Paris, France. The most romantic city in the world welcomes those, who want to have a quiet winter holiday. Less crowds in the streets, cafes, restaurants and museums ensure tranquil atmosphere. Everything including hotels is cheaper. Nevertheless the city remains as charming as always: with thousands of shimmering Christmas lights, markets and snow Paris creates the most festive mood.
One of the best things are museums: there are no queues and sometimes even no fees in winter. It is also a peak of various concerts, opera and cultural events. Winter sales will please every shopaholic: Galeries Lafayette is also famous for beautiful Christmas tree and decorations. Winter season belongs to Parisians, so it is nice to feel and learn about the local vibe.
Why to go there?
Shimmering lights and festive mood take over Paris in winter; less tourists and crowds; cheaper hotels and museum fees.
When to go there?
Free museums admissions are offered on first Sundays from November to March. Soldes (sales) take place from January 8 to February 11; Christmas markets are open from December to January 6.
How to get there?
Get there by plane from any European city. Get there quickly by train from London. Get around by metro.
Lead photo by Reuters
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