What to do during a layover in Paris?

You have a long stopover in Paris and don't know what to do? We offer you our ideas for activities depending on the length of your stopover. Waiting has never been so pleasant! 

If you have a few hours to spare, take a taxi or transport from the airport to the center of Paris. 

What to do during a layover in Paris? ©What to do during a layover in Paris?

A few hours' layover in Paris

For a well-deserved break in the middle of your journey, there's nothing better than sitting on a terrace or indoors, depending on what you want. For typical addresses in the capital, we recommend Café de Flore or Les Deux Magots, located in the 6th arrondissement, Café Marly, under the arcades of the Louvre, where you can enjoy a view of the pyramid, or Le Train Bleu, an iconic restaurant at the Gare de Lyon. You're bound to find something you like! 

Stroll through the Opera district, emblematic of The Haussmannian Paris. If your schedule allows, enter the Opera and admire the incredible architecture of the building and why not even go and see one of the wonderful shows on offer. 

From the Champs de Mars or the Trocadero, enjoy a breathtaking view of the Eiffel Tower to make your little stopover in Paris unforgettable.

Tomas Nozina ©Tomas Nozina

A one-day stopover in Paris 

For art lovers, don't miss the Louvre Museum. Between permanent and temporary exhibitions, discover the great classics of art as well as the architecture of the place. There is something for everyone! 

A stone's throw from the Louvre, go and get some fresh air in the Jardin des Tuileries. Take a walk, sit on one of the park benches and enjoy a moment of relaxation and calm in the capital. 

There's no better way to see as much of Paris as possible than to take a trip on the Seine River aboard one of the capital's typical bateau-mouches

Stroll along the Champs Elysées to the Arc de Triomphe, which you can also visit by booking tickets.

Jonas Fink ©Jonas Fink

An evening stopover in Paris

For an unforgettable evening in Paris, climb to the top of the Eiffel Tower and enjoy a breathtaking view of the illuminated capital. For those who don't want to go up, settle down on the quays of the Seine and admire the Iron Lady illuminated throughout the evening. 

To end this stopover in the best possible way, there is nothing better than a good dinner at Nectar. A creative and lively restaurant in the heart of the 9th arrondissement, taste fresh and seasonal products in plates to share, available in a tasting menu.

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Nectar by Maison Mère

For a gourmet stopover for lunch or dinner, enjoy local and seasonal cuisine at Nectar. Over a drink or a creative cocktail, enjoy a moment of sharing in the heart of the 9th arrondissement.

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