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Paris at a Glance


Let our community of Parisians introduce you to the city they call home. Get to know each of the different districts with our interactive Paris neighborhood guide, see all of our favorite places around the capital on our unique bird’s-eye-view map, and find practical public transportation information to help you move around the City of Light like a local. Here’s what to know about Paris at a glance.

Click on the map to learn more about each area of Paris

Paris Neighborhood Map

Explore the Arrondissements

Paris may be one big city but if you’ve spent any time here, you know it feels more like a collection of dozens of charming villages. Since each district has its own distinct character, we put together this interactive Paris neighborhood map to show you know how we locals see the city and help you get acquainted with Paris at a glance.

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Bird’s eye view of the Best Places in Paris

Map of Our Paris Must-Sees

Quickly find the places locals love in the City of Light. Our interactive map brings together the top recommendations from Paris insiders so you can discover the best of Paris at a glance. Use our bird’s-eye-view map to find all of the best things to do and see near you, including our favorite restaurants, cafés, bars, and boutiques, as well as the must-see sights.

Get a personal introduction to Paris

Let local Paris concierge Karina welcome you to town to answer any questions you might have and help you get to know your new neighborhood.

Karina, Paris concierge and trip planner, on apartment balcony.

Paris Transportation Information

Get Around Town

These Paris transportation maps and tips make it easy to get around the French capital. Follow our step-by-step walking routes, download metro and bus maps, and learn how to take a train in Paris to explore other cities or countries. You’ll be navigating the City of Light like a local in no time. Have mobility or accessibility concerns? Visit the French government website AccesLibre for detailed accessibility information.

Use SNCFConnect to book Paris train tickets