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Useful tips for Paris bus groups with ‘what to see’ and ‘what to do’ items and ‘bus- friendly’ or must see tourist sites in Paris. Check our list of attractions before planning your bus tour with a stop or departure in Paris. Let us know if your favourite attraction or ‘bus-stop’ is not there and you think we should add it to our list of Paris highlights.
So that's how this video starts, with an in-love couple lounging on the grass in Champ de Mars beside the Eiffel Tower. From this serenity comes the bizarre Arc de Triumphe. Yes, it's an impressive landmark. However, most people come here to check out the insane roundabout where innumerable lanes of traffic somehow don't crash into each other. Perhaps the French aren't the best at driving, yet they know how to do art. Inside The Louvre you'll find, amongst thousands of other greats, the world's most famous painting – the Mona Lisa. Stunning architecture completes your tour of Paris with private transport, including Les Invalides, home of Napoleon's Tomb, and the National Music Academy. Just remember to tell your minibus driver to get back to the Eiffel Tower after dark for a bit more romance.
Paris covers only 20% of the whole Ile de France region, and more than 90% of the total population in this region is living in Paris. Although the city seems to be over crowded it is still worth it to visit this beautiful city. France is known for various reasons, though Paris is still taking the lead. Every year this city is attracting a numerous amount of tourists.
Due to the location of the city combined with its beauty and art, is it often considered the most beautiful city in the world and is also called the city of love . The reason that it is the most visited city is a combination of the most visited attractions of France, which are also located in Paris. These attractions include Disneyland Paris (12 million), Eiffel Tower (6000000), Louvre (6miljoen) and the Centre Pompidou (5000000) These attractions are certainly a must for every visitor. Furthermore, the city is divided into 20 districts and each is having their own characteristics.
Paris has three airports called Aéroport Charles de Gaulle (CDG) Aéroport d'Orly (ORY) and Aéroport de Beauvais (BVA). Aéroport Charles de Gaulle is the largest of the three and about 23 km away from the city centre of Paris. Aéroport d'Orly lies closer to the city with an distance of 14 km and Aéroport de Beauvais is the furthest away from Paris with 84 km. At all airports taxi are available who would like to bring you to your destination. On both airports, Aeroport Charles de Gaulle and Aéroport d'Orly a train or bus can be taken. If you do not want to wait and want to travel directly to your destination, than a taxi can be arranged beforehand. Next to that, at each airport, cars and minibuses can be rented for transport to and from the city. A few taxi companies are : Taxi cab Paris, 49, rue Pierre Brossolette 92300 Levallois-Perret Nanterre in the north western part of Paris is this company situated, Paris Navettes, situated at 91 r du Faubourg Saint Honoré 75008 in Paris, and Taxis Pas Cher, located at the 4 Avenue Laurent Cely 92600 Asnieres what lies north of Paris. These companies can also be hired for private tours, whereby all sightseeing places in the city of Paris will be visited.
Plan just a certain amount of time to at least visit the following mentioned attractions:
Do you want to explore the city of Paris by bus? Try it out with a hop on, hop off system. Buy a ticket drive around the city and get on and off wherever and whenever you want. This means you do not have the walk through the whole city and you still see all the sights that deserve to be visited. However, it is a must to buy a ticket for several days, since buses run slowly and have different routes through the city with a total of around 40 stated sites. Even a combination ticket with a boat is an option, just like a Paris by night tour. While doing the Paris by night tour, you will find all of the wonderful sites of Paris in the evening and one of them to be admired is the beautiful light show of the Eiffel Tower.
Tickets can be purchased at the day of the tour at Foxity, L'Open Bus Tour
Ile de france is divided into seven different departments of which one in particular is extremely popular, namely the city of Paris. Despite the fact that Paris attracts most of the tourists, other cities such as Seine-et-Marne Yvelines and Seine-Saint-Denis must certainly not be forgotten. The region is dividing cities by rivers, and has a varying landscape. Moreover each city has its own characteristics. Unfortunately, were these cities in the early years only seen as hideaway for the Parisians who had just enough of the city. Since these places were only hideaways in the earlier years and the majority of the population (90% of the total population of 12 million) still lives in Paris, are these cities rich in art treasures and other cultural historic property.
The varying landscape that characterizes the region makes it an ideal place for hiking and mountain sports. Seine et Marne is also known for its forests and mountains. Fontainebleau has around 250 climbing routes and is therefore extremely interesting for mountaineering and nature lovers. Therewithal can this region be admired on foot, on horseback, by bike or via water. Considering that this region is having also many rivers and canals where water sports can be exercised like canoeing, jet skiing and sailing.
The Department Yvelines is known for the city Versailles. Like said before has Ile de France a rich history and so has the city Versailles. In this city many things remain preserved. In Versailles the castle of the Sun King Louis XIV situated. In this castle, the bedroom, the chapel and the hall of mirrors can be admired. Also, the park with its beautiful fountains filled with koi carpers and romantic farm of Queen Marie-Antoinette must not be forgotten.More history can be found in Saine-Saint-Denis, where a cathedral with many tombs of French kings and the St. Denis.
Are you more in for some fun or just want to be away with the family. In less than 45 minutes from Paris, you can find Disneyland Paris. Going on the picture with Donald Duck and Mickey Mouse and imagine yourself back your younger years. Fun for all ages guaranteed
Apart from the cultural beauty, Ile de France has to offer, is this region also the leader in corporate events and meetings. Paris comes at first place in Europe when talking about fairs. The total of 100,000 exhibiting companies, for the annually 400 fairs attracts around 10.5 million visitors. For business tourists offer Paris Ile de France Regional Tourism Committee a welcome package. The welcome pack includes many benefits such as free services immediately upon arrival at the Paris airport, and a calendar with list of fairs, exhibitions and cultural events.
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