By Margo Hammond,
Multiple airlines offer nonstop flights from Dulles to Charles de Gaulle, with fares starting at around $900 round-trip.
WHERE TO STAY
Hotel Henri IV
25 Place Dauphine
Budget hotel on the Ile de la Cite, founded in 1840 and family-run since 1937. Rates from about $86.
Hotel Bastille Speria
1 rue de la Bastille
In the Marais district, steps from the Bastille and the Place des Vosges. Rates start at about $166.
WHERE TO EAT
41 rue Monsieur Le Prince
A favorite bistro of James Joyce and Ernest Hemingway, founded in 1845 and moved to its current Latin Quarter location more than 100 years ago. Try the steak tartare for $18 or the daily specials, ranging from $14 to $23.
2 Place de l’Odeon
Elegant restaurant decorated with murals by painter and illustrator Christian Berard and a logo designed by Jean Cocteau. Prix-fixe menus start at $37.
WHAT TO DO
11 rue Poulbot
Dali museum in Montmartre, specializing in his sculptures and engravings. Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (8 p.m. in July and August). $14; seniors $10.
46 rue du Bac
Curiosity shop founded in 1831, where Dali and other surrealists were once customers. Open Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m to 7 p.m.; Monday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 -7 p.m.
64 rue Montagne Ste. Genevieve
Specializing in amateur jazz and blues and offering used and new vinyls and CDs. Open Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Shakespeare & Company
37 rue de la Bucherie
English-language bookstore in the Latin Quarter, opposite Notre Dame cathedral. Open Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
“Midnight in Paris” walking tour
A downloadable guide to six locations used in Woody Allen’s film.