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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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Souvenir Vendors At the Eiffel Tower

I don't mind souvenir vendors at all. Everyone has a living to make and this is their livelihood. However, I have to admit that there is an overkill of souvenir vendors leading to and in the shadow of...
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Jan 21, 2005

Eiffel Tower is over-rated

If you have plenty of time to see Paris, by all means see Notre Dame, but if your visit is limited, you may want to see other more beautiful architectural structures such as Sacre Coeur. Also, the...
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Jul 23, 2004

Souvenir sellers

I was amazed at the sheer volume of souvenir sellers at the tower, they were so in-your-face and their goods were'nt particularly out of this world either. If you dont want what they are selling, be...
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May 05, 2004

The Eiffel Tower looks better from far away.

Yes, the Eiffel Tower is an amazing piece of architecture. But get underneath its phallic spike and everyone tries to sell you a keychain with a tiny replica dangling from the end. For ten euros. And...
Feb 16, 2004

Street Vendors

There are loads of street vendors around and under the Eiffel Tower, just look straight ahead and don't make eye contact if you are not interested! The stuff they are selling does not look worth...
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Feb 15, 2004

Let me draw a picture for ya!

When traveling to Paris there are several things to look out for. One of my favorite scams is the vendors trying to draw characteristics of you and your loved one in front of the Eifel Tower. The scam...
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Jan 15, 2004


Watch out for constant African hawkers trying to sell you crap at ridiculous prices. If you need some tack to take back with you then bargain them down by walking away if they don't accept your...
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Dec 10, 2003

Don't bother with long lines!!!

The horrid lines for the eiffel tower may leave you waiting for hours to get on the lift. There's a better (and tastier) alternative make a reservation at the restaurant on the Eiffel tower - you...
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Jun 02, 2003

The Eiffel Tower- Vendor Madness

It was hard to enjoy the tower with vendors constantly badgering me. They would follow me with all kinds of odd trinkets that could be bought elsewhere in the city for much less. Ignore the vendors...
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May 12, 2003

It's Everywhere...

That metal tower in the background. Hard to not find. Expect to wait in a long line.Expect to have incredible, breathtaking views.Perhaps choose to eat in the restaurant Jules Verne (take the private...
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Jan 03, 2003

Looong line to Eiffel Tower

.Hmm... usually it's necessary to wait looong (more then 1 hour) to enter Eiffel Tower. And then on the second level additional waiting (I was waiting about 40 min.) to enter the lift to the...
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Nov 07, 2002

When you visit the Eiffel...

When you visit the Eiffel Tower, there are so many beggars and pickpockets in the centre. It is like Traffalger Square with the pidgeons. Never give them any money. The women generally have babys and...
Aug 25, 2002
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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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