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I Love Paris in the Springtime or when??

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Phoenix, Arizona
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I Love Paris in the Springtime or when??

I am trying to decide between May and September of 2013. Pros / Cons? Weather? Crowds?

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I've been both months and prefer Sept. I went in late September and the leaves where changing. The crowds seemed the same to me. The fall was great walking weather.

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I've been during both months and also prefer September. I found the weather in May to be more unpredictable -- sunny and warm one day, windy, rainy and cold the next -- than in September. But there is never any guarantee about weather. Paris can become quite crowded at certain times in May because of national holidays. In 2013, these fall on May 1, 8, 9 and 20. Otherwise, both months seem to attract large numbers of visitors. I also prefer fall to spring -- don't get much changing of leaves in my part of Arizona -- so that figures into my preference.

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You never know about weather, but I'm another who prefers September to May.

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I always go in May but I can see that September would have its merits too.

I will have to sit on the fence and say either.

Paris is beautiful any time of year.

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The days are longer in May - June you have to stay up really late to see the buildings and monuments get illuminated

End of March still a bargain in some hotels etc. airlines?

October (just left yesterday) was off weatherwise for as much istting outside as I'd like

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Aloha from Kaua'i!

I've only been in February/March and then twice in September (including this year) - I loved our September trips! I loved the Feb/March trip as well though.

Weather was lovely in Sept. (we had about half a day of rain last month and that was it in 2 weeks) and warm - the year before it was actually hot and not a drop of rain except at nighttime. Feb/March was crystal clear and very cold....

Don't know if that is the norm, but I love Paris in September (heck, I think I'd love it any month though!).....

Malama Pono (take care)


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