travelgrove Travel Tips
 

Take a bottle of water with you, Paris, France

 
10
    
Legend
  • General travel tip
  • City center
Distance from city center: n/a
danpop's pictureby danpop General travel tip
added on the 30th of June, 2009
If you visit Paris by foot during summer, or when the temperatures are really really high, you better take with yourself a bottle of water. The fact is that at certain landmarks the only water you can find is from streets salesmen. They sell you the water not with a 50% price increase, this is still bearable, but with prices that are a few times bigger than the ones in the store. So why pay the unneeded money?

 
Louvre free of charge for art studentsDancing funny man
 
 
 
General
tips

Recent travel tips for Paris

  • Use the Metro when in Paris
    The Metro system is extensive and inexpensive. Ask for the best ticket value. [...]
    D: n/a00
  • Paris City Passport
    Paris City Passport is a very useful little booklet. It contains coupons that give you a discount to more than thirty places including museums, shops, shows, restaurants, attractions etc. You can use one coupon only once and, to be honest, [...]
    D: n/a10
  • Louvre free of charge for art students
    If you want to visit Louvre and you're an art student, then I have a good news for you: the entry is for free. But be careful, not every kind of student has this privilege, only students at Art, Sculpture, or anything that resembles Art. [...]
    D: n/a00
  • Formula 1 location on Champs-Élysées
    If you are lucky and arrive during Formula 1 season, you can see and hear live the formula 1 commentary made from a really nice location on Avenue des Champs-Élysées. This is own by Renault so it's most likely that you'll also see there a [...]
    D: 0.8mi10
  • View from Arc de Triomphe on Eiffel Tower
    Many say that the view from Arc de Triomphe over Paris is much more interesting and nicer than the view from the Eiffel Tower. I must disagree with this statement, even if I heard it myself. The truth is that from the 50 meters of the Arc [...]
    D: 1.3mi00

Things about Paris you may be interested in

 
 
 
guides

Recommended

Paris Travel guide

Paris, the city of love, fashion and perfume has been receiving visitors for decades. They come here to discover art, history, a way of life, romance or to discover themselves. So much has been written about Paris that it would be hard to write anything new, still there are a few things that might arouse your interest. [...]
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Vienna, Austria
If you are in Vienna don't miss the Hundertwasserhaus. It's really interesting!
Sightseeing: Hundertwasserhaus

Malaga, Spain
This is an awesome restaurant right by the beach. It's all about seafood and I would not exactly call it, great atmosphere or a place to go to...
Food: El Tintero II

 

Athens, Greece
Visit the museums of Athens in the lunch time, because the heat is at it´s maxmium during that time. PLan to visit all the other ancient buildings...
General: What you can see at the birthplace of democracy

Hermosillo, Mexico
The city is too hot. most of the places have good air conditioning but walking 10 minutes outside in summer is a torture.
General: Too hot

 

Mogadishu, Somalia
Full of povety not safe choose another destination
General: Do not go

Masandra, Ukraine
Abends ist am Strand immer viel los. Es gibt viele Rastaurants und viele kleine Spielkasinos für Kinder.
General: Strand und Rastaurants

 

Anaheim, California
What else would you do in Anaheim other than going to Disneyland. This is the perfect place for the family. Although, I would only go there with...
Family & Fun: Disneyland

Montgomery, Alabama
The Alabama State Capitol Building is the first thing that you should visit in Montgomery. The building has witnessed events such as the...
Sightseeing: Alabama State Capitol Building

 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
If you want scary, real scary, than the best place to visit is the Eastern State Penitentiary at Halloween. That’s where I went with friends...
Family & Fun: Eastern State Penitentiary

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Q Bar is considered a posh and upscale bar. He bar is beautiful artistic decorations and they also serve many different kinds of drinks apart from...
Night Life & Entertainment: Q Bar in Ho Chi Minh City

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*