To study in Paris

What to do in Paris ?

Paris offers a multitude of tourist, cultural, gastronomical experiences… Whether you stay a few weeks or several months, you will find thousand of places to be discovered and thousands of things to do. Here is some advice to prepare your stay, specially if you are student.

Tourist office

You will find all essential information to fully benefit from your stay in Paris on the site of the Tourist Office.

You can also go to one of the drop-in centres to obtain documentation, buy a pass or tickets and ask for advice.


Some museums are free every first Sunday of the month. You can also visit some of them at night, in particular the Louvre.

For students, there are many different passes giving access to the various museums of the city at very interesting rates. They are itemised on the site of the Parisien:

• The  Sesame card of the Grand Palais museum

• The student pass of the Pompidou Centre
• MuséO, the youth card of the musée d’Orsay
• The Louvre youth card of the musée du Louvre
• The Citée-Pass of the Citée des Sciences et de l’Industrie
• The pass of the Jeu de Paume
• CarteJam of the museums of the Ville de Paris
• More than 70 museums, monuments of Paris and the Paris region


The Opéra National de Paris proposes several options making it possible to benefit from seats at a cheap rate. In the same way, many Internet sites offer tickets for plays, shows, concerts… at reasonable prices:

• Billetreduc
• Ticketac
• Theatreonline

For students, a youth pass gives the opportunity of acquiring tickets at a preferential rate for a selection of shows at the Opéra National de Paris as well as the Comédie-Française.


You will find online a multitude of restaurant guides for all tastes, all prices and in all districts. The site of La Fourchette makes it possible to book some of the tables at reasonable prices.

Do not hesitate, of course, to seek the advice of our teams and to compare with the students of your school to be full of good ideas and share the best plans!