20 Free Things To Do In Paris
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Despite the fact the euro is hitting new lows against the dollar, chances are that any savings in the exchange rate are more than outweighed by the increase you paid in air fare to the Continent. With that in mind, check out Lonely Planet’s list of 20 free things to do in Paris before you go to help out the damage to your wallet.
Included on their list is Père Lachaise Cemetery (the final resting place for Oscar Wilde, Proust, Balzac and Jim Morrison), the Marché d’Aligre (a classic Parisian market known for its authentic feel and lack of snobbery), and the Canal St-Martin (a favorite waterway between République and Gare du Nord in the 10th arrondissement where locals sip wine and take in late summer light).