Are You Moving to Paris?

Why Paris?

Paris, or “The City of Love” as it is widely known is the second most populous city in Moving to ParisEurope and one of the world’s most visited destinations. Paris is full of culture and well known for its museums including; Musée d’Orsay, the Pompidou-center and the Louvre, one of the most visited art museums in the world. In 2017 Paris was voted the most “culturally vibrant” city in the EU and there is no denying this with structures such as the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Île de la Cité, Sainte-Chapelle, the Montmartre Basilica of Sacré-Cœur and the Arc de Triomphe.

Here are some of our fast facts for those who are planning on moving to Paris.

Language: French.

Population: 2,229,621

Average Temperature Winter: 5°.

Average Temperature Summer: 20°.

Currency: Euro.

Flight time from the UK: 1hr 20mins.

Famous For: The Eiffel Tower, standing at 324 meters tall it is the tallest structure in Moving to ParisParis and one of the most recognisable buildings on earth. It was constructed in the 1880s by Gustave Eiffel and is currently the most visited monument in the world.

Best area’s to live: Arguably the most luxurious area to live in Paris is the Élysée, full of exclusive bars, shops and restaurants and home to the Presidential Palace. For families the Palais-Bourbon might be a little expensive but with beautiful views of the Eiffel Tower, lots of green space and the Bilingual Montessori School of Paris it is great for kids. For a bustling traditional Parisian lifestyle check out the Marais (Temple and Hôtel de Ville districts) which boasts elegant architecture and a busy nightlife.

Cost of Living: It is important to look at living costs before moving anywhere, in Paris monthly rent for a standard flat is about £1,877, a litre of petrol is £1.84 while the cost of dinner out for two people is about £59. A beer in your local pub would set you back £5.44, a monthly train ticket is £66 and a month’s utility bill is on average £81.

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