Paris for Free: 5 Things to Do for No Charge at All!

Let’s face it, Paris is a destination that shouldn’t be missed. However, visiting this French city comes with a very hefty price tag. Now, just because it’s expensive doesn’t mean you shouldn’t pay a visit or give up on your dream. There are ways for you to enjoy Paris without having to break the bank.

That said, here are five activities you can do – free of charge!


Take advantage of free Sundays. This would require very meticulous planning on your part to arrive in Paris in time to enjoy a free first Sunday. A lot of popular museums and monuments in the city can be accessed for free thanks to the free first Sundays program. Some of the notable establishments participating include the Louvre and Musee d’Orsay.

Enjoy an open air cinema. Summer evenings in Paris means free films at the Parc de la Villette. Again, this would require planning on your part to visit the city between July and August to enjoy this wonderful activity.


Walk around the Jardin du Luxembourg. This garden isn’t just any simple green space put together for the public. It’s the second largest park in the city and is the French senate’s garden. Here, you’ll find a garden that is beautifully landscaped and filled with statues, monuments and fountains. You can even find the model for the Statue of Liberty here.


Gaze at the Notre Dame Cathedral. It’s no secret that this church is one of the most imposing structures the world has ever seen. It’s gothic beauty is simply not to be missed. Even better, it doesn’t cost you anything to see this church – both inside and out!


Visit the Love Wall. After all, Paris is the City of Love and it wouldn’t make sense for you not to visit a monument dedicated that just screams romance. Here, you’ll find messages scribbled in different languages. Plus, it’s not that far from the Sacre-Coeur Basilica, which is another free attraction you can visit.

Paris may be expensive, but as you can see, you don’t have to shell out that much just to see the beauty of one of the most romantic cities on the planet.

Paris Photos by: photophildeAnna FoxJimmy BaikoviciusOh Paris

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