Paris capital city of France in Europe and also known as Fashion capital too. This vibrant city has a great taste in fashion, food art, and culture. Let’s read 5 Days in Paris or what to do in Paris for 5 days.
Currency – Euro
Language – French
Bonjour! – Hello! Or Good Morning! | What to do in Paris for 5 Days | PARIS ITINERARY FOR 5 DAYS
1st Day – Eiffel Tower Tour | 5 Days in Paris
The wrought iron lattice tower designed by Engineer Gustave Eiffel is an iconic tower of Paris since 1889. To purchase tickets for going up on Eiffel tower check their official website here. Pre-book the tickets from the official website as there is long Q on the tickets window during peak season. PARIS PASS does not include entry to Eiffel tower. Take a separate ticket for viewing whole Paris from top of Eiffel tower from their official website or onsite.
There are many views of Eiffel tower which you can enjoy from Trocadero Gardens across the rivers and behind the Champ de Mars. Read more about the best Eiffel tower photo spots.
As you must be knowing that French Cuisine is famous worldwide, read some of the best food tours in Paris.
2nd Day – Louvre Museum, Arc De Triomphe and Notre-Dame-De-Paris and Love Bridge. | 5 Days in Paris
Buy Paris Pass which covers almost entry to 60 attractions of Paris with free tickets to metro also. Louvre Museum, Montparnasse Tower, Palace of Versailles, Notre dam Cathedral, Arc de Triomphe, Wax museums, Picasso Museums, and many more entries are covered in this PARIS PASS. Click here to purchase or know more about the Paris Pass.
Check opening times of Louvre museum before heading towards it as they are closed on specific days, like Louvre -Paris is closed on Tuesdays. Know more about Louvre Artworks and must see masterpieces. From Louvre Museum you can have a nice walk to Arc de Triomphe. If you love art museums then read more about best Paris Art Museums.
3rd Day – Whole day in Disneyland | 5 Days in Paris
There is accommodation in Disneyland for 2 nights stay as some people prefer to stay there. Don’t miss the Disneyland character parade at 5:00 P.M. ( check the timings )and fireworks at night. Avoid weekend /school holidays due to the huge rush. If there is a huge rush then take a VIP entry pass or else you have to stand in Q for 2 hours for 1 ride. Purchase a ticket online before only, to get a good discount and for skipping the Qs. Read more tips about this park for everyone who are visiting. Click here to book your online Disneyland Paris ticket. Also, read this what to pack for Disneyland.
4th day – Palace of Versailles | 5 Days in Paris
Half day tour and if you book entry tickets in advance then you save a lot of time due to heavy rush in all seasons. The tickets for entry to the palace is included in PARIS PASS. For entrance gate also there is huge rush so be prepared to stand in Q for entry for 2 hours approximately. Again avoid weekends or public holidays. Start in the early morning to avoid the huge rush. Click here to book tickets of Palace of Versailles in advance
Evening time – for shows and evening walk seeing fairytale city of Paris.
Post afternoon you can go for river Seine cruise tours and during evening time, you can adore the beauty of setting sun in the romantic city of Paris and also the Paris under moon light with city lit up all over. Evenings of Paris is always very magical and famous too. Read more about Perfect Evening in Paris.
5th day – Shopping and city sightseeing or you can take a Day trip to Vaux-le-Vicomte and/or Fontainebleau | 5 Days in Paris
Paris is famous for shopping and so you can indulge in shopping for the whole day here.
Day trip to Vaux-le-Vicomte and/or Fontainebleau are two castles which are at about 1 hour from Paris. A masterpiece of elegance and architectural beauty surrounded by beautiful nature. Many local tours can take you there or you can drive down.
Staying Recommendations | Where to stay in Paris ?
Near Champs Elysees as this street is very lively and has many eating options. Know more about best hotels in Paris or where to stay in Paris according to neighborhoods and tourist attractions nearby. Click here to know about my stay in Paris. And if you love quirky hostels which are budget friendly too then read about 15 best hostels in Paris for solo travelers. Are you looking for house sitting in Paris then read about House Sitting in Paris and valuable tips to get a great Gig.
Famous Cabaret shows
The world famous Cabaret shows of Paris which are for adults only are at MOULIN ROUGE, The LIDO and The CRAZY HORSE. Click here to book your Moulin Rouge show in advance with a sip of sparkling Champagne.
Tips for Best 5 days in Paris | Tips for Paris Trip
- You can go to the non-touristy places in Paris if you have more time to explore Paris.
- Go to nearby city break from Paris to Nantes. Read more about things to do in Nantes.
- Strasbourg is a very beautiful day trip from Paris or you can go to have an overnight stay in Strasbourg.
- Go for 3 days Loire Vally tour from Paris and click here to read this more about Loire Valley Itinerary.
- Watch your luggage and purse many times pickpocketing happens here.
- While traveling through metro avoid office timings.
- Read France travel tips – a full travel guide.
- Don’t use credit cards a lot, because it gets hacked many times. My 3 credit cards got hacked so take care. Paris is very photogenic and so read more about 12 best photogenic spots in Paris.
au revoir(‘See you’ in French)
So, till then KEEP TRAVELING……………… KEEP EXPLORING……………………………………………………
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