Want to Know Where to Access FREE WiFi in Paris? Take a Look at this Map
Broadband Internet access — Wifi in bigger centres — is ubiquitous in France and often, as in the locations shown below, is free. Visitors to Paris will thus welcome the no charge Wifi service offered by the Ville de Paris and the Île-de-France region giving users a high-speed wireless internet connection on a network open to all, residents and visitors alike.
Free Wi-Fi is available in more than 260 public places in Paris . Parks, gardens, district town halls, libraries and museums in the City of Paris all have the facility.
How to connect to Paris Wi-Fi
1. Buildings and parks equipped with Wi-Fi access points are all clearly signposted. Look out for the Paris-Wifi logo (above), which alerts you to the presence of a Paris Wi-Fi zone.
Paris Map showing Wi-fi locations
Hover over and click the blue markers on the map for the address of the nearest WiFi spot.
Afficher Paris Wifi (mise à jour : avril 2013) sur une carte plus grande
2. Powerup your digital device and select the PARIS_WI-FI_ network (this WiFi name is normally followed by a number identifying the specific WiFi point you are connecting to).
3. Open a web browser, enter any website address and you will automatically be redirected to the Paris Wi-Fi access portal. When this welcome page has loaded, fill in your details and tick the box to accept the conditions of use. Then click ‘CONNECT’ / ‘ME CONNECTER’
4. Now you can freely surf the web, update Facebook, Twitter news and views and deal with email. Each session lasts two hours but once expired just reconnect straight away by repeating the procedure above.
Don’t forget to charge your device — power points for the Paris Wi-Fi service are not included. The Paris Wi-Fi network is accessible during normal opening hours at all municipal facilities offering connections. At closing time, please follow the instructions of Paris park/museum/municipal staff.
For more details (in French) click this link: All about Paris Wi-Fi
Acknowledgments and thanks to the Paris City Hall website