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From air conditioning to Wi-Fi, we'll take you through 20 things to consider when choosing a hotel in Paris.» read more
Arriving into Charles de Gaulle? Join the party! We'll show you how to take the train, bus, taxi or minibus to get into central Paris tout de suite!» read more
Just a one-hour train journey from Paris, Chartre boasts the Cathedral Notre-Dame de Chartres, an important sacred site since the ninth century.» read more
Visit impressionist painter Claude Monet's famous country home where he painted his famous large-scale paintings of his water lilies.» read more
The seat of power in France from 1682 until 1789, the sumptuous palace of Versailles is probably the most popular day trip from Paris.» read more
Only have one day in Paris? Here's our quick guide to seeing many of the city's big sights in one jam-packed day.» read more
We all have favorites in life, and hotel reviewing is no different. Read our editors' picks for their favorite hotels in Paris, in categories such as "Best Super Cheapo" and "Best Location."» read more
Like everyone else, we rely on guidebooks to help us make sense of the places we visit. Here, we review our favorite Paris guidebooks and share what specifically we like about each of them.» read more
A quick outline of admission charges for the city's most popular art museums, including tips for saving.» read more
Who can resist the miles of treasures inside the Louvre? The chic, winding streets of boutiques? The treasures of Paris are relentless: the Eiffel Tower, Moulin Rouge, the gargoyles of Notre Dame, the quaint cafés of Ile St-Louis, and the Tuileries and Luxembourg Gardens are only the most obvious.» read more
You might never want to leave Paris again, but if you do hunger for a quick day trip break, we've got a few suggestions: Monet's garden retreat of Giverny, the dramatic cathedral city of Chartres, and the royal palace of Versailles.» read more
A brief rundown of some of the best food options when traveling in Paris, including picks for our favorite restaurants.» read more
Judith Mahoney Pasternak divulges her Paris top secrets here, in a EuroCheapo exclusive. Read about Judith's dining and transportation suggestions, her favorite historical spot, her favorite charming spot, and her favorite multipurpose park in the City of Light.» read more
Are you arriving or departing from Paris by train? Here's a handy overview of which train stations in Paris serve which destinations.» read more
We love Paris. We love classical concerts and operas. And we love saving money. Thus, we combined our loves and put together a list of five ways to do culture in Paris à la cheapo.» read more
Judith Mahoney Pasternak is the author of "A Parent's Guide to Washington, D.C." (Mars 2002), "A Parent's Guide to New York City" (2001), and "Timeless Places: Paris" (MetroBooks 2000) a coffee-table book. Additionally, she's published books on country music, jazz, Dolly Parton, and Beethoven.» read more
Hop aboard one of Paris' city-run buses. Read about bus routes, ticket prices and more.» read more
Learn all about Paris famous Metro system, including hours of operation, tickets prices and information about stations.» read more
The city's tram service speeds passengers between the city and nearby suburbs.» read more
Spending two days in Paris? Here's our recommended two-day itinerary, covering most of the big sights in central Paris and Montmartre.» read more
Pedal around the city for (almost) free by taking part in the Vélib' bike-share program. Here's how.» read more
Are you planning to visit Paris most famous attraction? Be sure to read through our quick tips to make your visit as easy as possible.» read more
The Louvre is one of the most important museums in the world. Here are several tips for when to go, what to see, and how to make the most of your visit.» read more
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Welcome to EuroCheapo’s guide to Paris. Since 2001, we’ve been writing about ways to save on your trip to Paris, including our constantly updated list of the city's best budet hotels.
There is quite a range of small, independent and affordable hotels in Paris. The best of them offer more than simply a cheap night's sleep—they offer a warm welcome, clean room, and an opportunity to get closer to the culture. These are the hotels we're after!
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