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10 Local Things to Do in Paris


by Umut Çakmak

1. Parc de la Vilette free open air cinema

In July and August you can make your Paris evenings great. Only thing that you need to do is catch a free film at the open-air cinema at the Parc de la Villette. But don’t forget, only if you sit on the grass is free. If you want a deckchair, it is €7.

2. Late Night Picnic at the Square du Vert-Galant

Midnights in Paris is one of the most beautiful midnights in Paris. If you want to make these nights more beautiful, go down to the Square du Vert-Galant with a bottle of wine. The cosy park is located on the western tip of the Ile de la Cite and you can reach by taking the stairs down from Pont Neuf.

3. The Indispensable Le Louvre Musemum

Visiting Le Louvre Museum is one of the things that you shouldn’t miss when you go to Paris. Le Louvre is opening its magical doors to you. You will see ancient sculptures, La Joconde, Ies Noces de Cana and so more with the stories and histories of them at Le Louvre Museum.

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4. Cour Damoye, 11th Road Trip

There is a little cobbled street at de la Bastille, la cour Damoye, which is sheltered away from cars, boutiques and bars. At the creation of this street, it was designed for courtyard housed artists’ workshops. Today, there are communication agencies, galleries and chic small houses.

5. The crème de la creme

If you are lovers of fruit puddings and dessert, you should go to Des Gateaux et du Pain. There are different things according to season. You can find it at 63 boulevard Pasteur, 15th.

6. The I Love You Wall

The I Love You Wall (Le mur des je t’aime) which covers 416 square feet, was created by two artists who visited neighbors for learning the meaning of “love” in different languages. Todayyou can find “I love you” in 311 different languages on the wall.

7. Belleville Street Art Tour

You will see the overall picture of graffiti-street art culture and you will get these knowledge directly from the artists and from the streets while you walk around neighborhoods.

8. Flight Experience

You will feel like you are the caption of a Boeing 737-800NG with this amazing flight experience. This experience is designed for general public by using advanced technologies and can be customized from customer to customer based on their wishes.

9. Visit the Emblematic District of Saint-German

Walk around this mythical, emblematic and full of stories district of Saint-Germain. At every corner you'll meet writers, artists and real parisians. Saint-Germain is a cliché of Paris, you'll fall in love with it. To finish the tour, have a drink in the most famous café of Saint-Germain.

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10. Hidden Montmartre

Join for a tour of Montmartre from Moulin Rouge to Sacré Coeur. Feel like a real Parisian Titi and follow the steps of Amélie Poulain, Dalida and all the famous painters from Picasso to Dali, who lived there. You will be walking up Montmartre narrow streets, discovering its wine yards, gardens and pieces of art.

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