3 Days In Paris: All The Tricks You Need To Avoid Madness

You may also like...

34 Responses

  1. Svet says:

    What a detailed post, NTripping! That is really impressive and thanks a lot for the wonderful suggestions at the end. I was in Paris 4 years ago and, more or less, I had the same itinerary, so it’s definitely doable but also very tiring.

    We also went to Versailles which was a failure as it was jam-packed with people and it was raining heavily.

    • NTripping says:

      Glad you liked the post, Svet! It’s really difficult to resist the temptation of doing more than one should when in Paris… I’ve done the itinerary 3 times already and each time I tweeked it a little bit, so I know not only that it’s doable, but also that this is the perfect 3 days in Paris itinerary for sure!

      I doubt it, that a longer stay is advisable, because you’d automatically push yourself to see more and more each day to the point when your brain would stop processing the sites ;-)

  2. Bistra says:

    I’ve been to Paris for 5 days, then the second time for 3-4 days, then the last time for 2 days. Notice something? There is a point when you feel you need less and less in the capital as it’s crucial for your survival. But after the first visit with all the museums and touristy must-do stuff, then you can actually start appreciating the city.
    Thank you for the comprehensive guide! I feel a lot of people can take advantage of it, especially if they feel overwhelmed by Paris and its size and things to do. :-)

    • NTripping says:

      I completely agree with you, Bistra! I’ve talked to many travellers and we all reached the conclusion, that 3 days in Paris is the perfect trip length for both first-timers and return visitors :)

      Overwhelmed is an understatement, as the French capital is capable of driving you crazy and mad in no time!

      Happy travels :)

  3. Sarah says:

    Such a helpful post, totally going to follow your guide on our next trip x

  4. Dear Naddya, I would like to thank you for the detailed post. I’ve read to the very end and I really enjoy every word of it and I think that it’s very helpful for a person who is planning to visit Paris.

    But among all the tips and tricks, the most important message to all tourists and travelers is that it is not necessary to see what everyone else visits or to be interested in everything that can be found in the guide books. We are all different and we all travel differently, We need to see the city through our own eye and to enjoy it.

    Thank you,

  5. Gini sprague says:

    I had three days in paris last summer and followed almost this exact itinerary! I skipped the Mona Lisa and do not feel at all guilty! I am happy that you agree. I did make two trips to Shakespeare and Company book store and two trips to Notre dame. I especially liked the boat ride on the Seinne. It did give a different view if the city.

  6. NTripping says:

    Gini, I’m so glad we’re on the same page! I loved Shakespeare and Co., and also the cute little cafes in Paris :)

  7. Milind says:

    The next month I shall be going to Paris for the third time. I do agree to most of your observations and the Mona Lisa part was perfectly on the dot. People miss so many paintings in and around Mona Lisa. I didnt go to Mouline Rouge as it is too pricey. But a reading in one of the trip advisor forum made me laugh and I decided not to book. He said at that price you can get a girl as well for the night. No offenses intended. A wonderful write up.

  8. I love this post. It is incredibly helpful! Im planning my trip to Paris in October and reading everything that can help to make my trip more enjoyable. Thank you for sharing those tips!

  1. 12. March 2017

    […] 3 Days In Paris Itinerary […]

  2. 12. October 2017

    […] would go on students’ trips, travel the whole night to arrive early in the morning in Paris, wander the streets till the middle of the following night, then hop on the bus and spend a second […]

  3. 20. October 2017

    […] ♣ NTripping wrote a cool post about some useful tricks to avoid madness in Paris […]

  4. 26. October 2017

    […] had previously visited France, but only stayed in Paris, so we were very excited to be in a border city full of history, which was part of Germany once but […]

  5. 27. October 2017

    […] Of course, you’ll want to diversify, so check out these other great things to do on a 3-day trip in Paris. […]

  6. 12. December 2017

    […] looking for something a little more unusual, read on! And check out this guide to spending three days in Paris for some more great […]

  7. 18. December 2017

    […] Also read: How to avoid the madness when visiting Paris […]

  8. 5. January 2018

    […] Paris to the Côte d’Azur, and from the French Alps to the French Province, France offers some of […]

  9. 10. February 2018

    […] Find out more things to do for 3 days in Paris. […]

  10. 3. July 2018

    […] city of Paris is divided into twenty districts (arrondissements) within the Périphérique road, in the center of […]

  11. 14. November 2018

    […] you’re dedicated to finding unusual things to do in Paris, then you might think the Louvre is not the right place to […]

  12. 5. December 2018

    […] only 3 days in Paris, when there’s so much to see and do in the French […]

  13. 23. April 2019

    […] However, the French capital can become too much of a hustle after spending a few days in the City of Love. […]

  14. 28. August 2019

    […] 3 Days In Paris: All The Tricks You Need To Avoid Madness […]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *