Churches display some wonderful architecture and some own renowned paintings by well known artists.
Cemeteries offer some nice shady strolls and some VIP graves. You have heard of Père Lachaise, Montparnasse, and Montmartre but do you know Picpus ( Lafayette's grave), have you heard of the possible grave of Louis the XVIIth, do you know the story of the cemeteries in Paris ? I can help you on those...
Benches to sit fro free and enjoy a nice sandwich (Palais Royal, Récamier , facing Notre-Dame, Temple and many more spread all over Paris.) I can help you choose yours in each “quartier)
Learn to play Pétanque in Jardin des Halles
Choiseul, Véro-Dodat, Vivienne, Panoramas, Madeleine, and more. I have a list for you and itinerary, History, Gourmet addresses)
You have many non covered, charming passages ( Lhomme, Molière, de l' Ancre, etc)
Some shops offer beautiful or fun windows.
Never forget to say “Bonjour” when you step in and ask if you can have a look “ je peux regarder s’il vous plait ? ” .
Of course you are welcome to buy something but never obliged.
the Foyer de la Madeleine , under the renown church offers some very cheap and delicious lunch for a 7€ yearly subscription and a 9€ meal for members or 16€ for guests. The money you pay for, will help some not so rich other ones to eat.
The volunteer team is smiling and helpful.
Sometimes, starred chefs design the menu.
Be beautiful for very affordable price. Hairdresser, makeup schools. Here is just one address, I have more and for well being as well.