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Guide to Paris


Getting Around

The easiest—and most affordable—way to get around the city is with a weeklong Passe Navigo Découverte (available at most Métro stations). The pass also allows you to uses Paris’s bicycle-rental program, Vélib’, which was until recently off-limits to nonresidents.

Stay

Great Value Banke Hôtel; doubles from $237.
Great Value
Hôtel Amour; doubles from $227.
Hôtel Joyce
; doubles from $300.
Great Value
Hôtel Jules; doubles from $244.

Eat and Drink

À la Mère de Famille; pastries for two $25.
Astier
; lunch for two $86.
Chapeau Melon
; dinner for two $77.
La Mosquée
; tea for two $20.
La Muse Vin
; lunch for two $30.
La Régalade
; dinner for two $80.
Le Bistral
; dinner for two $110.
Le Bouchon et l’Assiette
; dinner for two $85.
Le Verre Volé
; lunch for two $50.
Marché des Enfants Rouges
; lunch for two $30.
Miroir
; dinner for two $80.
Pain de Sucre
; pastries for two $15.
Quedubon
; dinner for two $85.
Rosa Bonheur
; wine and snacks for two $28.

Shop

Free‘P’Star
Galeries du Palais-Royal
Papiers Peints
Spree

Do

Jardin des Plantes
Parc des Buttes-Chaumont
Parc Monceau

Read

Alistair Horne’s The Seven Ages of Paris (Knopf; $18) brings alive the history of the city, from the 12th century to the death of Charles De Gaulle.

Great Value: Denotes a hotel with a rack rate of $250 or less.

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