Watch the Eiffel Tower Sparkle at Night
Location: Various parts of Paris
Timings: Monday to Sunday, from sunset to 1:00 am
World's most-visited art museum, Louvre Museum finds a home in the part of a large palace in Paris. Having the richest collection of painting in the world, the museum has French paintings from 15th to the 19th century.
From famous Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa to works by Flemish and Dutch painters of the Baroque period, it is ready to mesmerise you with its beautiful artwork. Boasting to be the largest museum in the world, it was originally built as a fortress in 1190.
About Louvre Museum Paris tickets:
The Venus de Milo, The Winged Victory of Samothrace, Marriage at Cana, The Coronation of Napoleon, and of course Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa are some the great attractions at the museum. Make the most of your trip to Paris by visiting this Museum and create memories that will last forever.
Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays: 9:00 am -6:00 pm
How to reach:
Address: Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France.
By metro, take Line 1 (alight at Palais Royal or Louvre-Rivoli), Line 7 (alight at Pyramides or Palais Royal station) or Line 14 (alight at Pyramides station)
Children aged 0-17 years can enter for free after showing their ID card and don't need to book their Louvre Museum Paris ticket.
About the Montmartre Paris Train Tour:
Board an adorable mini train and discover the quirky and vibrant streets of Montmartre district. Montmartre is also known as The Mountain of Martyrs and is known for its ivy-clad houses, cobbled lanes, and rich history. It was the centre of the arts community years ago.
Pass some of the very famous stops like the Place Blanche, Moulin Rouge, Sacré-Coeur Basilica, Amphitheatre, and Arenas on this tour. Saint-Pierre Church offers an insight into the evolution of French architectural styles and view artists covering every square inch of the Place du Tertre. Also, explore the picturesque village of Van Gogh and Picasso. Book now and create ever lasting memories with us.
Big clocks and humongous bay windows give the museum a feel of an old Railway Station, which indeed it is. One of the best places to go to admire the works of art, Orsay Museum houses collections of Van Gogh, Cezanne, and Renoir.
Every art carries with itself a story that needs to be told, this museum is the ideal place to hear them all. Not just this, after exploring you can visit the restaurant on the top floor where you can relish delicious meals. The restaurant also allows amazing views of Paris and the Seine river below.
About the Orsay Museum Tickets:
If you wish to taste the essence of Impressions and post-Impressions art of the world, the Orsay Museum is the place to go. Paintings from Monet, Manet, Degas, Renoir or Cézanne represent Impressionism and painting from Seurat, Gauguin or Van Gogh represents post-Impressionism.
One of the most amazing things that leave the viewers awestruck is their glass and iron roof. Visit the place to unwind the stories behind the artwork and create memories that will last forever. Visiting this museum makes the visit to Paris complete and allows to come back with a lot of knowledge.
How to reach:
From redemption point, Orsay Museum is 10-12 min away if you go on foot.
Opening Hours: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm (Tuesdays to Sundays) (Closes till 9:45 pm on Thursdays)
Last Entry: 5:15 pm (9:15 pm on Thursdays)
The museum is closed every Monday.
Children aged 0-17 can enter for free.
Home to the Paris ballet, the site helps you adore the perfect embellishment of sculpture, painting and architecture. Balconies in onyx, golden statues of Apollo, smooth marble pillars, its delicate frescoes and rich gilding makes this place one of the must-visit places.
About Opera Garnier Guided Tour:
With the tour, get an 80-minute expert guided tour of the public areas of Opera Garnier or Palais Garnier. A walk through the Member’s Rotunda and adoring the statue of Prophetess Pythia by the Grand Escalier makes it a perfect tour. known for the greatest theatrical and operatic performances in the world, the site cannot be missed visiting.
The expert guide allows you to take the tour in English and learn about the inside out of the place. The activity helps you dig deep into the history and culture of the place and will leave you with a lot of stories that will excite you. Book the package and make your trip to Paris a memorable one.
The Opera Garnier Guided tour is not available to children 0-3 years old.
Children aged 5-10 years can avail of child tickets for the guided tour to Opera Garnier.
If you love your kids then you can't deny to the Disneyland tour. Spend a day in a fairytale world at Disneyland Paris and Walt Disney Studios Park!!
Meet your favorite characters Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Stitch, Belle, Disney Princess, and others. Discover the secrets of Disney movies and characters and learn how movies are made. Relive your childhood with the Disney characters at Disneyland Paris. See and take photos with your favorite Mickey mouse or Disney princess. Enjoy the theme park rides and stunning fireworks and lights show.
There's so much for you to see, you will ever imagine. Discover the magical world of movies and television at Walt Disney Studios Park. Make your big screen debut and go behind the scenes with a magical parade & tour. See how the pros create blockbuster Hollywood films. Disneyland trip is the best theme park to visit with the family and will be a great experience.
For convenience, you have an option of a roundtrip shuttle bus service for transportation to Disneyland.
Without Transfer: 1 Day 1 Park, 1 Day 2 Parks, 2 Days 2 Parks
1 day 1 park from Eiffel Tower Area
1 Day 1 Park from Gare du Nord, Opéra, or Châtelet
By Region RER Train: Get off at Marne-la-Vallée/Chessy station, a 2-minute walk from Disneyland Park, Walt Disney Studios Park, and Disney Village.
Pickup & Drop:
You can avail of the pickup and drop with the transfer package. For transfers, you will be picked up from Gare du Nord, Opéra, Châtelet or from Eiffel tower in the shuttle bus (bus with a Disneyland logo).
The Disneyland Paris ticket is valid only on the date and time specified.
Children aged 0-2 years can enter for free.
Children aged 3-11 years can book the child ticket to Disneyland Paris.
Take a Walk Along the Seine River
When you walk along the left bank of the river, you will get to see the boats float by, the city lights reflected on the surface. You can also sample some authentic Parisian street food and café culture in the various joints near the walkways and make your way over the famous cobbled stone streets of Paris. You can even catch a glimpse of the Eiffel Tower from some spots along the bank of the Seine.
Location: Le Havre, Paris
Timing: Open 24 hours
Go on a Free Walking Tour
A passionate guide can tell you about the history and significance of each of these places while you experience the culture and beauty of Paris first-hand, like a local. Walks are especially easier and more pleasant in winter, which makes a free guided tour one of the best things to do in Paris in winter.
Location: Montmartre, Le Marais, Ile de la Cité, Latin Quarter, etc.
Timings: Open 24 hours
Explore the Père Lachaise Cemetery
You can walk along rows upon rows of historical mausoleums that have been well-preserved for centuries. You also have the option of buying some flowers at the gate before you enter to offer your respects to the deceased. However, the plot is enormous, covering over 300 acres, which is why it is advisable to carry a map if you are going for the first time.
Location: 8 Boulevard de Menilmontant, 75020 Paris.
Timings: Monday to Friday (8:00 am – 5:30 pm), Saturday (8:30 am – 5:30 pm), Sunday (9:00 am – 5:30 pm)
Visit the Christmas Markets
You can choose from 15-20 bespoke markets that pop-up in different parts of the city, and choose to indulge in delicacies such as hot chocolate, pretzels, roasted chestnuts, fresh croissants and other unique Parisian specialities. Walking through these markets at night is not only free but also eye-opening as you can absorb the famous Parisian holiday spirit of winter.
Location: Notre Dame, Les Halles, Abbesses, Champs de Mars, Gare de l’Est, etc.
Timings: The markets set up shop during mid-November, and continue till end December and sometimes even till January.
Enjoy Ice Skating
To experience one of the most significant aspects of Paris, you can go to the best rink at Trocadero Gardens which is quite close to the Eiffel Tower and hosts a Christmas Market of its own. Here, you can skate on an area of 300 sqm without paying an entry fee, ensuring a fantastic outdoor winter experience.
Location: Trocadero Gardens and Galeries Lafayette
Timings: All days of the week (10:00 am – 10:00 pm)
Take a Stroll Near the Cathedral Notre Dame de Paris
Not only is it a reverent piece of architecture for all Christians, but also a delight for those interested in history, nature, archaeology and Gothic culture. The area around Notre Dame Cathedral is also very well-decorated, which makes it even more attractive for walks and casual strolls during your visit, to take in the culture of Paris.
Location: 6 Parvis Notre-Dame - Pl. Jean-Paul II, 75004 Paris, France
Timings: Open 24 hours
Check Out the Window Displays of Grands Magasins
These places become especially active and beautiful during winter when they go all out with their decorations and stepping into places like the Grand Lafayette or Printemps feels like stepping into a different universe altogether.
Ornately decorated arches, windows and gateways are home to floor-after-floor of clothes, accessories, jewellery, antiques, high-fashion and much more. Even if you don’t buy anything, simply paying a visit to these places is a one-of-a-kind experience.
Location: 64, Boulevard Haussmann - 75009 Paris
Timings: Monday to Saturday (9:30 am – 8:30 pm), Sunday (10:00 am – 8:30 pm)
Visit the Garden of Serres d’Auteuil
Today, you can find more than 1,00,000 plants in the complex and at the centre, is a massive glass greenhouse, among other old buildings. A walk in the gardens of Serres d’Auteuil is one of the most pleasant experiences you can have, especially if you are looking for some peace in the midst of the hustle-bustle of the city.
Location: 3 Avenue de la Porte d'Auteuil, 75016 Paris, France
Timings: Monday to Friday (8:00 am – 6:30 pm), Saturday to Sunday (9:00 am – 6:30 pm)
Attend an Event at Shakespeare & Co.
But a second version of the bookstore opened in 1951 and has since attracted some of the most prolific writers in history including Sylvia Plath, Allen Ginsberg, James Joyce, Ernest Hemingway, Ezra Pound and many more. The store has regular poetry and novel reading sessions, exhibitions, contests, book launches and much more that you can attend while in Paris.
Location: 37, Rue de la Bûcherie, 75005 Paris, France
Timings: Monday to Saturday (10:00 am – 10:00 pm), Sunday (12:30 – 8:00 pm)
Experience the Energy at The Highlander
You, of course, have to pay for your food and drinks when you are in the pub, but apart from that, you can enjoy the live music, the DJs, the games and events all for free!
Location: 8 Rue de Nevers, 75006
Timings: Monday to Friday (3:00 pm – 5:00 pm), Saturday to Sunday (12:00 noon – 5:00 pm)
Check Out a Free Museum or an Exhibition
There are also several art galleries where you can check out the works of local painters and sculptors and learn about the rich cultural history of Paris. Even the famous Louvre, which is one of the best museums in the world, is free on the first Sunday of every month.
Location: Paris, France.
Timings: You are sure to find some or all of these museums open from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm every day of the week.
Window Shopping Along the Champs-Élysées
The mile-long avenue boasts of some of the most luxurious designer boutiques in the world including Chanel, Gucci, Prada, Cartier and much more. It costs absolutely nothing to stroll through this wonderful place, which looks especially magical during Christmas.
Location: Champs-Élysées, Faubourg du Roule, Paris
Timings: The shops in the streets are usually open from 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Wonder at the Christmas Lights
While almost all of Paris is lit during this time of the year, there are some places that you should definitely be checking out, such as the Champs-Élysées, Avenue Montaigne, Place Vendôme, Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré and many, many more.
When you visit all these places, you can catch a glimpse of the creative, larger-than-life decorations and an insight into the colourful cultures that prevail in the different parts of the city, also it is advised to try the unique street food and baked goods that Paris is famous for.
Location: Paris, France.
Timings: Open 24 hours
Enjoy a Concert at Saint Eustache Church
Renowned musicians from the world over, come to the Saint Eustache Church to perform, and entry is completely free. While there are many things to do in Paris in winter, attending a grand concert in the Saint Eustache Church is definitely one of the more premium experiences you can enjoy in the city.
Location: 2 Impasse Saint-Eustache, 75001 Paris, France
Timings: Concerts usually take place on a Sunday evening, from 7:00 pm onwards