By Olga Livshits
the hotels and what to do while you are there
On 07, Jun 2010 | In Uncategorized | By Olga Livshits
the hotels and what to do while you are there
Get daily updates directly to your inbox+ SubscribeThank you for subscribing!FOR centuries, the magic of Paris has charmed couples, inspired poets and painters and enticed sightseers from across the seas. Crowned as one of the most romantic destinations in the world, the City of Lights spoils visitors with world class architecture, exceptional eateries and spectacular views the perfect backdrop for a weekend rendezvous for two.Top sees for a fee: Experience Paris from the http://www.cheapjerseys11.com/ top of The Eiffel Tower. The tower features souvenir shops, restaurants, a transparent floor, an immersion show, champagne bar and more. Prices: Lift entrance (valid to the second floor) adult 11, child from 4. Lift entrance and ticket to top adult 17, child from 8. Stairs entrance ticket (valid to second floor) adult 7, child from 3.Go on a visitor trail at Musee de Louvre. Visitor trails lead guests around the grounds passing by collections of a certain theme, artistic movement or period. Trails include Mighty Aphrodite Mythical Love Stories, Eug Delacroix Passion and Inspiration, and more. Admission 15. Stop by 30 of the city’s most iconic monuments including The Arc de Triomphe and The Mus d’Orsay (140).Must sees for Free: The Gothic cathedral Notre Dame de Paris attracts 13 million visitors each year. Marvel at its stained glass windows, stone gargoyles and The ‘Mays’ Notre Dame de Paris paintings.Take a romantic stroll on the tree lined banks by the Seine. Meet the locals and have a browse through the many street stalls and attractions along the way.Attend a fashion show at Galeries Lafayette, 6 rue Porte de Tourny. Shows are free to attend every Friday on the fourth floor of Lafayette Coupole at 3pm. (Reservations only).Getting around: Travel by Metro. The Metro system is cheap and easy to use. The system offers 16 lines which cover 300 stations with trains that run frequently. Single tickets are priced from 1.90.New York: The flights, the hotels, and what to do while you’re thereGoing out: Drink wine at Chateau, 68 Rue Jean Jacques Rousseau. During the Tour de France of Wine programme, visitors will try one Champagne, five wines, and learn about the process of Champagne making. From 5pm to 7pm. Price 55.Catch a show at the Moulin Rouge, 82 Boulevard de Clichy. The current production is F a production of 60 Doriss Girls, 1000 sparkling feathered costumes and more. Dinner show options available. Tickets from 77.Hiding at the top of Mus National d’Art Moderne (Centre Georges Pompidou) is Georges a French fusion restaurant with a terrace overlooking the city. Head to this trendy spot to watch the sunset drink in hand.Eating out: Dine in the heart of the Eiffel Tower at the 58 Tour Eiffel Restaurant. Sample the Tentation package which includes a glass of Champagne, starter, main and dessert. (From 85). Upgrade your package for a guaranteed window seat.Fine dining restaurant L’Orangerie at Four Seasons Hotel George V serves French classics with a contemporary twist. Its menu, much like the city itself, boasts elegance, refinement and femininity. For dessert, try the Chocolate Leaves and Souffl (22).Paris’ cafe culture forms the cornerstone of social and culinary life with the Parisian cafe in particular a charming setting often handpicked by key figures of the arts world. Enjoy a coffee date at Les Deux Magots, 6 Place Saint Germain des Pr (previous guests: Hemingway and Picasso), Caf de Flore, 172 Boulevard Saint Germain (previous guests: Yves Saint Laurent and Brigitte Bardot), Restaurant Polidor, 41 Rue Monsieur le Prince (previous guests: Victor Hugo, Hemingway and Paul Verlaine and it also featured in Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris).For salted caramel macarons, chocolate marshmallows and the baba au rhum pop into Pain de Sucre, 14 Rue Rambuteau.Zadar: The flights, the hotels, and what to do while you’re thereThe Notre Dame cathedral, ParisHotels Luxury: Le Cinq Codet, 5 Rue Louis Codet, offers stunning five star accommodation created by designer Jean Philippe Nuel. The hotel holds 67 bedrooms, a contemporary restaurant, a spa and more. From Upgrade to the Romantic Getaway package for special in room amenities, Champagne, rose petals and breakfast from Mid range: Romance is at cheap jerseys the heart of concept boutique hotel, H Montmartre mon Amour, 7 Rue Paul Albert. The property holds love themed rooms displaying statement murals with the deluxe rooms offering decor dedicated to mythical French lovers. The hotel boasts a massage service, an in room breakfast service offering heart shaped waffles and more. From Budget: The Five Hotel, 3 Rue Flatters, offers a cosy selection of cocoon rooms, a suite with an outdoor jacuzzi and room One by Five which features a ‘floating’ bed. From have the option to add gifts to their rooms (Champagne, a bouquet of roses and more).Fact file Currency: Euros. = 1.17.The flight: Fly direct from Manchester to Paris with Easyjet (flight duration: 1 hour 15 minutes). Returns from Time zone: Central European Time Zone UTC+01:00.