Ascott Arc de Triomphe Paris
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Drycleaning onsite
- Refrigerator in room
- Non-smoking hotel
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Good during day
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... to check it out. It was only 2.5 euros each to climb the St John's Church Tower, and with a good 20 minutes before check out, we had just enough time! With flights of only 3 steps each, the twisty climb was a little dizzying, but afforded us some great views over the town. With time against us, we opted to take the elevator down (the first tower I've seen with an elevator, apart from the one in St Mark's Square in Venice). This was probably also a good idea for Michael's knee, as ...
... this incredible palace and learning lots it was unanimous that we were all going to call it a day. On Wednesday Dean and I enjoyed yet another lazy morning while Chris and Marg set off to explore some gardens. Eagerly excited to have found somewhere nice to relax and people watch Chris and Marg came back to collect us and take us to the Jardin de Luxembourg. It's clear that gardens are very popular Europe, and Paris was no exception. These gardens were beautiful, there ...
... labyrinth of holes. So, to prevent future accidents, he hired some engineers to shore up the walls. Without a guide, I may not have understood that the plaques on each wall show what year it was shored up, especially for the plaques from the time of the French Republic, where they restarted the calendar and years were single digits.
The other plaques on the walls contain street names. Of course, the streets above have changed names many times since the stone ...
... and Mona Lisa doesn't inspire me so it didn't get a look in as far as I was concerned.
At 4.14pm we went by bus to Monmatre then by little Choo Choo train up the hill to the mighty Sacre Couer. We had about an hour to fill in and glory be - the sun was shining!!! Thousands of people again but magnificent views of the city! Dinner (our welcome to Paris dinner) was in a lovely restaurant up there and it was quite ...
... too keen on heights and the line was way took long - so I pass. Once I finish my snack, I walk to Champ élysées. The trees are lit with Christmas lights. There's Christmas decorations everywhere. The sidewalks are so busy. There's Christmas markets along the Avenues and people window shopping. There's ice shrink with a DJ playing music, as well as other attractions. The atmosphere was alive! I look around and spot another Vin Chaud stand. Of course I decide ...