Not all roads lead to Paris but getting there is a pretty straightforward affair. Once you arrive, you’ll need to know how to get around and how to take care of practical matters. Below we supply all the nitty-gritty details you need to have a comfortable, safe, and affordable stay in Paris.

A good place to start your information quest is at the Paris Tourist Office (29 rue de Rivoli, 01-49-52-42-63;; Métro: Hôtel de Ville). The Tourist Office has several branches sprinkled around the city; check the website for addresses and hours.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.