It's world's most popular city for tourists, but beyond the main attractions its heart lies in its cobbled back streets and lesser-known local haunts.
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The French capital is a pastel box of colourful and inspiring shops, ranging from century-old family-run haberdashery to shiny new homewares store. The problem can be: where to start?
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Away from the tourist traps, Haute Marais gives a taste of Paris life.
For the first time in the city's history authorities have gathered together to curate an official cultural program.
Forget the obvious, and head to where the locals linger.
Charming and enchanting, Europe's city of fashion, of art and culture, of romance is a favourite for many, many times over. From haute cuisine to haute couture, Paris seduces and mesmerises with its museums of masterpieces, its tantalising political history, its chic cafes and aroma of sophistication. Home to some of the most famous past and present, this city is the epicentre of style, taste and the 'nouveau'.