New! Fully Escorted “Secrets of Paris” Tour: May 5-12, 2018

New! Fully Escorted “Secrets of Paris” Tour: May 5-12, 2018

Dreaming of Paris in Spring? We invite you to join us for the trip of a lifetime! Go beyond the beaten tourist path and enjoy exclusive private tours, behind-the-scenes VIP experiences, authentic French cafés and bistros, and remarkable museums you will not find on any other Paris tour.Don’t miss out on this fabulous experience when planning your next big French vacation. ... Read More

Secret Montmartre: An Insider’s Guide

Secret Montmartre: An Insider’s Guide

You’ve probably been to Montmartre. Perhaps you’ve had your portrait done in famous Place du Tertre and then queued for the Sacré-Cœur; maybe you’ve wandered the romantic cobbled streets before dinner and a show at the Moulin Rouge. But do you know the area like a local? ... Read More

6 Churches in Paris That Aren’t Notre Dame

6 Churches in Paris That Aren’t Notre Dame

Notre Dame may be world-famous and we’d certainly recommend a guided tour – but what about the hundreds of other beautiful churches that shine like stars in the City of Light? Religious or not, you won’t want to miss their stunning architectural features and soaring celestial heights. Here’s our guide to a handful of historic churches you might not have visited before.  ... Read More

A Winter’s Tale: Romantic Paris in December

A Winter’s Tale: Romantic Paris in December

Winter in Paris can be surprisingly romantic, with crisp blue-sky days, magical illuminations at night and even a dusting of snow. Paris Perfect’s beautiful rental apartments are an ideal base for exploring the city, combining indulgent interiors with dreamy views. For a wonderful winter getaway, one-bedroom apartment Clairette in the 7th sleeps up to four with elegant interiors and Eiffel Tower vistas. ... Read More

Why Rue des Martyrs Is The Perfect Paris Street

Why Rue des Martyrs Is The Perfect Paris Street

Beginning at the imposing columned church of Notre-Dame-de-Lorette and stretching right up into the foothills of Montmartre, Rue des Martyrs is a beloved stronghold of local community life and spirit. The street may be one of the most authentic Parisian street in the city – the hustle and bustle of hardware stores and grocery stalls mixed in with pharmacies and bookstores, florists and bakers. ... Read More

A Guide To Paris’s Covered Passages

A Guide To Paris’s Covered Passages

It’s Black Friday, so we’ve got shopping on our minds. As the days shorten and the weather gets colder, seek refuge in one of Paris’ enchanting passages couverts. These traditional antique shopping arcades are hidden in scattered locations across the 9th, 2nd and 1st arrondissements. With eclectic offerings from second-hand books and stamp collections to designer Louboutin’s, here are some of our favorite secret spots. ... Read More

Braving The Catacombs And The Dark Underworld Of Paris

Braving The Catacombs And The Dark Underworld Of Paris

Labyrinthine subterranean passages, chilling tales of macabre carryings-on and spooky anecdotes of bones transported across the city. As Halloween approaches, what better time of year to take a deep breath and plunge into the depths of the sinister Catacombs sixty feet below the surface of the bustling Parisian streets? Avoid the eternally long lines, and join us for an intrepid visit to the largest necropolis in the world. ... Read More

Our Team Share Their Favorite Festive Activities

Our Team Share Their Favorite Festive Activities

“Paris is always a good idea” – said Audrey Hepburn in Sabrina. This, we know. However, it’s magnificent in winter. There are trees draped in fairy lights, pretty festive markets, and a Christmas ambiance like no other city. Even better, many things are actually open on Christmas Day. Starting in early December the main shopping streets – and pretty much all of the stores – start putting up their Christmas decorations, giving Paris a glitzy makeover. ... Read More

5 Insider Tips On Parisian Tourist Attractions

5 Insider Tips On Parisian Tourist Attractions

Your flights are booked, your stylish Paris Perfect apartment is reserved and your bags are packed. You’re ready for a trip to Paris. Now, it’s time to plan your itinerary. You’ll likely visit tourist attractions like the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre Museum, but you might not know everything you should about the most romantic city in the world. Fear not, we’re here to guide you. ... Read More

Rue Sainte-Anne: Paris’s Little Tokyo

Rue Sainte-Anne: Paris’s Little Tokyo

Fancy visiting Little Tokyo in Paris? On a small street between the Louvre and the Opera and next to the Palais Royal is Rue Sainte-Anne. It’s home to dozens of delicious Japanese restaurants and shops. Just hop off the metro at the Pyramides station and it’s within striking distance. You’ll find yourself marveling at the charming Parisian Haussmann style buildings and their neighboring Asian restaurants. ... Read More

Fall In Love with Paris In the Fall

Fall In Love with Paris In the Fall

Paris in the fall is breathtaking. The leaves are just beginning to fade into dusky shades of coral, an energetic buzz fills the city, and the weather is still warm enough to lounge by the riverside or sip your café at an outdoor terrace. Perhaps one of the most alluring aspects of Paris in the fall is just how many events you can attend. Gourmet-obsessed? Fashion forward? ... Read More

Top 5 Parks and Gardens In Paris

Top 5 Parks and Gardens In Paris

Paris is home to some of the most beautiful and best maintained parks and incredibly amazing gardens in the world, just perfect for a stroll on a warm summer’s afternoon, a nap beside one of the many stunning fountains, to sketch away to the beauty of nature, or to let your children play and run free. Take in the stunning surroundings and enjoy leisurely visits to the green spaces located throughout the City of Light. ... Read More

The Dazzling Stained Glass Windows of Sainte-Chapelle

The Dazzling Stained Glass Windows of Sainte-Chapelle

Nothing can describe the incredible feeling you get when you step inside the stained glass kaleidoscope that is Sainte-Chapelle. Built over 800 years ago, this incredible and colorful masterpiece still stands today, welcoming awestruck visitors every single day. Come get a glimpse inside this truly unique icon of Paris, take in the magnificence, and leave truly inspired. ... Read More

Marie Antoinette’s Petit Palace in the Countryside

Marie Antoinette’s Petit Palace in the Countryside

Tucked away into the furthest corner of the Versailles grounds, the Petit Trianon, Marie Antoinette’s playground, quiety waits for visitors to discover its hidden charms. Filled with “petites folies,” or “little extravagances,” this small palace with its whimiscal gardens and “play farm” are an unexpectedly light-hearted treat after the ornate grandeur of the main Palace. ... Read More

Musée des Arts Décoratifs Celebrates Women with Travaux de Dames?

Musée des Arts Décoratifs Celebrates Women with Travaux de Dames?

Since its founding, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs has worked to pay homage to women in the arts, and in 1895, founded the Comité des Dames (Women’s Committee), a group of female patrons who fought for respect and to advance women’s artistic training. And through the evident attention to detail and thought that went into Travaux de Dames?, that beautiful tradition remains alive today. ... Read More

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