First Time in Paris

First Time in Paris : Don’t worry, Be happy ! You will be safe from tourists traps. You will get all the information, advices and tips you need, with accuracy and transparency, with the ongoing assistance of PARIS BY EMY, Paris based.

First Time in Paris with PARIS BY EMY

Like a wedding planner, PARIS BY EMY is dedicated to planning Custom Made Paris Tours with Personalized Services in the light of your aspirations, for family, couple, small group

  • Feel Paris heartbeat
  • Bask in serenity
  • Get off the beaten path
  • Be understood and cosseted
  • Optimize your time and budget
  • Follow your aspirations

Paris based, we, with our Parisian network, offer a high standing and tailor-made Trip for each client. You make decisions upon detailed quotations. Enjoy an authentic insight into Parisian life.

First Time in Paris – France

First Trip in Paris

We offer this tour to give you hints to visit Paris with serenity, to optimize your time and to follow your aspirations. Your first visit to Paris is an opportunity to immerse yourself in its vibrant culture.

  • Hotel pick up or at any meeting point
  • No large groups but just you and your private guide
  • Lots of flexibility and genuine cozy tour at your rhythm
  • You choose the day and time for your private tour

Tailor-Made Private Tour Guide

Our private tour guide comes with customization, recommendations, tickets booking and ongoing support. Please, note that the tour's itinerary will be sent ONLY once you have booked upon your quotation.
PricingNumber of peopleDurationCustom Features
From 300 EurosUp to 6 persons3 hoursWith hotel pick up
From 600 EurosUp to 6 persons6 hoursHotel pick up lunch break
From 200 EurosPer person2 hoursMuseum licensed guide
From 300 EurosPer person5 hoursVersailles licensed guide
Upon quotationYour choiceYour choiceYour choice

First visit to Paris Tour Guide 3 hours

Before you reach Paris, we set your tour and clearly identify your preferences, centers of interest, and spending’s orientation. Indeed, we set customized itinerary according to your validation :

  • Presentation of Paris with highlights according to your profile
  • Social events, museums, activities recommendations according to your aspirations
  • How to use the Métro (subway) and go around Paris with time optimization
  • Ongoing online assistance during your stay for recommendations

For a first visit to Paris, you might need inspiration from our favorite historical districts and top monuments, landmarks. To truly experience the city’s culture, immerse yourself in a private walking tour for a first visit in Paris.

What to Do for a First Time in Paris

Paris offers a sensory experiencefor every one. Have a look at PARIS BY EMY 10 themes :


PARIS BY EMY offers you to discover the charm, beauty, and history of the City of Lights according to your aspirations.

Personalized Paris Private Tours

Paris has 20 arrondissements to discover ! Walking is a fantastic way to explore the city, as many attractions are within a reasonable distance of each other. Your first visit to Paris promises a magical experience filled with history, culture, and beauty.


Attribution: “Plan: 2005 J.M. Schomburg”

The nicest way to rejoice Paris is to walk around so you can feel the magic City of Lights. Parisians have the habits to walk every day for every little things of life.

You discover with your heart and soul every detail of Paris. At the meantime, you find out a little boutique, a beautiful square, a lovely garden, unusual places thanks to your private guide and your custom-made tour, according to your aspirations.

You save time and energy for a better discovery of Paris thanks to your private private tour guide and thanks to a custom-made itinerary.

Hotel pick up, Walking & Transportation

For a first visit to Paris, you can choose for a hotel pick up or at any meeting point you would like us to meet you for starting your private tour. In Paris, transportations offer many possibilities to discover the City of Lights, besides walking such as subway, boat, train, taxi… Another possibility, ask for a private tour guide with a private driver.

Seine River Private tour by PARIS BY EMY

The Seine River

Choose a Paris Tour Package

For a full stay all inclusive Paris Tour Package, we plan your trip according to your profile, budget and centers of interest. Appreciate custom made services from a local company with tones of high standing activities for your stay and with its Parisian network.

Custom Made Paris Tour Package

Luxury Paris Bespoke Tour Package

You decide to add or modify options, activities and services upon your spending orientations with our recommendations. We provide ongoing support before your arrival and during your stay.

PackageCustomized FeaturesPersons NumberCost
Specific DemandUpon quotationUpon quotationUpon quotation
7 Day VIPItinerary, ticket and activity booking, restaurant and hotel recommendations, private tour guide and driver, airport transferUp to 6 personsFrom 3,000 Euros
7 Day Big ClassicsItinerary, ticket and activity booking,
restaurant and hotel recommendations, private tour guide, airport transfer, Big Classics tickets
Up to 6 personsFrom 2,000 Euros
3 - 7 Day Full ServiceItinerary, ticket and activity booking,
restaurant and hotel recommendations, and private tour guide
Up to 6 personsFrom 1,000 Euros
3 - 7 Day PremiumItinerary with booking, restaurant recommendationsUp to 6 personsFrom 450 Euros

Paris, the City of Light, is a dream destination for many travelers around the world. Its rich history, captivating architecture, and romantic atmosphere make it an enchanting place to explore. If you’re planning your first visit to Paris, you’re in for an unforgettable experience.

Be in serenity for your First Time in Paris

PARIS BY EMY has its own insurance to cover its services under n°AN902614/18121846441 contract number with the company April Partenaires.  When you are traveling, think strongly about purchasing travel insurance. It protects you against :

  • Medical expenses occuring if you get sick or hurt on your trip
  • Loss or theft of luggage and personal belongings
  • Unused and nonrefundable trip costs…

Indeed, you may add your own travel insurance with the “cancel for any reason” (CFAR) travel insurance. to cover your trip from A to Z up to 75% being able to cancel your trip for any reason. PARIS BY EMY provides you ongoing support before and during your stay. In addition, we are here for unforeseen events and for questions or recommendations.

Things to know for your First time in Paris


As in the other countries of the European Union, the euro is the official currency of France. Credit card and cash are accepted everywhere. You can withdraw cash from vending machines everywhere. Currency exchange offices are down town Paris and at airports. Tips are not mandatory but you can always leave a tip between 10 and 20%.

Climate in Paris

Climate in Paris has very marked seasons, between rather cold winters and hot summers. The climate of Paris is of oceanic type: the oceanic influence is much more important than the continental influence. In France, the temperature is measured in degrees Celsius (° C). Discover what would the best time to visit Paris.

Opening time

Overall, the shops generally open from 9:30 to 10:00 to 19:00 or 19:30. In Paris, food shops can stay open later, until midnight. Nocturnal openings are planned in the most lively districts, as on the Champs-Elysées, Pigalle, Saint Germain, Le Marais, Bastille, … Department stores (Printemps Haussmann, Galeries Lafayette, Bon Marché …) are open from 9.30am or 10am to 8pm or 8.30pm (until 8.45pm some evenings). Some shops open on Sundays.


Electricity in France operates on 220 Volts, 50 Hertz AC. The sockets are type E (round pin and receptacle with male ground pin). If you bring electrical appliances from abroad, you may need an adapter for the outlets. You may also need a transformer (110V-220V). If in doubt, check with the manufacturer.

Lengths & Masses

The metric system is used everywhere in France, so there is a help for your distance conversions :

  • 1 kilometer (km) = 1000 meters (m) = 100,000 centimeters (cm)
  • 1 inch = 1 inch (in) = 2.54 centimeters
  • 1 foot = 1 foot (ft) = 0.3048 meters
  • 1 yard (yd) = 0.9144 meters
  • 1 mile (mi) = 1.6093 kilometers
  • 1 kilometer = 0.6214 miles
  • 1 nautical mile = 1 nautical mile (in) = 1.852 kilometers
  • 1 ounce = 1 ounce (oz) = 28.3495 grams.
  • 1 pound (UK) = 1 pound (lb) = 0.4536 kilogram

Visa and customs information for First Time in Paris

Visa Application

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You may visit the official website for visa application to France. Planning a holiday, a business trip or any other projects in France, this website provides you information on how to do each step for your visa application process.

  • You may not need a visa depending on the country your passport is issued.
  • Nevertheless, you must be able to show some documents when you are controlled at the border.
  • Please, note that some member states may require a visa if you are planning to exercise a remunerated activity.

The following supporting documents must be presented at the request of the Border Police upon your arrival in France:

  • A valid passport issued less than 10 years before and valid for at least 3 months after the envisaged departure date;
  • A valid visa, if required;
  • Proof of accommodation covering the whole duration of the stay (hotel reservation and/or certificate of staying with a relative validated in the town hall);
  • Sufficient financial means. The means of subsistence shall be assessed according to the duration and purpose of the stay and by reference to the average prices for accommodation and food in the Member States;
  • Your return ticket or the financial means to acquire one at the envisaged return date;
  • Any document providing details on the profession or the capacity of the traveller as well as on the establishments or organisations located in France which are expecting you, if you are on a professional trip.

For travellers in transit, you must be able to present proof of satisfying the entry conditions in the final destination country (conditions of stay and accommodation during transit, continuation ticket and visa for the destination country).

French customs

At the borders of France, and in railway stations and airports, there are two separate customs passages, depending on the nature and quantity of your goods: the “green” filter where you have nothing to declare and the filter “red” to declare your goods.

Both on arrival and on departure from France, you must values over € 10,000 (or the equivalent in foreign currency) that you carry with you. This declaration is free and can be done online at the customs service.

First Time in Paris

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