Paris, the City of Lights, never fails to amaze visitors with its immense charm and astounding architecture. Unsurprisingly, the City of Lights will be one of the places that hold the top position on the bucket-list of almost every traveler. The only thing that limits people from exploring this beautiful city might be the expenses incurred. Luckily, there are many places in the French capital that you can explore for free and enjoy your Paris city tour to the fullest without having to break the bank.
This is one of the top-notch department stores in Paris city. There are mainly three things, that you can do here for free of cost. First, you can enjoy an awestruck view of the stained glass dome, which is a legacy of Art Nouveau and Belle Époque Eras. Other than that, there is a 30-minute fashion show, French haute couture, on the 7th floor of this department store, that you can take pleasure in. However, you will have to make reservations beforehand through email or phone. Finally, from the top floor of Galeries Lafayette, enjoy a breathtaking view of Paris city.
Jardin Du Luxembourg
This is a beautiful garden, which was built in 1612 by regent queen Marie de Médici in order to complement her new abode Palais du Luxembourg. This amazing garden is inspired by Médici’s Italian roots, and is lined with sophisticated fountains, luxurious tree-lined promenades, and flourishing flowerbeds. There are many bakeries and street shops around the garden as well, and Jardin Du Luxembourg is currently one of the best places in the city where you can enjoy the mouth-watering Al fresco meal.
Jardin Des Tuileries
The Tuileries is actually a part of the iconic Louvre Museum located along the picturesque Seine River. This is the part, which technically separates Place de la Concorde and the wondrous Musée du Louvre. Jardin Des Tuileries spans an area of 30 hectares and was designed by the favored gardener, André Le Nôtre of King Louis XIV. He picked a free formal style to design the place, which was enhanced with various sculptures of Rodin and Maillol.
This is one of the most fantastic museums in the City of Lights and portrays the history and culture of the French capital. Located at the 11th century mansion at heart of the Le Marais district in Paris’ 3rd and 4th arrondissements, Musee Carnavalet is really an eye cooling sight with various colorful trees bordering the beautiful pathways to the museum.
This is one of the unique museums in the city, which you can visit during your private Paris tours. Musee Fragonard is exclusively dedicated to French perfumes and you can see a wide range of old and famous French fragrances here. Located at the Napoleon III townhouse, this museum is sure to take you to a realm of hypnotizing fragrances.