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How To: do Paris for Free

Paris! It’s usually at the top of the list for many travelers heading to Europe. Think it’s too expensive? Think again! There’s endless things to see and do in Paris that won’t cost you a penny. Just take a look!

Basilique du Sacre-Coeur

This is the star attraction of Montmartre, one of Paris’s most popular neighborhoods. Visits are free, but you’ll have to pay entry if you want to go down into the church’s crypts or up into the dome.Basilique du Sacre-Coeur

Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris

Modern art, for free! It’s a great alternative if you don’t want to dish out for the entry ticket to The Louvre. It’s just a short walk from the Alma-Marceau Station.

Père Lachaise Cemetery

Is it weird and a bit creepy that one of Paris’ most popular sights is a cemetery? You’ll find loads of famous people buried here, from iconic musicians like Jim Morrison to classic writers like Proust and Balzac.cem

Cathédrale de Notre Dame

Gothic architecture has never looked so fine! From its gruesome gargoyles to its flying buttresses, enjoy free entry to Notre Dame! Our tip: arrive early to avoid having to line up for hours to get in.

Paris’ parks

If you’re visiting Paris in the summer or spring, there’s nothing like visiting its beautiful parks… all completely free! Some of them are definitely tourist sites in their own right. Parc Monceau is a peaceful place where Monet used to find inspiration while the Canal St-Martin is the ideal spot for a river-side picnic.

Now that you know Paris is affordable book your cheap flights to Paris today.

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