13 free things to do in Paris

We all know that Paris is expensive but you can also enjoy a Parisian experience without ever having to pull out your portefeuille.

1. Take a Tour

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The tour group Sandemans New Europe is filled with expats willing to guide you around for free.

 

2. Explore Classical Museums

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You can explore some stunning French museums for completely free ! And if you are under 26 you have almost all museums free !

 

3. Enjoy a Movie in the Park
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Fresh air and French films, is there anything better? Check out the Open-Air Cinema in Parc de la Villette for free monthly films

 

4. Eat a Ton
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Peruse the Rue Mouffetard and try everything from regional cheese to fresh baked bread!

 

5. Take a Free Cooking Class
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Enjoy free, seasonal cooking demonstrations at Marche d’Anvers.

 

6. Eat Dinner
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Just order a glass of wine from Tribal Café in Canal Saint-Martin from Wednesday to Saturday night. Let’s be honest…you were going to order the wine anyway.

 

7.Have a Dance Party

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Dancers from all walks of life take to Tino Rossi Square for a full-on dance party.

 

8.Enjoy a Glass of wine.. Or two

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Yes, you can even drink for free in Paris. Stop by La Dernière Goutte hosted by French Wine expert Juan Sanchez every Friday and Saturday.

 

9.Cimetière du Père Lachaise
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One of the most flourishing spots in Paris.

 

10. Cathédrale de Notre Dame
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One of the most infamous churches in the world is worth the stop.

 

11. Explore the Flea Market
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There is plenty to see at the insanely large Marché aux Puces St-Ouen.

 

12. Enjoy a Free Concert
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On Sunday nights enjoy free classical concerts with the American Church in Paris. The concerts have been going on the early 1930’s and have become a Parisian tradition.

 

13. Visit the Vineyards
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Explore the Rue des Saules, where you will find the perfect marriage of city views with vineyard tranquility.

 

 

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