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Getting Around in Paris

The Essentials

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Paris Navigo Easy Card - How to buy, how to useHighly recommended. You can load 10 or 20 tickets on it at the kiosks. 1 card per person.
Perhaps the most reliable and thorough, real-time Paris transport app, ever!
For Metro, bus, walking, driving, bicycle, trottinette, etc.
Reddit Paris Travel GuideHighly recommended popular & informative sub. Join up!
G7 Taxi, the most well known & reliable taxi operator in Paris. 
Easy to book, and reserve in advance; download the app!


Need to leave your bag before or after your arrival & departure?
We recommend


Another Alternative to safely storing your luggage is  Nannybag!
Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour, the most popular in Paris for all the right reasons.

This option gives you both BatoBus & the Hop on Hop Off Bus tour. It's a great way to spend an easier day in Paris (the feet, the feet!) while seeing all the major City Center sites.

Paris Toolkit

Great, detailed info on how to use Navigo & Transport in Paris

Paris Walking Tours from the Best Local Guides. A great way to discover the secrets of Paris. 

Navigo Easy Travel Card

One of the easiest ways to get around Paris on the Metro & Buses. Replacing the handful of paper tickets, you can buy a paper card with 10 transits at a time or more, or use their app on your phone.

Seriously Easy Peasy!

From our Friends at SortirAParis

Everything You Need to Know about Getting Around during the Paris Olympics 2024

Bicycle Rentals in Paris

When you want to get around at your own pace...

See Paris on a Private Boat

Enjoy a private trip on the Seine, seeing the glories of Paris.
Discover Paris!

An excellent guide to get you started.

The Most Comprehensive Tour Operator for All You Want In Paris!

Toot Bus

Another great way to get around & see the sites of Paris, easily & Conveniently.
Top 12 Most Unique, VIP & Splurge-worthy, incredible Experiences in Paris

Spring 2024

Fancy a swim?
Pools in Paris

Time out to take the plunge... You'll need speedos (fellas) & a swim cap though!
Public restrooms in Paris

Because, when you gotta go, you gotta go.


Traveling by train in Europe

It’s easy to travel on trains in Europe! The continent’s well-connected rail network means you can travel on high-speed trains as well as regional and sleeper trains.

Our curated list of Restaurants & Food Experiences in Paris

Time Out Paris

The best vegetarian & vegan restaurants in Paris
Gluten Free Dining In Paris 
The Happy Celiac, your guide to gluten free dining in Paris.Bon Appetite!
Viator Food Tours of ParisA comprehensive collection of experiences and foodie fun stuff.

Recommended by the Locals!

Just steps away from 35 Rue Ponthieu, The Berkeley is a mythical address located a stone's throw from Rue Ponthieu Paris, where you can enjoy lovely decor and a fabulous menu.

Recommended by the Locals

The Golden Poppy

Inventive, unique & highly enjoyable cuisine, by three-star chef Dominique Crenn,  a fabulous dining experience!
Recommended by the Locals

Chez Francis at Pont Alma.

Our absolute favorite sunset & evening dining & view the Eiffel, from this lovely terrace at Chez Francis. (walking directions)Every hour, on the hour after sunset, the Eiffel lights up with sparkles for 10 minutes... we see it every day and it's still marvelous.
Recommended by the Locals!

Okito Sushi

Just a few steps from the Eiffel, this is an 'all you can eat' that's a little different, but seriously cool.We love this place, and so do the locals. Just steps from the Eiffel, easy to book directly on their website.
It's a fun experience, you order on a tablet, & the wait staff are very helpful & speak English! Incredible prices, very affordable, fast service & seriously enjoyable & simple.
Recommended by the Locals
Chez OmarIn Montmart since 1979, a locals-only artists & writer's 'hangout' brasserie... old school cool. 
Recomended by the Locals
Le Potager du Marais - Paris (St Paul)This is a fabulous & well recommended restaurant with classic French vegetarian specialities.

Recommended by the Locals

Han Shi Fang

All you can eat hotpot & bbq! Very popular among the locals on our favorite Paris Reddit sub.
Recommended by the Locals (well, the expats)
Sometimes, you just need a cup of proper American Coffee & eggs with bacon, hash browns & toast.And proper American pancakes, so it's

Breakfast in America
In Paris
Recommended by the Locals
 Plenitude Cheval BlancA lovely, charming & delicious 3 Star Michelin Restaurant experience.
Recommended by the Locals
Les Sens Unique
A lovely restaurant just steps from 35 Rue Ponthieu, easy to book and a great menu. Past Rocksure guests have thoroughly enjoyed their experiences here!
Recommended by the Locals
Polo Restaurant

A discrete cafe & terrace offering a small taste of Paris, in the heart of the exclusive 16eme.

Metro Jasmin, Line 9, our fave local hideaway in plain sight....

Recommended by Locals
Rue Cler
One of Paris’ most famous market streets, a visit here is a must. Stroll, shop for deliciousness, have an apero or brunch.... 

Recommended by Locals
Corner Luxe
A fine luxury consiignment shop 'reseller' of top quality goods including Chanel, Hermes, Dior, etc.

We love this shop perhaps a bit too much.

Experiences In & Outside of Paris

Paris Unlocked

Top Paris Sites & Attractions

Vedettes du Pont Neuf

The Seine by boat, with dining, wine tasting & gouter options.

How to Get to Giverny, a lovely day trip!

All the options for a magical day...

Wallace Fountains of Paris have been dispensing clean drinking water to residents and visitors for 150 years.

When in Paris.....