Perhaps every person dreams of visiting Paris. After all, Paris is not only the capital of the French Republic, but also a city sung not by one generation of talented poets and artists.
We leave for Paris: the weather in November
During the summer and winter holidays the city is filledschoolchildren and students, in New Year's holidays do not push through among the multitude of tourists speaking different languages. For those who want to visit the famous Parisian museums in a relaxed atmosphere, take a walk along the streets, while significantly saving on accommodation, the most suitable for November.
Usually the end of autumn does not please middle-aged peoplestripes of Europe with sun and heat. However, Paris was a pleasant exception. The weather in November in the French capital promises many pleasant hours: the temperature during the day is usually around +10 aboutWith, at night +5 aboutC, but every third day it rains. And so a warm jacket, waterproof shoes, an umbrella - that's what you need to take with you.
Road to Paris
The plane flies to Paris from Moscow in just 4hours. You can save by purchasing an air ticket to France, not from Belokamennaya, but from airports in Finland or Estonia. Going to Paris on your own, you will also have to solve all organizational issues: obtaining a visa, buying and docking tickets, accommodation at the hotel.
For those who do not want to spend time solvingall these problems, the best way is to purchase a ready-made trip. Tours in Paris are from 1 to 14 days. The cost of an excursion to Paris usually includes:
- air travel;
- transfer to the hotel;
- settlement in the hotel of the chosen category;
- excursions accompanied by a guide;
It is advantageous to purchase permits in advance or choose "burning". Tours in Paris in November are inexpensive due to lower prices for accommodation and seasonal flights.
What do you need to see in Paris?
Departing to Paris in November, it is necessaryinclude in the program an overview bus tour of the main interesting places of the capital: the Arc de Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower, Montparnasse, the Louvre, Notre Dame, Montmartre. If there is no rain, you should take a boat ride along the Seine to see the city from the water. Tourists, writing reviews, Paris in November compared with a gentle watercolor drawing.
Sightseeing tour of the French capital
Travel to the history of Paris begins withThe medieval streets of the Latin Quarter, one of the first inhabited areas of the city. Today, there are a lot of cafes, bookshops, and there is the oldest Parisian street - Moufftar, which was used by ancient Romans. The Cluny Palace - the former residence of the Pope's representatives in Paris - now opens the doors to tourists as the Museum of the Middle Ages. You can not ignore the Luxembourg garden - a place for visits of lovers. And also the cathedral of Notre Dame, which became a hero of books and films, is obligatory.
Departing to Paris in November, you need to visitThe Louvre Museum is one of the largest museums in the world. The museum collection is diverse: it is a painting and royal jewelry, ancient Greek and Roman sculptures, tapestries and household items, unique furniture and much more.
After leaving the Louvre, along the Champs Elysees is pleasantwalk to the Arc de Triomphe on Star Place, looking on the way to the shopping galleries or the famous Monoprix department store, Museums of Fine Arts, discoveries and inventions, music halls or cabaret. The palace of Louis XIV in Versailles impresses even the most sophisticated guests with its luxury.
The most interesting museums in Paris
To visit the most famous museums of world renown, it is good to go to Paris in November. Quiet and without crush can be inspected:
- The Orsay Museum presents impressionists and decorative art-nouveau works.
- The Army Museum owns one of the best collections of weapons from Europe and the East.
- In the museum of Jacques-Andre there are rare paintings of the Italian Renaissance and the French school of painting.
- Exposition of paintings and drawings by Pablo Picasso is exhibited in the museum of his name.
- The Rodin Museum is located in the mansion where the sculptor Auguste Rodin lived. Now here are the most famous of his creations.
The most famous stores of fashion housesare in Paris. From here take stunning dresses, unique fragrances, beautiful accessories. You need to go shopping in Paris in November, using the system of discounts and sales. Shops work from 10 to 19 hours, weekends - Saturday and Sunday. It is interesting to walk along the rows of the Flea Market, the oldest in the city, where everything is found, including antique things.
Where in Paris is the best shopping?
The largest shopping centers are located in the 9th district, among them:
- department store Lafayette Gallery;
- Armand Thierry;
- department store "Spring";
- shop "Marx and Spencer."
In the area of Défense you can usefully walk through the shopping centers:
- "Four seasons";
- the Montparnasse tower;
- Rue de la Bongarde street.
Shops on the Champs Elysées, Place de la Concorde and the Louvre Carousel offer both exquisite high fashion outfits and budget samples of modern clothing created by young designers.
What should I buy in Paris?
Traditional gifts for friends - magnets, glasses and cups, trinkets and vests - it is better to buy in Montmartre, Pigalle Square and in the New Athos quarter.
On the Rue de Rivoli and around the Louvre you can buy copies of famous paintings or original watercolors. An excellent gift will be the products of Limoges porcelain.
What should you buy in Paris for yourself?
Visitors to friends and relatives are purchases, which have already become a glorious tradition. However, you should not forget about yourself, pampered yourself with goods of excellent quality. You can buy:
- excellent designer clothes and shoes;
- perfumery and cosmetics;
- champagne and cognac;
What a Frenchman does not like to eat!
Paris in early November smells of croissants and coffee,It is sometimes impossible to pass by the little tables on the sidewalks. At the same time, both in expensive restaurants and in tourist cafes they are sold at an average price. Even from the street trays, only fresh, tasty dishes are served here. The French are fond of food, therefore, they remain the most harmonious in Europe.
Parisian restaurateurs prepare delicious dishes that you can try:
- in the restaurants of the famous actor Gerard Depardieu;
- in the gardens of the Palais Royal;
- in a restaurant on the Eiffel Tower.
However, in restaurants, it is often necessary in advancebook a table and dress according to the dress code. The indicator of the success of the establishment is determined by the number of Michelin stars, the maximum number of which is three.
Reviews of tourists report that it is delicious, fast andinexpensive you can eat in many Parisian cafes, located away from the tourist routes. The cost of an average dinner with cheese and wine in them is 20-30 euros. However, some prudent travelers warn that the French themselves eat at 12 and 20 hours, and at that time institutions are usually overcrowded.
November events in Paris
In November, spending time in Paris can be extremely exciting:
- November 1 - All Saints' Day, Mass is held in all churches;
- 1-3 - the festival of chocolate;
- On 11th of November, the Day of the end of the First World War, the Day of Armistice, parades and processions are celebrated everywhere;
- the third Thursday - a holiday of young wine "Beaujolais Nouveau" and the opening of the French Wine Salon;
- On November 28, 135 thousand lights are lit, adorning the capital for Christmas.
- In November, also Antique and Art Salons, festivals of culinary photography and music are held. At the end of November Christmas fairs begin to open.
Paris in November: Feedback
Reading the reviews of tourists, you will understand that the trip tothe capital of France in November is no less fascinating than at any other time of the year. So, if there are doubts, where to spend a holiday, which coincided with the last month of autumn, then among other things it is worth considering the idea of buying a voucher to Paris.