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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

Some Metro Stations to see

Not all of the Metro stations you saw looked the same. Trocadero, for example had these hideous orange tiles. Some stations have theme decorations, which can be worth stopping to take a photo if you...
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GentleSpirit
Mar 16, 2013

Porte Dauphine metro entrance, 16th.

This is the only original edicule Guimard that is left at its original place and has the large enveloping glass roof with glass sides. The other two at Abbesses and Chatelet (place Sainte Opportune)...
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pfsmalo
May 17, 2012

PARIS HIGH POINT

MOST PEOPLE SEEM TO THINK THE HIGHEST POINT IN PARIS IS AT SACRE COEUR..WHILE IM NOT GOING TO ARGUE THAT THIS IS A FANTASTIC PLACE TO LOOK OVER PARIS..BUT LET ME LET YOU INTO A LITTLE KNOWN SECRET...
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wanderingbilly
Nov 01, 2008

PARIS UNDERGROUND and SECRET

METRO:the works started in 1898 (Fulgence Bienvenue), LINE 1 was opened on July 19th, 1900, after 17 months of work. Now there are more than 290 stations and 200 KM of metro line.LE GRAND LOUVREThe...
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nygaston
Oct 24, 2006

Stop off even when you don't have to

Some of the platforms on the Metro are amazing, we kept passing one in paticular and just had to stop and have a look at it. This was the stop Arts et Metiers, it is covered in sheet copper with...
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northeast80
Oct 06, 2006

Paris metro stations...poetic places!!!

If you are already in Paris and you lack money to visit expensive places..I suggest an interesting place that you can spend nice moments and even take "unforgettable" phtographs: Paris metro stations....
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walidoff
Dec 07, 2005

You may be in a hurry,but...

When visiting the Louvre, take just a little time to cast a glance around the metro station. Not only is the inside built to resemble areas of the museum with various artefacts on display, but some of...
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sourbugger
Sep 30, 2005

Interesting Metro-stations

The Paris Metro cannot only be very helpful to get around the city. It also can be a very interesting source of information. On line 1(the yellow line) there are three stations the are interesting:-...
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Pieter11
Aug 24, 2005

Entertainment on the go

Despite my grumbling about the stuffy subway in summer, I have to admit it is entertaining to take a ride on the metro. Why? Well, each time I hopped unto a train, my attention deficit disordered...
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bpacker
Mar 14, 2005

Inspiration on the Metro

I was switching from the Metro line to the RER line at the notoriously busy Châtelet station when the noise, a loud wind-like buzz gripped me.I took this picture. The stress of noise pollution was...
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mydreamquest
Nov 30, 2004

Art Nouveau

These art nouveau signs were once the standard metro station signs but were fading away. Recent efforts to preserve and restore them mean that they are more in evidence. Not spectacular but bring to...
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rexvaughan
Nov 08, 2004

Metro a la Marilyn???

Monroe that is...Well, I didn't have a white dress on BUT my hair started flying all over the place! LOLI didn't realize this was a metro grate when I stepped up on it and a second later, a metro...
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TravelChick67
Aug 07, 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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