Paris City Guide

Paris City Guide

100,000 - 500,000 downloads

Pros
  • Downloadable to be used totally offline
  • Will save you in roaming charges
  • Includes all the extensive restaurant, hotel, and attraction info on the TripAdvisor site
  • Huge variety of cities available
Cons
  • None
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Expert's Review
8.8
Great

"Pack your bags"

Reviewed by / Apr 25, 2014

Travel guides freed from the twin chains of 3G and wifi

No free wifi: the traveler's nightmare. Trusted review and advice site TripAdvisor presents the solution on a silver platter: downloadable Offline City Guides, including all the hotel, attraction, and restaurant information you already use from the website. Data roaming, begone!

Yup, this series of guides will work totally offline if you take a moment to download the one(s) that interests you onto your device. Select from a huge offering of internationally fascinating cities, from New York to Paris to Tokyo to Marrakech. Taking the time to download the guide when you do have a wifi connection means that it works ultra-fast when you're out actually roaming the mean streets of Rome. You can actually update the app with your own reviews as well, just like on the website - they'll upload when you finally do hook up to a sweet source of wifi goodness.

The guides include self-guided tours, which include both famous landmarks and local secrets. Using the GPS in your phone won't cost you a dime, so you can follow along the maps you've downloaded without a hitch and read extra info about la Sagrada Familia as you ogle its towers.

TripAdvisor Offline City Guides are simple and intuitive to use, it's just as interactive as you need it to be, and it can potentially save you a heap of cash in roaming charges. They're also completely and totally FREE. Highly, highly recommended if you're headed for adventure!

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Developer's original description available here
Going to Paris? Get this FREE City Guides Catalog, a personal advisor in your pocket which helps you plan and have the perfect trip. With restaurants, attractions, hotels and TripAdvisor reviews you love, stored in the app, all available offline -- no data roaming charges!

Key reasons millions of travelers love this app:

FREE
Need we say more? Download the app now, there’s absolutely no risk, and we’re sure you’ll love it!

WORKS OFFLINE
There is no need for a live data connection while using this app, as everything is stored on your phone, after you do an initial update. This means you won’t be charged for expensive data roaming, and the app is super fast to use. You can update user reviews periodically when you are on WiFi.

RESTAURANTS, ATTRACTIONS, HOTELS
All places that are listed on TripAdvisor.com in this city are included in the app.

THOUSANDS OF USER REVIEWS
TripAdvisor’s community of millions of worldwide travelers ensures that content is fresh, plentiful and honest. With over 50 million reviews and thousands more added daily, City Guides offer the best and most recent content.

SELF-GUIDED TOURS
TripAdvisor members and destination experts have handpicked the best itineraries in the city for you, enabling you to explore interesting neighborhoods, famous landmarks and hidden gems. Using the phone's GPS, you can follow along and read about the interesting sights along the route.

CREATE YOUR OWN TRIP JOURNAL
Want to remember the places you visit? It is now easy to do this with TripAdvisor City Guides. Simply Check In, take a photo and add a note for each location, and your journal and travel album will be created for you automatically. You can share it with friends and family on Facebook, or just use it to remember your trip. And, you can even Check In while you are offline and share later when you are online.

POWERFUL YET EASY TO USE
Searching for pizza around Times Square? Coffee near the Eiffel Tower? Or do you just want to find a highly recommended place near you? With this app you can easily search any way you want, and find exactly what’s best for you and your travel companions.

POINT ME THERE
Once you have selected a restaurant or attraction, this app will guide you there using the fun & useful “Point Me There” screen, which uses the phone’s GPS and Compass.

CITY FACTS
Written by TripAdvisor members and edited by professionals, City Facts articles provide helpful information for when you plan your trip, such as when to go, how to get around in the city, what neighborhoods to visit, etc.

GPS-BASED
This app leverages the GPS in the phone to show you the best restaurant, attractions etc nearby. The app also uses the compass to guide you to a place once you selected it

Recently changed in this version

Version 4.1.4

- Adding information from our partner, and bug fixes.

Version 4.1

- Brand new improved hotel booking experience

Version 4.0.1

- Added nearby metros and ATMs to the location page
- Sign Up to TripAdvisor is now working.
- Various other bug fixes.


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Comments and ratings for Paris City Guide
  • (74)

    by Freddie Zacarias on 10/07/2014

    Great app love it

  • (74)

    by Nicholas Foce on 09/07/2014

    Informative, real reviews and easy to navigate.

  • (74)

    by Daniel Sortino on 07/07/2014

    If you want a great guide to Paris, this is it. Download the updates and offline map etc and you don't need yo go online ever. Switch your GPS on and enjoy the city. This app has everything!

  • (74)

    by Rohan Poduval on 06/07/2014

    smartphones need smart app and this one is definitely smart. loads of info....

  • (74)

    by Sanae AADIL on 29/06/2014

    Very helpful

  • (74)

    by Shalonda Haynes on 29/06/2014

    I am big on planning before I go on vacation to make sure my time is spent wisely. This app allows you to do just that especially with reviews, the cost of the tours, and the best time to go on them. It's also great for restaurants & hotels close by where you would like to stay on your vacation.

  • (74)

    by John van Zandt on 28/06/2014

    Can't trust ALL the reviews, but one can sure get a feel for 6 by seeing others' opinions. This app has helped me in San Francisco, Paris and other parts of France and even around my own parts of Florida. I might give it five stars if it didn't sometimes drift away with poor reception.