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1-day Paris City Guide

Our 1-day Paris City Guide shows you a step-by-step time line and itinerary for your stay in Paris. Follow it and get the best of your day in the city.

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Take Metro line 8 or 13 to Invalides station
09:00-09:30 Hotel des Invalides (Museum, 9 €)

Why visit

  • Impressive building complex
  • Final resting place of Napoleon
Read more about Hotel des Invalides

Photo: feliven

Take a walk to the Eiffel Tower - 20’
09:50-11:50 Eiffel Tower (Monument, 13.1 €)

Why visit

  • The most spectacular view of Paris
  • The symbol of Paris
  • Fascinating engineering achievement
Read more about Eiffel Tower

Photo: BurgTender

Take Bus line 42 to Place de la Concorde
Take a walk to Jardin des Tuileries - 25’ in all
12:15-12:45 Tuileries Garden (Park and outdoors, Free)

Why visit

  • Beautiful public gardens
  • Famous for its great sculptures
Read more about Tuileries Garden

Photo: levork

Lunch time
Take Bus line 21 from rue Saint Honore to Cite metro station (Direction: Stade Charlety-Porte de Gentilly)
Take a walk to Notre Dame Cathedral
14:00-15:00 Notre Dame Cathedral (Church, Free)

Why visit

  • UNESCO World Heritage site
  • One of the most known cathedrals in the world
  • Beatiful example of Gothic architecture
Read more about Notre Dame Cathedral

Photo: Amol Hatwar

Take Metro line 11 from Chatelet station to Rambuteau station (Direction: Mairie des Lilas) 25’
15:25-15:55 Centre Georges Pompidou (Museum, 12 €)

Why visit

  • Unique, futuristic building
  • Crazy design with the building's structural elements on the outside
Read more about Centre Georges Pompidou

Photo: wallyg

Take Metro line 11 from Rambuteau station to Belleville station (Direction: Mairie des Lilas)
Change to Metro line 2 to Pigalle station (Direction: Porte Dauphine)
Take a walk to Sacré-Coeur - 65’ in all
17:00-17:30 Sacré-Coeur (Church, Free)

Why visit

  • One of the most recognized building in Paris
  • Beautiful Roman Catholic church
Read more about Sacré-Coeur

Photo: jotpeh

Take Metro line 2 from Pigalle station to Charles de Gaulle Etoile station (Direction: Porte Dauphine) - 75’
18:45-19:45 Champs-Elysées (Park and outdoors, Free)

Why visit

  • One of the most famous streets in the world
Read more about Champs-Elysées

Photo: wallyg

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