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5 Brilliant Free Museums in Paris

Written by on September 13, 2016 in Arty, Museums and Châteaux, Paris, Romantic
5 Brilliant Free Museums in Paris

Most museums are free in Paris on the first Sunday of the month (except during summer months when some of them charge) but there are few that are free all year round.  You may have to pay for access to temporary exhibitions but here are 5 great free museums in Paris that are well worth […]

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5 Off the beaten tourist track things to see in Paris

Written by on September 5, 2016 in Paris, Quirky
5 Off the beaten tourist track things to see in Paris

Paris is one of the most visited cities in the world, welcoming approximately 16 million annual visitors. For many  travelling to the City of Light, it isn’t their first visit, but whether it’s your second or fifty-second trip, Paris has so much to offer and there’s always something new to discover. Get off the beaten […]

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Where To Eat In Paris

Written by on August 15, 2016 in Celebrity Chefs, Gastronomy, Paris
Where To Eat In Paris

80,000 rooms, 14,000 restaurants, 84 of them with Michelin Star status – Paris is a delicious place to take a gourmet break, a wine and dine wonderland… If you’re a lover of French cuisine, and let’s face it, most of us are, then Paris is the perfect city to indulge yourself. From traditional brasseries to […]

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The history of the Arc de Triomphe Paris

Written by on July 27, 2016 in French Icons, Paris
The history of the Arc de Triomphe Paris

The history of the Arc de Triomphe Paris: The Arch of Triumph, it’s English translation, was commissioned by Napoleon Bonaparte. It is a symbol of Paris, its presence so strong that even Hitler walked round it not through it, and Jackie Kennedy was so inspired by her visit, she recreated an Eternal Flame to commemorate […]

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Amazing Paris At Night Video

Written by on July 20, 2016 in Paris
Amazing Paris At Night Video

If you’ve always wondered what Paris looks like at night, or if you’ve been there and long to see it again – this lovely video by brilliant Paris photographer Wazim Tagaully reveals the city at night – in all its colourful glory. The Eiffel Tower, Canal St Martin, the Moulin Rouge and Arc de Triomphe […]

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Rue Mouffetard | The Oldest Street in Paris

Written by on June 25, 2016 in Arty, Funky, Paris, Quirky, Romantic
Rue Mouffetard | The Oldest Street in Paris

Paris has so many attractions, that sometimes it’s difficult to make a choice what you want to see, especially when you don’t have much time. Top visits include the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre and Sacré-Coeur, but you also have Rue Mouffetard, a street in the 5th arrondissement (Quartier Latin). This pedestrianised street, which Parisians call […]

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Paris City Guide

Written by on May 18, 2016 in Paris
Paris City Guide

Paris is the world’s most visited tourist destination – for a reason. Sublime architecture, incredible museums, memorable cafés and restaurants, style, sophistication and substance by the bucket load. Paris City Guide Best way to find your bearings: A tour will help you get a feel for the city straight away. Food, bike, bus, photo tours […]

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Six Great Family Days Out in Paris

Written by on May 12, 2016 in Paris
Six Great Family Days Out in Paris

Paris is flirty, fun and fabulous – it’s also fantastic for families! We take a look at 6 great things for the whole family to enjoy in and around Paris with some great ideas from Voyages-SNCF.com… 1. The Louvre The Louvre is one of the best known museums in the world. Housing Leonardo’s Mona Lisa […]

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Saint-Denis Paris Guide

Written by on May 4, 2016 in Paris
Saint-Denis Paris Guide

In the suburbs of Paris, Saint-Denis is named after the Patron Saint of Paris, a Christian Martyr who was buried in the town after being executed at nearby Montmartre. Saint-Denis is located a little over 5 miles from the centre of Paris and is home to France’s national football stadium. Best way to find your […]

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5 Great Historic Sites In Paris To Discover The City’s Past

Written by on April 27, 2016 in Arty, Funky, Paris, Quirky, Romantic
5 Great Historic Sites In Paris To Discover The City’s Past

There are hundreds, thousands, maybe millions of reasons to love Paris. The city of light is architecturally gorgeous, there are more museums than you can shake a stick at and there’s always something new to discover. We take a look at 5 brilliant historic sites in Paris with Voyages-sncf.com, iconic places where you can really get […]

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