Last Updated on August 24, 2022 by Tamara Bee

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What To Do In Paris For 3 Days

(& The Start Of My Road Trip To Africa – 30K Miles!)

3 Days In Paris: Travel Podcast Episode 2

Welcome to Episode 2 of Many Roads Travelled : (Solo Female) Travel podcast …Let the adventure begin!

Did you miss episode 1? If so here it is!

The travel podcast that takes you on epic road trips around the world via public transport or hitching!

So if you love to travel & adventures then come along for the ride!

This series is about my 16-month, 30k mile road trip from Europe to Africa (Paris to Cape Town) way back in 1993/94!

Not to worry though as I give you up-to-date tips throughout the episode.

3 days in paris overlooking the Seine and Eiffel tower
Winter In Paris, France

What Is This Travel Podcast Episode About?

We start in Paris, France on January 17th, 1993 for my 30,000-mile road trip to Africa.

In this episode, I describe what you can do in Paris for 3 days: Where to go in Paris, what to see in Paris, how to get around and what not to do in Paris!

If you are looking for things to do in Paris then check out these sweet ideas.

Arc de Triomphe, Paris France
Make sure to visit the Arc de Triomphe while you’re in Paris for 3 days

Best Things To Do In Paris For 3 Days (& what I did) :

  • Versailles
  • Musee D’orsay
  • The Louvre
  • The Eiffel Tower
  • Arc De Triomphe
  • Champs Elysses
  • Notre Dame Cathedral
  • The Opera House
  • Victor Hugo’s house
  • Pere Lachaise

We then took the night train to Nice where we spent a couple of relaxing days as well as a quick stop in Monte Carlo-the playground of the rich!

At the end of this episode, we have covered just over 1000 miles!

Monte Carlo harbourfront
The Millionaires’ Playground Monte Carlo

VIDEO: What To Do In Paris For 3 Days

What Not To Do In Paris!

  • Don’t jump the metro in Paris! (& get busted/fined by the Paris Metro Police!)
  • Don’t get locked in Le Pere Lachaise with a heroin junkie! (but visit it).
  • Don’t sleep in and miss your check out time! (Casey became a french maid for an hour to pay off the extra charge lol)
2 backpackers drinking coffee in a cafe in Paris France during their 3 days in Paris

Places to Stay In Paris (much better than our very noisy pensione!)

Jim Morrison Serenaded Us To His Grave In Pere Lachaise, Paris France

2 guys at Jim Morrisson's grave in Pere Lachaise Paris
Casey (and the cute junkie) at Jim’s grave

solo female traveller on Jim Morrisson's grave in Paris
Glamour Bouffant Puss! (Lol it was 1993!)

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