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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
 
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
From EUR45.00

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Paris

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Les Égouts

This inconspicuous kiosk at the south end of Alma Bridge looks as though it might be the secret entrance to some underground world – which in fact it is, since it is the entrance to the Museum of the...
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Le Marais

This house in the fourth arrondissment is where I lived for two months in October/November 1962, and again in October/November 1966. They have fixed the windows since then, and installed a...
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Montparnasse Cemetery

Montparnasse Cemetery, with a surface area of 19 hectares, is the second largest cemetery in Paris. It is located in southern Paris and was opened in 1924. When you come in at the main entrance, at 3...
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Notre Dame de la Médaille Miraculeuse

We were staying near the Musée d'Orsay and the rue de Bac Metro station and one day decided to take one of the Paris Walks in that area. These are a box of cards and each card has a walk in a...
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Claude Monet's Garden in Giverny

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...
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Disneyland Paris

At 25 kilometers of the city of Paris you will find Disneyland Paris. And ever since the opening of Space Mountain and the Rock 'n' Roller Coaster, Disneyland Paris has a variety of good...
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La Seine and Its Bridges

the famous concrete promenades and enbankments along the Seine River are filled with hordes of people during the day of which many do walk along the promenade and even go down the steps into the river...
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Saint Julien le Pauvre

This aptly-named church (Saint Julien the Poor) is within sight of Nôtre Dame, but is as poor and plain and the cathedral is rich and elaborate. They say this is the oldest church in Paris, dating...
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Luxembourg Gardens

The Luxembourg palace was constructed by Maria Medici after death of her husband Henry the Fourth. She could not get used to an atmosphere of the Louvre and replaced it with an atmosphere of native...
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Passy

As I mentioned on my Wildbad im Schwarzwald page, one of the mysteries of operatic history is why the composer Gioacchino Rossini (1792-1868) abruptly stopped composing in 1829 at the age of 37, when...
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Centre Georges Pompidou

The Centre Georges Pompidou, AKA the Beaubourg, is one of the famous modern buildings of Paris. People tend to either love it or hate it but few are ambivalent. It is a bit jarring to see the stark...
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Saint Eustache & Les Halles

Jean-Baptiste Colbert (1619-1683) was one of the principal government ministers during the reign of King Louis XIV. Like Louvois, his colleague and rival, Colbert had the reputation of being an able...
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Saint Severin

St Severin is probably a church you will pass if you are staying in the Latin Quarter. I found it interesting that historically it is such an important church. a church has been on that site since...
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Basilique Saint Denis

When I was researching what to see and do in Paris, I came across the Basilica of Saint Denis near Paris. I read it was the burial site of French monarchs, which makes it comparable to Westminster...
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Top Things to Do in Paris

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Louvre

Did you know the Louvre provides many options for visitors who need accessibility help. For the Visually Impaired, they offer in English and French audio descriptions that will guide hands over...
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Arc de Triomphe

The Arc de Triomphe is a monument to the French military victories of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic wars and was commissioned by Napoleon himself at the height of his power but it was not...
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La Tour Eiffel

It was our first day in Paris and after brekki we went all the way to Eiffel. It was a dream come true and me and my bf was very happy that day. I just find the people asking if you speak english and...
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Notre Dame de Paris

Outside the cathedral is a monument to Charles the great, the first king of the franks and considered the father of modern France. The statue was created in 1878 and shows the king on horseback lead...
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Montmartre Area

Starting from Amélie’s café in Rue Lepic, a group of VT members took a walk through Montmartre “up to the Sacré Coeur using backstreets that miss the general run of tourists”, as Paul (pfsmalo) had...
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Musee d'Orsay

The Museum is housed in a converted train station. Here is the old clock. The museum is dedicated to art from the 1880s until the 1950's. Most of the impressionist work in Paris is in this museum on...
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Nemorino

"My Paris: not only operas and bicycles . . ."
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BeatChick

"Perambulations in Paris!"
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shrimp56

"London is a riddle. Paris is an explanation."
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breughel

"PARIS POUR LA CULTURE!"
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pfsmalo

"Paris - Over 40 years of love and hate."
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