Discover local secrets & hotspots with our expert Paris tour guide

Planning your first trip to the grand city of Paris? This city has everything you could possibly be looking for on your vacation: famous architectural landmarks, stylish shopping, world renowned art and museums, charming neighborhoods, arguably the best European cuisine, and a rich history that goes back centuries. Watch our Paris video travel guides for the best tips and essential information about planning your holiday here.

Because Paris is a vast and complex city that has so much to offer, we’ve asked a knowledgeable local tourist guide to help us in creating special top lists and walking itineraries, that include popular attractions in the city center as well as hidden gems in off the beaten path areas. Cristiana Nicotera, who started guiding in Paris in 2010, loves to share her local stories and favorite Paris spots with you.

Click here to find Cristiana’s walking tours, top 10’s, and top 5’s:

Top 5 day trips from Paris

Top 10 attractions in Paris

Top 10 Alternative attractions

Top 5 parks in Paris

Top 10 Historical sites

Nightlife in Paris Tour

Top 10 Things to do in Paris

Marais walking tour in Paris

Paris Top 10 Kids attractions

Top 10 Paris Off the beaten path

Enjoy your vacation!

Moulin Rouge Show Paris

The Moulin Rouge is the number one show in Paris, if not the whole of Europe. No wonder it sells out quickly! Don't miss your chance to see the world-renowned showgirls and French Cancan dancers strut their stuff on the Moulin Rouge's historic stage.

USD 129.71$

Paris Pass

Discover the joy of sightseeing with the Paris Pass, which gives you free entry to the best attractions Paris has to offer. Save time as you skip the queues with fast track entry at many attractions, including the Louvre and Musée d'Orsay, and take advantage of special offers at various Paris restaurants and shops.

USD 140.13$

Versailles Small-Group Tour from Paris with Audio Guide

Experience the grandeur of Versailles Palace and Gardens on a small group tour from Paris. With a maximum of only eight per group, this small group trip to Versailles ensures a more intimate experience. Hotel pickup from centrally located Paris hotels is included, taking all the guess work out of your trip. You can choose from a half-day tour (independent tour), either in the morning or afternoon, or a full-day tour (guided tour). On both the half-day and full-day tours you'll also be able to wander around the garden's groves and pools. If you visit Versailles on a Saturday or Sunday during April to October, you can see the famous fountain show in the gardens. The display is accompanied by music composed at the time of Louis XIV's court.

Skip the Line: Paris Louvre Museum Guided Tour

Don't waste time waiting in queues -- take a Louvre Museum prioritized guided tour. Make a booking and jump the queue to make the most of your limited time inside the world's largest museum. After your guided tour, you can stay on if you want to and continue exploring the Louvre Museum at your leisure.

USD 61.38$

Versailles and Giverny Day Trip

See more than Paris and take a day trip to Monet's garden at Giverny and Louis XIV's palace of Versailles. The full-day tour combines the two most popular excursions from Paris in one trip. You'll explore France's royal history at the incomparably grand Versailles palace and see the gardens that inspired so many of Claude Monet's masterpieces at Giverny.

USD 208.46$