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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

Beggars & Aggressive Vendors Tips (116)

Around the Sacre Coeur

There are plenty of aggresive vendors around the Sacre Coeur, that may not come across as aggressive at first, but believe me they will.Our story goes something like this -I was waiting to use the loo...
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kentishgirl
Oct 31, 2004

Speak English?

Yes, that's the famous phrase: Do you speak English? Beggars with some kind of papers will be coming to you and saying this. Just say "NO!" or just ignore them. Don't feel guilty of not helping them....
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joiwatani
Feb 24, 2009

Don't Act Interested!!

Anywhere there are tourists, there are aggressive vendors. In le Jardin des Tuileries, artists wanting to draw you in five minutes will follow you if you acknowledge them. Just keep walking!! In front...
CoAir13
May 11, 2004

Place du Tertre: Watch out expensive artists

After visiting the Basilica of Sacre-Couer, we walked towards the place du Tertre and naturally, the street tourists offered to draw pictures of the three year old twins. That would have been nice,...
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jumpingnorman
Jan 19, 2009

Don't buy souvenirs from street vendors

Always buy from those local stores or those stall owners. Please don't buy from those guys who set up a piece of cloth on the side of the street and display their items like key chains, lighter Eiffel...
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joiwatani
Feb 24, 2009

Single women alone in Paris

If you are a young, single, female traveling along in Paris, keep an eye out near all the major tourist areas (ie, Tour Eiffel, Louvre, **MONT MATRE**, Arch de Triomph, Sacre Coeur, etc). Obviously...
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shutterlust
Apr 16, 2005

Montmarte aggressive vendors

When you are in Montmarte you’re not in the best part of town. There are aggressive vendors selling braided bracelets. They will approach you and take your hand and they will start braiding a bracelet...
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ChicBaby
Feb 21, 2005

Gypsies at Montmartre Sacré Coeur

Be careful if you go to this place alone. They will come directly to you and pull your hand to tie a bracelets. Then you have to pay!!!!! Even if you're not okay with this situation. I went there...
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hollyftns
Jan 13, 2014

Paris isnt all about romance and beauty...

You will also see a lot of poverty in the French capital. The amount of beggars in the metro and outside, or people trying to sell you stuff on the streets is huge. Many of the beggars are actually...
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Henkster
Jan 05, 2004

Bosnian Beggars

Beware of young women hanging around Notre Dame and the Arc Triomphe asking, “Do you speak English?” Nine times out of ten, they already know you speak English because they have been watching you....
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ChicBaby
Feb 20, 2005

I can't believe they still try this one...

Some 20 odd years ago a good-looking Italian man tried to flog me a 'genuine designer flying jacket'. About the only thing it had flown from was the back of an old van.These guys always have a...
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sourbugger
Oct 04, 2005

Beggars ? He is richer than you sometimes !

I was sitting with my friend at this unique fountain park near Goerge Pompidou when an old man approached us and asked for money. He looks fit , nicely dressed so we ignored him . when he moved to the...
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kenyneo
Nov 12, 2004
 
 
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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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