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Paris Travel Advisories: 10 places to absolutely avoid at night

Paris avenue des Champs Elysees
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If you think Paris is a haven for lovers, not really… France, the country of human rights, also has a “laissez-faire” policy that is sometimes quite disconcerting. As in some situation, you can only count on yourself, we list here the 10 places you really want to avoid at night, and for some of them even during the day.

10 places to absolutely avoid at night in Paris

Gare du Nord

The Gare du Nord is one of the six main stations in Paris. It is the first European station, and the third in the world, in terms of traffic, it hosts not only SNCF terminals, but also national and international TGV (Eurostar, Thalys), TER, RER or Metro lines.


With a very cosmopolitan population, the neighborhood suffers from endemic drug and cigarette trafficking.

Place du Trocadero

Snatching and robberies with violence toward tourists has now become the daily life of this beautiful spot to admire the Eiffel tower.

Eiffel Tower

Tricked games of bonto and robberies is now extending the Place du Trocadero’s faith, a little bit futher.

Place Stalingrad

Unfortunately, it has been known since the end of the 1980s as an important place for the sale and consumption of drugs in Paris.

The Goutte d’Or

Important place of sale and consumption of drugs in Paris.

Porte de Clignancourt

Important place of sale and consumption of drugs in Paris.

Boulevard de Clichy

The boulevard Clichy, crosses Pigalle whose sulphurous reputation of strip clubs is not to be made any more. Place of parties, the bars and other sex shops can attract a clientele sometimes not very frequented.

Bois de Boulogne

Place of prostitution

Bois de Vincennes

Wild encampments leading to possible brawls.

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