12 Francophile Gifts to Buy your Paris-Loving Friends and Family

12 Francophile Gifts to Buy your Paris-Loving Friends and Family

Who doesn’t love a little piece of Paris? Whether it’s Christmas, New Year or Valentine’s Day, a reminder of the City of Light makes a special present. At Paris Perfect we’ve rounded up 12 Francophile gifts for your family and friends – or just treat yourself. Most brands have global branches and can be purchased online, so you don’t even have to visit France to buy them – although a Paris shopping trip is always a good idea! ... Read More

15 Fine-Dining Restaurants in the 7th Arrondissement: Where to Eat near the Eiffel Tower

We’re often asked where to eat near the Eiffel Tower, specifically for fine-dining restaurants in the 7th arrondissement close to our chic Paris Perfect apartment rentals. Whether you’re keen foodies seeking a memorable meal or looking for somewhere to celebrate a special occasion, here are 15 of our favorites to whet your appetite. Remember, our helpful concierge service can make restaurant reservations for you or many venues can be booked via website and app The Fork. Bon appétit! ... Read More

Made in Paris Fashion: Discovering the City’s Dedicated Designers

Paris is undoubtedly the fashion capital of the world. To observe the never-ending catwalk along the streets of the rive droite’s Marais and the left bank’s Saint Germain is to be reminded of just how stylish the city’s residents are. It’s no wonder that iconic French designers including Christian Dior, Coco Chanel, Hubert de Givenchy and Yves Saint Laurent found their muse in Paris’ ethereal beauty, dressing some of the most haute Parisiennes. Modern-day designers followed suit, inspired by the elegance of the city and the casually composed attitude towards fashion that is so characteristically French. ... Read More

Here are 8 Great Annual Winter Events in Paris

Are you considering a winter trip to Paris? There is no “bad” time to visit the city, and includes when the temperatures drop. More than just admiring the holiday decor (it IS pretty awesome), winter in Paris will have even the most cold-weather-phobic ready to jump on a plane. Grab your boots, throw on a scarf and discover some of the annual winter events in Paris that make the city feel alive despite the chill. ... Read More

15 French Desserts to Eat in Paris that will Satisfy your Sweet Tooth

The French have a passion for pastries, cakes and chocolates and have created some of the world’s most sensational sweets. We’ve selected 15 tempting desserts to eat in Paris. It would be a sin to leave town without trying at least half of these heavenly treats! ... Read More

A Dozen Classic Savory French Dishes you should Order in Paris

Drawing on centuries of tradition, authentic French cuisine is famous for its finesse and flavor. Make the most of your trip by sampling some of the nation’s iconic culinary offerings, which turn eating into an art form. We’ve selected 12 classic savory French dishes to order while you’re visiting Paris. ... Read More

Watch what it’s like to Buy and Renovate an Apartment in Paris

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to buy and renovate an apartment in Paris? Perhaps it’s your dream to own a home in the City of Light or maybe you have a general interest in real estate renovation. Either way, you’ll love the videos series we’ve created showing the transformation process of our latest fractional offering from Paris Perfect Shared! ... Read More

Renovating a Paris Apartment: Some of our Favorite Transformation Stories

If you love travel and interior design, you’ll discover your happy place staying at our elegant Paris Perfect holiday rentals. Whether you’re renovating a Paris apartment – or just keen to redecorate your home – you’ll find plenty of inspiring styling ideas. Here we’ve selected our favorite transformation stories, showing how some of our chic apartments have been revamped. Distressed before but divine after, they might encourage you to buy property in Paris and embark on your own exciting reno! ... Read More

Art in Paris: Famous French Artists and Where to Find their Works

Discovering art in Paris is a treat, with glorious museums and galleries in stunning settings. Given the country’s rich history of art, it makes sense to seek out famous French artists while you’re here. We’ve rounded up some top names and the best spots to find their works, guaranteed to please keen culture vultures. ... Read More

Buying for Baby: A Dozen Darling Children’s Shops in Paris

The gorgeous children’s shops in Paris are heaven for parents or travelers seeking great gifts for family and friends. France is famous for chic kids’ fashion and décor, with lots of niche brands in the capital creating stylish designs. We’ve picked 12 of the best boutiques for babies, infants, tweens and teens, near our central Paris Perfect vacation apartments. ... Read More

Now is Time to Start Planning Your Christmas in Paris and Alsace

Where has the year gone? Kids are back to school, days are getting shorter and pumpkin-flavored everything is hitting the shelves. The holiday season will be here before we know it! Christmas in Paris, Alsace and all of France is truly special. From the food to the lights to the shopping, it’s an unforgettable experience and an amazing gift to give yourself and loved ones. ... Read More

8 Great Annual Fall Events in Paris You Shouldn’t Miss

Marking the end of summer holidays, La Rentrée – “the return” – is an exciting time to visit the French capital. We’ve rounded up eight unmissable fall events in Paris, capturing the cultural highs and sociable festivals of this full-filled season. ... Read More

10 Reasons to Love the Crémant, the Latest Paris Perfect Shared Apartment

We love a great transformation story, and it doesn’t get much better than the Crémant apartment. This ugly duckling was transformed into a swan, thanks to Huff Harrington. The incredible interior design team out of Atlanta has worked its magic on several of our properties, including the Beaune and Cairanne. ... Read More

Guide to the Most Picture Perfect Paris Métro Station Entrances

Paris Métro station entrances are famous worldwide for their beauty. French architect Hector Guimard produced the first generation of entries between 1900 and 1913. His elegant cast-iron and glass creations, with eye-catching lettering, were designed in the Art Nouveau style and became known as the style Métro. ... Read More

Your Guide to the Prettiest Insta-Famous Spots in Paris

Paris is a city brimming with gorgeous places that fill your feed, but if you’re looking to find a different vantage point on a classic sight, or something a little different, we’ve put together a list of 10 of the prettiest Insta-famous spots in Paris: five can’t-miss classics and five more obscure places. And don’t forget to check out some of our most Instagramable apartments, as well as some of the Paris Instagram accounts we love. ... Read More

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