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Have a picnic on Champ de Mars in Paris
oddviserHave a picnic on Champ de Mars#1 of 40 things to do in Paris

A usual picnic will become special and really romantic if you have it on the famous Champ de Mars near the Eiffel Tower!

How much: free#free#strolling#romanticChamp de Mars
Visit Gustav Eiffel's apartment in Paris
AjaxVisit Gustav Eiffel's apartment#2 of 40 things to do in Paris

Everyone knows the famous structure of Gustav Eiffel, but only a few people know that at the top level was his apartment.

How much: price unknown#unusual#viewsEiffel Tower
Drink coffee in Cafe des Deux Moulins in Paris
oddviserDrink coffee in Cafe des Deux Moulins#3 of 40 things to do in Paris

Order a cappuccino in Cafe des Deux Moulins where Amelie worked.

How much: price unknown#authentic#romanticCafe des Deux Moulins
Have a diner on the Eiffel Tower in Paris
maxwellHave a diner on the Eiffel Tower#4 of 40 things to do in Paris

At different levels of the Eiffel Tower are located three restaurants with a great view on Paris.

How much: price unknown#cuisine#views#romanticEiffel Tower
Climb the Eiffel Tower in Paris
Margaret CainClimb the Eiffel Tower#5 of 40 things to do in Paris

Rise to the top of the main symbol of Paris and appreciate all the beauty of the city from a bird's-eye view.

How much: from 17 euros#views#selfie#breathtakingEiffel Tower
Play at ducks and drakes on the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris
oddviserPlay at ducks and drakes on the Canal Saint-Martin#6 of 40 things to do in Paris

Throw pebbles and let them bounce off the water on the Canal Saint-Martin.

How much: free#free#kids#aww#gamblingCanal Saint-Martin
See cancan at Moulin Rouge in Paris
Дарья СлепаковаSee cancan at Moulin Rouge#7 of 40 things to do in Paris

Do not miss the enchanting performance, recognized as the best program of the famous cabaret for its entire existence.

How much: from 87 euros#cultural#shows#sexual#romantic#adult#luxuryMoulin Rouge
Visit the legendary Cafe de Flore in Paris
chateauVisit the legendary Cafe de Flore#8 of 40 things to do in Paris

If you want to taste the most delicious croissants in Paris, you should visit the legendary bakery Café de Flore on the Boulevard Saint-Germain.

How much: from 2 euros#authentic#cuisineCafe de Flore
Walk along the Promenade des Anglais in Nice
oddviserWalk along the Promenade des Anglais#1 of 10 things to do in Nice

One of the largest embankments in Nice located on the Cote d'Azur.

How much: free#strolling#viewsPromenade des Anglais
Scramble up the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris
Ай ХантерScramble up the top of the Eiffel Tower#9 of 40 things to do in Paris

Read about how to get to the top of the Eiffel Tower, and why you should not do it.

How much: free#unusual#active#authentic#free#views#extreme#dangerous#selfieEiffel Tower
Visit the Museum of Eroticism in Paris
Дарья СлепаковаVisit the Museum of Eroticism#10 of 40 things to do in Paris

The spicy museum is located on Boulevard Clichy in the red light district in Paris.

How much: from 10 euros#cultural#shows#educational#sexual#adultMuseum of erotica
See the Mona Lisa in Paris
Garry PositiveSee the Mona Lisa#11 of 40 things to do in Paris

The greatest creation of Leonardo da Vinci, a masterpiece of world art known all over the world. The crater on Venus is named after her.

How much: from 15 euros#culturalThe Louvre
Take a walk along the canal Saint-Martin in Paris
oddviserTake a walk along the canal Saint-Martin#12 of 40 things to do in Paris

You can walk along the canal both in the daytime and in the evening or take a ride on the river tram.

How much: free#free#strollingCanal Saint-Martin
Buy a painting on Tertre Square in Paris
oddviserBuy a painting on Tertre Square#13 of 40 things to do in Paris

For many years the portraits of travelers are drown here, pictures are written and sold. Everyone can buy a piece of Paris.

How much: from 20 euros#strolling#culturalMontmartre
Try glazed chestnuts in Nice
oddviserTry glazed chestnuts#2 of 10 things to do in Nice

Traditional Christmas dessert. According to rumors, the favorite dessert of the kings and emperors of France.

How much: from 15 euros#cuisineHenry Auer sweet-shop
Take a selfie in a photo booth in Paris
oddviserTake a selfie in a photo booth#14 of 40 things to do in Paris

Make funny faces with your friends in one of the photo booths placed all over the Paris. It will be a great souvenir.

How much: from 5 euros#fun#selfieParis
Ride on retro scooter in Paris
oddviserRide on retro scooter#15 of 40 things to do in Paris

Decorate your trip with romantic ride on a retro scooter. Relax and appreciate all the beauty of the city.

How much: from 50 euros#active#strollingParis
Try oysters in Paris
AjaxTry oysters#16 of 40 things to do in Paris

To visit a City of Lights and not try the local oysters poured with aromatic lemon juice is a real crime. Be sure to try a local delicacy.

How much: from 20 euros#cuisineParis
Taste macarons in Paris
Joan NaplesTaste macarons#17 of 40 things to do in Paris

Not macaroni with meatballs or béchamel sauce, but an incredibly tasty almond dessert, known all over the world.

How much: from 2 euros#cuisineSweet-shop Laduree
See Aphrodite of Milos in Paris
JDISee Aphrodite of Milos#18 of 40 things to do in Paris

The famous work of art of Alexander of Antioch - Aphrodite is an ancient Greek statue, which you can admire for hours.

How much: from 15 euros#cultural#selfieThe Louvre
Try an escargot in Paris
DarinaTry an escargot#19 of 40 things to do in Paris

Escargot is fried, boiled or stuffed grape snails. It is not only tasty, but also a healthy dish of traditional French cuisine.

How much: from 40 euros#cuisineCostes restaurant
Participate in the regatta in Saint-Tropez
oddviserParticipate in the regatta#1 of 8 things to do in Saint-Tropez

Annually in summer the Cote d'Azur in Saint-Tropez gathers the residents and guests of the city to see the grandiose regatta "Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez".

How much: from 1700 euros#free#holidaysSaint-Tropez
Dance at a beach party in Saint-Tropez
oddviserDance at a beach party#2 of 8 things to do in Saint-Tropez

If you want to dance with Bruce Willis or have a cocktail with Peris Hilton go to Nikki Beach, where you will be surrounded by celebrities.

How much: free#adult#luxuryNikki Beach
Walk through Montmartre in Paris
oddviserWalk through Montmartre#20 of 40 things to do in Paris

Stroll through the tiny streets, visit the square where you will find painting artists and the main hill, where you will have a great view of Paris.

How much: free#free#strolling#natureMontmartre
Participate in the Carnival in Nice
oddviserParticipate in the Carnival#3 of 10 things to do in Nice

Loud, bright, rainbow carnival literally fills the streets and the embankment of Nice with noise and fun every year.

How much: from 40 euros#cultural#shows#holidaysNice
Taste tapenade in Saint-Tropez
Taste tapenade#3 of 8 things to do in Saint-Tropez

If you are looking for gastronomic adventures in Saint-Tropez, be sure to try a local snack made of olives and capers - tapenade.

How much: from 3 euros#cuisineSaint-Tropez
Try Bloody Mary in Paris
R.R.MixTry Bloody Mary#22 of 40 things to do in Paris

You can try the real Bloody Mary only in Paris, because her classic recipe appeared here almost 100 years ago.

How much: from 15 euros#authentic#cuisine#adultHarry's New York Bar
Try frog legs dish in Paris
oddviserTry frog legs dish#23 of 40 things to do in Paris

You should necessarily try an exquisite French dish, which even locals do not eat every day, but only on holidays.

How much: price unknown#cuisine#antikarmaParis
Buy an antique souvenir on the flea market in Nice
oddviserBuy an antique souvenir on the flea market#4 of 10 things to do in Nice

If you can not pass by retro knickknacks or vintage things, then you should go to the flea market.

How much: price unknown#authentic#souvenirsPlace Robilant flea market
Visit the fireworks festival in Cannes
oddviserVisit the fireworks festival#1 of 7 things to do in Cannes

Every summer the sky over Cannes is painted in different colors by hundreds of lights of the fireworks shows.

How much: free#free#holidaysPromenade de la Croisette
Try tropezienne tart in Saint-Tropez
oddviserTry tropezienne tart#4 of 8 things to do in Saint-Tropez

Visiting the small cozy town of Saint-Tropez, you can not just dabble in and do not enjoy the tasty tart tropezienne - Brigitte Bordeaux's favorite dessert.

How much: from 2 euros#cuisineSaint-Tropez
Take part in Bravade festival in Saint-Tropez
oddviserTake part in Bravade festival#5 of 8 things to do in Saint-Tropez

The historical reconstruction festival in honor of significant events is held each summer in Saint-Tropez.

How much: free#cultural#holidaysSaint-Tropez
Feed the pigeons in Paris
Дарья СлепаковаFeed the pigeons#24 of 40 things to do in Paris

Feed the pigeons with golden baguette — it will add you some pleasant emotions and you can also take some good photos!

How much: free#free#animals#awwParis
Ride on the batobus along the Seine in Paris
FelicityRide on the batobus along the Seine#25 of 40 things to do in Paris

A trip on this unusual form of transport — a river bus — is romantic and convenient. You can combine excursion and take a ride among the river.

How much: from 16 euros#strolling#romanticSeine
Play petanque in Paris
oddviserPlay petanque#26 of 40 things to do in Paris

Find out how to diversify the usual gatherings with friends or how French hipsters have fun in their spare time.

How much: free#active#authentic#freeParis
Take a walk along the Seine in Paris
oddviserTake a walk along the Seine#27 of 40 things to do in Paris

The Seine passes through the whole Paris, and it gives the city a special charm. On its shores there are always crowds of people searching for adventures.

How much: free#strolling#viewsSeine
Try salted caramel in Paris
oddviserTry salted caramel#28 of 40 things to do in Paris

French desserts can be called a work of art, because the simplicity and sophistication of their sweets is appreciated by the whole world.

How much: from 1 euro#cuisine#kidsParis
Take a walk in the Old Nice in Nice
oddviserTake a walk in the Old Nice#5 of 10 things to do in Nice

The old town of Nice consists of the small cosy streets, the 18th century buildings, the music and the most authentic bars.

How much: price unknown#authentic#strollingThe Old Nice
See the Porsche parade in Saint-Tropez
Alex LikeSee the Porsche parade#6 of 8 things to do in Saint-Tropez

Saint-Tropez is not only a resort on the Cote d'Azur, it is an eternal holiday with regattas, festivals and a luxurious Porsche parade.

How much: free#holidays#breathtakingSaint-Tropez
Try onion soup in Paris
oddviserTry onion soup#29 of 40 things to do in Paris

Onion soup? It does not sound very tasty, but do not forget you're in Paris. And the French can make a delicious dish from anything.

How much: from 3 euros#cuisineParis
Try chocolate bread in Paris
oddviserTry chocolate bread#30 of 40 things to do in Paris

Start your morning like a Parisian. Go to the local bakery and try the traditional French pastries - chocolate bread.

How much: from 2 euros#cuisineParis
Try the best French ice cream in Paris
Margaret CainTry the best French ice cream#31 of 40 things to do in Paris

If you can not live without the delicious desserts and sweets, you should definitely try the most mouth-watering Parisian ice cream.

How much: from 2 euros#cuisineBerthillon Cafe
Taste hot chocolate beverage in Paris
oddviserTaste hot chocolate beverage#32 of 40 things to do in Paris

This sweet, viscous, thick chocolate drink will definitely give you strength and energy after a long walk through Paris.

How much: from 2 euros#cuisineAngelina Cafe
Have a rest in the blue chair on the Promenade de la Croisette in Cannes
TarrasHave a rest in the blue chair on the Promenade de la Croisette#2 of 7 things to do in Cannes

Croisette is also famous for it's blue chairs placed here instead of benches.

How much: price unknown#strollingPromenade de la Croisette
Taste croissants for a breakfast in Paris
oddviserTaste croissants for a breakfast#33 of 40 things to do in Paris

Proper morning begins with coffee, but the French morning begins with coffee, fresh croissants and newspaper.

How much: from 1 euro#cuisineParis
Dance tango on the bank of the Seine in Paris
Joan NaplesDance tango on the bank of the Seine#34 of 40 things to do in Paris

Feel the rhythm of tango. Allow yourself to lose control of your body and let the music guide you!

How much: free#active#freeTino-Rossi Garden
Try foie gras in Paris
Margaret CainTry foie gras#35 of 40 things to do in Paris

The most tender and delicate pate of fat goose or duck liver is considered to be an object of French national pride.

How much: from 15 euros#cuisine#antikarmaParis
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