Paris

Paris Travel Guide

Atelier des Chefs provides one of those must-do-while-in-Paris bucket list experiences: instruction in the preparation of authentic French cuisine. A half-hour to four hours in length, group classes are offered in red and white kitchens with stainless steel tables.

Created by the same manager behind the all-but-inaccessible nightclub Le Baron, this hotel’s restaurant, bar, and lush terrace serve as the Paris headquarters for many of the hottest names on the fashion and art scenes.

Established by designer André Perugia in 1896, this widespread French footwear chain sells trendy, high-quality shoes at reasonable prices.

Offering a unique, yet still Parisian, take on pastries, La Pâtisserie des Rêves in the 16th arrondissement features the work of Phillippe Conticini.

The newest addition to the high-speed TGV rail line, the TGV Est line zips through 20 destinations in France and to 10 destinations in Germany, Switzerland, and Luxembourg.

The geographical center of Paris, the First Arrondissement is home to many of the city’s most renowned landmarks, including the Musée du Louvre; the 1629 Palais Royal (Royal Palace); and the Jardin des Tuileries (Tuileries Garden), the city’s oldest public park.

The Galerie Christine Diegoni in the 18th Arrondisement showcases the best of interior design from the 1950s to 1970s. The three main foci of the gallery are lighting, furniture, and household objects, such as mirrors and plates.