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Walks in Paris

Discover Paris’s soul with our guide to the 15 best walks in the city. Explore iconic districts, hidden alleys, and scenic paths, each offering unique stories, culinary delights, and historical wonders. Your perfect Parisian adventure awaits!

FAQ about walks in Paris

Are there many public restrooms in Paris?

Public restrooms are scarce, so plan ahead and utilize cafes or department stores when needed.

Is Paris adapted to walking?

Paris is a very walkable city with flat terrain and many pedestrian-only areas. It’s a great way (certainly the best way) to explore the city and soak up the atmosphere.

Which shoes to walk in Paris?

Wear comfortable shoes with good traction. Cobblestones are common, and uneven sidewalks can be tricky.

What should I do if I get lost while walking in Paris?

If you find yourself lost, look for the nearest metro station; they are well-marked and located throughout the city. You can also enter a café or shop to ask for directions. Parisians are generally helpful, and many speak English.

What are some safety tips for walking in Paris?

Paris is generally a safe city, but be aware of pickpockets in crowded areas, especially on public transportation. Keep valuables secure and avoid walking alone late at night in deserted areas. Be careful with bikes and scooters, since they often don’t respect traffic lights or signs and might go fast. BE careful when crossing streets, since sometimes cars forget to stop at zebra crossings…

Can we get drinking water easily?

Yes, water fountains are available in many parks and squares. And fountain and tap water quality is very good.

Are there guided walking tours in Paris?

Yes, some associations or guides provide English speaking guided tous. Like Paris walks

As you walk, you’ll be hungry, so don’t miss the best boulangeries (bakeries) and patisseries in Paris!