About Paris, France

Articles About Paris, France

Click on any of our articles for information on the districts (arrondissements) of Paris, tips from seasoned travelers and a wealth of things to do within walking distance of CobbleStay's Paris vacation rentals.


Hotels vs. Apartments in Paris

While planning a Paris vacation, there are a lot of things to consider and figuring out where to stay can sometimes be difficult. Paris has one of the widest arrays of choices in the world with over 75,000 rooms in some 2,000 hotels, private apartments and other Paris vacation rentals. One could argue that the most important part of the decision comes when choosing between a traditional hotel and a privately owned Paris apartment rental. There are definite pros and cons to both choices and ultimately the best choice depends on the mentality of the traveler. In other words, while standard hotels may be the best choice for some, a Paris vacation apartment rental might allow a traveler to have an experience they could never find with the latter. To figure out what might best suit you there are a few things to consider.

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The Eiffel Tower

Whether you’re interested in its history, its height, or its peculiar notoriety amongst French people, the Eiffel Tower is one of the most frequented tourist attractions in the entire world and you can’t possibly visit Paris without seeing it. In fact, even if for some odd reason you don’t care to see it, you’ll be extremely disappointed because the over 1000 foot tall tower, about the size of an 81 story building, is easily viewable all over the City of Lights.

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The Louvre Museum

You must definitely visit the Louvre while you’re in Paris. Just make sure that you pick the best accommodations while you’re there: a Paris luxury apartment, a luxury Paris rental, or a Paris vacation rental. These options are a great alternative to staying in a hotel, and they cater to the American traveler, the American in Paris.

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