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Skip-the-Line Louvre Ticket and Montmartre Art Walking Tour Double Feature
"Your guide (a local of Paris) meets you right outside Moulin Rouge - the cabaret that inspired Toulouse-Lautrec and that remains the standard bearer for can can fun.You then set off on your 1.5-hour walking tour around Paris' bohemian district. A weaving past must-see highlights like Le Clos Montmartre vineyard you will hear tales of the great artists who have called the area home. Focusing on Paris’ Impressionist painters your guide will talk you through the lives and works of Renoir Monet Van Gogh - and later Toulouse-Lautrec and Picasso.Besides the Moulin Rouge this tour will take you to the art studio where Picasso's Les Demoiselles d'Avignon launched Cubism
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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."
From EUR89.00
 
St-Ouen Flea Market: Bargain-Hunting Tour in Paris
"Meet your guide near Porte de Clignancourt in Paris and set off on your 2-hour walking tour around the city’s famous flea market – St-Ouen. Standing out from other Parisian brocantes (smaller markets) St-Ouen is the largest in town and one of the largest in the world with more than 2000 stalls and shops spread across 16 submarkets on site.While walking around the labyrinth of aisles check out some of the best one-of-a-kind shops that only a local can show you! Discover a boutique selling haute couture from the 1920s and visit a shop that peddles antique furniture from Versailles. As you stroll through the market
From EUR30.00

Métro, RER, and Trains Tips (26)

Left Luggage Lockers at Gare du Nord

If you are arriving in Paris or leaving Paris by train at the Gare du Nord (this is where the Eurostar arrives in Paris) then there is a convenient left luggage facility at the station. If you are on...
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zadunajska8
Jan 13, 2013

Edicules Guimard.

Unfortunately, there are now only three of Hector Guimards decorative metro entrances standing that have the glass roof left. This one is at the Abbesses station (line 12) in Montmartre (which also...
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pfsmalo
May 17, 2012

Paris the Parisian way

Hi, We have just left Paris after Singapore it was a lot cooler but just as wet.We arrived by train at Gard du Nord and went to the tourist booth and purchased a 3 day bus, train pass for a few euro....
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freespirit1
Sep 08, 2008

Shuttle from/to CDG airport

We booked a shuttle with Paris Shuttle to get from CDG airport to our hotel and back again at the end of the trip. Relatively inexpensive for 2 of us, and made it easier to get to/from hotel with...
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Plumeria54
Apr 20, 2008

First metro rides...

OK... I said earlier that I hadn't dreamt of anything Parisian. Now, I remember I had dreamt of the metro rides. I imagined it... Imagination triggered by the tales, explanations adults gave.I was...
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Norali
Aug 28, 2007

Art nouveau

Walking in the streets of Paris or travelling with the metro you will see for sure some of the 68 remaining and restoredart nouveau metro entrances. Hector Guimard (1867 - 1942), the best known French...
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sachara
Feb 04, 2007

Metro Stations

Me and my two friend went to Midest in 2006"fair in Paris Nord - Parc of the exposition.We had to use Gard du Nord metro station for going to exhibition centre for 4 days.Going to exhibition centre...
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mutlucan
Nov 15, 2006

Paris is beautiful!!

This city is the most beautiful city I have ever seen!! But for making things easy one should have enough knowledge of french language.And do get metro map when you arrive in Paris.It is very...
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leena77
Jul 13, 2006

Old Art Nouveau

The Art Nouveau Marvels of GuimardKeep an eye open for the beautiful Métro entrances designed by Hector Guimard at the beginning of the 20th century. For a time the Art Nouveau style of these stations...
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ExGuyParis
May 31, 2006

RATP.FR

Public transportation works really well in Paris. No use having a car.To find out how to go from one address to another, check www.ratp.frYou can even download the public transports map on your...
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gandara
Apr 08, 2005

Paris Metro

The Métro in Paris opened on 19 July 1900, its first line being from Porte de Vincennes to Porte Maillot (not surprising it is now the line number 1). Now the system has 199 km (124 miles) of track...
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Lilasel
Apr 04, 2005

Riding on the Metro

I believe the Los Angeles New Wave band Berlin were referring to Paris in their song "Riding on the Metro." This is a picture of Reuilly-Diderot where I'd transfer to the 1 line to go to the main...
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mydreamquest
Nov 30, 2004
 
 
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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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