Always dreamed of staying in the City of Lights? Book an apartment in Paris for your next vacation in this historical and romantic city. Ernest Hemingway stated that Paris is a feast. Whether this is your first trip to Paris or not, now is the perfect time to stay in Paris and discover this feast. Let’s explore the capital along the path of writers and artists by starting from the Latin Quarter, where Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald used to throw the most exclusive and wild parties. Stay in a truly Parisian apartment and get acquainted with the everyday life in the French capital!
Useful tips for your stay in Paris
Knowing and visiting Paris is an experience that will change you forever. From the Rive Gauche to the Rive Droite, find the perfect rental apartement in Paris and walk in the steps of writers, painters and philosophers. You can even rent a houseboat for a unique stay on the Seine. Walk along the steps of all American and international artists who have lived and worked in Paris, the only place in the world where inspiration comes by itself, so let yourself be inspired in the beautiful French capital city.
Climate: What is the best time of the year to visit and stay in Paris?
The best time to visit Paris is obviously in the summer, between June and September, when temperatures are located between 64 and 82 °F. In addition, Parisians tend to leave their city in the summer, which makes the city even more pleasant to visit, as you won't have to stand in line too often or to avoid the crowds. However, Paris can be visited at any time and in all seasons, even if its winters are colder with an average temperature of 43 °F and around 12 raining days per month.
What are the must sees in Paris?
The Louvre Museum
Visit the Louvre, home to vast collections of paintings, artifacts and sculptures. Feel like you are inside one of Henry James' pages. He felt so inspired by this museum that he wrote in front of art masterpieces and Egyptians statues. Don't miss out on the Joconde painting!
Start with a drink at Place de l'Alma facing the Eiffel Tower and purchase your Eiffel Tower tickets. If you are renting a Paris studio near the Champs de Mars, enjoy this perfect location to have a picnic in the grass, with a woderful view on the iconic Eiffel Tower.
Montparnasse and Pigalle
Stay at an Airbnb near Montparnasse or near Pigalle to visit this famous district of Paris. Stroll through the artistic hub of Montmartre If you want to feel the atmosphere of late 19th century, rent a studio and climb up to the hill offering one of the best views of Paris. Pigalle which is located at the foot of the Butte Montmartre has not changed since the time of Picasso, Van Gogh, Degas or Matisse. Windmills, nightclubs, red light bars and clubs are still there keeping its legend alive. The Cancan was born in Pigalle, more precisely at the Moulin Rouge. Purchase a ticket for a night show at this worldwide known cabaret: yes, this is Pigalle!
Saint Germain des Prés
On the left bank of the Seine River, visit St Germain des Près and its historical cafés such as Les Deux Magots and Le Flore, headquarters of Jean-Paul Sartre, Albert Camus and Simone de Beauvoir. Rent a room in St Germain des Près and walk a few steps every morning to the Jardin du Luxembourg (Luxembourg Garden).
What to do in Paris?
Visit Père Lachaise to see the graves of famous artists
Irish playwright, novelist, essayist and poet Oscar Wilde died in a hotel in Paris near the Rue Bonaparte, only a few steps from the banks of the Seine. He was buried in the peaceful Père Lachaise cemetery where Jim Morrison, lead singer of the American rock band The Doors, is also buried. The Père Lachaise cemetery is a very interesting and must-see visit if you are staying in Paris.
Explore the heart of Paris
Visit the Opera, near the Grands Boulevards, where most Paris theaters are located. Book a studio in the pleasant Le Marais neighborhood, with its exclusive 17th-century mansions. Try to discover the encrypted messages hidden in the Notre Dame Cathedral. Get bewitched and inspired by its gothic beauty. Walk through the Ile Saint Louis and admire its beautiful 16th and 17th-century buildings.
Walk along the Champs Elysees
If you wish to meet actors, singers, top models and showbiz stars, book one of Paris luxury rentals from Avenue Montaigne to Avenue George V, across the hugest display of stylists exclusive shops and television chains, cinema production companies and 5-star hotels. Have dinner on the Champs Elysées then walk along the most stunning avenue of the world: from Place de la Concorde to Place de l'Etoile, and then to the Arc de Triomphe.
Enjoy a night boat tour on the Seine
End the day with a night on Bateaux Mouches, a boat tour on the Seine, where you can also have a romantic dinner. Get lost looking at the mirror of lights from the Eiffel Tower sparkling in the Seine waters and enjoy this unforgettable moment while admiring the illuminated must-sees of Paris.