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I'm planning to spend New Year holidays (8 days) in Paris and looking for some interesting places/events that are not very well known to tourists, but are real gem of this city and it's way of life? So, something that is not included in standard touristic offers, but worth to see/feel...

Also, tips&tricks for Paris visit are more than welcome!

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Hi Nemanja, welcome to Travel.SE. Could you be more specific about your likes/dislikes? Even if you remove the standard options (Louvre, Eiffel tower, Notre Dame) there are hundreds of possible options to talk about in a city that big...and its immediate vicinity. As per our faq, we try to get questions that can be specifically answered, and not generate lists in the answer. But if you're after something specific to see or enjoy there, do elaborate, and someone will be bound to help answer! –  Mark Mayo Dec 3 '11 at 12:11
    
My top tip for Paris at new year is that the city has an aversion to public toilet facilities. And don't think you're going to sneak into Burger King. Be prepared (for the stink of piss). –  Tom Hawtin - tackline Dec 3 '11 at 14:53
    
Hi Nemanja, as Mark has already listed, this question is VERY open-ended at the moment. If you could make it more focussed by asking specific questions on what you're looking for, then this could be reopened. Are you looking for events/places only open around New Year / in general, etc. –  Ankur Banerjee Dec 3 '11 at 21:40
    
La Tour Maine-Montparnasse observation deck. You will have 1/100 the tourist traffic compared to the Eiffel Tower, & equally nice views. Le Musée Marmottan, a nice out-of-the-way museum featuring the Impressionists. A boat trip up the Canal Saint-Martin. Figure out when the street markets are going to be in your area. They are always lively, & great food is available. My favorite thing to do in Paris is to walk around (flâner). I like the cafeteria at the BHV. The streets will be beautiful during the holidays w/ all the light decorations. An ice cream at Berthillon. Cassis is the best flavor. –  Julien Chastang Dec 13 '11 at 19:51
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closed as not a real question by Ankur Banerjee Dec 3 '11 at 21:40

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