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19th District's Paris Small Group Bike Tour
"You will meet your guide by a Velib' station where you will get a day pass to cycle. .After explanation on how the public bike system works you will start cycling. You will make a few stops around the Place de la République Canal Saint Martin Canal de L'ourca Parc de la Villette Philarmonie de Paris Parc des Buttes Chaumont. You will also stop whenever you want for a picture
From EUR50.00
 
Private Tour: 2CV Paris Fashion Tour Including Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann
"Paris the capital of fashion is home to the most famous brands in the world (Chanel Dior Louis Vuitton Hermes… to name a few). Together with your private driver guide you'll find out about all the secrets of Paris's fashion history. Meet your private guide at your central Paris hotel or near Opera Garnier in the center of town
From EUR60.00
 
Private Tour : Paris Monopoly Life-Size Tour by Citroën 2CV
"Meet your private guide at Place de la Concorde in front of the entrance of the Jardin des Tuileries and then hop into the passenger seat of your Citroen 2CV car. Enjoy the attention from Parisian locals and visitors alike as you ride around in a true original soft-top vintage 2CV. Your driver will re while you admire the beauty of the capital and take as many photos as you can. If the weather is friendly of course you’ll be able to admire all the monuments around you through the open roof of your car. You will drive through all the key Parisian districts you find in the original game: Champs-Elysées Avenue Matignon Rue de Courcelles
From EUR40.00

More Things to Do in Saint-Denis

Outside the Basilica-Exterior de la Basílica

The Basilica is gorgeous, but as you can see, its not something wonderful from outside. It's best part is found inside. The church is an architectural landmark as it was the first major structure...
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Feb 08, 2008

Ducs d'Orleans

Another beautiful tomb is the one of Ducs d'Orleans.Charles, duc d'Orleans, father of Louis XII, Louis, duc d"Orleans, son of Charles V and Jeanne de Bourbon and father of Charles d'Orleans, Valentine...
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Mar 18, 2006

Louis XII and Anne de Bretagne

Louis XII and Anne de Bretagne is another great couple of the French monarchy.Son of the poet Charles d'Orleans, Louis XII inherited both the throne and his spouse from his cousin Charles VIII. The...
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Mar 18, 2006

Henri II and Catherine de Medici

Henri II and Catherine de Medici, the last great figures of the Valois line of Capetians, are also represented praying. The son of Francois I, Henri II died tragically in an accident in 1559....
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Mar 18, 2006

The crypt

In the crypt underneath the church the remains of the original building dating from the time of the Merovingians can be still seen. It is believed that the tomb of Saint-Denis himself is here. The...
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Mar 18, 2006

Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette

Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette are represented kneeled in prayerful postures on the left side of the Basilica, but they are buried in the crypt.After the distruction of the tombs during the...
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Mar 18, 2006
 
 
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Last Bourbon Kings tombs

Located in the crypt, the tombs of the last Bourbon kings are more modern and somber. Louis XVI, beheaded in 1792, is burried under the center stone on the right. His wife, Marie-Antoinette, who died...
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Mar 18, 2006

Charles VI le Fou Tomb

Charles VI the Well-Beloved (later known as the Mad or "le Fou" in French) was a King of France between 1380 and 1422 and a member of the Valois Dynasty.He married Isabella of Bavaria in 1385 and had...
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Mar 18, 2006

Pepin le Bref and Berthe au Grand Pied tombs

Some of the effigies located in front of the entrance, such as the ones of Pepin le Bref (Pepin the Short) or Charles Martel, were commissioned by St Louis in 1260.In the picture you can see the tombs...
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Mar 18, 2006

Tombs of Francois I and Claude de France

One of the sumptuously decorated mausoleums in Saint-Denis is the one with the tombs of Francois I and Claude de France.Placed just next to the entrace in the part of the Basilica housing the Kings'...
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Mar 18, 2006

Statue of the Virgin with child

The beautiful wooden painted statue of the Virgin dating from the second part of the 12C is places on the right side of the altar. Made in Romanesque style, the state was brought from...
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Mar 18, 2006

The Nave

Abbot Suger began to reconstruct the choir in 1137 and completed in 1144. He continued to reconstruct the nave but he died in 1151 before finished it.The works to the nave, with the three-story...
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Mar 18, 2006

The towers

The basilica was supposed to have two towers.The south tower was build aroun 1148 according to the Romanesque models developed in Normandy and is the only one that is still standing.The north tower...
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Mar 18, 2006

Basilique Saint-Denis

Famous burial site for the French Royal family, Basilique Saint Denis was originally a small chapel on the graveyard of Saint Denis.After the 7C, Basilique Saint-Denis became the royal abbey church....
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Mar 18, 2006

Top Hotels in Saint-Denis

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31 Avenue Jules Rimet, Saint Denis La Plaine, St-Denis, Ile-de-France, 93210, France
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34 Boulevard de la Liberation, ZAC Pleyel, St-Denis, 93200, France
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20 rue Jules Saulnier, La Plaine Saulnier, St-Denis, 93200, France
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2 Quai de Saint Ouen, 2 Boulevard de Liberation, St-Denis, Ile-de-France, 93200, France
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Cite de l'Auto, St Ouen L'aumone, St-Denis, 95310, France
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18, rue du Verger, St-Denis, Ile-de-France, 97400, France
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Top 5 Saint-Denis Writers

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"Saint-Denis - The Royal Necropolis"
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"THE BASILICA OF SAINT DENIS"
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"Rue de la République"
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"Royal Saint Denis"
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"A Trip to Saint-Denis-Not for Beginning Sightseers"
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