Things to do in Saint-Denis

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Start with the Top Sights in Saint-Denis

If you're in Saint-Denis to see the sights, you can't miss any of these.

Louvre Museum

⭐️ 4.7 (274549)

Arc de Triomphe

⭐️ 4.7 (208052)

Tuileries Garden

⭐️ 4.6 (95348)

Musée d'Orsay

⭐️ 4.7 (76839)


⭐️ 4.7 (34703)

Parc des Buttes-Chaumont

⭐️ 4.6 (23973)

Domaine National du Palais-Royal

⭐️ 4.6 (18094)

Pont Neuf

⭐️ 4.6 (18080)

Rodin Museum

⭐️ 4.6 (14689)

Moulin Rouge

⭐️ 4.3 (9553)

Parc départemental Georges-Valbon

⭐️ 4.5 (8297)

The top affordable restaurants in Saint-Denis

Discover a variety of budget-friendly dining options in Saint-Denis city, offering delicious cuisine without breaking the bank.


⭐️ 4.2 (900)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant Bosphore

⭐️ 4.1 (638)

Price Range: $


⭐️ 4.1 (437)

Price Range: $$

Le Mets du Roy

⭐️ 4 (322)

Price Range: $$

Pizzeria Rialto

⭐️ 4.2 (303)

Price Range: $$

CHEZ NOUS grillades

⭐️ 4.6 (285)

Price Range: $

Restaurant Balkan Grill

⭐️ 4.7 (265)

Price Range: $

O'Grand Breton

⭐️ 4.6 (264)

Price Range: $$

Le Khédive

⭐️ 3.7 (233)

Price Range: $$

Comme Chez Vous

⭐️ 4 (231)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant AB Istanbul

⭐️ 4.4 (195)

Price Range: $

Checkout these incredible local experiences in Saint-Denis

These are curated, high quality experiences in Saint-Denis hosted by locals!

Learn to bake French croissant w/ a chef

Drink & Draw Workshop at Mob Hotel Saint-Ouen

Parisian flea market experience

Fundamentals of Oil Painting/Montmartre/Beginner to advanced

Learn to Write Beautiful and Fun Instapoetry in Paris

Hunt for treasures in the flea market

Design, Art & Vintage Tour at Paris Saint-Ouen Flea Market

Private shopping at Paris flea market with a local expert

Atelier Vision Board - New Year, New Goals

Make your Vintage Travel Journal at Flea Market, Saint Ouen

End your night in some of the best bars in Saint-Denis

Discover the most vibrant nightlife scenes in Saint-Denis, curated exclusively for you.

The Frog & Rosbif

⭐️ 4.1 (2318)

Price Range: $$

Player One

⭐️ 4.4 (2091)

Price Range: $$

Le Syndicat

⭐️ 4.5 (1243)

Price Range: $$$

L'Ours Bar

⭐️ 4.5 (834)

Price Range: $$

La Cordonnerie

⭐️ 4.1 (778)

Price Range: $

Brasserie Le Front Populaire

⭐️ 4 (454)

Price Range: $$

Au Pavillon

⭐️ 4.4 (329)

Price Range: $

Le Rameau

⭐️ 4.3 (212)

Le Terminus de Saint-Denis chez moustache

⭐️ 4.4 (184)

Barouk Chicha/Lounge | Spécialité Charbons Naturels Kaloud Brohood

⭐️ 4.1 (181)

Cafe Bar Le Terminus Restaurant

⭐️ 4.5 (95)

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Check out these bookable attractions in Saint-Denis

These are some of the best tours, museums, and activities in Saint-Denis.

City Sightseeing Cruise

Admission to Disneyland® Paris

Seine River Cruise and French Crêpe Tasting

Round-trip Little Train Tour of Montmartre

Eiffel Tower Climbing Tour with Summit Access

Eiffel Tower Morning Tour by Elevator

Paris Three-Course Dinner Cruise

Admission to the Arc de Triomphe's Rooftop

Hop-on-hop-off Bus Tour

Ticket to the Thoiry ZooSafari Park

Frequently asked questions:

  1. Visit Basilique Saint-Denis – the historic Gothic masterpiece and final resting place of many French royals.
  2. Experience the buzzing nightlife at lively bars and clubs along Rue de la République in the city centre.
  3. Take a stroll through Parc de Saint-Denis, the large recreational park located in the heart of Saint-Denis.

The best time to visit Saint-Denis is in the spring, when the weather is mild and the daylight hours are long. The city is in full bloom from late March to mid-May, making it the perfect time to see the sights and enjoy its vibrant culture. Visiting in the summer months also offers plenty of activities and attractions, with temperatures ranging from warm to hot.

Saint-Denis, France is a wonderful destination. An ideal vacation would consist of three days spent exploring the city. Visitors can pay a visit to the Cathedral of Saint-Denis or Notre-Dame de la Défense. Additionally, those seeking a taste of local culture can take a stroll through the bustling markets, enjoy a meal at a traditional eatery, and take time for a tour of the centuries-old architecture. Lastly, after a day of exploration, visitors can take a moment to relax in the Luxembourg Gardens before heading back home.

Exploring Saint-Denis is best done by foot, bike or public transportation. The public transport network is fast, reliable and inexpensive and the city centre is a pedestrianised haven. Cycling is a great way to take in the sights and is easy with well signed cycle paths around the city. For longer trips, the city's buses, RER and metro systems provide a great connections to other parts of the region.

Exploring Saint-Denis with kids is a fun and educational experience. Take a walk around the Jardin de l'Estran, which features a maze of trails where you can observe trees, plants, and animals including birds, amphibians, and even some of the local fish. Head to the Musée d'Art et d'Histoire, filled with artifacts from numerous historical periods and artworks from some of France's most famous creators. Finally, be sure to check out the Médiathèque Pierre Amalvi, home to hands-on exhibits and interactive displays for kids.

We've actually curated a complete list of the best bars in Saint-Denis. To start off we'd have to mention Barouk Chicha/Lounge | Spécialité Charbons Naturels Kaloud Brohood, Au Pavillon, Au Champ de Courses. Check out our page on the best bars in Saint-Denis.

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