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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."
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Claude Monet's Garden in Giverny Tips (15)

The Water Lillies in Monet's garden

The inspiration for some of Claude Monet's finest pieces of art comes from the lillies in his beautiful garden at Giverny. So keen was I to see this garden, that I went on a cycling trip to Giverny ,...
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Mar 13, 2005

Paris envrons

If you are in Paris for more than a few days why not pay a day visit to one of the many wonderul Castles, Chateaux or Cathedrales located on the Paris outskirts? With some only from a short 40 min to...
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Jan 24, 2013

Monet Gardens

I am glad we decided to go to Monet Gardens. Trouble is, 5 days in Paris and so much to see! We saw less than a quarter of Paris! .....But hubby is into horticulture and I love pretty gardens so we...
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Oct 15, 2011

Train trip to Vernon - check out the Siene

On the way back from Giverny we stopped at a park in Vernon on the Siene River. There was the remnant of an old mill, complete with one remaining house, along with ducks and geese. It would be a great...
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Nov 12, 2005

Walk / Cycle through Vernon to Monet's House

While there is usually a bus (1 April to 1 November) waiting to greet the train from Paris Saint Lazare, it is scheduled to depart within minutes of the train's arrival -- leaving the visitor no time...
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Nov 22, 2011


My best friend's mom met up with us during our long backpacking trip. She is a big fan of Claude Monet, so we had to go to his home & gardens in Giverny. It's about 30-45 minutes from Paris. I'm...
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Nov 22, 2003

Monet's house and garden at...

Monet's house and garden at Giverny you shouldn't miss if you have any interest in Monet and the impressionists or in fact gardens or actually anything beautiful. it is the perfect place to go when...
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Aug 26, 2002

People must try to visit...

People must try to visit Monet's House and Gardens situated to the west of the city. This was a great place to visit and where you get to see his world famous artwork. You can also stroll around his...
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Aug 25, 2002

The home of artist Claude Monet

The home of artist Claude Monet, Giverny. Take the train to station Vernon from Gare St.Lazare. It's some 75 kilometres from Paris.Claude Monet, one of the most famous impressionists (think water...
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May 13, 2005

She's a Daaaaaaay Tripper....

This isn't really off the beaten path, but a fairly well known day-trip from Paris -- Monet's home and garden, Giverny in Vernon, France. Especially for anyone who loves the Impressionists, you will...
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Aug 25, 2002

Claude Monet's Garden in...

Claude Monet's Garden in Giverny. I believe this is just north-west of Paris. Claude Monet's Garden is a must for impressionist art fans. Tour Monet's garden, walk over the Japanese bridge (just like...
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Aug 24, 2002

Are you a fan of Monet? I...

Are you a fan of Monet? I suggest two things: 1.) MUSEUM MARMOTTAN. It has a wonderful collection of impressionist paintings and a room dedicated to Monet's artwork. It is well worth the visit....
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Aug 24, 2002
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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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