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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
From EUR45.00
 
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

Religion Tips (33)

Be careful giving your opinion about religions.

Be careful when giving your opinion about religions in Paris or France! These last years the subject became very delicate. It is not yet the Saint Barthélémy, when under King Charles IX the Huguenots...
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breughel
Aug 04, 2013

*MY* Local Custom is attending church in Paris

While I am semi-religious and do enjoy the faith aspects of attending a church service in a foreign country, I also go for the music, the architecture and the ambiance. I mean how else do you get to...
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shrimp56
Sep 05, 2011

Religion of Pain (Bread)

Eat bread like a ParisianParisians LOVE bread. You may think it stereotypical for them to be portrayed carrying a baguette munching it while walking thru the streets but this image of them still holds...
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BeatChick
Apr 12, 2008

Special Sensitivity needed at Sacre Coeur

It may not be obvious to the casual visitor, but Sacre Coeur is the site of an unbroken vigil, 24/7, of persons praying before the Blessed Sacrament, the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ. This began...
fumisme
May 25, 2006

The Assumption of Mary

In Catholicism religion, August 15 is the Holy Day of the celebration of the of Assumption of Holy Mary. After her "earthly life" she went to heaven to be reunited with Jesus Christ. Although nothing...
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Pieter11
Oct 15, 2005

Light a candle ...

In every church you enter you will see a bank of lighted candles. These can be in memory [as these are in St. Germain de Près], or as a offering to a saint in thanks or in hope ... They usually cost...
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shrimp56
Aug 07, 2005

The Interiors Of Notre Dame de Paris...

The Cathedral of Notre Dame has been tipped as 'World Ambassador of Gothic Cathedrals' !It was constructed in 3 stages & was completed in 1250...The photos all taken by me amidst of my own hectic...
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coceng
Sep 17, 2004

The Interiors Of Notre Dame de Paris...

The Cathedral of Notre Dame has been tipped as 'World Ambassador of Gothic Cathedrals' !It was constructed in 3 stages & was completed in 1250...The photos all taken by me amidst of my own hectic...
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coceng
Sep 17, 2004

The Interiors Of Notre Dame de Paris...

The Cathedral of Notre Dame has been tipped as 'World Ambassador of Gothic Cathedrals' !It was constructed in 3 stages & was completed in 1250...The photos all taken by me amidst of my own hectic...
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coceng
Sep 17, 2004

The Interiors Of Notre Dame de Paris...

The Cathedral of Notre Dame has been tipped as 'World Ambassador of Gothic Cathedrals' !It was constructed in 3 stages & was completed in 1250...The photos all taken by me amidst of my own hectic...
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coceng
Sep 17, 2004

The Interiors Of Notre Dame de Paris...

The Cathedral of Notre Dame has been tipped as 'World Ambassador of Gothic Cathedrals' !It was constructed in 3 stages & was completed in 1250...The photos all taken by me amidst of my own hectic...
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coceng
Sep 17, 2004

The Interiors Of Notre Dame de Paris...

The Cathedral of Notre Dame has been tipped as 'World Ambassador of Gothic Cathedrals' !It was constructed in 3 stages & was completed in 1250...The photos all taken by me amidst of my own hectic...
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coceng
Sep 17, 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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