City of Lights

Paris for Backpackers

          Paris, the city of lights, the fashion capital of the world, and the fantasy trip of every romantic's dream.  From it's stunning architectural wonders to its windy cobblestone roads, Paris has an endless variety of cultural experiences to offer and historical monuments to explore.  While at a glance the city may seem like your wallet's worst nightmare, the truth is, Paris is teeming with students,  budget travelers, and young backpackers just like you.  Whether you're looking for cheap eats at authentic Parisian restaurants, a lively hostel to meet other adventurers, or fun outings and event's, we've done some of the research for you and used our personal experience in Paris to verify some of the best travel resources on the web, so that you can get the most out of your trip, all in one place. 

Budget Stays
Cheap Eats
cruise on the seine
biking tour of paris


The best trips are well rounded!  Whether you want to bring out your inner kid or splurge on a posh night out, check out our other sections to see how other adventurers and locals see Paris!

paris on a budget tips
cheap drinks
Paris pub crawl
Free Things to do
best bakeries in paris
free walking tours



Nicholas Willis

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Palo Alto, CA 94304

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