Free Things To Do in Paris

Here's our overview of free things to do in Paris. Save some euros, folks!

Free Things To Do in ParisFree Attractions

Free concerts are part of the Parisian experience. A few are performed in some of the stunning parks and churches. Some locations, including the Jardin du Luxembourg, the Musee d'Orsay and the American Church in Paris, often conduct concerts for free.

Some of Paris' most popular museums are free for visitors the first Sunday of every month. The mix includes Musee d'Orsay, the Pompidou Centre and the National Museum of Asian Art-Guimet. At some of the biggies, the Louvre and the Pompidou Centre, for example, children under 18 are admitted free.

Some museums are free for all: including the Palais de Tokyo and Musee Carnavalet.


The Carte Musees et Monuments gives buyers admission to 70 museums in Paris. If it doesn't give you a complex from the pressure to see too much too fast, it can be quite a deal. For more information:

Two-day pass: €32

Four-day pass: €48

Six-day pass: €64

Purchased Paris Visite tickets provide unlimited transportation on the Metro, bus and RER. It also includes discounts on sightseeing tours, bicycle rentals and purchases at major department stores.

Daily passes: €8.80

Two-day passes: €14.40

Three-day passes: €19.60

Five-day passes: €28.30

Most popular hostels in Paris (by views)

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Woodstock Hostel

Doubles from $29

Distance 2.64 km

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FIAP Jean Monnet
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Doubles from $39

Distance 3.09 km

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Perfect Hostel

Doubles from $69

Distance 2.63 km

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St. Christopher's Paris

Doubles from $17

Distance 4.09 km

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Young & Happy Hostel
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Doubles from $23

Distance 1.65 km