• Le Marais - the coolest neighborhood in the world
    • Rue de Bretagne - so fun to walk down, sit in a cafe, shop at the cheese, wine, etc, shops.. such a fun street
    • Le Marché des Enfants Rouges - amazing outdoor/covered market on Bretagne
  • Père Lachaise Cemetery
  • St. Merri Cathedral - Next to the Pompidou - has free music on saturday nights and sunday afternoons. we unfortunately saw a solo oboist. cool experience, but painful music to sit through. maybe sit by the back so you can easily escape if the music sucks. FREE!


  • Musée D'anatomie Delmas-Orfila-Rouvière - anatomical museum
  • Orsay Museum - Obvious choice, everyone recommended. Nice to go on Thursday night when it's open late, no lines!
  • Sainte-Chapelle - Centre des monuments nationaux - Dinah - amazing stained glass
  • Rodin Museum
  • Pompidou - Obviously, everyone recommended it and it was great. Mom went twice!
  • Musée Nissim de Camondo - old Jewish family mansion, Dinah’s rec
  • Versailles - amazing place, dumbest experience ever... although we outsmarted it by taking a tour of the kings chambers and opera house right off the bat, skipped all the lines!


  • Derrier - Super fun spot.
  • La Cidrerie du Marais
  • La Terrasse des Archives - super easy and delicious place. we ate here three times!
  • Les Bascou - Le Marais - VERY French , in many ways

Still To Do:

  • Chateau de Fontainebleau - go here instead of stupid Versailles
  • Paris flower market gets taken over by an avian market on Sundays... what?
  • Etched Mirror Salons of Laperouse restaurant
  • Restaurant le Jules Verne - Restaurant in the Eiffel Tower
  • Robert & Louise - was booked every time we tried - must be amazing :)
  • Musée Edith Piaf - what it sounds like. Free and open by appointment.
  • Le Clown Bar
  • Le Lavomatic - laundromat speakeasy - 30 rue René, Boulanger, 10e - La Maraise
  • Les Puces de Saint-Ouen - Flea Market day trip, take the train, but quite a trek (Dinah’s reco) - Only open on Sat, Sun, Mon!!
jan 7 2015 ∞
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