Tryp Paris Francois Hotel
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After arriving in Dover we were driven in a double decker bus to London where we all dispersed to continue our various trips. We got a taxi back to our favourite hotel, the Park Plaza, where we have a lovely apartment. We had drinks and chips and then had take-a-way Asian noodles which we really enjoyed.
Tomorrow we are off to the Ritz for High Tea.
From The Eiffel Tower we headed straight to the Paris Catacombs. For those of you who are unfamiliar with this, the Paris Catacombs are underground tunnels lined with skulls and bones from 6 million people from the 1700's and 1800's whose bodies were removed from cemeteries around Paris due to overcrowding and disease. We knew this because Rachel had read all about it. She was so excited to see it.
Her excitement was short lived, as when we went ...
... the perimeter of the fort which has various implements of war on the grounds. We found huge cataputs that could launch a bunch of bad things on enemies and a battering ram used to demolish gates. It was not the most peaceful of times in the valley.
When not out exploring we visited Les Halles a wonderful covered market that rivaled the one in Barcelona, with a beautiful vertical garden growing up the wall. Inside ...
... I had a wonderful chicken salad while enjoying the people watching.
Following Notre Dame and a brief cool-down period back at the hotel, we went to O'Chateau, a wine bar in Paris that I learned out from Travelocity that offers wine tastings and wine tours. We completed the Tour de France, which thankfully involved more wine than bicycles. Our sommelier spoke wonderful English and taught us a lot about ...
... Located on a hill it is a beautiful dome that is also a site to see inside. We went through the cathedral and got some great pictures. We left here and walked the streets and did some shopping. After shopping we headed to the “Notre Dame” is a historic Roman Rite Catholic Marian cathedral on the eastern half of the Île de la Cité in the fourth arrondissement of Paris, France.] The cathedral is widely considered to be one of the ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsTryp Paris Francois Hotel
Metro out front, cafes within metres, and breakfast across the road including coffee for under 5 euro makes this a great hotel. Can be noisy from the street, but apart from that a good all round hotel in Paris.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.