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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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Budget Paris or Paris on the Cheap

There is no category for Budget Travel so this seemed like a good place to put it. It is easy to fall into the "tourist" trap of thinking Paris is too expensive to visit. It can be very expensive, but...
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Place Dauphine - Ile de la Cite

This triangular square ("tres charmant, tres pittoresque, tres tranquille") that I'd read so much about is cute but didn't exactly live up to my expectations. Lovely leafy trees, to be sure, but with...
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Where to leave your luggages ?

You do not know where to leave your luggages ? Ask to you hotel if they can keep your luggages.Sometimes you can leave them at the Airport, the hotel or some big stores in Paris in a big SAFE, called...
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Dancing Mickey and Minnie

I had read about this scam, so I was fascinated to be able to see it in action outside the Musée d'Orsay. The street vendor sells cardboard cut-outs of Mickey and Minnie Mouse that dance magically on...
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Paris Story (9th)

Paris Story is basically a multi-media show of the type that was considered cutting-edge technology in the 1980s. It uses several slide projectors and two or three film projectors or beamers to...
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Internet Cafe

Avoid the internet cafes on Rue D' Odessa, Paris 75014. They charge a fortune. For 55 minutes it cost me 8 euros. Try instead the one across from the Monoprix on Avenue General LeClerc at Metro...
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New Year's Eve in Paris

We didn't want to get dressed up and pay big money to eat out on New Year's Eve so we headed to Champs Elysses with about a million other people. Anticlimatic is not a strong enough word for this...
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Non-English speaking Parisian

It would be nice if you learned French before you went to Paris. Because definitely, that is a good thing. Most of the Parisians don't speak English. Asking directions will be futile. Make sure that...
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Consume ! Achetez !

Remember John Nada : he saw the extraterrestrial invasion of the world that has already begun... Subversive messages that you can't even guess : Consume, Buy, Reproduce, Don't think.... Ugly monsters...
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The Bastille

You have always heard about the people, tired of the deprivation of human rights and needing bread and liberty storming the mighty fortress, the Bastille. You envision it is a mighty, dark foreboding...
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Using Travellers Cheques Can Be Tricky

Travellers are always told to carry a mixture of money and travellers cheques in case there cash is lost or stolen this is good advice. However on our lastt trip to Paris in January 2005 we had i an...
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Begging tricks

At Paris I came across a very tricky method of begging by a group of people that seems to have really a huge number of members. I came across two or three new faces in every street that I walked on....
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It's a stinker

While it's not high on many peoples list, I think many people have heard of the Paris Sewers. I had dreams of some large catacomb type structure, something out of the “Phantom of the Opera”. But lo...
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Duty refund at CDG airport.

If you plan to get your duty/tax refund from purchases, when you get to CDG Airport (Paris), allow a LOT of time. The queue is very long and takes ages to process.I'd have missed my flight had I...
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1 Rue Augereau, Paris, Ile-de-France, 75007, France
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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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"Paris - Over 40 years of love and hate."
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