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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

Bastille Day Tips (12)

Bastille Day

I purposely scheduled our London/Paris trip so that we could spend at least part of Bastille Day in Paris, we had to leave in the evening but we were there during the day and the night before. We made...
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Dabs
Feb 01, 2017

"Défilé du 14 juillet"

Bastille day as it is called here on VT is called "Fête Nationale Française" or "Quatorze Juillet" by the French referring to the 14 juillet 1789 "prise de la Bastille" but also the "Fête de la...
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breughel
Mar 15, 2013

"Chant des Partisans".

Often at the "Défilé du 14 juillet" a choir is singing the "Chant des partisans" the anthem of the French Resistance during the occupation by Nazi Germany. It became the anthem of the Resistance in...
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breughel
Oct 30, 2011

Festivities of the 14 juillet.

The "14 juillet" does not only belong to the military but is also marked by a number of festivities.The parade usually includes a spectacle. This year (2011) the Brigade de Sapeurs-Pompiers de Paris...
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breughel
Jul 21, 2011

"La Marseillaise"

The "Défilé du 14 juillet" includes always choirs singing the famous national anthem "La Marseillaise". I don't think to be wrong saying that the French national anthem is known far outside the...
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breughel
Jul 20, 2011

Be in Paris on the 14th July II.

Of course if you are in or around Paris on the 14th the other thing not to be missed is the firework display in the evening. Shot from the Trocadero, just opposite the Eiffel Tower, there are not that...
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pfsmalo
Apr 19, 2009

Be in Paris on the 14th July.

If you're in Paris around the 14th July, try to get a good spot for early in the morning around the Champs Elysees for the traditionnal march past, or as high as you can get around 10.50 for the...
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pfsmalo
Apr 19, 2009

Party on with the firemen

The Bastille Day is more than a parade down Champs-Elyses on July 14. The night before (July 13) and on the Bastille Day itself, the firemen of each arrondissement of Paris are hosts of each of their...
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Dee22
Aug 18, 2006

14th of July - Bastille day (P II)

At the evening prepare going to Champ-de-Mars or somewhere near Eiffel tower. Actually I don’t know if fireworks are usually there, but have heard that near hear. We choose to go to Champ-de-Mars....
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Inguuna
Feb 05, 2006

14th of July - Bastille day (P I)

Before I went to Paris, I’ve heard that in this day are held grandiose celebrations with parade, fireworks and so. It roused my interest very much and I planned everything to be there on this day. So,...
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Inguuna
Feb 05, 2006

Bastille Day celebration

If you are in Paris around July 14th, you can miss the Bastille Day parade going on in the center city. Most people will be going to Champs-Elysees early on to be ready for the start of the parade,...
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Dee22
Sep 15, 2003

Fete National (Bastille Day)is...

Fete National (Bastille Day)is held once a year on the 14th July. It marks the day when the Bastille (a prison) was stormed and all the prisoners were released. This was basically the beginning of the...
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joecooper
Aug 25, 2002
 
 
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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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