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Paris in 3 days.

After our first article on some books to read before visiting Paris, we’re going to share with you a suggested 3 days Paris itinerary.

First day:

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Why not starting by one of the most iconic landmark in the world, engineering marvel, which offers from it’s summit, one of the most beautiful views of Paris. If you got fear of heights, see it from the Trocadero or the Champs de Mars is just as impressive. we recommend you to book your tickets in advance as the queues can be very long.

 

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Embark at the foot of the Eiffel Tower for a magical moment. Seeing the capital’s iconic monuments in a popular and unique way, is surely top of the list of things to do during a trip to Paris. Just sit back, relax and enjoy the cruise.

 

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Join the Parisians in their favorite part of Paris. This tour starting everyday at 2:30pm, shows an insider’s insight into Parisian art de vivre at its best.

 

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Finish your first day by going to see the best view of the Eiffel Tower and Paris while enjoying a breathtaking sunset.

 

Second Day:

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Considered as the ancient cradle of Paris, linked to the rest of the city thanks to its nine bridges, the island offers some of the most beautiful and ancient monuments of Paris. From the Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris (Since the tragic fire the interior is, for the moment, no longer accessible), the Sainte-Chapelle, the Conciergerie and many others. cross the oldest bridge in Paris (le Pont Neuf) and take a trip back in time.

 

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Take a walk along Paris’s iconic left bank from Notre-Dame to the absolutely stunning Musée d’Orsay. With its imposing and magnificent atrium the museum encloses some of the finest masterpieces of renowned artists (Picasso, Kandisky, Renoir, Matisse…) from the middle of the 19th century until the beginning of the 20th century.

 

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Now Cross the river Seine to the Louvre. As one of the most famous museums in the world, every visit to Paris deserves a visit to the Louvre. The museum gathers works of western art from the Middle Ages to 1848, ancient Eastern, Egyptian, Greek, Etruscan, Roman, graphic arts and Islamic arts civilizations. You will find masterpieces such as the Mona Lisa, The Raft of the Medusa, the Venus of Milo, The Victory of Samothrace and many more.

 

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Leaving the Louvre we advise you now to cross the beautiful Jardin des Tuileries, through the iconic Place de la Concorde and up the famous avenue Champs Elysées to end the day at the foot of the Arc de Triomphe which offers with its panoramic terrace a unique view of Paris from a key place of major national events for centuries.

 

Third day:

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Official residence of the Kings of France, the château de Versailles and its sumptuous gardens are among the most famous World Heritage monuments. The castle, whose origins date back to 17th century, was successively a hunting relay, a place of exercise of power and from the 19th century a museum. The museum’s collections offer a chronological view of the history of France from the Middle Ages to the end of the 19th century. Historical museum but also iconographic museum of the great characters and events that have marked the history of France.

 

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Last stop of your 3 days in paris, Montmartre. Perched on the top of a small hill, the most famous Parisian district in the heart of the city has lost none of its village atmosphere. The Sacré Coeur, typically Parisian bistros, restaurants and cafés, museums, shops and many street artists contribute to make this bohemian district, one of the most beautiful district of paris. Dive in the heart of this real melting pot of art and inspiration for the cinema.

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