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Last updated: 28 May, 2023
Expert travel writer: Anna Brooke

Paris’ celebrated cafes are an integral part of the local culture, serving as social hubs and cultural landmarks. Patrons indulge in the art of people-watching while sipping espresso or enjoying a croissant. Iconic establishments like Café de Flore and Les Deux Magots have hosted intellectual giants like Hemingway and Sartre, further enhancing their allure.

Cafe de la Paix is an institution with the best vanilla mille-feuille in Paris, served in gilded surrounds with views of the magnificent Palais Garnier Opera House.


Price: Free
Minimum age: Any
Age suitable: 13+
When: All year around

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Crammed with iconic buildings, world-class art and a culinary scene steeped in history, Paris is one of the world’s great capitals, overflowing with style, romance, and art de vivre.