

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How much does a Paris trip cost?

The cost of mid-budget Paris travel packages for 5 days is about INR 1,50,000 per person. This is inclusive of meals, accommodation, sightseeing, and intracity transfers. It does not include activities and flight costs. However, prices can vary based on the package details, time of year, duration of your trip, your preferences, and spending habits.

How much does a 3-day Paris tour package cost?

A 3-day Paris tour package from India can cost around INR 85,000 per person. This cost is inclusive of meals, accommodation, transfers and sightseeing. However, the prices can vary based on the package details, time of year, your preferences, and spending habits.

How much does a 5-day trip to Paris cost?

The cost of a 5-day mid-budget trip to Paris from India starts around INR 1,50,000 per person. This includes accommodation, meals, sightseeing, local transportation and activities. Prices may vary based on the time of year, your preferences in terms of food and accommodation, and personal spending habits.

How to plan a 7-day trip to Paris?

Planning a trip to Paris involves several steps. First, you need to research visa requirements, ensure you have all valid documents, and apply for the same. Then, choose the places you want to visit in Paris along with the activities you want to indulge in, and then plan your Paris itinerary. After that, look for the best Paris tour price from India online. Choose suitable flight options, considering your budget and travel dates, and make sure to research the destination and its weather conditions well in advance. Alternatively, you can also book our comprehensive Paris tour package from India which takes care of all the groundwork for you.

What are the romantic things to do in Paris?

1. Visit Love Lock Bridge: The Le Pont Des Arts Bridge is enlisted as one of the heritage sites by UNESCO and is famous for love lock rituals. The locale and tourists believe the orthodoxy that a couple will remain in love forever after locking padlocks bearing their name on rails of the bridge.

Even after the efforts of the French government to remove the locks from the rails in 2015 to preserve the bridge from collapsing, there are still more than one million locks found in Pont des Arts.

Location: At Le Pont des Arts, the bridge is built over River Seine and connects Institut de France and Palais du Louvre.

2. A romantic walk through Pont Neuf: The oldest bridge that stands as a topping over River seine was constructed with stones in 1578 and measures a length of 230 meters. With Paris holiday packages witness the surge of romance in you, as you do a crispy walk across the bridge, holding hands of your partner.

You can snap the magnificent sight of illuminated Eiffel tower at night, making the romantic atmosphere worsen for the better.

Location: 3 km away from the upstream Paris city, the bridge connects the Musée du Louvre, Rue de Rivoli on the right bank and Notre Dame Cathedral, and the Sainte-Chapelle on the left.

3. Take a Moonlit Stroll around Paris Landmarks: Strolling through the streets of Paris when the moon is out is just so relaxing and romantic. On a Full moon night, when the moon brings more charm and beauty to the streets, the city looks breathlessly gorgeous. There is an aura of love in the air that picks up in a flash with your beloved beside you.

Location: Notre Dame, Dame tribute, Musée d’Orsay, The Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, and the bridges connecting the banks of the River Seine are some places to enjoy broiling romance in the moonlit city. You will never get tired of strolling these sites.

4. Sunset cruise at River Seine: Water has a magical effect on brewing romance. And as an added complementary, the sunset cruise at Seine river is a heaven for lovers, especially during the Spring.

Affording a Beautex Mouche or a simple sailboat will do the trick if you are planning for a sunset cruise in the beautiful river. The dusk brings a sexy appeal to the Eiffel tower and other historical tributes.

Location:Pont de l’Alma, Port de la Bourdonnais, St-Germain-des-Prés and Notre Dame, are some famous departure points for your cruise boat.

5. Get a couple massage at O’Kari: O’Kari is a renowned SPA in France and provides massage services only to women and by women. So, yes! The guy has to wait in the lounge until his lady finishes the most relaxing massage therapy you will ever have.

O’Kari is focused on serving traditional hanmann massage techniques. The experts scrub away dead skin and offer a steam bath, that by the end, you will feel rendered, romantic, and sensuous than ever.

Location: 22 Rue Dussoubs, 75002 Paris, within a span of 6 km from the French capital. Metro rails and taxis are easily available.
Timings: The SPA remains open on all days except Sunday between 10.00 am to 8.30 pm

6. A Thrilling balloon ride in Parc Andre-Citroen: 
Lavishly decorated with greenies and flowers, the park offers a 30-minute hot air balloon rides up to an altitude of 150m from the ground. The ride offers a bird view of the captivating beauty of the city and is designed for adventure-seeking couples.

The best time to go on a balloon ride with your Paris package is during spring when the city is wrapped up with blooming flora enhancing the flavor of love.

Location: 2 Rue Cauchy, 75015 Paris, on the left bank of the River Seine, a 5-minute walk from Paris metro
Timings: The park remains open on all days between 7.00 am till 8.30 pm.

7. Romantic Dine at Le Coupe Chou: 
Illuminated with bright lights and romantic music that soothes the atmosphere, Le Coupe Chou is a must-visit in your Paris tours. The restaurant was opened in the 11th century and is the oldest in Paris.

It is the best place to be cozy with your partner and enjoy a good wine deal in a round table serving, near a warm fireplace. Sounds exotic, right?

Location: At the Quartier Latin, Rue de Lanneau, between the Pantheon, 2 km away from Paris.
Timings: The fine dining restaurant remains open on all days between 7.00 pm till 10.30 pm.

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What kind of nightlife I can experience in the Paris?

1. Dancing at Quai Saint Bernard: Summer nights at the banks of the River Seine turns into an open stage for dance enthusiasts. The gathering does salsa, swing, and tango all night as Bateaux Mouche boats steer fast on the river stream. It's dream time in Paris and is equally enjoyed by people of all ages and both genders. Shows casting traditional folk dances of France are also performed by artists.

Where: At Du Pont d'Austerlitz nearest to the subway of Gare d'Austerlitz.
When: Summer evenings from March to May

2. Party at Silencio: Opened by filmmaker David Lynch as a club for artists, it is now a nightclub with an artistic ethnicity. Aided with nitro music, the late-night parties after the cultural concerts in the auditorium, are never boring in Silencio. It is a difficult task to get in because of the enormous crowd lined up, but it's worth the wait.

Where: The club is in the suburb of Rue Montmartre, 2 Km away from Paris.
When: All days a week except on Sunday and Monday from 6 PM to 4 AM

3. Enjoy View at Montparnasse Tower: The panoramic moonlight view of Pairs from the observatory deck of the tower is where any Paris tour packages end as a success. It is the second-largest skyscraper in France bundling the whole view of Paris, 200 m from ground level.

Where: At, Avenue du Maine right in the center of the city.
When: On all days from 9.30 am to 10.30 pm and a little longer till 11.00 pm on Friday and Saturday.

4. Night show at Filmothèque du Quartier Latin: Relive the old Hollywood and French movies in this Baroque theatre, late nights with your beloved. The theatre was established in 1956 and reopened in 2006 and has hosted many historic movie festivals. Paintings and artistic works can be spotted hanging on the walls honoring the land of culture.

Where: At Rue Champollion and near to Sorbonne, a 5-minute walk from the main street of Paris.
When: On all days of the week and the last showtime is at 11.00 PM.

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Do you need a visa to go to Paris?

Yes, you need to apply for a visa to go to Paris from India. If you wish to visit Paris for a short period then you can apply for a tourist visa and if you want to stay for an extended period, you need to apply for a long-term visa.

You can get all these done at the French Embassy or Consulate. Only American citizens who are visiting Paris for a maximum period of 90 days do not require a visa. However, they would need to show a valid passport with more than 6 months validity beyond their period of stay.

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Is the Schengen visa valid for Paris?

Yes, Schengen Visa is valid for entering into Paris, as France happens to be a Schengen area. Most of the Paris tour packages include the necessary visa requirements. So, you don’t need to worry about the documentation and the type of visa that you need to carry.

How long does it take to get a visa to France?

Once you have applied for a visa to France, you need to wait for a period of about three weeks or a minimum of 15 days to get it processed. The authorities will also make you sign a document stating the waiting period when you have applied for a visa. You can book the selected cheapest Paris tour package to get discounts on the visa application fees.

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How many days do you need to spend in Paris?

If you wish to only cover the highlights of Paris, then you can do it all in 3 days. However, if you can spare about 4-5 days, you will get a chance to explore the remaining places of tourist interest in and around the city.

How is the weather in Paris?

The weather in Paris is mostly continental. The climatic conditions remain mild all over the year. The temperature in the summer season may rise up but not too much. The rainy season brings frequent and heavy rains continuing for a longer period.

The wintertime climate is generally cold and the temperature can go below zero degrees. If you were planning to come over to Paris for a holiday, then the best time would be the summer season.

What are the best ways to commute in and around Paris?

The best ways to commute in and around Paris is by public transport options that are available in plenty. You can hire a Vélib, look for a taxi or a boat ride and get in city buses to wander around. Always keep a metro map that interlinks the hubs of the city, to savor a smooth ride.

Where to taste wine in Paris?

Some of the top places to taste wine during Paris tour packages are as follows:
- Legrand Filles et Fils
- Le Verre Volé
- Le Barav
- Les Caves de Reuilly
- La Cave des Papilles
- Lavinia
- Les Caves Augé
- La Quincave
- La Cave du Bon Marché
- L'Avant-Comptoir
Les Papilles
- Verjus
- Le Baron Rouge
- 5e CRU°
- Ô Chateau
- Au Loup
- Le Porte-Pot
- Vivant

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Why is Notre Dame famous?

The cathedral at Notre Dame happens to be a famous spot for its historical and cultural importance. The catholic treasure in Notre Dame is believed to have been constructed more than 850 years ago. The concept of this building was to kick-start the tradition of Gothic art and architecture in the world by Bishop Maurice in the year 1160.

Therefore, the architecture of the cathedral had stained glass and many other incalculable artworks of that time. In the present day, Notre Dame is listed amongst the UNESCO world heritage sites that pulls more than 14 million tourists in a year.

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Is Paris worth visiting?

Paris is an ideal city to tour in with all the aspects fulfilled. It is easy to commute, the weather is just perfect to sight-see, the citizens are friendly, and there are diversified music and art resources.

There are a plethora of options to get spoiled. Every penny you spend is worth the hype. You can bring back the memories of your childhood history and geography classes about the landmass as you relive it wherever you go.

This is the reason why the city is considered the most beauteous in the world. All we could recommend is a get a good deal amongst the many Paris Tour Packages available for a once in a lifetime experience.

Why is Paris famous as a honeymoon destination?

Whether it is the sunny days or fringing cold ones; Paris has a unique glow of romance. The ‘City of Love’ puts on pageant its rich blend of historical monuments, lively fashion, delightful music, and savory dishes. The aroma of amor is everywhere, making it one of the fanciful honeymoon getaway options with your partner in crime.

What is the local cuisine that can be found in Paris?

Even a glance at an advertisement featuring a tag “Paris Tour packages” will instantly arouse the appetite of a foodie. The city has an intimacy with food lovers with a craving to taste recipes of top-rated chefs.

Paris is known for its cafés, pastry shops, and markets where you can taste the world's best coffee, macaroons, choucroute, and chocolates. Some dishes are found to be a commixture of Italian and Turkish origins.

We have made a checklist of the top 7 Cuisines available in the town so that you will never miss one on your trip.

- Foie Gras
- Croque monsieur
- Steak Frites
- Macaroon and Eclair
- Blueberry soup
- Café liégeois
- Champagne and Lorraine Duo

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Which are the best museums in Paris?

Paris is home to several museums and exhibition halls that display the collectables of the bygone times. Here are some of the best museums that one can cover in the course of a Paris vacation tour package:

1. The Louvre
Louvre happens to be one of the significant landmark monuments in the city of Paris. This exhibition hall displays some extremely impressive artworks of the times gone by. You can stroll through the splendid galleries displaying Egyptian antiques, Etruscan and Roman Antiquities, Islamic Art and Sculptures, and the most famous exhibit, the Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci. 

2. The Centre Pompidou
The Centre Pompidou is one of its kind museums in the world that displays an unusual style of architecture. You would find air ducts, exposed pipes, and some primary colours that make this place a best-known sight in Paris. It was built as a multi-disciplinary concept of the contemporary art museum, exhibition, repertory cinema, library, and performance space. 

3. Paris Museum of Modern Art
The Paris Museum of Modern Art is considered to be one of the major tourist attractions in the city of Paris. The museum is dedicated to contemporary art of the 20th and 21st centuries. The museum is also widely held for having the monumental murals by Raoul Dufy and Henri Matisse.

Which are the famous luxurious hotels in Paris?

Though there are many, here are the top 10 Luxurious hotels you could afford on Paris tours.

1. Hotel De Crillon
The refined luxury hotel is 3 km away from the Eiffel Tower and located at the foot of the Champs-Élysées.

2. InterContinental Paris Le Grand
You can relish and lure the crafted structures and architecture of this magnificent hotel that was built in the 18th century. The hotel is in proximity to Opera metro station.

3. Shangri-La Hotel
The lavish hotel carries excellent modernized suite rooms and occupies a former royale room.

4. The Ritz Paris
Based a kilometer away from the Louvre and Champs-Élysées is known for its artistic French décor.

5. Le Royal Monceau, Raffles Paris
The hotel maps closer to the iconic Arc de Triomphe and has an inbuilt theatre, art gallery, and a spa.

Do you need a visa to go to Paris?

Yes, if you are an Indian citizen, you will need a Schengen visa to travel to Paris. The Schengen Visa allows you to stay in Paris for up to 90 days within 180 days. It’s important to apply for a Schengen Visa at least 60 days before your journey.

How much is the French visa fee?

Indians travelling to Paris need a Schengen Visa to visit the country. The cost of the French visa fee for adults is €80 (approximately ₹7,185) and for children aged 6 to 12 years, it is €40 (approximately ₹3,592). For children below 6 years, there is no visa fee. 

How long does it take to get a visa to Paris?

Indians planning to holiday in Paris should first apply for a Schengen Visa. The visa processing time for a France visa for Indians can take between 15 - 45 days. Hence, it is best to apply for a French VISA at least 2 months before your Paris trip to avoid last-minute hassles. 

What is the currency of Paris?

The currency of Paris is the Euro, 1 Euro is approximately INR 90. Indian tourists can use Unified Payments Interface (UPI) and Rupay cards in France based on their bank settings. This allows payments in Rupees at places like the Eiffel Tower. However, it is recommended to carry sufficient local currency while travelling abroad for seamless transactions.

What are the best ways to commute in and around Paris?

Paris offers various commuting options. The Metro and RER are the quickest ways to get around Paris. Both these have frequent services throughout the day and extensively cover the whole Paris city. The bus system provides a scenic view of the city and is more accessible. The Batobus is a hop-on, hop-off boat service. It cruises along the Seine and stops at key destinations. The Vélib bike-share scheme offers over 20,000 bikes citywide. You can easily rent these bikes and commute around at your own pace. Lastly, walking is a popular choice. Paris is relatively compact and you can easily walk from one attraction to another. Always have a Metro map handy and use apps like RATP, IDF Mobilités, and SNCF for journey planning.

Why is Paris so famous?

Paris is steeped in rich history and has several monuments like the Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, and Notre Dame Cathedral. Paris also boasts a romantic ambience and hence is called the "City of Love". Most iconic international fashion brands like Louis Vuitton and Chanel have their roots in Paris. This makes Paris the fashion capital of the world. In addition, the artistic heritage and scrumptious French cuisine make Paris so famous.

What language is spoken in Paris?

The primary language spoken in Paris is French. As the official language of France, French is used in all aspects of daily life, including education, government, and media. In tourist areas, Parisians speak English. However, learning basic French phrases can come in handy while interacting with locals and enhances the travel experience.

What are the famous local cuisines to try in Paris?

The famous French local cuisine to try while holidaying with Paris holiday packages are -

  • Croissant: Croissant is a buttery, flaky pastry which is a staple in French breakfasts. You can eat croissants by spreading butter on them, dumping them into coffee, or with lemon curd and fresh whipped cream.
  • Coq au Vin: This is a classic French dish made with chicken cooked in wine, mushrooms, onions, and lardons. You can try this with a crisp French Green Salad or the classic French Bistro Salad to relish its fullest flavour.
  • Ratatouille: This is a vegetable stew made from eggplant, zucchini, peppers, and tomatoes and seasoned with herbs. You can have it as a main dish or as a side for crusty bread.
  • Crêpes: Crepes are thin pancakes that are served with a variety of fillings. Fillings range from simple sugar and lemon juice to savoury ham and cheese. You can try various sides for crepes like lemon curd, chocolate fondue, grilled asparagus, and scrambled eggs.
  • Bouillabaisse: Bouillabaisse is a traditional Provençal fish stew which originated from Marseille. It is made with at least three types of fresh fish, shellfish, and several aromatic herbs and spices. These are usually served with French bread slices. 
  • Macarons: Macarons are delicate, meringue-based confections made from almond flour and filled with buttercream, ganache, and fruit-based jam. They are available in a rainbow of colours and flavours.

What are the most famous adventure activities to do in Paris?

1. Fly Over Paris With a Helicopter Ride: Paris has helicopter tours with which you can enjoy a 25-minute adventurous helicopter ride above the city's landscapes. The flight takes off from the Paris heliport and takes you over the Palace of Versailles and majestic gardens before landing on the airfield of Saint-Cyr l’École.

2. Catacombs Exploration: Catacombs are a network of underground tunnels where more than 6 million dead people have been buried. You can walk through these eerie tunnels under the guidance of a dim light to experience horror like never before.

3. Indulge in Tandem Paramotor Flight: Enjoy the thrill of flight in a paramotor along with a champion pilot. As you fly, you can soak in the incredible views of the Paris city below. This tandem activity includes a recorded video of your flight to freeze your memories. 

4. Experience Virtual Flight At FlyView: Enjoy flying virtually over the iconic attractions of Paris in a simulated setting at FlyView Paris. Initially, you will be propelled into your jetpack. As you start flying higher and higher, the flight movements are also amplified by the simulator accordingly to give you a real flying experience.

Which are the best places to stay in Paris?

  • Villages Nature Paris: This eco-friendly resort offers cottages and apartments near the Lake Promenade. It has an indoor water park and a plethora of outdoor activities to offer you a retreat amidst Nature with your Paris vacation packages.
  • Les Etangs de Corot: Nestled in a tranquil forest setting just outside Paris, this resort offers a serene escape from bustling city life. It features a world-class spa, fine dining restaurants, and picturesque ponds to offer you a countryside setting right in Paris.
  • Hôtel Plaza Athénée: This hotel is located in Montaigne and has rooms with Eiffel Tower views. It also features a Dior Spa and the restaurant here has haute cuisine to give you the taste of authentic French food. 
  • Le Meurice: The 5-star hotel combines 18th-century grandeur with modern-day comforts. It offers lavish rooms and suites, exceptional dining experiences through its restaurants, pastry, and bar, and world-class spas.
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Paris: This hotel is housed in a historic mansion of Prince Roland Bonaparte. The hotel has more than 100 rooms and suites with breathtaking views of the Eiffel Tower and River Seine.

Which are the best places to shop in Paris?

  • Champs-Élysées: This is one of the most luxurious shopping streets in the world. It stretches for 1.9 km and you can shop for all upscale international brands like Banana Republic, Levi's, la marque de maquillage MAC, and Louis Vuitton here.
  • Avenue Montaigne: This is another upscale shopping district in Paris. It is located between Champs-Elysées and Alma Bridge. It houses all the top French fashion brands like Chanel, Christian Dior, Louis Vuitton, and Chloé.
  • Boulevard Haussmann and the Grands Boulevards: This shopping avenue in Paris has several small and large shops on either side. The two major department stores here are Au Printemps Haussmann and Galeries Lafayette.
  • St-Germain-des-Prés: Located right in the heart of Paris, you can shop for everything from plush fashion apparel to gourmet food here. Along with high-end boutiques, it also has smaller artisanal shops to shop from.

Which are the famous monuments to visit in Paris?

  • Eiffel Tower: This 19th-century landmark in Paris is one of the most recognized Paris monuments worldwide. The wrought iron structure soars 330 metres above ground level and its Summit offers stunning city views.
  • Notre-Dame Cathedral: Notre-Dame translates to ‘Our Lady of Paris’ in English. This monument is considered a masterpiece of Gothic architecture. It is famous for its intricate façades, sculptures and stained glass windows 
  • Arc de Triomphe: This is a monumental arch that was commissioned by Emperor Napoleon in 1806 after his victory at Austerlitz. While visiting this arc with the Paris Tour package, do not miss visiting the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier beneath it.
  • Louvre Museum: This is the world's largest art museum and has collections spanning from ancient civilizations to the middle of the 19th century. The world-famous Mona Lisa painting is housed here.
  • Sainte-Chapelle: This chapel was built in Gothic style and served as the residence of the French kings until the 14th century. Visit this place with a Paris tour package and marvel at the golden arches and 1,113 stained-glass windows that adorn the chapel.

What are the essential tips to visit Paris?

  • You need to apply for a Schengen visa at least 2 months before your Paris trip.
  • While in Paris, dress in layers to adapt to the city’s variable weather. 
  • Wear comfortable shoes as you expect a lot of walking while exploring the city.
  • Stay vigilant in crowded areas and sightseeing places to avoid pickpockets. 
  • Always keep a copy of important documents like ID card, passport, and visa handy.
  • Book your Paris tour package with Thrillophilia for a safe and hassle-free Paris holiday.

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