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A visit to Paris.

You have a few days in Paris?

What to do? Where to go? And you don't want to spend too much money! This itinerary could be useful. Remember to check opening days and times on line since they do change from time to time.


Saturday.

Morning
Arrival at Charles de Gaulle airport and transfer to accommodation. Metro to La Grande Arche de La Defense.
Afternoon
Lunch at Quatre Temps Shopping centre. Metro to L’Arc de Triomphe and walk down Champs Elysees to Place de la Concorde
Evening
Mass at Notre Dame at 6.30pm – see cathedral in twilight and sunset. Walk through bustling Latin Quarter, Boulevard St Michel.

Sunday

Morning
Versailles all day. Les Grandes Eaux Musicales. (Fountains play to music of Louis XIV’s court).Check for dates on Versailles website as this only operates in Summer.
Afternoon
Picnic Lunch in gardens. Walk through to Le Hameau of Marie Antoinette and her park and garden. See Le Petit Trianon and le Grand Trianon.
Evening
Attend grand finale of fountains at 6.00pm. RER/metro back. Dinner near accomodation.

Monday
Morning
Rue de Rivoli,Place Vendome, the Ritz, l’Opera, Galeries Lafayette
Afternoon
Picnic lunch in les Jardins des Tuileries. Le Louvre
Evening
Le Louvre visit continued. Dinner at accomodation.

Tuesday
Morning
Musée d’Orsay for 19th century art works and impressionist painters.
Afternoon
Walk along River Seine, lunch in park track down 13 Quai Voltaire (smallest house in Paris), see Pont Alexandre III and Les Invalides, along to the Eiffel Tower. Go up Eiffel Tower.
Evening
Night walk around the area of Palais de Chaillot. Visit to tourist shops near Tour Eiffel.

Wednesday
Morning
In the steps of Amelie. Metro to Montmarte, Place Pigalle, Moulin Rouge, Le Chat Noir and up to Sacre Coeur. Visit to tourist shops on way.
Afternoon
Picnic Lunch in park of Sacre Coeur. Walk through Montmartre. Les Marais. Beaubourg . Les Halles.
Evening
Bateau Mouche from Notre Dame for trip on Seine. Night walk along the Seine on the Île de la Cite.

Thursday
Morning
La Conciergerie – visit. Hotel de Ville and Pont Neuf. Notre Dame and Les Bouquinistes.
Afternoon
Picnic Lunch at back of Notre Dame. Lequartier Latin and Le musee de Cluny, the middle ages museum built on a Roman villa – remains still visible.
Evening
Walk through Quartier Latin, Boulevard St Michel, St Julien le Pauvre

Friday

Morning
Over to Denfert Rochereau and the Catacombes.
Afternoon
Last minute souvenir hunting: quality stuff in Le Louvre and tourist stuff in Rue de Rivoli
Evening
Check out of hotel and to airport.
 

Itinéraire: Paris
 

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Notre Dame de Paris. Did you know it was nearly demolished in the 1800's? Victor Hugo's book, "Notre Dame de Paris" or as we know it, "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" started a campaign to save the cathedral. Click here to find out more.

This is the flag of Paris.

 

SacréCoeur

Sacré Coeur is not really that old. Click here to find out about it.

 

Eiffel Tower

The Parisians hated the Eiffel Tower when it was first constructed. They wanted to pull it down. Click here to find out more

     
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