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Affordable Paris Restaurants, Bars, & Boutiques

Things to Do in Paris that Won’t Break the Bank
We know it can be tough to find the places that strike the perfect balance between budget-friendly and good quality when in a new city, that’s why we’ve put together this carefully curated list of the best authentic and affordable things to do in Paris. These mid-priced restaurants, bars, boutiques, and museums will have you soaking up the best of Parisian life without feeling like you’re scrimping either.
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The Best Free Things to Do in Paris

France’s capital may have a reputation for being expensive, but there are a (perhaps) surprising number of free things to do in Paris. We’re sharing all of our local favorites for getting the most out of the City of Light without opening your wallet, from the best free museums in Paris and top art galleries to must-see city streets and beautiful parks or gardens.
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The Best of Budget-Friendly Paris

Discover the best of the City of Light even on a tight budget. From inexpensive museums you really must see to the bars with the best happy-hour offers, these are the best places in Paris to enjoy la vie en rose without putting your account into the rouge! Be sure to check out our list of the best budget-friendly hotels in Paris too.
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The Best Upscale Paris Restaurants, Bars, & Boutiques

Whether for an elegant evening out, a nice business lunch, chic pre-dinner drinks, or sophisticated fashions, these upscale Paris restaurants, bars, and boutiques offer a refined atmosphere and experience.