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Private Tour: Customize Your Perfect Day in Paris
"Your day in Paris is completely tailored to match your sightseeing desires. Before your tour your private guide will contact you to discuss the things you want to see so that your logistics and itinerary can be arranged in advance saving you time.On the day of your tour meet your guide at your preferred central location and then set off by whatever means of transport is needed. Taxi rides and public transport are included but all meals activities and entrance fees are payable at your own expense.So what to see? That's up to you! Perhaps visit must-see sights like the ever-inspiring Eiffel Tower -- Paris’s undisputed architectural icon -- or the Basilica of Sacré-Coeur for sweep focus on the more offbeat Paris attractions like the Père Lachaise Cemetery – the city’s hauntingly beautiful graveyard – or let your guide introduce you to private parks that tourist maps miss. Below is a sample itinerary."
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Private Tour: Explore Your Favorite Neighborhood in Paris
"Your morning or afternoon in Paris is completely tailored to match your interests. Your guide will contact you before your tour to discuss the things you want to see so that your logistics and itinerary can be arranged in advance. Choose one of seven nei Opéra/Louvre Montparnasse St-Germain-des-Prés Panthéon/Latin Quarter Montmartre or the Marais/Bastille. On the day of your tour your guide will meet you at your hotel or apartment in central Paris. Then
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Private 2-Day Tour: Customize Your Perfect Stay in Paris
"You will need to contact your guide ahead of time to help set up your itinerary based on what you want to do and see during your two days in Paris. On the first day of your tour meet your guide at your preferred central Paris location then head out together to explore the City of Lights. Public transport is included but all meals activities and entrance fees are at your own expense.Paris has a multitude of offerings for nearly every type of traveler. Want to hit all the top Paris attractions such as the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame Cathedral? Are you an art buff seeking to tackle the Louvre? Or would you rather explore off-the-beaten path neighborhoods such as the bohemian Montmartre district? It's up to you. Below is a sample itinerary to spark some ideas."
From EUR170.00

Le Louvre, my favorite museum.

Many tourists travel to Paris to see the Tour Eiffel, Notre Dame, Le Moulin Rouge, Le Quartier Latin. The first monument I visited in Paris in 1962 was Le Louvre and is the one I most returned to...
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breughel
Mar 07, 2015

The Louvre Pyramid - Pyramide du Louvre.

As I have seen Le Louvre in the early sixties well before the pyramid which dates from 1989 but also well before the huge renovation works outside and inside undergone by the Palais du Louvre I have...
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breughel
Jan 11, 2015

Competition for Mona Lisa.

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 she...
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breughel
Feb 05, 2014

The Birth of the Louvre

Although I don't visit Le Louvre every time I'm in Paris, it is one of my favourite places there, for all the memories it evokes & for its place among the world's great museums. In the nineties, I...
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alza
May 16, 2013

Best European Museums of Antiquities.

Le Louvre is for me the best European museum of Antiquities.Under Antiquities I mean here Roman, Greek, Egyptian and Near Eastern artefacts.My preferred museums in Europe are the...
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breughel
Aug 02, 2011

Apollo by Noel Coypel

I think this is the better place for individual pictures, so from now on this is where Louvre and Musee d' Orsay commentary on art will be.These 2 pictures done by Noel Coypel represent Apollo being...
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riorich55
May 08, 2009

Absolutely the best way to avoid standing in line!

You can directly buy the Louvre museum ticket from a tabacco store called "La Civette du Carrousel", which is situated in the Louvre Galery. First, take the metro line 1 or line 7, then get off at...
yannniii
Apr 06, 2009

Must Sees

This is a list of some of the art in the Louvre I would consider a "must see." 1st of all, my favorite piece would have to be The Winged Victory of Samothrace. It is located on the 1st Floor, near the...
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iamjacksgoat
Aug 17, 2008

Art and Ice Cream

One of my fondest memories of Paris is the vanilla ice cream. I have never had better Vanilla ice cream anywhere than in Paris. It is nothing like the pale white colored thing we have here in the...
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littlesam1
Jun 18, 2008

What Should I See at the Louvre ?

There are nine sections in the Louvre. This is typical of giant museums. You can pick items to visit or sections to fasten on. Most visitors combine both more or less unwittingly. Most of the sections...
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hquittner
May 06, 2008

See the Oriental (& Islamic) Antiquities Section

This is a unique collection that should not be missed especially if you are with children. The world can debate whether these artifacts should be returned to their remote places of origin to...
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hquittner
Apr 05, 2008

Monuments, monuments

It's here that building a page on trips done decades ago becomes weird...Not that many memories of monuments... I sure had visited Sacré Coeur, Arc de Triomphe, Tour Eiffel and very probably Panthéon,...
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Norali
Aug 28, 2007
 
 
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"My Paris: not only operas and bicycles . . ."
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"Perambulations in Paris!"
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"London is a riddle. Paris is an explanation."
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"PARIS POUR LA CULTURE!"
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"Paris - Over 40 years of love and hate."
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Église Saint-Roch

Although not so evident from the outside, Église Saint-Roch is one of the largest churches in Paris. It was designed by the royal architect Jacques Le Mercier and completed in 1653 in a Renaissance...
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Jardin du Palais Royal

Most appartments and shops were built in the 18 th century. Philip Egalite, Ducque of Orleans, the kings cousin built it. The gardens have always been open to the public and became very important for...
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Le Palais Royal

If you understand French, you should have no trouble finding a guided walking tour of one of the districts of Paris on any day of the year. These are listed, for example, in a section called VISITES...
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Cruises Allong La Seine

Who wants to look further than Paris on foot, in a different way can go boating. From the water, the view of the beautiful historic buildings and bridges spectacular a very different from the side....
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La Comédie Française

Although established in 1680 by King Louis XIV, la Comédie-Française did not settle in the current theatre until 1799. Its creation was intended to unify French actors and counterbalance the then...
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Galerie Vivienne

This is one of several old galleries dating back to the early 19th Century. It was THE place to shop in its day and has had something of a resurgence in recent decades and is a great glimpse into...
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