By Myriam Heith, Parisian actress, art-lover and avid foodie. Edited by Emma White.
If you’re planning a trip to Paris then I’m sure you’ve already noted down the top attractions that you want to visit, and maybe even a few popular restaurants and bars that you’ve found with great reviews online. And while a visit to the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre are certainly essential, especially for first-timers, you might wonder if you’re missing out on seeing the ‘real’ Paris. You know, the tiny candle-lit restaurants hidden down narrow alleys that only locals know about, the quirky neighbourhoods neglected by tourists, the unique art galleries that can only be found by those who know where to find them, or the secret Paris night time venues that are never included in the tourist books. For those of you looking to get off the beaten track and find the hidden gems that remain undiscovered in Paris, I’ve got you covered. Check out this list of 10 hidden gems in Paris to get you started and discover an alternative side to the city.