Saint-Germain-des-Pres is an urban, walkable area with convenient options for cafés. Part of the area's charm is its architecture. You can experience the local museums and churches, or enjoy the natural beauty of the gardens.
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If you're planning to get to the top of the world's most visited paid-monument and feel fit, take the stairs. Queues for the elevator are long and walking up the iron structure is an experience in itself.
Arrive at Versailles in the afternoon and not only will you avoid the crowds, but you can also promenade around the gardens during magic hour and then take in an evening show and fireworks display. Check their website to see what's on before you go.
If Paris is about strolling around in stately, beautiful surroundings with your special someone, then it doesn't get much better than this place. Don't miss the Musee of the Orangerie that houses Monet's famous nymphea murals