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5 Day Paris Itinerary for the second Time Visitor

5 Day Paris Itinerary for the Second Time Visitor

This list of must-see places in Paris is for those who have already had the privilege to see the most well-known symbols of Paris but want to discover more of the city. Here, you will discover a 5 Paris day itinerary for the second time visitor looking to be amazed at what France has to offer.

Day 1 – Latin Quarter


From the 1700s, underground stacking of over a million Parisian remains due to lack of space. Chilling and once in a lifetime experience.

5 Day Paris Itinerary for the second time visitor

The Luxembourg Garden

Jardin du Luxembourg

Beautiful gardens from the 1600s with greens and sculptures perfect to relax, enjoy a picnics, and take in the park.


Museum and an underground crypt that houses famous remains of people like scientist and Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie.

Saint Chapel

Beautiful stained glass church from 1248 that belonged to Saint Louis and held many Christian relics over the years, like the Crown of Thorns.

5 day itinerary to Paris for the Second Time Traveler

Walk the Streets
      • See all the unique boutiques and restaurants on the stone streets
      • Visit bookstores like the famous Shakespeare and Company
Musée de Cluny

See all Medieval art, Roman baths in this unique building from the late 1400s.


Day 2 –Châtelet

Formes des Halles

Stop right off the metro underground at this amazingly built shopping center.

5 day Paris Itinerary for the second time Visitor

Wine Museum
(Crédits:Office du tourisme)

George Center Pompidou

Enjoy this cultural center build in the 1970s that houses a cinema, the National Museum of Modern Art, exhibitions, a library, music center, restaurants, shops and more.

Explore The Streets

The surrounding streets are covered in artistic boutiques, cafes, and vintages thrifts shops to enjoy

5 Day Paris Itinerary for the second time traveler

Pompidou Center

Musée de Vin

Museum and wine tasting French flavors in a 15th-century wine cellar

Dinner Cruise

Dinner boat cruise on the seine with live music and entertainment, with sightseeing the Eiffel Tower and the city’s architecture.



Day 3 – Le Marais

5 day Paris Itinerary for the second time visitor

Place de Vosges

Marche des Enfants Rouges

Sample Ethnic foods at the street market

Explore the Streets

shopping, bistros, fashion, street art, and history

Picasso Museum

Full art gallery of Picasso’s work

5 day Paris itinerary of the second time visitor

Le Marais Streets

Place des Vosges

This is the oldest planned square in Paris, filled with a park, shops, galleries, and cafes

Musée Grevin

Palais des Mirages attraction- “the Hall of Mirrors” a light-and-sound show full of color

( or Celebrity wax exhibit)


Day 4- Day Trip


Enjoy a day or 1/2 day trip to different castles on the outside of the city accessible by public transportation

Some options include:

5 day Paris Itinerary for the second time visitor


  • Chantilly
  • Malmaison
  • Saint Germain en Laye

*Other options and details about the castles and how to get there are attached below in the related articles


Come back from castle exploring for the day to enjoy a cabernet show and dinner at one of the famous Parisian sights, either: Moulin Rouge, Le Lido, or Crazy Horse.

5 day Paris Itinerary for the second time visitor



Day 5- Grands Boulevards

Gallery Lafayette and Pretempts
5 day Paris itinerary for the second time visitor

Opéra Garnier Paris

Two famous luxury indoor shopping plazas that have to be seen regardless if you enjoy shopping. The architecture of the beautiful buildings alone is enough to pay a visit.

Shopping Arcades

Hidden covered passageways built in the 1800s that are filled with shops, cafes, and antique bookstores and art galleries.

5 day Paris itinerary for the second time visitor

Lafayette  (credit: wiki)

Rue de Martyrs

surrounding scenic streets full of cafes and shops

Musée du Chocolate

Museum and Chocolate tour/tasting

Palais Garnier

Catch a famous Opera or ballet show



3 articles you may be interested in:

Castles near Paris

The Catacombs

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