Paris offers great cultural diversity as well as the chance to lead all kinds of lifestyles; it’s a traveler’s bliss! Thanks to the apps in this article, you can get all the advices you need for an unforgettable stay in Paris!
The Key Element to Your Stay: Moving Around in Paris
Optimize your movements in Paris using the public transport company’s official app! You can personalize your homepage to get to your favorite schedules with one click or find the best route for your destination. A very handy app with only one downside: it requires internet connection.
Get the RATP app from Apple Store
Get the RATP app from Google Play
Get the RATP app from Windows Store
It’s THE app that makes complex cities easy to navigate. You can find all the means of transportation (Bus, metro, RER, tramway, train) and the location of every Vélib and Autolib stations. You can compare the time it takes by taxi vs. by foot (with the number of calories burnt). Available in 12 languages.
Get the Citymapper app from Apple Store
Get the Citymapper app from Google Play
The number one competitor of the RATP app, this sharing app finds the quickest and least crowded route. It can also locate your bus, RER, metro, tramway or night bus so you can follow it in real time on a map. And get this: it can tell exactly when you need to get off! It also has some other cool features that we’ll let you discover:
Get the moovit app from Apple Store
Get the moovit app from Google Play
Get the moovit app from Windows Store
Moving around is nice…, but what to if I get lost in Paris?
No need for an internet connection to use it!
>Discovering the Parisian Life!
OK, now that you know how to move around the city, let’s check out the apps that are related to Parisian life and its many activities. You’re in luck, there are plenty for every taste and style.
The Tourist in Paris
An app created for tourists! You were dreaming of a 100% authentic experience in Paris? This app was made for this! With a daily updated content, it allows you to enjoy a personalized trip, helps you to find your way and keeps you updated with the activities and events of the moment in Paris.
Choose your “mood of the day” between the following options: Discover, dreamy, family, foody, friends, healthy, party, romance, shopping or trendy; and you’re ready to go!
Get the app “The Tourist in Paris” from Apple Store
Piste et Trésor
A free app to use with your family! It allows you to discover interesting historical and cultural facts about Paris while having fun. Investigations, puzzles and treasure hunts are waiting for you!
And the best of all is that this app exists in several languages: French, German, Dutch, English, Spanish.
Get the app “Piste et trésor” from Apple Store
Get the app “Piste et trésor” from Google Play
This app reveals the best secrets of the biggest museums, exhibitions, cultural monuments, and artists. Anecdotes that will spice up your visit!
Get the app Artips from Apple Store
Get the app Artips from Google Play
BALADES PARIS DURABLE
Discover Paris alternatively. You have a weekend, a one-week vacation or just a Wednesday: visit Paris by foot with fun urban strolls.
Download the app Balades Paris Durable on the Apple Store
Download the app Balades Paris Durable on Google Play
Secrets de Paris
A free app to discover the hidden and peculiar places in Paris!
Get the app secrets de paris from Apple Store
Télécharger l’application secrets de paris sur Google Play
My Paris street art
An interactive map listing the best Parisian street-art spots, like the Point Éphémère or the Gainsbourg wall.
Get the app my paris street art from Google Play
Visiting Paris can make you go hungry. Here are 2 “yummy” Apps
A true travel guide, here you can find your favorite restaurants, activities, and more! No need to pass by the apartment to find tonight’s restaurant.
Get the app « Tripadvisor » from Apple Store
Get the app « Tripadvisor » from Google Play
Some Bonus Applications
These apps might not seem essential at first, but it can be very useful in certain situations…
Aéroports de Paris
It’s the Paris Airports’ (CDG and Orly) official app. You can track your flight and get other useful information.
Get the app Aéroports de Paris from Apple Store
Get the app Aéroports de Paris from Google Play
What is your favorite mobile app?