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  • An Expansive, Light-Filled Loft in the Historic Latin Quarter

    An Expansive, Light-Filled Loft in the Historic Latin Quarter

    Housed in a former chocolate factory in the charming Latin Quarter, this 4 bedroom apartment features rows upon rows of windows and a glass-topped roof. We couldn’t think of a better place to enjoy the City of Light than in an apartment flooded with light! Consider this spacious apartment for your next family or group vacation to Paris!

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  • Saint Estèphe – A Fresh 2 Bedroom Apartment in the Heart of the Marais!

    Saint Estèphe – A Fresh 2 Bedroom Apartment in the Heart of the Marais!

    The Saint Estèphe is a lovely 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom apartment rental situated in one of the most desirable and hip neighborhoods of Paris – Le Marais. With so much unique history, culture, shopping, museums and landmarks at your fingertips, you’ll never run out of things to discover. Consider this 3rd arrondissement charmer for your upcoming trip to Paris!

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  • The 6 Most Romantic Paris Apartments for Lovebirds!

    The 6 Most Romantic Paris Apartments for Lovebirds!

    Magical balconies, Eiffel Tower views and plush interiors – these are all features of our most romantic apartments. Here are the perfect Parisian hideaways for you and your loved one, with intimacy and beauty all wrapped into one beautiful space. If you’re planning a honeymoon, anniversary, wedding or a getaway, you won’t want to miss this romantic list!

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  • Why the Château de Chantilly is the Perfect Day Trip from Paris

    Why the Château de Chantilly is the Perfect Day Trip from Paris

    Just 45 minutes from Paris by train, the Château de Chantilly makes for a wonderful day trip to the sprawling French countryside. Exquisitely preserved and almost entirely unchanged since the 1800s, this fairytale castle not only houses the second largest collection of antique paintings after the Louvre, but also an internationally acclaimed equestrian center!

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  • Travel Back in Time at the Musée Gustave Moreau

    Travel Back in Time at the Musée Gustave Moreau

    Big names like the Louvre and Musée d’Orsay certainly deserve their good reputation, but there’s so much to discover in the small museums of Paris. At the Musée Gustave Moreau, you’ll dive into the past, discovering Moreau’s family home and art studio. Peer into the fantastical mind of this Symbolist painter, known for his elaborate settings and mythological subjects!

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  • Say Happy Mother’s Day with Flowers, French Delicacies & More!

    Say Happy Mother’s Day with Flowers, French Delicacies & More!

    Surprising Mom with a trip to Paris is one way to celebrate Mother’s Day, but why not go the extra mile with some exclusive guest services? Have your Paris apartment fridge stocked with French goodies before arrival, or go the classic route with fresh flowers and pastries – all hand delivered by your very own Paris Perfect Travel Design Team!

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  • Get Inspired on a Week-Long Painting Retreat in Provence!

    Get Inspired on a Week-Long Painting Retreat in Provence!

    Have you ever dreamed of painting the landscapes of Provence ‘en plein air’ or exploring some of the most charming medieval villages in the South of France? Well, now’s your chance to make those dreams come true! This June, spend a week in a Provençal villa, soaking up the breathtaking views and receiving expert coaching from a professional artist.

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  • Finding the Perfect Parisian Décor for 25 Place Dauphine

    Finding the Perfect Parisian Décor for 25 Place Dauphine

    Our brand new flagship location, 25 Place Dauphine, is almost ready for its grand opening. Now that the tricky renovation work is completed, it’s time for the fun part – decorating! Follow along on Paris Perfect founder Maddy’s design journey, from shopping for the perfect chairs to selecting the right finishing touches to achieve that quintessential Paris Perfect look!

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  • The “Petit Bijou” is Finished! Can You Believe the Transformation?

    The “Petit Bijou” is Finished! Can You Believe the Transformation?

    Many of you have been eagerly waiting to see the final reveal of the studio apartment that has been going through a remarkable renovation and remodeling in Paris. I knew it was going to be gorgeous, but it was better than I could imagine! So, without further ado, let me be the first to introduce you to the beautiful new Cremant de Bourgogne!

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  • Shopping on a Rainy Day in Paris in the Galerie Vivienne

    Shopping on a Rainy Day in Paris in the Galerie Vivienne

    Sheltered from rainy weather and lined with gorgeous tile mosaic floors, the Galerie Vivienne is a must-see in Paris. It also has some wonderful shops, from clothing to books, home decor and gifts. Take a peek inside this 19th century covered passage and you’ll see why it’s still the perfect rainy day activity, even after 200 years!

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  • Treasure Hunting at the Rue Cler Brocante Market

    Treasure Hunting at the Rue Cler Brocante Market

    One of the pleasures of spending time in Paris is stumbling by chance on a wonderful flea market. That’s what happened recently on rue Cler when we went out to do a bit of food shopping on our favorite market street. Set up all along the street were stalls with all sorts of vintage and antique treasures to discover!

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  • Madelyn’s Favorite Pastry Shop in the 7th Arrondissement

    Madelyn’s Favorite Pastry Shop in the 7th Arrondissement

    Every morning, on her way to finish up design details at Place Dauphine, Madelyn stops into her favorite bakery to pick up some lunch. What she finds herself doing instead is drooling over all the amazing pastries in the desert cases! Come along with Madelyn inside Les Gourmandises d’Eiffel, one of the best pastry shops in the 7th arrondissement!

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  • 5 Amazing Books You Need to Read Before Visiting Paris!

    5 Amazing Books You Need to Read Before Visiting Paris!

    Nothing can make Paris come alive more than reading a book about it. Whether it’s a memoir of self-discovery, a novel, or even a cookbook, you’ll prepare your mind for the exciting sites, tastes and cultural experiences that make Paris a truly special travel destination. Take a peek at our top 5 books to read before coming to Paris!

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  • How to Get to Paris’ Largest Flea Market – An Insider’s Guide

    How to Get to Paris’ Largest Flea Market – An Insider’s Guide

    If you love digging for secondhand trinkets or shopping for gorgeous French antiques from bygone eras, then you must visit the Marché aux Puces de Saint-Ouen, or Les Puces, for short. Since it’s the largest flea market in the world, it can be a bit tricky to navigate, so be sure to bookmark these expert tips!

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  • Public Transportation in Paris – Everything You Need to Know

    Public Transportation in Paris – Everything You Need to Know

    Metro, bus, RER, zones, maps and tickets! Do these words make you feel anxious? It can be quite overwhelming to figure out the Paris transportation system, especially on your first trip. This blog post will give you a run-down of the system in easy-to-understand terms, so you can feel more confident getting from point A to point B!

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  • See 300 Years of Stunning Fashions in the Chicest City on Earth!

    See 300 Years of Stunning Fashions in the Chicest City on Earth!

    As one of the most important fashion capitals of the world, is there any place better than Paris to see an incredible fashion exhibition? Spanning three centuries and showcasing 300 exquisite garments, Fashion Forward, now showing at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, is an event that fashion lovers and costume design enthusiasts won’t want to miss!

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  • From Paris to Cannes in a 2CV – The Ultimate Road Trip!

    From Paris to Cannes in a 2CV – The Ultimate Road Trip!

    Sometimes an adventure is too exciting not to share! Starting on May 8th, you can be part of an 8-day, guided 2CV rally around France, from Paris to Cannes. You’ll stop off in some of the most charming French villages and search for clues to riddles along the way – talk about the road trip of a lifetime!

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  • Shakespeare & Company Café: Books + Coffee = A Match Made in Heaven!

    Shakespeare & Company Café: Books + Coffee = A Match Made in Heaven!

    Nothing goes together quite as perfectly as a good book and a fresh cup of coffee or tea. Add to that a view over Notre Dame Cathedral, and you’ve reached one version of Parisian heaven. The famous English language bookstore, Shakespeare & Company, recently opened a stellar coffee shop that’s a must-visit for all book and coffee lovers!

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  • Whipped Cream Heaven Can Be Found on Rue Cler!

    Whipped Cream Heaven Can Be Found on Rue Cler!

    Believe it or not, there’s a café on Rue Cler dedicated entirely to the art of whipped cream! It’s called Maison de la Chantilly and it’s fabulous. If you’re looking for a way to satisfy your sweet tooth, but you’ve already had your fill of traditional Parisian pastries, be sure to stop here for some light, fluffy, whipped goodness!

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  • How to Make Philippe’s Famous Boeuf Bourguignon Recipe

    How to Make Philippe’s Famous Boeuf Bourguignon Recipe

    We have a very special (and delicious!) treat for readers of the Paris Perfect Blog today as we’re sharing the recipe for Philippe’s famous Boeuf Bourguignon. This classic French dish from Burgundy is a favorite in our family, and Philippe is sharing his secret recipe for all of you. Take a look behind the scenes as well in a video to see Philippe shopping for ingredients in Paris and making his famous Boeuf Bourguignon!

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  • Luscious Leek & Prosciutto Quiche with Gruyère & Dill

    Luscious Leek & Prosciutto Quiche with Gruyère & Dill

    To celebrate the arrival of Spring, try your hand at this easy, crust-free quiche, featuring a seasonal favorite – leeks. Sweet and buttery when cooked, leeks pair well with the assertive flavors of gruyère cheese and prosciutto. This recipe is full of luscious flavors, but will leave you feeling light and energetic, perfect for enjoying the Springtime weather!

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  • Food, Wine and a Really Good Time with Paris Perfect!

    Food, Wine and a Really Good Time with Paris Perfect!

    Recently, Paris Perfect invited a group of local Paris writers, bloggers and photographers to an afternoon of fun activities and great conversation. On the agenda was a cooking class and wine tasting session, all set inside our stunning Margaux apartment. With such great company and such a gorgeous setting, we couldn’t have asked for a better gathering!

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  • Have You Heard the Exciting News? Introducing 25 Place Dauphine!

    Have You Heard the Exciting News? Introducing 25 Place Dauphine!

    Have you heard our news about our most exciting project? We are thrilled to introduce 25 Place Dauphine – our new flagship location in the heart of Paris! After an incredible two year restoration, we’re just about ready to open the doors to 25 Place Dauphine, which is home to seven gorgeous vacation apartment rentals, all with views overlooking the charming Place Dauphine. Find out more here!

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  • Perfect Renovation-Ready Marais Apartment for Sale in Paris

    Perfect Renovation-Ready Marais Apartment for Sale in Paris

    Searching for that perfect apartment to buy in Paris? Want a property you can transform into your dream pied-à-terre? Love the Marais? If you answered yes to those questions, we may have found just the right apartment for you in Paris. It’s renovation ready, but has so much potential. Take a look and see if this property for sale could be your new home away from home in Paris!

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  • Live Like a King – Place des Vosges Apartment for Sale!

    Live Like a King – Place des Vosges Apartment for Sale!

    If you’ve been dreaming of living in Paris, then we’ve found a stunning apartment where you can truly live like royalty. Set in the beautiful Place des Vosges in the Marais, one of the prettiest squares in Paris, this two bedroom property is a rare find. With the strong US dollar now is a great time to buy property in Paris. This remarkable apartment will sell quickly, so contact us to find out more!

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