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  • A crêpe from a vendor by the Eiffel Tower
    A crêpe from a vendor by the Eiffel...
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  • Near the Tuileries
    Near the Tuileries
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  • Walking
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  • 1. Arrondissements - Sections of Paris

    If you are used to spread-out American cities, Paris is compact. Most tourist sights are in a central area. There are many hotels and restaurants within the center and they come in all price ranges....

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  • 2. Walking

    coming to the end of 2013 and digging on all boxes, found some old photos I took with older analog camera, the views are not that great as had to scan them, but typically Paris will like to share with...

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  • 3. Eiffel Tower

    You can see the Eiffel Tower from just about everywhere in Paris, however, the best place to get a good photo of the tower is from the plaza at the Palais Challiot. The double decker buses stop right...

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  • 4. Books & Guides

    In 2013 an attractive new guidebook was published – first in French and then a couple months later also in English – with suggestions on how to use the Vélib’ bikes for sightseeing “in the Paris of...

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  • 5. La Seine

    This is one of my favorite areas of Paris, spent many times here, business took me here for activities on the peniche boats and family took me back to show off. Just an easy drive into the port...

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  • 6. Métro, RER, and Trains

    La Defense is known for a business area but it has an excellent commercial mall center les quatre vents with many exciting stores and cinema. There are plenty of restos in the Esplanade and parvis de...

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  • 7. Louvre

    Do I like La Joconde - Mona Lisa or not? Yes her portrait is excellent; no she is the main reason for many tourists to visit Le Louvre and consequently the cause of an overcrowded museum. Actually...

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  • 8. Champs-Elysées

    The Champs-Élysées is one of Paris best-known avenues. It's 1910 meters long and runs from the Obelix to the Arc de Triomphe. In 1616 Marie de Medici decided to extend of the Tuileries Gardens to...

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  • 9. Markets

    This landmark of Paris covered market left unattended for too long is now coming back better than ever, and we are so lucky. after 10 long years is finally done. A short distance from the Mayor's of...

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  • 10. Dining & Drinking

    no car no problems, you can go to Reims/Epernay or Beaune by train from Paris, the wine tours are right in the cities. here is...

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  • 11. Notre Dame de Paris

    The Cathedral Spire, I guess you looked at it and moved on..... Just another Spire? Take another look............ I really think this is one of the nicest. It is not the original Spire, that one was...

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  • 12. Money Matters

    well most have been said about the passes, I have never use it, and would say that if you plan to see at least 3 it s ok otherwise you need to do your math on your personal needs The passes are good...

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  • 13. Arc de Triomphe

    Standing below the arch I was reading the many names of the battles won by Napoleon's soldiers when I had a surprise: OPORTO. This means our Porto, a city that calls herself "invicta" and that means...

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  • 14. Place de la Concorde

    On Place de la Concorde you will discover what is the essence of the monumental architecture of the most beautiful city in the world. Go there in the evening; the traffic has decreased so that you...

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  • 15. Parks, Gardens, & Squares

    One thing I noticed on this trip was how there seemed to be a little park or garden or square right in the vicinity of almost every major tourist attraction. Some are tiny, little peaceful spots away...

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  • 16. Disneyland Paris

    Just came back from Disney Paris.  Actually it' our second time.  This time we had nice time only because of our good spirit. The rides were extremely crowded and not everything has a fast pass. Grown...

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  • 17. Cycling

    If you are not accustomed to city cycling, but still don't want to miss out on the fun of touring Paris by bicycle, you might consider taking a guided bicycle tour, where you will be in a group and be...

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  • 18. Architecture

    walking in cities is our passion, and Paris is the best for it. So much to see ,so many détails, and wonderful architecture ,not to leave behind the fascinating history behind each facade, door,...

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  • 19. Musée d'Orsay

    This is my favorite paintings museum in Paris, for the quality of the works on display but also the architecture of the former Gare d'Orsay. I like the complexity of the plan, the level differences,...

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  • 20. Montmartre & Sacré Coeur

    As I said in my Montremartre tip, there is a different atmosphere in Montmartre. Some say it is more like a village than a suburban district. Certainly it has more quaint buildings and a different...

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  • 21. Invalides

    The ticket to Invalides do include the visit of the military museum. The women and Tito were not interested, and I accepted to skip it. Later on, I felt deeply sorry - my grand uncle's greatest...

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  • 22. Versailles

    If you read some of my reviews you can't ignore that my first favorite palace inside Paris is Le Louvre and the second, although outside Paris (30 min by the RER), is Versailles. I must confess that...

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  • 23. Shopping

    if less than a week monday to sunday, get the carnet of 10 tickets nowdays by 13,70€ and get the one from the airport RER B check site for price updates. www.ratp.fr will tell you more for 3 days no,...

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  • 24. Latin Quarter

    The Latin Quarter takes up most of the 5th arrondissement, and part of the 6th. The Latin Quarter has been a haven for budget travelers, international students, and artists for quite a long...

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  • 25. Parlez vous Francais?

    Where can you find an Eiffel Tower with a cowboy hat on top??? In good ol' Texas of course!! I finally made it to Paris, TX! Very nice people (in the restaurant Jaxx (excellent burgers), in the...

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