Dare to take to the streets without a final destination in mind. Plenty of pleasure-seeking visitors have paved the way for losing yourself in Paris. Forget your map and give yourself over to the city’s streets! If you are afraid of it, remember that the extensive metro system (with helpful street maps in every station) will always be there in a pinch. An added bonus to ending up in lesser-known neighbourhoods is that locals in residential neighbourhoods will be even more kindly about helping you find your way, impressed with the adventurous spirit that has brought you to them. Sections of the city such as Belleville, La Butte-Aux-Cailles, Jules Joffrin, and Menilmontant are lesser-known areas of the city that hides treasures that make Paris the charming and enchanting destination that has captured the imagination of visitors from around the world.
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Guided Walking Tours
A guided tour may seem to contradict the idea of carefree sauntering in the city. This is why there are a few options for Paris walking tours that take into account those looking to see the city in a new way. Karen Reb Rudel is the owner and lead guide of this small boutique tour company, Sight Seeker’s Delight – Paris, offering guided tours of Paris including tours of the Marais, along the Seine, and even online. They are our guides of choice during the Let’s Eat The World – Cook’n With Class Experiences culinary tour, Week in Paris’s historical tour along the Seine, and even offer food tours to tickle your tastebuds.
Do you want more gastronomic fun on foot? Then sign up for the Cook’n with Class French Market class, which begins with a walking tour of a Paris market and ends with you making your own farm-to-table meal. You can also enjoy an Eat Like a Parisian tour on the streets of Montmartre with an expert tour guide.
Let Yourself Take a Break
Did you have your fill of urban hiking? Don’t hesitate to find a cozy spot on an outdoor terrace and let other people do the walking for you! Watching people walk by in Paris is as fun as doing the walking yourself! Take some time to sip a drink and observe the daily parade that is Paris as it passes by. Soak up the city with an alert eye while you watch Paris perform before your eyes.
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