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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
From EUR36.00
 
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."
From EUR170.00

Packing for Winter Tips (14)

What we survived on with our toddler!

We planned on taking the RER directly to our apartment. I wore a convertible backpack (internal frame) that we checked in, put a carry on tote on the stroller and pushed the stroller. My husband wore...
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ChicBaby
Feb 23, 2005

Suggestions for a visit to Paris in January

Compared to other places in Europe buried in snow in this period of the year, we've been lucky during our stay in Paris. The weather was quite ok, the temperature was around 5-6 degrees above 0 and...
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Diana75
Feb 16, 2006

Paris in the winter

Pack as light as possible if you are planning on taking the RER and metro from the airport as it is almost guaranteed that you will have to walk up at least one flight of stairs.Alternatively you...
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Dabs
Feb 23, 2004

Paris in the Winter....

If you are from a warm climate like us (Brisbane, Australia), be sure to pack heaps of thermal underwear, thick socks, scarves, mittens, etc. We thought we'd be nice and 'toasty' with what we had...
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timtrina
Sep 05, 2004

Berets in Paris

Berets seem to have made a comeback this year in the City of Light. This year, as no other, I've noticed berets all over the place. This was one huge surprise as even on le Parisians one saw berets....
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BeatChick
May 07, 2006

WARM CLOTHES FOR WINTER

IF YOU ARE USE TO WARM PLEASANT WINTER THAT ARE NOT TOO COLD...PLEASE FOR YOUR OWN COMFORT.. TAKE SOME REALLY NICE WARM CLOTHING TO PARIS DURING THE WINTER !!! YOU HAVE TO TAKE PLENTY OF PICTURES...
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Onedragon
Feb 21, 2007

Fashionable Fur

Another thing i noticed, and it shouldn't be too surprising in such a fashion-conscious city as Paris, were all the fur coats (real & faux) I noticed this winter. Normally, I suppose you'd expect...
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BeatChick
May 07, 2006

Woolly Jumper

Warning, if you are going to Paris in the winter months, take very thick jumpers, it is freezing!!!!!!!!! Something to do with the Mistral, a vicious wind that blows down through France from Siberia...
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savageangel
Aug 06, 2003

Wearing Jeans is Okay

All the guidebooks tell you "Don't wear jeans! You'll be underdressed!"Well, if you're under 30, wear them. We didn't see any young people NOT in jeans (this in 90-degree heat, too). Absolutely...
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Stasigrace
Jul 18, 2003

Dressing in Layers

Travel light. You'll probably need to do some walking with your bags, so consider that when packing. Paris has a pretty mild climate, at least by my standards (see my pages on Omaha, Nebraska). You...
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Tom_Fields
Nov 15, 2008

What to pack for baby

If visiting Paris in the winter, make sure to bring lots of clothes to dress baby in layers. Also, a heavy winter suit or coat is necessary. It can get extremely cold in Paris for the winter and most...
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crodri1
Apr 05, 2007

Pack warm clothes for the winter months.

Pack light for traveling to many cities if you did as I do.....many cities at a time. A warm coat or leather coat would do for the time I went there. October and end of January were the months I went...
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Kodi01
Feb 25, 2003
 
 
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Nemorino

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

"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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