Europe Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Favorite district to stay in Paris for first-timer?

Jump to last reply

Well, we're holding tickets for October in Paris, and we're thinking about the first 2 nights taking the train to Bayeaux and then 5 nights in Paris.

In Rome this year, we loved staying at the Residenza Canali, because we could walk out the door and be on an antique, cobblestone street filled with stores and were near the sites.

So what area would be best for first-timers to Paris? We at first considered near the Eiffel Tower because friends have suggested that, but now I'm not sure. We've found a few apartments that look good, too, but I'd like to narrow down the district before we decide on specific hotel or apartment.

We'd love to be able to walk most places. We plan on seeing the Louvre, the Eiffel Tower, Rue Cler Market, Notre Dame, Arc de Triomphe, Les Invalides, and love little out-of-the-way places to explore.

What are your pros and cons of each area for a Paris first-timer? And do you have a favorite place to stay? We'd love to pay under $150-$175 per night.

Thanks!

58 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report A bit MORE of the Camino de Santiago
  2. 2 Day trips from Bologna
  3. 3 Think twice before booking a trip with Grand Circle.
  4. 4 Trip Report Paris in black and white
  5. 5 Swiss Air seat assignments
  6. 6 Best time of day to get tickets to the Anne Frank Haus?
  7. 7 Hotels in Madrid Spain
  8. 8 Terrorism in Europe
  9. 9 Avis De Contravention (speeding ticket) dispute/appeal?
  10. 10 Getting from airport to hotel in Prague
  11. 11 Trip Report Our Adventure to the Southeast of England and London
  12. 12 How did YOU get to Puglia?
  13. 13 Vacation in Spain ,Madrid-Sevilla-Cadiz-!Cordova-Lisboa
  14. 14 Grad Schools in London?
  15. 15 Vicenza day trip - can we walk everywhere?
  16. 16 Any last things i might need to know for our trip??
  17. 17 What will happen if I do not pay the penalty of ATAF bus in Florence
  18. 18 Reina Sofia guided tour?
  19. 19 What is the best way to tour the Bosphorus
  20. 20 Poland (Krakow)/ Prague from Leipzig
  21. 21 Brussels / 2 nights / looking for insider tips
  22. 22 Which area in Florence - Santa Croce or near Duomo?
  23. 23 Trip Report Mama Mia Italy!
  24. 24 Driving from Amboise to Dinan--advice needed
  25. 25 Trip Report Chasing the Tour de France 2014
View next 25 » Back to the top