The Judgement of Paris: A Must-Read Book About Impressionism

The Judgement of Paris: A Must-Read Book About Impressionism

If you’re coming to Paris, or visiting any of the American museums that offer a collection French Impressionist paintings, you must read The Judgement of Paris by Ross King. It’s as good as an excellent mystery, and you’ll be spellbound as the incredible story of the birth of Impressionism in Paris unfolds. ... Read More

Skip the Crowds: 8 Tourist Places to Avoid in Paris

Skip the Crowds: 8 Tourist Places to Avoid in Paris

One of the incredible things about Paris is that it’s full of beauty everywhere you look. However, this beauty isn’t exactly a well-kept secret, and there are some places that have gotten super popular, and with good reason. They’re awesome! Though, if you’re looking to get away from the crowds, or if you’ve visited these places before and are looking for something new, we’ve got some fantastic alternatives. ... Read More

5 Great Museums in Paris (that aren’t the Louvre)

5 Great Museums in Paris (that aren’t the Louvre)

It’s no secret that there are tons of great museums in Paris. However, with the high season upon us, why wait in line at a big museum when you could be soaking in the culture one of the many smaller, but equally interesting, museums dotted throughout the city? Get the culture without the crowds by visiting some of the great museums in Paris that aren’t the Louvre. ... Read More

Atelier des Lumières and Musée Yves Saint Laurent: Visit these New Museums in Paris

Atelier des Lumières and Musée Yves Saint Laurent: Visit these New Museums in Paris

How often do you get to experience something completely unexpected and unique? As we all know, the City of Light is at the forefront of the world, with so many fantastic exhibitions and artistic events to enjoy, whether you are visiting for the first or the fifteenth time. The Paris Perfect Travel Design Team is excited to tell you about two brand new museums in Paris that have just opened their doors to a very enthusiastic public. ... Read More

Expert Advice: How to Skip the Tedious Lines at the Louvre!

Expert Advice: How to Skip the Tedious Lines at the Louvre!

Without any prior knowledge, the Louvre can be intimidating and confusing. That’s why we’ve put together some expert advice. We’ll help you make sense of this 600,000 square-foot museum and former royal palace, and most importantly, let you in on the best kept and simplest secret: how to skip the lines! ... Read More

Now is the Perfect Time to See the Rodin Museum Garden

Now is the Perfect Time to See the Rodin Museum Garden

It’s that time of year when the roses in the Rodin Museum gardens burst into bloom, creating a marvelously colorful backdrop to view Rodin’s masterpieces. Simply strolling through the garden on a spring or summer day is a sweet experience. ... Read More

Five Must See Art Exhibits in Paris this Spring

Five Must See Art Exhibits in Paris this Spring

Paris’ most revered museums house some of the finest permanent collections in the world, as well as hosting various temporary exhibitions throughout the year. Here are our top picks of the best art exhibitions you won’t want to miss in Paris this spring. ... Read More

The Picasso Museum in Paris is Open!

The Picasso Museum in Paris is Open!

Art lovers around the world have been eagerly awaiting the re-opening of the Picasso Museum in Paris. After delays, confusion and massively running over budget, one of the biggest museum events of the year has finally happened. ... Read More

The Idyllic Jardin des Tuileries in Paris

The Idyllic Jardin des Tuileries in Paris

Come along on a stroll through the beautiful Jardin des Tuileries in Paris. It’s the perfect spot to enjoy a break while exploring and shopping in the 1st arrondissement or after a visit to the Louvre Museum. Find out what to see at do during your visit to the Tuileries Gardens. ... Read More

Celebrate the Nuit Européenne des Musées!

Celebrate the Nuit Européenne des Musées!

This coming Saturday, May 17th, 2014, will see the unmissable 10th edition of the European Night of Museums. This unique evening of culture allows the public to experience museums and galleries in a different and exciting way, and the best thing about it is that entry is completely free! ... Read More

Brassaï – For the Love of Paris

Brassaï – For the Love of Paris

“Brassaï – For the Love of Paris” is an exhibition on display at the Hôtel de Ville through March 8th, 2014. If you love Paris and love photography, this is a show you won’t want to miss! ... Read More

Autumn  & Winter Art Exhibitions in Paris

Autumn & Winter Art Exhibitions in Paris

Cooler temperatures have arrived and it’s time to take a look at what’s in store for art lovers this autumn and winter in Paris. Here’s a look at some of the best shows that you won’t want to miss! ... Read More

Your Paris Perfect Sunday – Part One

Your Paris Perfect Sunday – Part One

Paris can be sleepy on Sundays when many shops and restaurants are closed. Check out part one of our three part series of how to spend a Paris Perfect Sunday! ... Read More

Canaletto à Venise at the Musée Maillol

Canaletto à Venise at the Musée Maillol

The Musée Maillol is hosting a landmark exhibition devoted to works of the Italian 18th-century artist Canaletto. Visit this charming museum in the 7th arrondissement now through February 10, 2013 to see the exhibition Canaletto à Venise C’est au Musée Maillol. ... Read More

A Visit to the Maison de Victor Hugo in Paris

A Visit to the Maison de Victor Hugo in Paris

The Maison de Victor Hugo, the house where the famous French author lived and wrote, is located in the southeast corner of beautiful Place des Vosges. Comes along as we take a look at what you’ll discover inside this intimate Paris museum. ... Read More

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