Paris 2024 Olympic Games: how to visit Paris in two or three days

Published by Graziella de Sortiraparis, Rizhlaine de Sortiraparis, Cécile de Sortiraparis · Photos by My de Sortiraparis · Published on June 6th, 2024 at 01:46 p.m.
Discovering Paris in just two or three days is a tough challenge! Choose a theme, an exhibition or a must-see monument to visit, using our guide to optimize your short stay in the capital.

Are you on vacation or weekend in the City of Light for just a few days? While it's impossible to see everything the capital has to offer in just two or three days, certain monuments and activities are a must for a successful stay in Paris! And you'll want to come back next time, to continue discovering the city's exhibitions and curiosities!

To make the most of your getaway, you'll need to target the things you absolutely can't miss. Each day, choose the one that most appeals to you from among the capital's most famous sites, discover an incredible exhibition, enjoy a themed activity... Follow the instructions!

Unmissable monuments

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The Eiffel Tower has established itself as the most emblematic monument in Paris. Since 1889, it has watched over Paris and its inhabitants, astonishing visitors and those who see it from afar. Want to find out more? Click here! [Read more]

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The Musée du Louvre, one of the capital's must-see museums, promotes French and European culture through its many masterpieces on display, as evidenced by the 8 million visitors a year who come to contemplate the smile of the Mona Lisa or the fervor of Liberty Guiding the People. A place steeped in history, where art has been flourishing for two centuries already, to discover if you're staying in Paris! [Read more]

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The Sacré-Coeur Basilica is one of Paris's must-see monuments. But how much do you know about its history and treasures? We'll take you on a tour of this edifice perched atop the Butte Montmartre, and take a look at what's happening there at the moment! [Read more]

La Sainte-Chapelle et ses 1113 vitraux, un véritable joyau gothique à ParisLa Sainte-Chapelle et ses 1113 vitraux, un véritable joyau gothique à ParisLa Sainte-Chapelle et ses 1113 vitraux, un véritable joyau gothique à ParisLa Sainte-Chapelle et ses 1113 vitraux, un véritable joyau gothique à Paris The Sainte-Chapelle and its 1113 stained-glass windows, a true Gothic jewel in Paris
The Sainte-Chapelle is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful buildings in Paris, with its 1113 colorful stained-glass windows depicting scenes from the Old and New Testaments. This 800-year-old Gothic gem becomes a magical place under the sun. [Read more]

L’Arc de Triomphe : une vue imprenable aux pieds des Champs-ElyséesL’Arc de Triomphe : une vue imprenable aux pieds des Champs-ElyséesL’Arc de Triomphe : une vue imprenable aux pieds des Champs-ElyséesL’Arc de Triomphe : une vue imprenable aux pieds des Champs-Elysées The Arc de Triomphe: a breathtaking view at the foot of the Champs-Elysées
Nestled in the 8th arrondissement, at the entrance to the Champs-Elysées, the Arc de Triomphe is one of the capital's must-see landmarks, opening its doors to all visitors who love beautiful views and altitude. A climb that also allows you to discover the monument's history. The good news is that the monument will reopen its doors on May 19, 2021! [Read more]

Le Panthéon à Paris - les photos intérieur -  A7C9541Le Panthéon à Paris - les photos intérieur -  A7C9541Le Panthéon à Paris - les photos intérieur -  A7C9541Le Panthéon à Paris - les photos intérieur -  A7C9541 The Pantheon in Paris: prices, opening hours, tour and history of this emblematic monument
The Paris Pantheon, an emblematic monument in the heart of the capital, reveals the history of France's great personalities. Originally a church dedicated to Sainte Geneviève, the Panthéon is open all year round, giving you the chance to discover its rich heritage and architectural secrets. [Read more]

Le Père Lachaise, le cimetière le plus mythique de Paris et ses tombes de personnalités célèbresLe Père Lachaise, le cimetière le plus mythique de Paris et ses tombes de personnalités célèbresLe Père Lachaise, le cimetière le plus mythique de Paris et ses tombes de personnalités célèbresLe Père Lachaise, le cimetière le plus mythique de Paris et ses tombes de personnalités célèbres Père Lachaise, Paris's most mythical cemetery and the graves of famous personalities
The Père Lachaise cemetery is not only the largest cemetery in Paris, but also one of the most visited in the world. Whether for its history, its illustrious figures or even its legends, this place is a must-see in the capital. [Read more]

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With its thirteen million visitors a year, Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral is one of the capital's must-sees. A place of worship as well as a monument, it has witnessed the history of Paris since its construction. Announced for December 8, 2024, its reopening is eagerly awaited. [Read more]

Visuel Paris 5e -  jardin des plantes - museum - printemps - fleursVisuel Paris 5e -  jardin des plantes - museum - printemps - fleursVisuel Paris 5e -  jardin des plantes - museum - printemps - fleursVisuel Paris 5e -  jardin des plantes - museum - printemps - fleurs Discover the treasures of the Jardin des Plantes in Paris
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Choose from one of today's hottest exhibitions for a cultural break.

Depending on the tone you want to set for your Parisian getaway, choose from our ideas for themed outings

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Paris and its surroundings are such as great playground for families. Theme parks, wildlife parks, and crazy outings will make children and adults more than happy. So, what can you do for an unforgettable stay in Paris with the kids? Keep reading to find out! [Read more]

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Are you into thrills and quirky outings? If so, we propose you to discover the most fun places in Paris. Between thrills, enigmas, and crazy places, calling all adventurers with a strong heart – and stomach – your stay will be full of bumps and twists and turns! [Read more]

Photos La Petite Venise, restaurant des jardins du Château de VersaillesPhotos La Petite Venise, restaurant des jardins du Château de VersaillesPhotos La Petite Venise, restaurant des jardins du Château de VersaillesPhotos La Petite Venise, restaurant des jardins du Château de Versailles Tourism relaxation : The best places to relax in Paris
Need to relax? Paris is also the ideal city to be pampered and to spend your vacations in farniente mode. From the best spas to the most zen places of the capital, to recharge your batteries in the middle of good waves, it's here! [Read more]

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From traditional cuisine to delicious French pastries, including THE baguette, here are our good addresses to enjoy the capital as it should be! [Read more]

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Calling all thrill seekers and dark tourism fans, we invite you to discover the dark side of Paris with places and monuments often kept secret but with a fascinating story, for Halloween 2022. [Read more]

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Gaming areas, exhibitions, boutiques, bars, trade shows, events... Paris is a true paradise for geeks and pop-culture fans! Discover the best places to have fun in Paris. [Read more]

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Want a romantic plan in Paris to surprise your soul mate? We've come up with a lot of ideas for ideal outings for couples in the capital. [Read more]

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Are you a history buff? Good news, the capital is full of vestiges and ancient monuments, which have survived through time. Belle Epoque, Antiquity, or Middle Ages, follow the guide to discover the historical Paris! [Read more]

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Discover the capital from an original angle with our ideas for cultural and themed walks in Paris! [Read more]

And depending on the weather and time of day

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When you're out and about in Paris, it's often raining these days! So what can you do in Paris when it's gray or raining? Here are a few ideas for suitable outings. [Read more]

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As the sun returns, temperatures in Paris and the Ile-de-France region soar. When it comes to going out, it's best to choose cool spots to avoid the heat. But what can you do in Paris when it's too hot? Here are a few fresh ideas! [Read more]

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You're up and about this morning, ready to make the most of Paris. Whether you're looking for breakfast, rarely-visited monuments or early-morning movies, here's a list of things to do at dawn. The capital belongs to those who get up early! [Read more]

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Because Paris is even more beautiful at night, we suggest you some ideas to reclaim the City of Light with magical night strolls! [Read more]

If you'd like to explore a particular district in greater depth

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Feel like exploring Paris? Take a look at these strolls by district and arrondissement, and discover the City of Light at every turn! [Read more]

Enjoy your visit!

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