10 tips how to save money in Paris

Even if you’re traveling with the help of your travel agent who helps you with everything connected with your tour. There is still a possibility to economize in the capital of France.

1. Don’t travel to Paris in the summer if you can avoid it

Everyone knows that summer is a high season for all the destinations. The city of love and romance, beautiful Paris is not the exception. All hotels are booked, there are no places in cafes and restaurants, and big queues in museums can drive you crazy. Or, you will spend a lot of money which is not the point of this article. So, we suggest you to pick less high season for your stay.

2. Visit museums for free

Every 1st Sunday of the month from October until March the entry is free. Such top Paris museums as the Louvre, the Musee d’Orsay, the Centre Pompidou, the Musee Rodin and the Musee National du Moyen Age have free entrance every first Sunday of the month.

10 tips how to save money in Paris. Young beautiful business woman drinking coffee and working on her laptop outdoors

3. Free WiFi

There are about 300 free hotspots in Paris. You can also use apps for your smartphones and tablets that offer free Paris maps, city and Metro guides

4. Find free museums

If you do not plan to visit Paris in first Sunday of the month, but still want to have a free access to the historical places, you can go to museums with totally free entrance: the Musee Carnavalet (the Paris History Museum),the Musee de la Prefecture de Police (Police Headquarters Museum), the Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, the Musee de la Prefecture de Police (Police Headquarters Museum) and the Fragonard Perfume Museum.

5. Walk instead of using a taxi

Streets of Paris are so gorgeous and unforgettable that you can’t miss an opportunity to stroll along the streets of Paris and enjoy all their beauty. Want to upgrade your walking experience? Take a tour and experience the real life of Paris. You don’t need to pay money for the trip like this. Also, you can use complimentary Paris audio guides that can be downloaded from various travel brands.

6. Don’t book a room with the Eiffel Tour view

Yes, it is romantic and beautiful. But this is also expensive. Promoted by various movies as a dream- While this could be brought out by years of watching movies that invariably feature the Eiffel Tower framed in a picturesque hotel window, actual hotels that offer this have prices as high as the famous tower itself. If you want to scrimp on costs, let the dream go.

7. Don’t like to walk? Use a bike!

Bicycles are so popular in Paris that a special bicycle-share system was implemented here. It allows you to save on transportation expenses and, at the same time, don’t get too tired from walking.Velib stations are available in Paris and surrounding areas.

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8. Visit cost-free sights of Paris!

Stroll along the Champs Elysee, visit Arc the Triomphe, Musee dÁrt Moderne, Maison de Victor Hugo. Also, don’t forget that numerous churches and Cathedrals also have free entrance.

9. Free drinks

The capital of France offers numerous fountains where you can fill up your water bottle . As an example, “Les fontaines Wallace” at Place des Abbesses. All you need is just to bring a bottle!

10. Hang out in parks

Totally free. Totally Parisian. And totally cool. Numerous green parks in Paris are full of citizens and guests of the city. There you can enjoy the natural beauty of nature and feel a pleasant relaxation inside of busy capital.Visit cost-free sights of Paris

 

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