Paris

MUST SEE/DO:

  1. Versailles
  2. Eiffel Tower (during Daylight/Sunset)
  3. Arc de Triomphe (during Daylight/Sunset)
  4. The Louvre
  5. Notre Dame
  6. Sacre De Coure for lunch time
  7. Moulin Rouge Area
  8. Walking tour around Moulin Rouge 
  9. Champs Elysees
  10. Rue Cler
    • Many families attend mass at 11am at St. Pierre du Gros Caillou on rue de Grenelle, then head immediately to rue Cler for their baguettes, cheese, bottle of wine, cuts of meat and desserts. Get there early as it becomes extremely crowded after 11 am on Sundays. http://www.parismarkets.net/RueCler.html
  11. Notre Dame
  12. Opera Garnier (home of the “Phantom”)
  13. Sacre Coeur
  14. Seine River Cruise
  15. Mon Martre (artists gather)
  16. Bike tour 

MUST EATS/DRINK:

  1. Chez Gladines – loved their Charcuterie and all their other dishes ! Yelp review
  2. La Bohemie Wine Bar
  3. Le Chateaubriand
  4. Chez Moune (54, rue Jean Baptiste Pigalle; 33-1-45-26-64-64; chezmoune.fr), a former lesbian cabaret that is now a popular hangout for the city’s polysexual fashionistas.
  5. Nomiya
  6. Shop the Canal (very good indie and green boutiques)
  7. Du Pain et Des Idees (must visit bakery, typically has a long line)
  8. Le Montana (going out!)
  9. Spring (American chef)
  10. Michelin Star options
    1. L’Astrance
    2. Epicure
    3. Guy Savoy (I’ll have to look the price, but seemed reasonable compared to others)
    4. Le Grand Vefour
    5. Ledoyen (lunch menu at 128 euros)
    6. Pierre Gagnaire (highly recommended, last review said lunch at 85 euros)

Useful Resources

http://www.frommers.com/destinations/paris/658495#sthash.vAa5Za5I.dpbs
http://www.tripadvisor.com/Guide-g187147-l496-Paris_Ile_de_France.html

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