Holiday in Paris – Your guide to Paris, France


Regional Information

Population: 2,200,000
Language: French
Currency: Euro
Time Zone: UTC/GMT +1 hour


Paris sees warm summers and cold winters. In summer temperature goes to mid 20s°C (77°F) and in winter it may dip to 1°C (34°F). The rainfall is moderate and steady year round. Summer in Paris arrives in July and lasts till August. Throughout summer the average temperature is around at 25°C (77°F). During Autumn, October to December, Paris experiences cooler temperatures. Winter bring very cold weather in Paris. During January the maximum temperature of the city stands at only 6°C (43°F) and snow is not unusual. Spring sees the temperature increase gradually with a plenty of sunshine.

Fascinating Facts

  1. The Eiffel tower is 324 metres high and is the second-highest structure in the world.
  2. Paris’ Louvre museum is the most visited museum in the world.
  3. Paris’ nickname, the City of Lights, actually refers to the number of intellectuals and artists who live there.
  4. The Eiffel tower is painted every 7 years.
  5. The most visited attraction in Paris isn’t the Eiffel tower or even the Louvre Museum, but Disneyland Paris.
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