Free Cool Things To See & Do In Paris

Paris is a stunning city, the beautiful capital of France is filled with iconic landmarks, chic streets and it’s reputation as a capital of love and fashion are well earned and can be seen in all parts of the city. Paris is however, pretty expensive and it would make sense when you go to look for things that you can do in the city that don’t cost any money or better yet, are free. That is what we are going to take a look at today, free things that you can do in Paris and ways that you can enjoy this wonderful city, without spending a penny.


Notre-Dame Cathedral

The iconic cathedral can be seen from all over the city, its green gargoyles and miniature details on the outside of the cathedral are what really sets this cathedral apart from all others in the World and it is one of the must visit places in the French capital. Entrance to the cathedral is free although you will need to pay if you wish to climb the twin towers part of the building.

Window Shopping

On the face of it this may not seem lie a very fun activity, that is because you haven’t window shopped in Paris before, wandering these streets and taking a look at all of the clothes, art and antiques that only a lottery win could help you to afford is a great deal of fun. You don’t just need to hit the shops to enjoy yourself either, there are plenty of antique and flea markets where you can casually walk around and view some fine art pieces and chic clothes, remember to play it cool when you see the price tags!

Basilique de Sacre-Coeur 

This beautifully crafted building can be found in the Montmartre Region in the 18th arrondissement, it is a white marble church that is adorned with outstanding stained glass windows. Within the walls of the church you will find intricate gold details, a huge dome and several crypts to explore. Entrance to the church is free although there are charges to enter the dome and the crypt.

La Promenade Plantée

This beautiful walkway was once a railroad track, it offers outstanding views of the city and archways that ride above the heads of the people in the streets. The walk is beautifully floral and allows you to take some time to of the busy city for such much needed space. The views alone are worth heading up to the 12th arrondissement to join the walkway.

Musee de la Vie Romantique

If you are in Paris with your loved one then you will no doubt have already glided down the Seine with a glass of wine and attached a padlock of love to one of the city’s many bridges. Next up then is a visit to this museum that celebrates romance, free and full of love. The museum was created to pay homage to two of France’s great romantics, wrier George Sand and painter Ary Scheffer, it still features much of their work but also dedicates itself to love in general through artwork and writings, the perfect place for your romantic weekend.