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10 Secret Daily Habits of Parisians that Will Transform Your Paris Experience Forever

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10 Secret Daily Habits of Parisians

Are you tired of doing the same touristy things in Paris? Want to experience the city like a local? Look no further! We’ve uncovered the daily habits of Parisians that will not only enhance your trip, but also give you a glimpse into the true Parisian lifestyle.

  1. Start your day with a fresh croissant and café au lait at a local boulangerie.
    a group of people walking down the street

  2. Take a leisurely stroll through the Luxembourg Gardens and people watch.
    a bridge over a body of water

  3. Visit a local marché (market) to pick up fresh ingredients for a picnic lunch in the park.
    a group of people walking down a street in front of a sign

  4. Take a break from the crowds and visit a lesser-known museum, such as the Musée Gustave Moreau.
  5. Enjoy an aperitif at a cozy wine bar before dinner.
    a close up of a horse drawn carriage in front of a building

  6. Dine at a small, family-owned restaurant for a true taste of Parisian cuisine.
  7. Take a night-time stroll along the Seine River and see the city in a new light.
    Paris French Revolution Tour

  8. Join in on a game of pétanque (a type of boules) at a park.
  9. Visit a local patisserie for a sweet treat before bed.
    a store filled with lots of food

  10. End your day with a relaxing bath and glass of wine while listening to live jazz music at a local club.

By incorporating these habits into your daily routine, you’ll be well on your way to experiencing Paris like a true local. Bon voyage!