See & Do

Le Marais

This quaint and very energized district is one of the oldest in Paris.

See & Do

Galeries Lafayette

This 100-year-old department store dedicates an entire floor to just gourmet food -- over 300 varieties of cheese, 3,000 bottles of wine and a champagne counter.

40 boulevard Haussmann, 75009 Paris, France

See & Do

Shakespeare and Company

Located in the Latin Quarter, across from Notre Dame, Shakespeare and Company is the oldest English bookstore in Paris.

37 rue de la Bûcherie, 75005 Paris, France

Eat

L'Entracte Opéra

This tiny café's English translation means the intermission. It's located across the street from the Paris Opera House.

1 Rue Auber, 75009 Paris, France

Eat

Chez Janou Bistrot

This neighborhood bistro has a classic French atmosphere, a long and lazy lunch hour, and a very famous chocolate mousse dessert.

2 Rue Roger Verlomme, 75003 Paris, France

Sleep

Hotel Napoleon

Located just steps from the Arc de Triomphe and a block away from the famous Champs Elysee, this boutique hotel is a great home base for a long weekend in Paris.

40 Ave. de Friedland, 75008 Paris, France

See & Do

Anna Lowe

This is a discount designer store has all the famous designers but 50% off the regular price.

104 Rue Du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, 75008 Paris, France

See & Do

Pari Roller

Thousands of rollerbladers take to the streets of Paris every Friday night. It takes the idea of an urban adventure to a whole new level.

16 Bd Saint Germain, 75005 Paris, France

Eat

Boulangerie Eric Kayser

This might be the crème de la crème of all bakeries. It serves some of the best croissants in Paris.

77 quai Panhard et Levassor, 75013, Paris, France

See & Do

Rent a Bike in Paris

Paris is trying to encourage citizens and visitors to give up the motor car in favor of pedal power. There are about 20,000 rental bicycles and 230 miles of bike paths around the city of Paris.