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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."
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Montmartre Impressionist Art Walking Tour Including Skip-the-Line Musee d’Orsay Ticket
"Meet your knowledgeable local guide in Montmartre and set off on your 1.5-hour walking tour around the neighborhood. As you stroll through Montmartre’s romantic streets weaving past must-see highlights like Le Clos Montmartre vineyard hear tales of the legendary 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 Cézanne – all incredible artists of their time.See the venues that influenced their art like the building where Van Gogh lived when he moved here from Holland. Van Gogh lovers believe it was here that he really found his personality as an artist
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Musée du Vin Tips (6)

Hips ! You'll have another visit ?

The museum's theme put beside its location sounds like a joke : where would you put a wine museum ?
The parisian one is ... rue des eaux (waters' street) (and to think there is a rue Vineuse (wine street) about 200 meters from there).

The Wine Museum is situated in the remaininng 250 meters of underground galleries (inside the Chaillot hill) of a Minimes medieval Monastery's former cellars. The Brothers cultivated the land in the area and were supposed to make an excellent rosé.
In the 17th century, hot springs were discovered in the area and were used for 200 years giving their name to the current "Rue des Eaux".

The Wine museum, not only features exhibits about the traditions of viticulture and wine-making (tools, drowings, ...), but also provides tasting lessons, organises receptions and seminars - themed around wine of course.

Like in many parisian museums, there is a restaurant, serving traditional dishes along fine wines ( the dining rooms are in the museum's medieval vaults). (lunch : menu at 18€, wine included; else count 25-30€)

Open everyday except Monday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. - visit 8€ (includes a guide book and a complementary glass of wine)
5 Rue des Eaux (square Charles Dickens) in the 16th
Metro : Passy - RER : Tour Eiffel-Champ de Mars - Bus : 72

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Apr 04, 2011

Small Wine Museum - skip it.

Because I recently became interested in wine I decided to visit the museum and have lunch at their restaurant.
After a visit to Eiffel Tower I went over the Pont d'Iena and found this little museum just to learn that I have to wait to have lunch for about one hour. After 20 minutes I finished looking at the collection of many things involved in wine making. By the museum we were offered to taste wine and cheese for additional pay. I didn't like the wine... I just thought for the wine museum they could offer something more significant.
After all they did not let us eat at the restaurant for whatever reason... Thank god, I saved time and money to visit more museums in the area.

Opened Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 3 pm

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Dec 20, 2008

Musee du Vin

France is a wine country, and here you have the possibility to experience the history of winemaking inside a museum housed in the old cellars of the 15th century Passy Convent. The entrance fee on 8 euro includes admittance to the museum and a glass of wine after the tour.

Please check my travelogue for more pictures.

To find it, start at the Eiffel Tower:
1. cross the bridge: Pont Diena.
2. Then turn left to Avenue du pt Kennedy.
3. Walk until you see Rue des Eaux on the right side
4. Walk up Rue des Eaux until you see the Musee du Vin

Open everyday from 10:00 until 18:00, except monday

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Oct 26, 2004

Wine Museum

This museum is in an ancient stone-and-clay quarry used by 15th-century monks as a wine cellar. It provides an introduction to the art of wine making, displaying various tools, beakers, cauldrons, and bottles in a series of exhibits. The quarry is right below Balzac's house, and the ceiling contains a trap door he used to escape from his creditors.

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Mar 06, 2003
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Wine Museum

The Wine Museum has preserved this ambiance by placing the items on display in vaulted rooms, in a stage-like setting.You also get to explore the taste of different wines at the end of the tour
Rue des Eaux 75016 Paris
Passy (Ligne 6)

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Jan 19, 2003

If you want something...

If you want something original, try Le musee de vin (The Wine Museum). This is a great place, across the river from the Eiffel Tower.
It is located inside an old cave that monks used to store wines, so the inside is very can almost close your eyes and imagine you were back two hundred years. The museum details the history of winemaking, bottling, corks and fermentation processes. There is a wine tasting at the end of the self-guided tour.

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