A Weekend in Paris
Visit Paris in the throws of summer for a bargain city break steeped in culture and sunshine. As the city’s residents head to the French coasts, enjoy excellent rates. Paris has much to offer visitors in the warm, summer months. Stroll along the banks of the River Seine and leafy, tree-lined boulevards. Discovering the beautiful oases of greenery of the city’s urban parks and watch the world go by as you enjoy refreshments outdoors.
Paris is a city which oozes culture, boasting world-class museums and galleries as well as iconic landmarks. Be awestruck by the sheer size of the iron-wrought Eiffel Tower as it towers over the city reaching for the heavens. Admire the Arc de Triomphe, standing proudly on the luxurious Champs-Élysées. Stand before the Cathedral of Notre Dame, watched by gargoyles, and marvel at the detail of this Gothic beauty. Between exploring the many highlights, enjoy the summer’s sunshine while relaxing with coffee in a street café. Glide along the Seine in an included river cruise – the perfect way to take in this beautiful city! Additionally, in July and August a section of the Seine’s banks are transformed into a beach so you can enjoy seaside vibes during this city break.
Arrival in Paris
Welcome to the beautiful city of Paris. If time permits, check in to your hotel and begin exploring the local area.
Explore Paris & Seine Cruise
Today, venture out to explore Paris in the summer! For added insight, we can arrange a guided tour to introduce you to both the famous landmarks and the lesser-known highlights only a local can point out. This afternoon, enjoy a leisurely cruise down the Seine. Departing from the foot of the Eiffel Tower, you’ll pass Notre Dame, the Musée d’Orsay, Louvre and Pont Neuf amongst other sights. Lunch and dinner cruises are also available if you wish to dine while you cruise.
End your day with a view over this incredible city. Ascend to the top of Tour Montparnasse 56 for one of the best views of Paris and the Eiffel Tower in town! At 689ft tall and Paris’s only skyscraper, the indoor viewing platform and visitor centre on the 56th floor offers excellent 360° panoramas, or head to the rooftop terrace at sundown for a light show and views of the illuminated monuments.
Relax in Paris
Today, why not spend the morning exploring more of Paris’ boundless culture in its world class museums or head to the Champs-Élysées for a wonderland of excellent shopping. Then, why not go to the beach? In July and August, the beauty of Paris and sea-side fun collide with Paris Plage (Paris Beach). Pedestrianising over 3.5 kilometres of the Right Banks of the River Seine, the waterside is covered in sand, deckchairs, sand castle and pétanque competitions. Up at the Bassin de la Villette, enjoy water activities including rowing boats and pedalos.
Tonight, why not enjoy a dinner and show? we can arrange a visit to Moulin Rouge or the Lido de Paris, for a truly Parisian experience.
If time permits, enjoy a final walk by the Seine or shop for some last-minute souvenirs before departing home.
Not ready to leave?
Why not stay longer and see more of this incredible city. We can arrange visits to the grand Palace of Versailles, a day exploring some of Paris’s fascinating museums or extend your trip further to the Chateaux of Loire Valley.
Novotel Paris Est ****
Located in Bagnolet, only a 5-minute walk from, is a modern hotel with a restaurant and bar. Guests will have free access to the fitness centre and hammam and there is also a snack bar shop open all hours. The are soundproofed and feature a flat-screen TV and free WiFi access. The en suite bathroom includes a bathtub or shower and free toiletries. Free onsite coach parking.
Hotel Trianon Rive Gauche****
Located in the cultural hub of Paris in the Latin Quarter, this hotel is next to the metro stop with direct access to Charles De Gaulle airport. Also, the hotel is close to Luxembourg Gardens offering a pure and pleasant environment. The hotel has 110 rooms on 8 floors with superior rooms offering stunning views of Paris. The hotel has a lobby, bar and offer breakfast.
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