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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Art Museum
“Even if you don't want to visit the muséum, it's a nice place the spend the afternoon/evening.”
  • 1086 locals recommend
Church
“What i like most about this must-see in Barcelona is the exhibition they have in the underground of the cathedral with the models Gaudí created to build it During the summer is necessary to book it in advance if you want to go in, if not it would be almost impossible to get a ticket for the day”
  • 1066 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“If you go to the Eiffel Tower you should avoid the elevators (where will have to wait at least one hour) and take the stairs. It is far easier that it seems until the second floor (the third being quite high). Morevoer climbing inside the tower make feel being in the heart of the structure and let you take time to see”
  • 981 locals recommend
Museum
“Step inside the Centre Pompidou to fall under the spell of Picasso, Magritte, Duchamp, Pollock, Warhol and Tinguely! Your kids won’t be bored because there is specials areas for them and my girls even learn to walk in a Dubuffet cave. It open until 11 PM on thursday so it’s a good way to really see art pieces without any head hidden them! Place Georges-Pompidou, Paris – www.centrepompidou.fr * * *”
  • 977 locals recommend
Garden
“Majestic park overlooking the Luxembourg Palace. A visit here is most enjoyable at any time of the year. So much to see: the ducks swimming in front of the enormous Medici Fountain, children sending an armada of small boats across the pond, the parade of sculptures of the queens of France, the manicured Palace gardens. Take a seat and enjoy the people-watching! You can also just relax, enjoy a sandwich or read a book (plenty of chairs and benches). To do some jogging this is also a great place! Free entrance.”
  • 878 locals recommend
Park
“A green oasis located in the heart of the city, which has been a gathering point for life in the city since its creation in 1877. Indeed, when it first opened, it was only public park in the city. These days, it is home to an increasing amount of yoga groups, the Catalan Parliament and the Barcelona Zoo.Barcelona's vast city park houses a zoo, regional parliament, and plenty of sites and spots for lounging. Cascada Monumental, built with input from a young Gaudí, is a stunning golden waterfall that both wows and relaxes you. Ditto the serene boating lake beside it. Enter through the Arc de Triomf and the elaborate Modernist building to your right is Castell dels Tres Dragons, built by Lluís Domènech i Montaner. Currently closed for renovation, it was once the zoology museum. Another beautiful, yet no less mysterious, series of structures are the cast iron Umbracle (palm house) and Hivernacle (winter garden) in front. Go for an authentic slice of city-park life.  ✨To get there from our apartmets: take bus num. V19 or 19, bus stops are at the corner (all the trip about 16-20min).”
  • 745 locals recommend
Park
“Pour les animaux et la course a pied If you want to enjoy a zoo or for runners ”
  • 770 locals recommend
Park
“Very Parisian, can be crowded during holiday season. One of my favourite parks because it's not far and it's very green and natural compared to other parisian parks. You also get a pretty good view from the top.”
  • 1119 locals recommend
Neighborhood
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“Close to Sacré Coeur, Montmartre is one of the most romantic area in Paris. Calm and charming this place is very beautiful”
  • 882 locals recommend
Park
“The Park Güell is a huge garden with peculiar architectural elements made by the singular architect Antonio Gaudí. You can visit it for a evening and enjoy there of the views. ”
  • 642 locals recommend
Road
“The Champs Elysees is one of the most famous streets in the world, so be prepared to come up against a fair few tourists, though you can sidestep the hordes pretty easily by exploring the side streets just off the main drag. For most, it's a mandatory stop, if only to catch a glimpse of the monumental Arc de Triomphe which crowns the avenue and which was commissioned by Napoléon to celebrate the armies of empire. The imposing tree-lined avenue is home to a mix of chain stores and luxury brands which, once passed, will take you down to La Concorde, where you’ll find some nice green areas, the French Government buildings, as well as the Grand Palais - a must-see for art and architecture fans alike. Don't miss Rue Saint Honoré - the epitome of chic Parisian shopping which take you all the way to the hip independent bars and shops of Le Marais.”
  • 690 locals recommend
Department Store
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“Galeries Lafayette is not far away and nice if you want to do some shopping ! ”
  • 582 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“La Pedrera (Casa Milà) is a building built by Antoni Gaudí and declared a World Heritage Site. It is currently the headquarters of the Catalunya La Pedrera Foundation.”
  • 465 locals recommend
Cemetery
“resting place for Jim Morrison, Édith Piaf, Oscar Wild, Camus, Proust, Montand, Moustaki, Chopin and many many others. Beautiful sculptures, buildings and parks.”
  • 1058 locals recommend
Church
“This is a beautiful place where you will find one of the best views of the city. It’s surrounded by quaint cobblestone streets and classic French restaurants. ”
  • 976 locals recommend
Church
“The Duomo and its golden statue Madonnina are the symbols of Milan and totally worth a visit both inside and all the way up.”
  • 527 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Department Store
“Galeries Lafayette is not far away and nice if you want to do some shopping ! ”
  • 582 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Cosy place, good vibes, tasty food and amazing outdoor options on summer time !”
  • 553 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“People cross all the city to come to this 5 minute walk from the appartment bar ! One of the only rooftop in Paris. pretty expensive but it's a must go when the sun shines.”
  • 384 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“The biggest food market in Bordeaux open from Tuesdays to Sundays with the most stalls over the weekend. Here you can find local producers as well as specialized stalls serving food and drinks.”
  • 276 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“Just round the corner from Rambla Catalunya . Perfect for family, couples or friends get together. Fantastic tapas!”
  • 190 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Just a classic brasserie close form the flat, good beer (wine is not fantastic) and they have peanuts for free, and for me "peanuts is life" so ... :D Cosy atmosphere, lovely service. ”
  • 303 locals recommend
Beer Garden
“One of the best bars in Paris, rewarded. But it's more than a bar. Big beautiful place where they make a lot of different things.. Conferences, there's a ruche where bees product honey, a little farm with chickens, and you can go walking on the old railway that is not used in Paris anymore called la petite ceinture. Flowers grow there and you can sit with your drink and food. Homemade, not expensive. Famous brunch on week ends. And more.... ”
  • 270 locals recommend
Building
“Darwin Eco-Centre - an alternative technology centre, it's also possible to rent a skateboard here and purchase wholefoods and books in the shops on site. The restaurant specialises in healthy meals from produce grown in and near the centre. Sunday brunch is particularly recommended. But book ahead! ”
  • 155 locals recommend

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