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Art and stage reviews and listings for Paris’s best museum exhibitions, theatres and art galleries

25 masterpieces in Paris that aren’t the Mona Lisa
Art

25 masterpieces in Paris that aren’t the Mona Lisa

Good news – Paris is overflowing with astonishing works of art that every visitor to the city should see

20 brilliant songs about Paris
Music

20 brilliant songs about Paris

From traditional chanson to contemporary rap, this is the sound of Paris

The 100 best French movies ever made
Film

The 100 best French movies ever made

You’re sure to find something to tickle your Francophile fancy in this go-to guide

14 show-stopping museums in Paris
Museums

14 show-stopping museums in Paris

So you’ve done the Louvre – but this city has plenty more to offer

50 incredible films set in Paris
Film

50 incredible films set in Paris

Cosy night in? Here’s a brief history of the French capital on celluloid

Paris’s cultural highlights

The 9 best bars for live music in Paris
Nightlife

The 9 best bars for live music in Paris

Team your tipple with trendy live music at one of these legendary dives

Your guide to late-night openings at Paris museums and galleries
Museums

Your guide to late-night openings at Paris museums and galleries

Enjoy a post-work cultural visit in relative peace any day of the week

20 atmospheric jazz clubs and bars in Paris
Bars and pubs

20 atmospheric jazz clubs and bars in Paris

From Saint-Germain to Montmartre to Les Halles, Paris and jazz have a very special relationship

10 world-class art galleries in Paris
Attractions

10 world-class art galleries in Paris

Wannabe culture vulture? Don’t miss these excellent art museums and galleries in Paris 

12 very good gay clubs and LGBTQ+ nights in Paris
LGBTQ+

12 very good gay clubs and LGBTQ+ nights in Paris

Whether you’re looking for friendly dancing or more intimate encounters, there’s a soirée for you

16 tip-top free museums and galleries in Paris
Museums

16 tip-top free museums and galleries in Paris

How to see the city’s best temporary and permanent collections gratis 

Best tours in Paris

10 excellent Paris walking tours
Attractions

10 excellent Paris walking tours

Let a guide whisk you through the streets of the French capital 

7 expert-led Louvre tours
Attractions

7 expert-led Louvre tours

Get to know the biggest museum in the world with the help of an expert

The 12 most scenic Paris bus tours
Things to do

The 12 most scenic Paris bus tours

Soak up the city’s major sights – and put your feet up, too

8 wheely good Paris bike tours
Things to do

8 wheely good Paris bike tours

There are many ways to explore Paris, but few are as fun as hopping on a bike