Many tourists, even those who live in metropolitan cities, are afraid of the Paris metro. They worry about getting lost, missing their stop, or just getting completely consumed by the transport machine. We have some advice to help you navigate the metro system and get to where you're going easily.
It's convenient to get around Paris on the metro. It has 14 lines and there is a station at every intersection. Most destinations in Paris are easy and quick to get to. But first you have to buy a ticket: don't skip out on this because people check for tickets. Tickets are sold in kiosks and specific machines. You can find instructions for using them below.
Many tourists are afraid of the Paris metro because they think it's really confusing, especially if they don't know much French. But the reality is that using the Paris metro is quite easy and convenient, and it's one of the fastest ways to get around the city.
We've already written about how to buy metro tickets and detailed instructions on using them. Please read that article, since this one only covers the locations of the metro stations and the tourist sites in each area.
Due to constant questions about Paris metro tickets, we will answer the most frequently asked ones.
First, the entire territory is split into five transport zones with different fees. Paris is in the first and second zones, while Charles de Gaulle is in the last one.