► Free tourist attractions in other parts of France The Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame cathedral, La Sainte Chapelle, the Champs Elysées, The Arc de Triomphe, The Louvre, The Orsay Museum, The Latin Quarter, Montmartre, The Moulin Rouge, Seine river boats, The Pompidou Center, No need to spend a fortune to enjoy a few days in Paris; as well as the big paid-entry museums and monuments, Paris has half a dozen great museums that are free, plus interesting monuments and plenty of sites that can be enjoyed to the full without spending a single Euro. Here are a few tips about getting the best deals with public transport.
From the Place de la Concorde, then wander up the Champs Elysées, the most famous street in the world.
This magnificent tree-lined boulevard runs 1900 metres (just over a mile) from the Place de la Concorde to the Place charles de Gaulle, or Place de l'Etoile, in the middle of which stands the great Arc de Triomphe, or Triumphal Arch, erected in the 19th century to commemorate the victories of Napoleon.
Many still do sell old books; others sell old prints or modern copies of old prints, even old maps and historic newspapers, others sell postcards and souvenirs.
The bouquinistes are a historic Parisian tradition.
Mark's cathedral in Venice, until they were removed to a museum to protect them from atmospheric pollution.
The Tuileries gardens are a popular park for Parisians and tourists alike.At the far end from the Louvre, they give onto the Place de la Concorde, in the middle of which stands the oldest monument in Paris, the 75 ft.Luxor obelisk dating from the thirteenth century BC.On the right bank of the Ile de la Cité, enjoy the sights and smells of the historic Paris flower market.Down near water level, the lower quais, once used as towpaths, are among the great romantic spots in Paris. The Latin quarter The narrow streets off the left bank of the Seine - that is the left bank in relation to the flow of the river - are full of small shops, from classic tourist shops to clothes shops, as well as cafés and restaurants.It's not what it used to be in the olden days, when Montmartre really was one of the haunts of Parisian artists like Utrillo or Toulouse-Lautrec, but it still has plenty of atmosphere and charm.