All right, so we have found the hotel, the next stop is going to be Ile de la cite – this is where you will find Notre Dame, Hotel Dieu, Palais de Justice, Saint Chapelle (you have to go inside), Conciergerie, Square du Vert Galant and Point Neuf, Walk along the Seine River. This should all be done on day one.
Day two, you are going to explore:
Luxembourg Quarter: Jardin and Palais du Luxembourg, Place and Church Saint Sulpice.
Saint Germain des pres: 1-2 hours walk on Boulevard saint Germain, Saint Germain church, Les deux Maogots café and café de fleur, Musee d’Orsay (3 well deserved hours).
Tuileries Quarter: Jardin des tuileries, Musee de Louvre, Place de la Concorde and the Luxor Obelisk, Long walk on Avenue des Champs Elysees with its wide sidewalks and fine shopping (2-3 hours), Arc de Triomph, Grand and Petit Palais, Alexandre III bridge.
Eiffel Tower: at night (sparkling lights for 5 minutes on the hour), Taxi back to hotel.
Finally, day three:
Les Marais Quarter: Rue de Rivoli, Place des Vosges, Musee Carnavalet (free/30 minutes), Musee Picasso (well deserved 2 hours), Falafel and Shawarma sandwiches at L’As du Falafel on Rue des Rosiers (a must try)
Beaubourg and LesHalles: Pompidou Centre, Le defenseur du temps clock, Fontaine des Innocents
Bateau Bus: river trip from under the bridge of Notre Dame to the Eiffel tower stop (60 minutes, 12 Euros).
Les invalides and Eiffel tower Quarter: Eiffel tower at the day light. Hotel des Invalides, Musee de L’Armee, Dome church and Napoleon‘s Tomb, Musee Rodin., Taxi to Montmartre.
Montmartre: Sacre-Coeur church (gorgeous inside and out/ gypsy music on its stairs before sundown), Place de Tertre (full of portraitists), Place des Abbesses, Moulin Rouge, Metro back to Hotel.
What a trip!
I hope you enjoyed this post and more importantly I hope you have found something interesting and helpful for you. If you decide to use this little guide in your trip to Paris, please let me know if you liked it, if it was helpful or if you want to add or remove some places from the list. Thank you!
A visit to Germany, one of the European countries which possess immense European tradition is worthy to have. Once, it was hard for a non-European to visit Germany because of the huge costs incurred for air fares, accommodation and travel. But, these days are more amicable with tourists as serious steps have been taken by the authorities to make the visits very much affordable for tourist all round the world.
A budget trip to Germany can't skip MAINZ museums. Mainz was once, the capital of Central Germany and it possess rich and unique stories to tell. This has been accomplished through museums and majority of museums in Mainz are free of cost. As a matter of fact, a visit to the Mainz museums is an unavoidable part of your budget trip to Germany.
You can find a cluster of museums in Mainz, all separated with a few kilometers. A day spent at Mainz would fetch you the best informative day of your life. The Gutenberg museum at Mainz is the highlighted attraction among the cluster of museums. About 550 years ago, Gutenberg invented printing press and that is the main reason why we all are able to read printed materials. This invention was a stepping stone to a democratic way of educating people, irrespective of rich and poor, as everyone got access to printed materials, The Gutenberg museum at Mainz offer a unique collection of 15th century printed manuscripts. The very important printed materials in the Gutenberg museum at Mainz is the two famous creations of Gutenberg namely, "Gutenberg bible" and "letter a indulgence". The museum also offers an extensive lecturing of printing technology adopted by Gutenberg.
The Landesmuseum at Mainz is also an important highlight of Germany's rich tradition. Landesmuseum possess varieties of artistic and historical stones and monuments. The collection at this museum is as rich as it has the collections of Roman times as well.
A visit to Germany in the month of February would be the best as it is the carnival season there. It is the time when Germans celebrate at full swing and it would be a fantastic opportunity to witness different art forms and traditions of Germany, The German carnivals start early, but it really rocks in the month of February. If you are planning a budget trip to Germany, it would be ideal to visit in the month of February to really make the most of your trip.
During a budget trip to Germany, it is extremely important to find the best hotel deals. Accommodation costs would be too high and a proper planning wise selection of hotels should be made when planning your trip. Some of the travel websites offer bidding opportunities for tourists, these days, and it would really help you get one of the best deals. But, while bidding, it has to be taken extreme care about the quality of service and lower rates doesn't mean that quality will be compromised. Apart from that, many travel agencies offer good and cheap transportation packages when you land Germany and you should be vigilant enough to make the most of it.
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