3 Unusual Things to Do in Paris For People Who Have Already Seen the Eiffel Tower!


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3 Unusual Things to Do in Paris For People Who Have Already Seen the Eiffel Tower!

What is the first thing you think of when someone mentions Paris? I’m guessing most of you will have mentioned he Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe or perhaps the Champs Élysées. These are all must-visit hot spots for every first-time visitor and you should definitely climb the 108 stories of the Eiffel Tower at least once…

While these famous locations are a must on anyone’s Paris to-do list, what do you visit once you have seen all these locations? Well, you will be happy to hear that there is more to Paris than the classic Louvre and the Iron Lady!

Here we will talk you through some of the best things to do in Paris that don’t involve beating the crowds to climb the Eiffel Tower.

1. Make a Pitstop at an Offbeat Museum in Paris

Sure, the Musée d’Orsay and the Louvre are beautiful museums to visit, but they’re also where every tourist will head to!Picture this…long queues and so many people you can’t quite spot the famous Mona Lisa amongst the crowds.There are many more unusual and quirky art spots to see including the Fairground Museum and the Museum of Romantics.

You will also be happy to hear that the vast majority of museums in the City of Love are also free to European citizens under 26 and everyone under the age of 18, so it has never been easier to enjoy a culture-filled stay in Paris.

2. Get set for a Balloon Ride in Parc André-Citroen!

There is nothing more unusual than the thrilling hot air balloon rides offered in Parc André-Citroën.This hot air balloon is officially the largest in the world and offer some of the most breathtaking views of Paris. What better way to soak up the Parisian sites than seeing it from above?

3. Indulge in your very own Parisian Picnic!

If you’re looking to enjoy a truly authentic ‘French’ experience, then why not indulge in your very own Parisian picnic!Get ready to pick up fresh fruit, a freshly baked baguette and the obligatory bottle of wine and head down to the Seine to catch the famous sunset. Our top tip is to arrive early so you can secure the perfect sunset watching spot!

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