About Secrets of Paris

Created in 1999, the Secrets of Paris is the oldest independent and locally-owned website about Paris in English, for both visitors and residents. Discover what you've been missing:

* Free Resource Guide
* Calendar of interesting Paris events 
* Monthly Secrets of Paris newsletter
* Secrets of Paris Tours & Travel Planning

Read more about the Secrets of Paris here

 

 

 

Calendar of Paris Events

Through February 19
Skate on the Eiffel Tower! This year the ice skating rink on the first level of the Eiffel Tower is back, free for those who already have a ticket for the Tower, open daily 10:30am-10:30pm. Skip the line by taking the stairs, it will help you warm up, too! Skates size 25-47 (EU), sleds and scooters for kids, gloves are required. This year's theme is Ice Hockey, though it will be less brutal than the NHL!

January 11 - February 21
The annual winter sales, aka Les Soldes. Honestly, the rules about when and how sales can take place in France since the economic crise have essentially made the sales irrelevant. There are sales all of the time now (often called "promotion" or "7 Jours BHV" or something like that). 

Click here to see the full calendar of events...

Secrets of Paris gives 10% of all tour fees to the French food bank, Les Restos du Coeur

 


Secrets of Paris is a double opt-in newsletter, which means that only you can sign yourself up, I can't do it for you. Just enter your e-mail in the box above, and then click on the link that will be e-mailed to you to confirm your subscription. If you get an error message, try cutting and pasting the link into a new browser window. Information on how to unsubscribe can be found at the bottom of every newsletter e-mailed to you. Again, only you can unsubscribe yourself, so please don't e-mail me.

Want to know more?

Read about how the Secrets of Paris got started and the official Editorial Policy. Read the archives here.