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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
From EUR36.00
 
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

Fashion Tips (28)

Women: What to wear to Paris?

Wish I'd gotten more photos but people are so hard to shoot without making them jittery... VT gets a lot of those "What do I wear to blend in?" questions for which we always have to respond "Don't...
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goodfish
Mar 09, 2011

No shorts please

Ok, so I know you're on vacation and you don't care what these people think but please be aware that if you wear shorts in Paris you might as well carry a sign saying I AM A TOURIST!They may wear...
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aemilys
Oct 09, 2005

Tennis shoes and blue jeans

I can't say how many times I have seen "is it OK to wear tennis shoes and blue jeans in Europe?" asked in different forums. Although Parisians are generally well dressed, older Parisians more so than...
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Dabs
Mar 03, 2004

Pamper Yourself!

Besides the shopping, the arts, the cuisine, the people-watching, and the nightlife, one of my other favorite pastimes in Paris is pampering myself at one of their salons.It seems that every block in...
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Geisha_Girl
Dec 05, 2003

Men: What to wear to Paris

Again, I wish I had more photos...Similar to what I'd observed for women, Parisian men are clean, pressed and wear clothes that fit well. The younger fellas looked very similar to how they do in the...
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goodfish
Mar 09, 2011

Advertising

From time to time in Paris, you’re likely to encounter advertising signs that, in an Anglophone country, would bring down the roof on any company brave enough to use them. For example, this giant...
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tiabunna
Dec 10, 2007

The smelly stuff at galleries lafayette

I have a mate of mine who has a theory as to why French food is so good. He claims that when the English layed siege to French towns in medieval times, the inhabitents had to eat rats and such like,...
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sourbugger
Nov 21, 2005

Wear A Scarf

One fashion accessory that all Parisians (or almost all at least) have is a scarf. Ask any visitor and you will have it confirmed that Parisians wear scarves yearround. I've seen it myself when the...
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CALSF
May 24, 2005

Fatale: How French Women Do It

Edith Kunz, the author of the recently published "Fatale: How French Women Do It," went on a quest to find the answer to a most crucial question: What is the secret behind the power of seduction of...
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Geisha_Girl
Dec 05, 2003

Color

Myth: Parisians mostly wear black Reality: More nonsenseParis is a city of color as well as light. Taking an all-black wardrobe to blend in accomplishes nothing but hiding the coffee you dribbled down...
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goodfish
Feb 28, 2011

Low Fat

One thing I have observed about the French-- especially Parisians-- nobody is overweight. It is a bit paradoxical; a country that delights in eating has very few overweight people (compared to the US,...
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ExGuyParis
Sep 06, 2007

Ooh Lah Lah!

Paris fashion models are a reflection of what in my opinion is the Paris essence of style, found nowhere else in the world.My friend Anthony sometimes gets lucky enough to photograph the glamorous...
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davequ
Jul 15, 2004
 
 
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Nemorino

"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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