Why Paris?

Whether you’re moving to Paris to study or work or just for a holiday, you’re not going to run out of things to do, places to see, cheese to eat and certainly wine to drink. You won’t meet anyone that says a bad thing about living in Paris so check out the advice we have for you, with great nightlife recommendations, things to do off the beaten track and great experiences away from the busy tourist attractions.


"Great place, great food, amazing culture and history. A highlight was definitely being part of the exchange student community and exploring Paris' restaurants and bars with energetic people who want to find fun everywhere."
Year Abroad 19/20

Canal St Martin

There’s nothing quite like enjoying a freshly made baguette, cheese and some wine at this great spot away from the tourist hubs.

Le Marais

Take a walk up Rue de Rosier for some shopping, check out Marche des Enfants Rouges, the Picasso gallery and also Centre Pompidou.


This is undoubtedly the best view of the Tour de Eiffel to admire how spectacular scene around you. Do be careful with your belongings as it can get busy and pickpockets are sneaky.

Marche des Enfants Rouges

Stumble upon this delicious food market in Le Marais. You can get everything from desserts to falafal to delicious home-made pizzas. Check it out!

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Paris is pretty small, so I would highly recommend walking as much as you can. It’s great for improving your navigation and directions around the city, and also means you will see so much more than being on the metro.

Public transport is cheap and reliable with a Navigo card. Depending on how long you are planning to stay in Paris, this could impact which type of card you buy: monthly or yearly.

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