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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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Street Art Tips (29)

Belleville: Jean Le Gac's detective

This huge painting of a detective, by Jean Le Gac (born 1936) is also on the wall of a building at Place Fréhel, Rue de Belleville."Accustomed to the allusive style of the painter, the young detective...
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Nemorino
Sep 13, 2015

Belleville: Beware of words

In 1993 the artist Ben Vautier (born 1935) created this work of urban art at Place Fréhel in Belleville.It shows two workmen (actually life-size puppets) lowering a huge blackboard with the words "Il...
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Nemorino
Jul 02, 2014

Jana & JS on Joan of Arc Street

In February 2011, Jana & JS (Jana Balluch and Jean-Sébastien Philippe) were commissioned to make two large wall paintings on these new buildings at 110 rue Jeanne d’Arc in the 13th arrondissement...
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Nemorino
Apr 05, 2014

Street Art in Butte-aux-Cailles

Here on the rue de l’Espérance (Street of Hope) at the top of the Butte aux Cailles there are several pieces of street art, including this stencil painting by Jana & JS showing Jana looking out an...
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Nemorino
Mar 30, 2014

Rue Corvisart

The street that is now called rue Corvisart, (after Jean-Nicolas Corvisart, the personal physician of Napoléon I) was formerly called rue Champ-de-l'Alouette (Street of the Field of the Lark). It is...
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Nemorino
Aug 18, 2013

Street of the Five Diamonds

The Rue des cinq diamants (‘Street of the Five Diamonds’) is a lively street leading up from the boulevard Auguste-Blanqui to the top of the Butte-aux-Cailles. There are at least six restaurants on...
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Nemorino
Aug 14, 2013

Couvent des Cordelières

This ‘Convent of the Ropes’ was founded towards the end of the 13th century by Marguerite de Provence, the widow of the French King Louis IX, who is now better known as Saint Louis. Marguerite was...
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Nemorino
Aug 14, 2013

Corner rue Haxo/rue de Belleville, 20th.

This large fresco painted onto one of the buildings is over 20 metres high and depicts some of the personnalities that were born or lived in Belleville. A couple such as Piaf and Maurice Chevalier are...
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pfsmalo
Apr 22, 2013

Jerome Mesnager - Corps blanc. 19th and 20th.

Walking around Paris you can see these "Hommes blancs" or "Corps blancs", none more so than in the 20th district where Mesnager had his studio until a short while ago. Classed as an urban artist or a...
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pfsmalo
Apr 21, 2013

Le Pissoir

I recently uncovered an old long-forgotten photographic "gem" in one of my archive photo albums up in the loft of my house, dusted it off, and reproduced an interesting picture. The French nation are...
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Bennytheball
Oct 24, 2012

A street art hotspot : the 13th "arrondissement"

If like me you're passionate about street art, taking a walk in "rue Jeanne d'Arc" in the 13th arrondissement will be the best idea of your trip in paris !You'll see 3 big frescos from 3 main artists...
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Pedro75
Jul 11, 2012

Street Art, Rue Bouvier, 11th.

Whether you agree with street art or not is a question of opinion, but until it became "tagged" it depicted the scenes of everyday life, a little naive perhaps, but certainly the artist put some work...
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pfsmalo
Dec 09, 2011
 
 
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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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