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#1/26
Rating:
5
(4 comments)
Destination: Paris
Hanging out in grand cafes, browsing bookshelves and knocking back mean martinis - here’s how to combine a trip to Paris with a tour round the haunts of Hemingway and other 20th-century cultural icons... read more »
#2/26
Rating:
5
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Destination: Paris
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Gourmet restaurants, amazing architecture and quirky spas - when it comes to luxurious short breaks, the French capital ticks all the right boxes... read more »
#3/26
Rating:
4.666665
(9 comments)
Destination: Paris
On a recent trip to Paris I faced one short break with one very long to-do list. Here's how I managed to see it all and still have a stress-free weekend...... read more »
#4/26
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Paris
Paris by day is a wonderful place, but after dark the 'city of light' comes to life. The Eiffel Tower sparkles, the Seine is illuminated and the streets seem to glow as cosy cafés and bars beckon... read more »
#5/26
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Paris
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Most Parisians define themselves as Left Bank or Right Bank – but what about the islands in-between? Steeped in history, the Ile de la Cité and Ile St-Louis are great places to explore, eat and stay... read more »
#6/26
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Paris
Trip type: Activity, Cultural, Family
From mummies and knights in armour to rooftop encounters with gargoyles, here's how to make the most of the French capital en famille ... read more »
#7/26
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Paris
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Paris has always inspired artists and attracted art-lovers with its museums and galleries. Now, a new generation of themed hotels gives guests the chance to live and sleep among the artworks ... read more »
#8/26
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Paris
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
With its monuments, Gothic churches and bookshops, the old university district of Paris is a tourist trap. Delve deeper, and find a place where Parisians actually live. Here’s how to enjoy it in a day... read more »
#9/26
Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
Gertrude Stein, Ernest Hemingway, Jack Kerouac and F Scott Fitzgerald were among the writers who lived in Paris. Their spirit lives on in the bookshops, cafés and streets of the Left Bank... read more »
#10/26
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Paris
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Paris’s 16th arrondissement is chic, comfortable and smart. But it offers much more than just poodles and perma-tans. There’s fine architecture, wonderful museums and affordable bistros too... read more »
#11/26
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Paris
From the grunge of Montreuil to the chic antiques of Saint-Ouen, Paris has flea markets to suit every taste and budget. Even if you're not buying, their atmosphere is infectious... read more »
#12/26
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Paris
Montmartre is just a mile from the Gare du Nord where the Eurostar train will deposit you for a weekend of frankly shocking exuberance. There's a new dance in town which is not for the faint-hearted... read more »
#13/26
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Destination: Paris
Trip type: Cultural, Shopping
The Louvre is one of the world's great cultural destinations but the surrounding area also makes a perfect base for shopping and nightlife or simply lapping up chic Parisian life... read more »
#14/26
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Paris
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Paris is renowned as the ultimate destination for lovers. So what does the city of romance have to offer solo travellers in search of culture, cuisine and adventure? ... read more »
#15/26
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Paris
It's easy to work up an appetite strolling around the alluring city of Paris, but difficult to know where to eat. Read my guide to my favourite quaint and quirky eateries ... read more »
#16/26
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Destination: Paris
Paris is increasingly expensive but my guide shows where, and how, a food-loving retiree (of limited means) managed to eat well on a 2-day culture trip!... read more »
#17/26
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Destination: Paris
Why be just another tourist in a hotel when you could rent a Montmartre loft flat or Left Bank penthouse and experience Paris like a native? Here's how to live la vie parisienne - at least briefly...... read more »
#18/26
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Rating:
3.5
(2 comments)
Destination: Paris
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
See Paris from a very different angle, coming eye to eye with ancient skeletons or walking through the city's sewers... read more »
#19/26
Rating:
3.5
(2 comments)
Destination: Paris
Paris evokes images of l'amour, romantic dinners, strolls along the Seine, fine wines... and far too much to see and do. To make the most of a short city break, follow the tips of one who is smitten... read more »
#20/26
Rating:
3
(1 comment)
Destination: Paris
Cool off in the sticky Parisian summer by exploring one of the French capital’s historic waterways or relaxing by a 19th-century pleasure lake... read more »
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