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"GET A FRENCH CALENDAR!" Paris Favorite Tip by thinking

Paris General: 1,823 reviews and 2,237 photos

Favorite thing: The French do things in very organized ways due to their rules of behavior and direction of their life.
If you are coming from the USA, you will not be used to this idea.

July and August are vacation months for all of France.
The French have all gone to Brittany, Normandy or Nice.
It is so crowded during this time due to the children's vacation, that it is not enjoyable.

Wed's are the days mothers can and do take off from work. Why? Because the children are also off from school this day.
Stores are not open on Monday if they were open on Saturday.
Sunday morning stores are open normally from 8h30 to 13h00,so you can prepare the big Sunday lunch which is a required event here.

Fondest memory: I enjoy the order, the quality of the food and wine, and the elegance in which things are done in France.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Aug 12, 2006
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