France Travel Planner by Tom Brosnahan & Jane Fisher   France Travel Planner & Guide
How to plan your trip to Paris and France: when to go, what to wear, money & costs, best itineraries, airport transport, Paris hotels, Paris restaurants and cafés, Wifi & Internet, even how to do laundry in Paris.



Eiffel Tower at night, Paris, France

Paris: City of Light!


1. Where Should I Go in France?

What are the best itineraries for 1 day, 2 days, 3 days, 4 to 5 days, a week, 7 to 10 days, two weeks or more? Show me a map of France.

2. Best Time to Go to France?

What's the best month to take a trip to France? Holidays & festivals? High season? Off-season? What should I wear?

3. Travel Costs in France?

How much will a trip to France cost? What money should I take? Can I use my credit card? What's the euro exchange rate? What about tipping?

4. Where to Stay?

Hotels? B&Bs? Apartments/Flats? Resorts? Room-sharing? Must I reserve in advance?

5. How Do I Get Around?

Car? Train? Plane? Bus? Boat? Bike? How can I save money on transportation?

RER B Trains from Aéroport Roissly-Charles de Gaulle, Paris, France
Take the RER B train from Aérogare 2 at
Charles de Gaulle Airport to central Paris...

6. Just a Trip to Paris...

Start planning your trip to Paris with your itinerary for one, two or three days, 4 to 5 days, a week or more.

Then find out about exchanging money, airport buses, trains, transfers & taxis, Paris hotels, how to find your way around Paris, and what to see & do in Paris: museums, churches, parks and gardens, cruises on the Seine, shopping, Paris with children, how to save time climbing the Eiffel Tower, even how to do your laundry. More...

7. Excursions from Paris

Using your Paris hotel or apartment/flat as your base you can visit Versailles, Chartres, Disneyland Paris, the Château de Fontainebleau, Monet's garden at Giverny, even the châteaux in the Loire Valley, and/or the Normandy D-Day beaches. More...

8. Special Interest Trips

You can experience France in many special ways, such as bicycling, floating in a canal barge, skiing and snowboarding...or all of these. More...

Hall of Mirrors, Palais de Versailles, near Paris, France
The grand Hall of Mirrors at the Palais de Versailles near Paris.

8. Other Trip-to-France Questions




Airport Transport


Wifi & Internet

Euro Exchange Rate


Paying Highway Tolls

Mobile Phones in France



Where to Go in France

When to Travel in France

Travel Costs & Money

Where to Stay in France

Transport in France

Paris Travel Planner

Best Itineraries

Special Interest Trips

Maps of Paris



Paris Girls Secret Society, a novel by Tom Brosnahan
US girls—the riots of May 1968—love, sublime to perverse—
Paris Girls
Secret Society


L'Arc de Triomphe, Paris, France

Above, the Arc de Triomphe, Paris.

  Paris Girls Secret Society, a novel by Tom Brosnahan    
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