Paris – Famous sights and ‘savoir vivre’

Famous sights and typical way of life
After six days of turbulent carnival, we invite you to the capital of France. On this journey, you will enjoy the atmosphere of a world metropolis and the typical ‘Savoir vivre’ that makes the french so adorable. You visit famous sights and walk through Montmartre. The ‘old’ Paris can be found in one of the numerous country inns and popular dance halls, the so-called ‘Guinguettes’, situated on the banks of the Marne and the Seine.

  • Travel Date: 13. Feb. - 17. Feb.
  • Minimum Travelers: 15 Travelers
  • Duration: 05 Days
  • Hotel Category: **** Stars
  • Tourcode: C-Paris-2018
Famous sights and typical way of life

Famous sights and typical way of life

After six days of turbulent carnival, we invite you to the capital of France. On this journey, you will enjoy the atmosphere of a world metropolis and the typical ‘Savoir vivre’ that makes the french so adorable. You visit famous sights and walk through Montmartre. The ‘old’ Paris can be found in one of the numerous country inns and popular dance halls, the so-called ‘Guinguettes’, situated on the banks of the Marne and the Seine.

Day 1: Tuesday Journey Cologne - Paris

Day 1: Tuesday Journey Cologne - Paris

Getting to Paris: In the morning you travel first class by train (Thalys) from Cologne to Paris. Once there, our guide invites you to a 2-hour city tour in Paris. Afterwords we move into your Hotel Mercure Tour Eiffel Grenelle, located in the heart of Paris, within walking distance of the Eiffel Tower, Trocadero and the Champs de Mars. In the evening enjoy dinner together in the hotel and overnight stay. 

2nd day: Wednesday city tour Paris, boat trip on the Seine and Versailles

2nd day: Wednesday city tour Paris, boat trip on the Seine and Versailles

After breakfast, your tour guide will escort you to the well-known attractions of Paris, such as the Tour Eiffel, Notre Dame or the Arc de Triumph. Around noon, you will end this cruise with a boat trip on the Seine.

In addition to its famous buildings and neighborhoods, the French metropolis enchants with its parks and gardens. The afternoon will be dedicated to Versailles, the castle of the Sun King Louis XIV and the symbol of absolutism. The huge castle park created by Le Nôtre is worth a visit. Take the evening individually for a visit to a typical Parisian brasseries or a stroll on the big boulevards.

Day 3: Thursday Montmartre, perfume museum Fragonard, free time and possibility to visit a Paris Guinguette

Day 3: Thursday Montmartre, perfume museum Fragonard, free time and possibility to visit a Paris Guinguette

This morning you will discover Montmartre, the ‘Butte’, the municipality with the highest natural elevation in the north of the city. Accompanied by a tour guide you stroll among other things too Rue Lepic, where Vincent van Gogh spent two years with his brother and painted over 200 paintings. Today it is one of the main streets of this district, lined with countless shops.

We round off this morning with a visit to the Parisian perfume museum Fragonard. Who does not know Dior, Channel, Guerlain and Fragonard, just to name a few.

The afternoon is at your disposal for individual exploration. Maybe you are interested in the ‘new Paris’ or would like to visit one of the famous museums. The atmosphere of former Parisian can be found in one of the numerous country inns and folk dance halls along the banks of the Marne and the Seine. We will gladly reserve a dinner for you in the evening in such a ‘Guinguette’, Occasionally accompanied by accordion music and dance. An evening of relaxation and joie de vivre awaits you.

4th day: Friday The glassy passages - free time

4th day: Friday The glassy passages - free time

Among the most mysterious treasures of old Paris are the hidden glass passages around the Palais Royal, where passers-by took refuge in the first half of the 19th century from hackers and riders and who have remained true islands of silence to this day , Glass-covered, marble-paneled inner corridors run through entire blocks. They are witnesses of a past Parisian way of life. Enjoy this unique atmosphere in the morning with a guided walk. In the afternoon you will have time to gather your own impressions: Stroll in the luxury department stores not far from the Opera, marvel at the famous wax figures in the nearby Musée Grévin, be inspired by a visit to the Louvre or relax on a boat trip on the Seine. In the heart of Montmartre we invite you in the evening to the restaurant ‘La Crémaillère’ from 1900 for A 3-course menu accompanied by vocals and accordion music, in the style of Monmartrois.

5th day: departure after breakfast

5th day: departure after breakfast

After breakfast, you will return home with beautiful memories in your luggage. Transfer to Charles de Gaules airport.

Description

Famous sights and typical way of life
After six days of turbulent carnival, we invite you to the capital of France. On this journey, you will enjoy the atmosphere of a world metropolis and the typical ‘Savoir vivre’ that makes the french so adorable. You visit famous sights and walk through Montmartre. The ‘old’ Paris can be found in one of the numerous country inns and popular dance halls, the so-called ‘Guinguettes’, situated on the banks of the Marne and the Seine.

Paris – Famous sights and ‘savoir vivre’
Admission to:

  • Entrance Fragonard
  • Entrance Versailles
  • Entrance Louvre
  • All Activities indicated in the itinerary.

Accommodation & Board

  • Accommodations (double and single occupancy)
  • 4 nights in **** Star Hotel
  • 4 x breakfast buffet (cold & warm)
  • 1 x 3 course dinner
  • 1 x Dinner (Restaurant La Crémaillère), 3-Course-Menu inkl. Wellcome Drink
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary

Transport and Transfers:

  • Rail Transfer Cologne – Paris First Class
  • Land Transportation in modern air-conditioned tour coach
  • River Cruise on the Seine
  • English speaking tour guide

Guidance:

  • Local guides for major attractions and city tours
  • English speaking guide in Paris
  • Leadership in Versailles
  • Admission to all activities indicated in the itinerary except those listed as optional
  • All taxes for provided services

Your Tour Does Not Include:

  • Airfare (Please see our link to United.com)
  • Meals not indicated on itinerary
  • Beverages, except with breakfast
  • All tour tips for driver and guide (End of tour gratuity for coach driver and tour guide)
  • Personal item fees such as passport fees. (Passport must be valid for 6 months beyond return date.)
  • Optional insurance for health, baggage and cancellation. (This insurance is available and recommended. If wanted please contact us.)
  • Luggage handling
  • Related taxes, fees and fuel charges

Hotel Mercure Tour Eiffel Grenelle, Paris

Category: 4-star hotel
Location: The hotel is located in the heart of Paris, within walking distance of the Eiffel Tower, Trocadero and the
Champs de Mars. Metro station Dupleix is located opposite the hotel.
Hotel Facilities: The hotel has a spacious lobby as well as the Ba Le Magellan, which invites to Relax . In addition, the hotel offers a fitness center and Sauna.
Rooms: The 77 rooms all come with an en suite bathroom, a hairdryer, a direct dial telephone, satellite / cable TV and a minibar.
Air conditioning and safe.

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