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    The Ultimate Paris Bucket List

    Paris: City of Love, City of Lights appears on quite a lot of bucket list ideas. Paris is one of the major cities of Europe – if not the world – and tourists flock there every year. With the Parisian region covering over 12,000 kilometres there's a lot of ground to cover and tourist attractions are anything but sparse. Our own Paris bucket list is lengthy – clocking in at 37 attractions – and is certain to keep tourists busy on their trip to the French capital

    1.  Take a Big Bus tour around the city 

    2. Rummage through a flea market in Clignancourt

    3. Have a drink in one of the (many) bars in Bastille or Republique

    4. ...And the next morning have a Bloody Mary at the bar that birthed it: Harry's Bar in the Gaillon area

    5Climb to the top of the Eiffel Tower and admire the city below

    6. Or climb up the Montparnasse Tower to admire the city with a view of the Eiffel Tower

    7. Pay a visit to the Mona Lisa (and the rest of the Louvre)

    8. Buy some French cheese and picnic under the Eiffel Tower

    9. Get creepy and descend into the Catacombs

    10. Watch a ballet or opera in the Palais Garnier

    11. Walk up the stairs of the Sacre Coeur then listen to the many musicians playing outside

    12. Munch on a real French macaroon

    13. Stand next to famous figures in the waxwork museum Musée Grévin

    14Eat dinner while cruising down the Sein River

    15. Drive round the Arc De Triomphe

    16. Walk down the The Avenue des Champs-Élysées, all 1.9 kilometres

    17. Attach a padlock to the Pont des Arts

    18. Relax on the Paris-Plages artificial beach

    19Watch the can-can at the Moulin Rouge

    20. Visit the Parc des Buttes-Chaumont and walk over the iron railway bridge

    21. Re-live your childhood at Disneyland Paris

    22. Visit the other theme park in Paris: Park Astérix

    23. Marvel at the Palace of Versailles

    24. Explore the Notre Dame Cathedral and spot the famous gargoyles

    25. Browse the books at Shakespeare and Company

    26. Awe at the architecture in the historic district of Le Marais

    27. Peruse the high-end designer fashion on Avenue Montaigne

    28. Stroll through the perfectly primed Luxembourg Gardens

    29. Experience a weird tranquillity in the Père Lachaise Cemetery and visit Jim Morrisons grave

    30. Go ice skating at Hotel de Ville in winter

    31. Eat a crêpe from a street vendor

    32. Ride a scooter through the streets of Paris

    33. Mingle with artists in Squat 59 Rivoli

    34. Discuss the abstract artwork of Picasso at his Paris-based museum

    35. Rent a bicycle and cycle down the River Seine

    36. Eat at one of the many Michelin Starred restaurants

    37. Walk through Paris at night and watch the Eiffel Tower sparkle. 


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