“Must See” List and Walking Tour for Paris on a Budget

France, Paris Guide (B): “Must See” List and Walking Tour for Paris on a Budget

Welcome to our guide to preparing for a budget trip to France, including our favorite sights in Paris! Enjoy!

We put together this guide while in France for three and a half weeks. A majority of that time was spent in the Loire Valley countryside, but we also had about a week in Paris. Although we wanted to see a lot of the sights in Paris, we also needed to keep costs low.

Fortunately, we were able to save big on airfare (this was the first international trip where we only used frequent flyer miles), and we didn’t pay for any accommodations while in France. Instead, we stayed part of the time with my Aunt and Uncle, who live there, and the rest of the time we did a Help Exchange in a chateau. That left the bulk of our expenditures to food as well as a few train rides and metro fares.

In the planning and preparation of our trip, I used a number of free resources that I wanted to share here. I think we’ve also put together a great plan for getting the most out of our time in Paris without spending very much at all. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: “Must See” List and Walking Tour for Paris on a Budget
Guide Location: France » Paris
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Michelle Chang
Read it on author's website: https://intentionaltravelers.com/how-to-prepare-for-a-budget-trip-to-paris-france/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Bon Marché
  • Esplanade des Invalides
  • military museum
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Trocadero square
  • Grand Palace
  • Tuileries Gardens
  • Louvre
  • Pont des Arts
  • Sainte Chapelle
  • Notre Dame
  • Musee d’Orsay
  • Carnvalet
  • Arc de Triomphe
  • Sacre Coeur
  • Bistro du Périgord
  • Napoleon’s Tomb
  • Jardin du Luxembourg
  • l’Opera Garnier
  • Place des Vosges
  • Centre Pompidou

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