BEST TIME TO TRAVEL

March to May: Paris comes alive in spring with beautiful flora all around. February to April is excellent for outdoor activities like cycling, walking, picnics and more. This is the peak season for tourists visiting Paris as the weather is at its best. June to August: Summer time in Paris is when the city receives more than eight hours of sunshine daily. However, there can be unexpected showers so remember to carry a folding umbrella with you at all times. Light cotton clothes, hats, sunscreen, sunglasses and a bottle of water are some other things you need to carry if tr... READ MORE

COOL

DECEMBER - FEBRUARY

1°C

HOT

JUNE - AUGUST

20°C

RAINY

SEPTEMBER - DECEMBER

10°C

GETTING IN

FLIGHT

Being the capital of the most visited country in the world, Paris witnesses a lot of tourist activity. There are a total of three international airports in Paris, namely Charles de Gaulle International Airport (Roissy), Orly International Airport and Beauvais (Aéroport de Beauvais Tillé). 

An added air transport facility in Paris is the airline shuttle service run by Air France, which includes shuttle flights between the airports. When flying, be sure to reach well ahead of the flight timings as the airports are crowded most of the time.

GOING AROUND

Metro

METRO

The Paris Metro is one of the most sophisticated subway systems in the world and also the second busiest metro system in Europe. There are 16 metro lines operational in the city with trains running from 5:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. The service is excellent with good frequency of trains arriving every 2 to 3 minutes. You have a large choice of different passes, all of which are priced differently, depending on the duration, frequency of use, and the five concentric zones of the Parisian region. 
The prices are: 1 ticket=€1.80, Carnet of 10 tickets full fare=€14.10, Carnet of 10 tickets reduced fare (children < 10)=€7.05, 1-day-ticket ‘Mobilis’ full fare Zone 1+2=€7.00, 1-day-ticket ‘Mobilis full fare Zone 1-3=€9.30, 1-day-ticket ‘Jeunes’ Zone 1-3 (only valid on SAT/SUN/public holidays, only for age group under 26)=€3.5.

 

NEIGHBOURHOOD GUIDES

IMPORTANT CONTACTS

Police17
Fire18
Tourist Police+33 1 40 50 70 70
International Hospital112