If you are going to Paris on a tight budget, never fear, consider some of the free things to do in Paris. You don’t need a bunch of money to have a fabulous Paris vacation. It’s not just for movie stars and royalty. Normal families can get along just fine on little or no dough. The vastness and history of the City and its ease of transport make it one of the more interesting cities to do on a budget. You could easily spend your whole vacation just chasing down and enjoying the free things you can do in Paris.

It may seem very basic, but when you are planning a vacation one rarely takes into account the routine of daily life in a new city. Walking around, taking in the culture, enjoying the scenery, are definitely some of the best free things to do in Paris. Add in window shopping, browsing through galleries and checking out all the awesome architecture and you’re already on your way to an experience not soon forgotten. Just trying to walk in the footsteps of a Parisian can be great fun, and quite the learning experience. And, of course, it’s free!

Adding to your cultural experience in your quest to find some great free things to do in Paris, is seeking out and going to the many free museums you can find in the City. If you check with many of the museums you will find they typically have a day of the week for free admission. It does depend on which museum, so make sure you check beforehand. Of course, there are also all the gardens and parks to check out which are free as well. Here you will find some of the most spectacular scenery in Europe.

Paris’s rich history has left the city teeming in beautiful and fascinating churches and cathedrals. Anyone who has ever been to Paris will rave about the cathedrals and churches and bill them as a must see. Well, they are amongst the many free things to do in Paris. Hours and hours can be spent admiring the architecture and taking in the history of the Parisian religious community of past and present. You will be taken back through Paris’s rough and tumble history through the artwork and stories behind the churches and cathedrals. A great time can be had in the City of Lights, free!