41 Paris Quotes, Instagram Captions and Puns!

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Enchanté, Paris. This city is full of magical streets to strike a pose and take some awesome pictures. There’s always a more quiet street to take photos and avoid the crowds. Or get up early to get an amazing sunrise in your pictures. After you’ve made those pretty photos – we have the next challenge: thinking of an enchanting Instagram caption. Don’t worry, I got you covered with these Paris quotes to use as Instagram captions!

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I said this before in my Barcelona Quotes, Instagram captions and puns blogpost and in my Bali Quotes, Instagram captions and puns blogpost – I sometimes feel so uninspired if it comes down to captions. My Instagram captions usually consists of a personal story or I write about a blogpost I just uploaded. A quote can be so nice to post sometimes since it’s so easy and fun to read for your followers!

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These Paris quotes are also perfect to write down if you’re making a travel photo album. I wrote a blogpost about two ways to create a travel photo album: the online way and the traditional way. It’s amazing to do this and always remember and be able to look back on your trips. This is what I like to do on a rainy Sunday – just grab my big photo album with all my travel photos in it and think of those times.

As usual, I divided this blogpost about Paris quotes in two sections: the actual Paris quotes to use everywhere and anywhere and the Instagram puns. I love a good Instagram pun so I always try to include these too! You can use them anywhere you want so it’s really up to you where you’re going to post them. I sometimes post a full travel quote and I sometimes post an Instagram pun about a specific destination.

Paris Quotes

“Breathe Paris in. It nourishes the soul.” – Victor Hugo

“To be Parisian is not to have been born in Paris, but to be reborn.” – Sacha Guitry

“If you’re going to be sad, you might as well be sad in Paris.” – Gossip Girl

“People wonder why so many writers come to live in Paris. I’ve been living ten years in Paris and the answer seems simple to me: because it’s the best place to pick ideas. Just like Italy, Spain… or Iran are the best places to pick saffron. If you want to pick opium poppies you go to Burma or South-East Asia. And if you want to pick novel ideas, you go to Paris.” – Roman Payne

“Let’s go to Paris/Take me there and never look back” – Lana Del Rey

“Paris is a place where, for me, just walking down a street that I’ve never been down before is like going to a movie or something. Just wandering the city is entertainment.” – Wes Anderson

Do you want to read more blogposts about Paris? Look into my France archive to find them!

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“The Eiffel Tower was once thought impossible to build.” – Hector Jesus Arencibia

“I’d sometimes go to Paris by myself – it was an easy two-hour train ride – to get a break from the everyday grind, to walk around a big city, ride a subway, feel the energy of a world capital.” – Chris Pavone

“Paris is a place in which we can forget ourselves, reinvent, expunge the dead weight of our past.” – Michael Simkins

“Paris is a city that entrances us all.” – Anonymous

“The Arc de Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower. They’re monumental. They’re straight out of Page 52 in your school history book.” – Billy Crystal

“I like Frenchmen very much, because even when they insult you they do it so nicely.” – Josephine Baker

Do you have a first time trip planned to Paris in the future? Read my beginners guide to Paris to avoid any first-time mistakes during your trip!

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“Sorry for what I said when I wasn’t eating a crêpe by the Eiffel Tower.” – Anonymous

“The Louvre is the book in which we learn to read. We must not, however, be satisfied with retaining the beautiful formulas of our illustrious predecessors. Let us go forth to study beautiful nature, let us try to free our mids from them, let us strive to express ourselves according to our personal temperaments. Time and reflection, moreover, little by little modify our vision, and at last comprehension comes to us.” – Paul Cezanne

“You never forget your first trip to Paris.” – Anonymous

“Even the pigeons are dancing, kissing, going in circles, mounting each other. Paris is the city of love, even for the birds.” – Samantha Schutz

“You don’t go to Notre Dame to learn something; you go to Notre Dame to be somebody.” – Lou Holtz

Are you a big fan of travel photography, just like me? Look at my Paris Photo Diary to see the prettiest places to visit in Paris.

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“La Vie En Rose. It is the French way of saying, ‘I am looking at the world through rose-coloured glasses.” – Audrey Hepburn

“I know my little ‘dirty drawings’ are never going to hang in the main salons of the Louvre, but it would be nice if – I would like to say ‘when,’ but I better say ‘if’ – our world learns to accept all the different ways of loving. Then maybe I could have a place in one of the smaller side rooms.” – Tom of Finland

“Paris is the only city where you can step out of a railway station —and see, the Seine with its bridges and bookstalls, the Louvre, Notre Dame, the Tuileries Gardens, the Place de la Concorde, the beginning of the Champs Elysees—what other city offers as much as you leave a train?“ – Margaret Anderson

“Just add three letters to Paris, and you have Paradise.” – Jules Renard

“Secrets travel fast in Paris.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

“I went to the Louvre in Paris, and I saw all the paintings and the Mona Lisa. You don’t really see something like that every day. I was looking at it, and everything else in the room just shut out. Like, Leonardo Da Vinci painted this thing – this is unreal that he touched that. It had this crazy effect on me.” – Brian Fallon

I love exploring authentic places during my travels to completely soak up the culture and vibe of the city. Read my blogpost about authentic things to do in Paris if you love this too!


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Paris Quotes and Instagram Captions | Instagram puns

Hey, Macaroon-a!

Paris is a very France-y city.

Holy crêpe this was amazing.

I couldn’t come to Paris without my French coat.

Paris, I louvre you

Sometimes the French give me the crepes.

How could I baguette about Paris?

Do you love reading travel quotes? Read this blogpost with travel quotes not specified about any destination. Just all-round fun travel quotes to read!

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Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a Notre Dame.

Do you love Paris? I Pompidou.

It would be humiliating if Eifel in Paris.

I think Eiffel for you.

I’m having a beret good time in Paris.

Going in Seine over this city!

I Musee, the French have great taste in art.

If you love these Instagram captions – I think you need to make some awesome pictures in Paris too. Not to worry – I wrote a blogpost all my favorite 10 Instagram spots to take pictures in Paris.

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Paris, I hope our paths croissant again.

I’ve found Paris-dise.

The food in Paris is Brie-ond belief!

Not one, but Toulieries!

I must say – I’m so ready to book a train ticket for the future and travel to Paris again. To be completely honest – Paris is one city where I must live once in my life. I’m so tempted to move to Paris for a few months and I so love living in the EU and be able to move wherever I want within those borders. Just need to take some serious French lessons to get back my eight years of French knowledge and I’m good to go! I hope these Paris quotes gave you enough inspiration to use.

Which one of these Paris quotes or Instagram puns was your favorite?

Love,

Melissa.


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12 comments

  1. Haha this is such a fun post! I especially like “If you’re going to be sad, you might as well be sad in Paris.” I miss Gossip Girl 😀

    1. Haha yes!! Gossip Girl was awesome – I still watch it sometimes, I guess I’m on round 5 or something like that 😂

  2. Well…Holy crêpe this was amazing! Thank you for this unique and engaging post. I will definitely be using these when I write about Paris on Insta. And I can’t wait to hit your photo spots when I go back. Thank you!

  3. I loved “I found Paris-dise! Writing captions for instagram posts can be so difficult! This is a great idea for a blog post.

  4. I enjoyed checking the the quotes! Seems like I was the one posting them in instagram and Paris is a beautiful place to go ❤️

  5. Oh I love this post! Thanks for sharing 🙂 definitely enjoyed reading these quotes. I love Paris and I cant wait to be back there! I love the design of your blog and your pictures are beautiful!

    1. Thank you so much for reading, Kaisa! I’m so happy you like my blog and I hope you can visit Paris in the near future. 🙂

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