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Paris, France
Louvre / Palais-Royal
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is the first time I've used the Paris Metro in almost 10 years and the experience has worsened in contrast to most rail services in Europe. On the positive side it is easy to use, has good coverage of most parts of Paris and...More

Thank ArthurDented87
Reviewed 5 days ago

We bought a couple of books of metro tickets (10 @ 16euros) at Gare du Nord. Had we bought the tickets at a vending machine they would have been cheaper. We then caught the metro to our hotel near Place d'italie. Apart from having to...More

Thank SusanMaree1954
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We used SCNF & metro to travel from St Quentin to Louvre Museum. It was fun. Our tour agent Europa D Tours booked us in outskirts of Paris. We have to walk for 15 mins to reach train station from hotel. Tickets are very expensive...More

Thank frmsgp
Reviewed 6 days ago

It's just appalling the way Paris Metro has squads of ticket police who will find every conceivable way to fine you for incorrect use of the ticket system. Out of a set of 10 tickets purchased on one day only 2 would work. They will...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was concerned about using the Metro. There is no subway where I live and I have had limited experience using public transit in the past. When you add the complications of trying to understand instructions in a language I barely know and the metro's...More

Thank Joe A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to use, clean, safe - but you MUST keep your ticket until you exit the train and the ticket has expired. I was leaving the station around midnight and they were auditing passengers, asking for their ticket to ensure you paid. I could not...More

1  Thank familytrav1963
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you plan on staying in Paris more than a few days, consider buying a Navigo Découverte Pass. it grants unlimited use of metros, buses, trams and trains, not only inside Paris but in the whole region as well (destinations include La Défense, Versailles, Fontainebleau,...More

3  Thank Cyril_Pichard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are travelling as a tourist to Paris from a Monday to a Sunday (or a few days within this period), do consider buying a Navigo Découverte pass. It covers transportation on trains, the RER, and the metro. It also includes transportation within Paris...More

1  Thank Valerie K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The metro is a very well connected, super fast and convenient way to travel around. As an Asian English speaking person I did find one thing very inconvenient and that is all information was only in French. Most stations do not have manned ticket counters...More

Thank Mihir282014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second day of our trip, we were still learning how to navigate the Metro. We noticed that we didn't need a ticket to exit, and that people were tossing them in the bins once inside, so we did the same, not wanting to confuse them...More

1  Thank sleepless60745
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
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Cafe de la Regence
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.18 km away
Nearby Attractions
Palais Royal
406 reviews
.19 km away
Rue Saint Honore
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.21 km away
Comedie-Francaise (Theatre Francais)
79 reviews
.16 km away
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Thanks for the warning about keeping the tickets to avoid a fine. Any suggestions about what to purchase like if they have a daily pass or singles tickets. We will be there for 3-4 days and I may need to use the metro to go from Gare du Nord to hotel and back and also going around Paris. Thanks
16 June 2017|
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Response from Katsiniaouros | Reviewed this property |
Hello, When I was in Paris, I found using the metro to go everywhere! I'd suggest to buy a Navigo Decouverte pass if you are going to use metro to move around or a 10 day ticket if you are only going to use the metro to and... More
Mohamad Zairy I... I
If im buying a 10 carnet tickets will i be able to use them the next day?
12 June 2017|
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Response from Trevor W | Reviewed this property |
Just make sure, if they require your name to be written on the top of the ticket that you do so immediately before you use the ticket.
Mohamad Zairy I... I
Buying 1 single ticket is valid for 1 journey anyway in the city ex. gare du nord to trocadero? or is there a different fare for each journey.
11 June 2017|
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Response from Mihir282014 | Reviewed this property |
one ticket for €1.9 valid for any station and as many changes in metro lines you want.