A Paris Guide

Paris, France

Matt Barrett's Guide to Paris is a simple introduction to the city combining practical information with entertaining writing and beautiful photos, without the annoying advertising and pop-up ads that makes many travel sites such a nuisance to use. This site uses no cookies, no spyware nor does it collect e-mail addresses or any personal information. Enjoy it.-Matt Barrett

A Paris Guide Index

Paris Train
Getting to Paris

Paris Metro
Getting Around Paris

Paris Restaurant Bistro Henri
Paris Restaurants

Hotel Recamier, Paris
Hotels in Paris

Apartment in Paris
Serviced Apartments

Hotel Raphael, Paris
Paris Hotels Search

Paris Seine Cruise
Things to Do in Paris

Louvre Museum, Paris
The Louvre Museum

Eiffel Tower
Eiffel Tower

Shakespeare and Company Books
The Latin Quarter

Montparnasse, Paris

Musee d Orsay
Musee d-Orsay


The Seine River
The Seine

Les Halles
Les Halles

Ile de Cite
Ile de la Cité

Champs Elysee

Notre Dame
Notre Dame Cathedral

Saint Germain
St Germain

Le Marais
Le Marais

Zanzibar, Paris

Gros Caillou
Gros Caillou

Paris Food and Wine tour
Food and Wine Tour

Versailles Tour
Versailles Tour

Paris Cafe
Matt's Paris Journal

Paris Cafe Marie
Paris Photo Tour

Paris Metro Map
Metro Map
& RER Map

Paris Jazz Club
Alternative Paris

Paris Taxi
Airport Transfers

Paris links
Travel Links

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About this Guide...

Matt at Deux Magots ParisFor those who have used my Greece Travel Guides and my Athens Survival Guide and have asked me why I don't make travel guides to other places like Rick Steves does, the answer is because I don't travel as much as Rick and I don't have as much money to travel as Rick. But because there is a non-stop to Paris from my home in Raleigh-Durham I do visit Paris on my way to and from Greece and with the help of some of my friends who live in France I have created this Guide to Paris. My Paris Guide combines my experiences and photos with their knowledge of the city. If you are going to France this year or only in your dreams I think you will find this travel guide enjoyable and helpful too.

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