Practical Stuff

The following is a list of links that may help you get to Paris, find somewhere to stay, use public transport and know what the weather will be like. This is a list in progress!

RATP: For information on the Paris Metro and bus systems, including an interactive map!
Transilien: Maps and timetables for Paris regional transport. Also an important source of information whenever there is a strike!
SNCF: The French national rail service.
AĆ©roports de Paris: How to get to the Paris airports and live information on flights.

In Paris Today
Weather forecasts: Live weather and predictions for the next seven days.
Tourist information: What to do, where to go, when is it open...
Le Nouveau Paris: A livelier official tourism site with interesting ideas and useful information.
Paris Bouge: A list of all events taking place around the city each evening - and a site created by the city council to prove that Paris isn't boring after sunset!

Chambre d'hotes: Why not stay in someone's house when visiting Paris? A list of bed and breakfast accommodation in the city.
Bed and Breakfast: Another selection of rooms to let 'chez l'habitant'!