Le Petit-Paris Things to Do
Zone 1 and Zone 2
I suppose that there is not a single place that should be missed in Paris, everything has it's own importance and beauty. There are beautiful buildings from historical ones to the modern found in La Defense,and gardens and I suppose numerous restaurants.
This city comprises of beauty from both historical and modern point of view,you need to visit it, to explore it's beauty. This is the city that I visit everyday and still find that I am to explore something more.
Le Petit-Paris Restaurants
Donot miss the real "french food" and...
Well! it's easier to find french restaurant all over Paris, there are many in Bastille and St.Michel.
There is one in Plais de Italie, a restaurant from Normandie , a small one with a beautiful ambience.
Favorite Dish: Try any dish with canard(duck), it's mouth watering.Related to:
- Food and Dining
Le Petit-Paris Nightlife
An evening in Paris..
Well! Evening of Paris is world famous, there's always something or the other that keeps on going it's a destination for people of all taste,age and liking.
Here you have varieties of things to do from watching sports, theatre,spectacle, music shows,opera alot many things.
There are numerous bars and discotheques to satisfy all kinds of people from rich class to mediocre.
I prefer walking near the Seine and taking a tour at night on the boats, it's really beautiful.I suppose must do activities by all tourists.Related to:
- Luxury Travel
Le Petit-Paris Transportation
Up to 25 years of age, on showing the student card, students benefit from special discounts on train fares, movie theatres etc. Be sure to always ask for special student rates.
If you plan on using the RER a lot, a Carte Orange for any zone, allowing unlimited use of the RER for a month (91.75 euros ) or a week (27.65 euros),it is for 1to 5 zone, you can buy for any number oof zones too,it's very economical.
There are also tickets that allow the use of the whole network for a day, called Mobilis which cost 11.70 euros .
The weekend tickets for under 26 years olds costs around 6.70 euros for all the zones.Related to:
Le Petit-Paris Shopping
paradise of perfume
Valee de Europe, here you will find all brands..world known as well as french mark.
ATTETION: Commercial Center is closed on sunday so better go on Saturday or weekdays so that you can take the pleasure of commercial center and village too.
What to buy: Perfumes,Cheese,Wine and Cosmetics
Perfumes and Cosmetiques from "Yves Rocher" and "Sephora"
Yves Rocher is good brand and affordable too
Wine from 'Nicolas"
What to pay: Well... male partners be careful, your partner will make you bankrupt ;-)
Le Petit-Paris Local Customs
Kissing on cheeks
Well, it's quiet common in france to greet a girl or women by kissing on the cheeks, quiet uncommon from asian culture.
Here, people are very formal and courteous so donot forget to add Please or "Sil Vous Plait" on every sentence,most of the sentences ends with sil vous plait
Le Petit-Paris Tourist Traps
Be careful while travelling in crowded metros or RER's and also near tourist places like Eiffel Tower e.t.c, with your purses,bags and other valuable stuff, especially if you are standing near the door of a metro or RER
Always choose a compartment in RER's with some people already sitting in it, never stay alone.
Avoid standing alone and waiting for a metro or RER's.
Be cautious at station like Gare de Nord,Gare de Lyon and Chatalet.
Unique Suggestions: It's sensible waiting for a train on a platform instead of inside an empty compartment or with few people.
Avoid above mentioned station very late nite.
Le Petit-Paris Sports & Outdoors
It's quiet common site to see people on rollers, of all age group,you cannot resist yourself from trying it once.
The ultimate experience for roller skating-fans : Get to know Paris by night on roller skates
Le Petit-Paris Favorites
Favorite thing: If you enjoy visiting museums, admission is usually free on the first Sunday of the month. However, you will always get student discounts. Pariscope (a "what’s on in Paris") always has the latest information(available on all bookstore) about museums, cinemas, expositions, theatre, parks and in general what's happening in Paris and the suburbs.
Cinema: Costing around 7.5 euros (you can have a discount with a student card)