Grand Hotel Senia
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- Shuttle bus service
- Breakfast Available
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free airport shuttle
- Non-smoking hotel
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Yesterday I went to the Christian Dior museum at his childhood home in Granville, a town on the coast in Normandy. This is the coast of the English Channel, not the French Riviera, so it is charming and lively but not glamorous. It grew up around an old walled city, now known as the old city. It is a 3 1/2 hour train ride from Paris. Tack on about another 20-30 minutes on the metro. The train leaves from Gare de Montparnasse which is a large and somewhat confusing ...
... back to the hotel. At the hotel emotions were mixed as we farewelled each other knowing that only 10 of us were returning to London the next day. We loved Paris and found it a relatively easy place to get around as well as being hugely scenic with many attractions. For us it had quite a different feel to Rome and was far more appealing. Maybe it was the fact that we got to do so many of the things we have only ever dreamed about and ...
Well, here we were in Paris....Joy was last here in 1968, staying at no. 8 Place des Ternes (near the Arc de Triumph)....long time ago...well before the Pyramid at The Louvre. So it was a whole new experience to get the metro to the Louvre and see this pyramid for the first time. A not unpleasant experience despite the trepidation on how it would fit in with the beautiful buildings around it.
Then, having had our tickets delivered to our hotel, ...
... did get to see the amazing gilt and chandeliered interior decoration!!
Next we went on the Louvre. What can you say, it's just mind boggling! First up the building itself, then the courtyard area inside, the large glass pyramid, and the fountains, then you get inside, to the different wings, all housing works of art from centuries ago, from all over the world. Paintings like the Mona Lisa, slightly underwhelming in ...
... we stopped and had Macs for dinner.
We weren't quite sure how we were going to get to our hotel but we decided that the train (which was our first option), wasn't going to be the way to get to our hotel at that time of night!!! Walking through the terminal we were approached by a taxi driver and he was very insistent that we should go with him. This we did as it was getting late. It appeared to take ages and I ...