General


Facts of Paris

Paris is the capital of France; 2.153.600 people live in this city. But when you include the suburbs the inhabitant’s number increases to 12 million people. Paris is famous for its many highlights: monuments, museums, restaurants, fashion and its city landscape at the Seine.

Sights in Paris

There are plenty sights in Paris. The main sight in Paris is of course the Eiffel tower. Furthermore is Paris known for its world-famous churches as the Sacré-Coeur and the Notre-Dame cathedral. There are also lots of museums; over 150! You will find art museums but also museums about science or international cultures. Curious? Read more about the sights and activities in Paris.

Hotels, restaurants and cafés in Paris

Hotels, restaurants and cafés and in Paris are very welcoming because of there warm atmosphere. In Paris you will find lots of cute and cozy bars and restaurants. While searching for accommodation in Paris, you will realize that there are lots of varying and nice places to find. Do you want to know which places are worth a visit for drinking or dining or are you looking for a nice place to stay the night? Read more about hotels, restaurants and bars in Paris.

Background of Paris

Paris was conquered by Julius Caesar in 52 before Christ. Slowly little villages developed around the little islands of the Seine, those were called the Parissii. Are you curious how Paris grew to the big city it has become nowadays and why Paris keeps developing and growing? Read more about the economy and politics in Paris.

Climate of Paris

Paris had a continental climate which is characterized by warm and sunny summers, moderate winters and it has no extreme temperatures. The average temperature in July is about 25°C. In winter the temperature drops until an average temperature of 2°C in January. Would you like to know when it rains in Paris? Or are you curious which months would be best to visit Paris? Read more about the climate in Paris.

Practical information about Paris

When you are going on a holiday, it is pleasant to be well prepared. The monetary unit is the Euro; but will you find lots of ATMs? Do for example taxi drivers and waiters expect you to tip them? And how much can you expect to pay for a hotel in Paris? Click for more practical information about Paris and find out what you should know about Paris before you leave for your actual trip.