Travel Blogs from Paris
... the Millenium Bridge from Harry Potter, but I didn’t stop to take a pic.
After, we were off to Trocadero, a fantastic spot up a 7 minute walk away up some stairs to take a picture of yourself with the Tower.
We slept in, had bananas and croissants in the room and then headed off for a big walk to find Starbucks. We wanted Large coffees not the tiny cups if expresso for 3 euro. So we got our fix at Starbucks then walked till ended back at the Eiffel Tower . We then decided to get a cab and ...
... and nipping and shouting and swearing and chaos, it was like being an extra on a TV set!
Our next stop was the Eiffel Tower which we didn't climb as there was a really long cue that had about 500 people in it and due to our limited time we really didn't want to spend time just standing around. We did however go for a walk through the surrounding parkland enjoyed the cooling shade that we found. Eventually tho we had to jump back on ...
... Clare's favorite, Vanilla Bourbon.
We arrived in Paris 5-ish wishing we had taken the train, but happy to get a refresher course in the Paris Metro system by the tour guide.
We've been warned multiple times about gypsy pickpocketers, particularly on the Metro, and are to be careful not to respond to any questions from anyone which sounds kind of fun.
... long time for that to need to happen! Then Mum and Dad jumped on a river boat cruise, however due to having done two of these in the last six months I sat on the banks in the sun and read my book instead. Then came meeting up with Meg, the fantastic girlfriend of George, one of Dad's best buddies. She'd been studying in Paris, so knew all the places to take us, including a fantastic falafel place (although apparently the really good one was shut) and ...
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Other places to stay in Paris
Bastille, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $175
- Very impressed
- Just ok
- Fabulous stay
Opéra, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $405
- Among the best location in Paris
- Wonderful Stay at IC Grand Paris
- Good Base to See Paris
14 Rue du Theatre , Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $162
Eiffel Tower/Trocadero/Invalides, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $269
- Another great stay at an International Hilton
- Great for Families
- Loved it!
Montparnasse, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $170
- Just Fine
- Nice, clean, new, decent location
- Loved This Place
Batignolles-Monceau, Paris | 5 star hotelfrom $198
- Never ever going back
- Yes we would go back there
- Paris getting it right
Louvre, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $353
- Agree with the mediocre assessment
- Wonderful Location!!!
- Location! Location! Location!
Bastille, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $155
Pigalle, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $331
- Great Location in a wonderful city
- Good and bad points
- Lovely hotel convenient to shopping
Bastille, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $193
Luxembourg, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $280
- Lots of work to be done
- Lovely Springtime in Paris
- Sooooo under rated!
Champs Elysee, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $408
- Really quite nice
- The nightmare Hilton
- New Hilton Great Inside
Parc Monceau, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $194
- Surely the Best Hotel View in Paris?
- Terrible Service spoiled a good location
- A disappointing stay
Eiffel Tower/Trocadero/Invalides, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $191
- Cant beat this top hotel
- Great Location and service!
- Just OK
Montparnasse, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $201
- Good hotel
- Great Location and Close to the Metro Line: Average for a 4 Star
- Ok hotel
Champs Elysee, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $205
- Good Location
- Ask for a room facing the street
- Not a 4 star hotel
Eiffel Tower/Trocadero/Invalides, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $194
- Good Times in Paris
- Very nice
- Very nice
Observatoire, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $211
- Okay, but not great
- Decent 4*
Bastille, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $112
Bastille, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $235
- Other Guests Noisy, Family Got No Sleep
- Lovely hotel
- Small,but clean and friendly
Louvre/Opera, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $233
- Noisy, stuffy.Avoid
- Good Hotel and Excellent Location
- Not even close to 4 star
Bastille, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $181
- Nice place
- Good location
- A taste of France
Georges Pompidou, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $180
Gare du Nord, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $126
Pigalle, Paris | 5 star hotelfrom $367
- Enjoyed the stay
- Decent Hotel, Great Location
- Not a 5 Star hotel!!!
Entrepôt, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $148