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Finding Your Way in Paris - Paris Arrondissement Map

From James Martin,
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A Paris Map showing the districts or neighborhoods called arrondissements

Many guides will tell you where a certain hotel or restaurant is located by its arrondissement. Here's a map of Paris to help you visualize the location of those arrondissements.

Paris Arrondissements
(See an interactive map of Paris pointing out tourist destinations within the arrondissements)
Paris Map showing arrondissements


Paris is divided into 20 Arrondissements. They start on the right bank of the Seine and spiral around the central core of Paris, as you can see from the map.

Paris Travel Resources

Paris Travel Guide - Get information on Paris discount passes, food, lodging, day trips and more.

Paris Pictures

Paris Travel - A whole site devoted to Paris

Paris Weather and Climate for Travelers

Paris Neighborhood and Arrondissement Guide

Maps of Paris

Interactive Paris Arrondissement Map

France Map

Paris Train Station Map and Transportation Information

Public Holidays

In France the months of July and August are traditionally when the French take their holidays. Thus the less touristy places will be pretty quiet and the seaside resorts crowded.

Public holidays in France

January 1 New Year's Day
Easter Monday
May 1 Labor Day
May 8 1945 Victory Day
Ascension Day
Whit Monday (variable May-June)
July 14 Bastille Day
August 15 Assumption
November 1 All Saints' Day
November 11 Remembrance Day
December 25 Christmas Day

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