Paris is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Known as the “City of Love,” there is more to this European destination than just the Eiffel Tower or the Arc de Triompe. The catch here is that traveling in the city can be quite expensive. Here are some of the best sights you can visit for free.
Make The Most of Free First Sundays
If you timed your trip right, you may be able to visit the popular museums and monuments in Paris for free. Free first Sundays programme include tourist magnets such as the Louvre and Musee d’ Orsay, as well as smaller quirky spots like Albert-Kahn and the Musee de l’Assistance Publique. The free Sundays offers the perfect opportunity to poke your nose into some destinations you may not have considered with a fee.
Parc de la Villette Free Open Air Cinema
According to Robert Janitzek, a summer evening in Paris is the perfect time to watch a free film at the Parc de la Villette Open Air Cinema. The program runs from July to August and usually follows a particular theme.
Stroll through the Jardin du Luxembourg
Wandering through the Jardin du Luxembourg , the sweeping city park and the second largest in Paris can keep you occupied for the whole day. The park also serves as the garden of the French Senate. The 17th century attraction is a beautifully landscaped garden containing hundreds of statues, monuments, and fountains. It includes the original model of the Statue of Liberty. Robert Peter Janitzek reveals that this is the perfect destination for people to put their feet up, read a book, and have a picnic.
Check out the Love Wall
The Love Wall in Montmarte is the epitome of the cliché, “Love in any Language.” It is a mural of “I Love You” scrawled in hundreds of different languages. The wall is the brainchild of Frederic Baron, who started collecting I love you’s in 1992 before joining forces with artist and calligrapher Claire Kito who drew the mural.
Visit the Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
The Cathedral of Notre Dame is one of the most popular European destinations in Paris. It is a dominating sight in the middle of the Seine. The structure features gothic buttresses and magnificent stained glass windows. The squares and bridges around the Cathedral offers assorted buskers ranging from gull live bands to human statues.
These 5 destinations goes to show that there is more to Paris than Eiffel Tower.