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People, want to get around Paris, and see all the attractions, saving your legs? Buy a Metro pass, best 35 euro spent for 5 days. Able to travel to all the sites, with only a 5... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Rochester, Michigan
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Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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19 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I used this extensively in our 3 days in Paris. Fast, easy to understand, clean-ish, tidy-ish, once you've navigated it a couple of times it comes easy. Personally I think it was a far better (and cheaper) investment than the hop on hop off bus. ...you feel more Parisian as well! public transport rocks!

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Logatec, Slovenia
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36 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We use metro lines to visit all Paris on our holidays. Simple to use, quick, easy to change the line and the cheapest vay to move along the Paris.

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Reno, Nevada
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264 reviews
221 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After standing in line at the CDG airport train office for 20 minutes, the clerk was helpful in getting me two metro tickets for travel on two different days and directions. The train into Paris north train station had delays several times. Finding the metro on lower levels took asking several people. The metro to the next stop went OK.... More 

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Rochester, Michigan
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

People, want to get around Paris, and see all the attractions, saving your legs? Buy a Metro pass, best 35 euro spent for 5 days. Able to travel to all the sites, with only a 5 min walk after getting off. Subways are clean and safe, and for the most part fiendly

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Thank Rick C
New England
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94 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We only rode the M1 line but what I saw was super impressive. Clean. And safe! We were comfortable riding it at midnight. Easy to obtain tickets too. Worth a quick ride even if you don't need to use. The Louvre stop is particularly fun to see.

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Mumbai
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182 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great way to see paris!!!very simple to use as all the stations are in Roman script.and as you get out of the metro there are good sign posts directing to all the tourist sights..advice get a booklet of 20 tickets.cost is 1:45/-€ each as you might get stuck without it.one trip is one ticket..can use on bus also

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Diss, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Do not travel on metro lines 4 and 5 in the rush hour. My husband and I travelled from st germain to the Zenith arena at around 6pm. I seriously thought I was going to be crushed. Be aware new travellers to Paris metro that the doors close very rapidly like a guillotine. And avoid Gare de Nord like the... More 

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Thank Claire H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed outside of the inner city, at Montmartre, for a week. Our closest Metro station was Anvers. Our initial contact with the Metro staff was very positive; she spoke good english and took the time to describe the ticket alternatives. We each opted for a 3 day, 3 zone, unlimited ticket. Our first trip was daunting. It was extremely... More 

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Palm Bay, Florida
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718 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is possible to get anywhere in Paris. Stations are fairly close to each other throughout the city. It is easy to use and efficient. Buying multi day passes or ticket books of ten tickets called carnets, are the most economical way to ride at less than 1.50 a trip. The metro opens at 5:30am and runs until 1:15 most... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's so easy to travel around this wonderful city. Reasonable prices with reductions in price for the under 25's. But... be aware, pickpocket teams are everywhere. I was physically bustled into a train and the young girl kept pushing me as her friend jostled my husband and older children, I realised what was happening as she moved behind me and... More 

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Louvre / Palais-Royal
From the majestic Louvre to the regal Palais-Royal, this neighbourhood oozes luxury. The grand arches along Rue de Rivoli are shadowed by mosaics in front of decorated vitrines and hotels. Place Vendôme is lined with the world’s best jewelers and their glittering window displays. Every other establishment has someone to open the door for you or park your car. You can spend hours gazing at its haute couture shops or lingering over a meal at any of its chic eateries. After all that indulgence, the Tuileries gardens provide stately respite, while theatres compete for your applause. It's a neighbourhood that draws admirers from around the world, all attracted to the luxe life in Paris.
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