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Paris

5 Aug 2013
Airship to give tourists new perspective on Paris
Holidaymakers visiting Paris now have a chance to see the capital and the surrounding countryside from the air aboard a new Zeppelin se...
26 Jun 2013
Eiffel Tower closed by strike
The Eiffel Tower was forced to close yesterday (25 June) after the landmark's employees began strike action over working conditions...
19 Jun 2013
Parisians set to change 'rude' reputation with etiquette guide
The French - somewhat unfairly - have a reputation for being rude to tourists, but this could all be set to change with the introductio...
22 May 2013
Paris named Travellers' Choice winner
Paris has cemented its status as one of the world's best city break destinations by scooping first place in the Travellers' Cho...
15 Apr 2013
Police patrolling Paris attractions
Uniformed police officers have been deployed at some of Paris' top attractions after an increase in pickpocketing forced staff at t...
5 Feb 2013
Golden Balls hailed as tourist attraction
David Beckham's arrival in France to play for PSG is good news for the tourism industry in the capital, the mayor of Paris has said...
4 Feb 2013
 Women can now wear the trousers in Paris
Women can now officially wear trousers in Paris after an archaic law was repealed.The decree dates back to 1799 and required females to...
19 Nov 2012
Disneyland Paris to mark 20th anniversary during Christmas celebrations
Families planning a trip to Disneyland Paris this Christmas have been told they can look forward to some particularly special festive e...
31 Oct 2012
Hopper exhibition taking place in Paris
People staying in hotels in Paris over the coming months will be able to see a major exhibition of US artist Edward Hopper's work, ...
1 May 2012
Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece on show in Paris
Seeing an artwork described by the Louvre as Leonardo da Vinci's 'ultimate masterpiece' will be among the experiences on of...