The Catacombs and the Montparnasse Neighborhood, Episode 39

Stacks of bones in the Catacombs and the Montparnasse NeighborhoodMontparnasse, the Catacombs in Paris, and French cemeteries are on the menu today as we prepare to celebrate Halloween or Toussaint aka All Saint's Day in France. Montparnasse is a great area of Paris for budget travelers and visitors who want to experience every day life in Paris. There you can also visit the Montparnasse cemetery and the Paris Catacombs, as well as some wonderful Paris Brasseries. Enjoy the show!

Explore the Covered Passages in Paris, Episode 29

covered passages in paris: galerie panoramaHave you thought about going out of your way to visit the best covered passages in Paris? Here's what you need to know to pick the right ones for you, because remember, some are fancy and others are grungy. There is something for everyone on today's episode!

Le Marais Neighborhood in Paris, Episode 27

Place des Vosges in the Marais in ParisThe Marais is a neighborhood in Paris that features small medieval streets, amazing mansions, great shops, cafés and restaurants, as well as some amazing museums. This is your free audio guide to how you can best visit this most charming Paris area.

How to Prepare for Your Visit to the Orsay Museum, Episode 15

orsay museum seen from the seine riverThinking of visiting the Orsay Museum in Paris? It's a wonderful place, but it's usually crowded so you'd better learn a little bit about it before you go!

A Day Trip to Versailles from Paris, Episode 14

Is Versailles worth the trip or not? Some people absolutely LOVE it while others think it's over the top. It is certainly an important part of French history and in this episode we give you tips on how to avoid the lines!

Should You Go to the Eiffel Tower? Episode 12

The Eiffel Tower with its top in the clouds and the dome of the InvalidesIs the Eiffel Tower Worth the Visit? Is It a Tourist Trap? You'll be able to decide for yourself after listening to this episode of the podcast!

Cluny Museum Walking Tour, Episode 8

The back side of the Cluny Museum in Paris: Cluny Museum Walking Tour EpisodeLet Elyse take you on a walking tour of the Cluny Museum. What will you see there? When we recorded this episode Annie hadn't seen it yet, but it's now a favorite. Listen to this episode and then maybe you'll want to see it too!

Latin Quarter Walking Tour, Episode 7

Place de la Sorbonne; Latin Quarter Walking Tour episodeEpisode 7 of the Join Us in France Travel Podcast is all about the Latin Quarter. The atmosphere, the night-life, the shops you will find there and why you should go. We also give you a detailed description of the route you could take with all the street names and a map you can take on your trip.

Notre Dame Cathedral Self Guided Tour, Episode 6

Pay attention to some of the details on the western facade; Notre Dame Cathedral Self Guided TourNotre Dame Cathedral Self Guided Tour: Here's your chance to “Do” Notre Dame without missing a thing!

Notre Dame Cathedral, Episode 4

Man in front of Notre Dame Cathedral pretending to be the HunchbackThey laid the first stone for Notre Dame Cathedral in 1163 and people still line up to visit it every day. In this episode, Elyse gives us the historical background on Notre Dame de Paris. We ask what makes it so special and why it is the most visited monuments in Paris.