If you come to Paris not for one day, do not limit yourself to visiting the Eiffel Tower or several halls of the Louvre.
In this city there are many interesting places, less popular with tourists, but capable of showing you Paris from an unusual side.
Make your own visit to museumsIn accordance with their tastes. If you love history and chivalrous romance, pay attention to the Museum of the Middle Ages in the center of the Latin Quarter. Those who are close to painting the Impressionists, it is best to visit the Museum of Orsay. But keep in mind that with a short visit to the city, the most reasonable thing to do is to look at a museum, but devoting a considerable part of the day to it, so you can take pleasure in contemplating pictures or sculptures without hurrying up.
Sign up for an excursion. There are a lot of them in Paris, and some of them are designed for local residents as well. Such a visit with a guide will be a good opportunity to discover the interesting places of the city and learn more about their history. To book an excursion in English, French or even Russian, you can through the Office de tourisme - an organization that helps tourists.
Do not forget about the Parisian gastronomy. The best restaurants in the city are listed in the Michelin guide, however lunch in these establishments can cost from 30-40 to 100 euros or more. If you have a more modest budget, choose one of the many Parisian bistros where you can eat less than 20 euros. Choose an institution that is filled at lunchtime - most often it is a sign that the institution has a good smithy. Do not forget to visit one of the Parisian markets - they are most often held in the morning. There you can buy the freshest vegetables and fruits, as well as cheeses, pates and ready-made hot dishes.
If you like theater, visit one of ParisRepresentations. Most dramatic productions are only in French, but even if you do not know it, you can, for example, visit the Paris Opera - a theater with a long tradition. Tickets there are best booked in advance on the website of the Opera.