Paris

Paris Travel Guide

The Jardin des Plantes, one of the most renowned botanical gardens in Paris, was founded as a medicinal garden by King Louis XIII in 1635.

Whether travelers seek a Chilean cruise, a snowmobile safari in Sweden, or winter in a villa on stilts in Maldives, Voyageurs du Monde makes it happen. For 30 years, this travel company has been committed to trips that offer “specialized destinations” catering to each client.

Created as a “declaration of independence” in a world of commercialized fragrance, this is perfumery’s most libertine indie. Offering 18 concoctions for men and women, the scents carry sexy, provocative names such as Sécrétions Magnifiques, Vraie Blonde, and Jasmin et Cigarette.

At this Left Bank shop, renowned pastry chef and chocolatier Gérard Mulot sells what many consider the city's best macarons (cookie-like sandwiches stuffed with buttercream or jam filling).

More storied than the average music hall, this beautiful venue at the foot of Montmartre dates to 1894.

Home to more than 40,000 films—one of the largest collections in the world—La Cinémathèque Française was first established by Henri Langlois in 1936.

Paris-based Korean designer Moon Young Hee is a regular at Paris Fashion Week, and she is known for her deconstructionist techniques, layered fabrics, and feminine designs.

For restored, vintage, and pre-owned Hermès and Louis Vuitton trunks, leather goods, and jewelry, Le Monde du Voyage is the place to go. Located in the heart of the Paris Flea Market (Les Puces), this shop has been in business for more than two decades.