Tourism: how to visit Paris in a couple of days

Published by Graziella L. · Photos by My B. · Published on 17 August 2022 at 18h53
Discovering Paris in a couple of days is a very difficult challenge! Choose a theme, an exhibition, a landmark to visit thanks to our guide created to optimize your short stay in the city.

Do you happen to be on a vacation or weekend in the City of Lights for only a few days? Although it is impossible to see the entire city in two or three days, some monuments and entertainments are unmissable to make your stay in Paris a success! And this will be a good excuse to return and keep on discovering the city’s exhibitions and curiosities!

To optimize your getaway, you have to focus on what you really do not want to miss. Among the places that made the fame of the city, choose the one you want to visit the most, enjoy an incredible exhibition or a themed activity… here is how to do it!

  • Unmissable landmarks:


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L'histoire du Panthéon de Paris L'histoire du Panthéon de Paris L'histoire du Panthéon de Paris L'histoire du Panthéon de Paris The Panthéon in Paris
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With its charming shady courtyard, its garden and its traditional décor, the Great Mosque of Paris is worth a long tour if you happen to be in Paris 5th arrondissement. [Read more]

  • Choose among one of the trendiest exhibitions of the moment for a cultural break:


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Feel like going out but you do not know where to go? Choose your next outing in this list of exhibitions randomly picked in the weekly calendar! [Read more]

  • Depending on the tone you want to set for your Parisian stay, choose from our themed outing ideas:
     

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  • And depending on the weather and time of the day:
     

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  • And if you wish to visit an arrondissement in depth:


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Enjoy!

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