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Paris, France
November 2009

Transportation Connections

Charles De Gaulle Airport to Kensington Hotel:

         RER B to the station Saint-Michel/Notre-Dame, then RER C, direction Saint-Quention/Versailles Rive-Gauche, stop at Pont de l'Alma (7 minutes walk to hotel)

         One Way 6,50 (2 free tickets with purchase of 10)

Accommodations

         Kensington Hotel, 79 Avenue de La Bourdonnais, 75007 Paris, France - Tel:47- 057400   

o    78/night double/twin

o    Good location in rue Cler district near Eiffel Tower

o    Small clean rooms

Internet

Louvre

          Free Wi-Fi at Apple Store

Montmartre

          Free Wi-Fi at Au Reve Wine Bar

 

Dining/Drinking

Rue Cler Area

         La Tour Maubourg - 150 Boulevard de Grenelle 75015 Paris, France - Prices in window are take-away prices

         Campanella - 18 Avenue Bosquet, 75007 Paris, France - Friendly waiter, so-so food

         La Gourmandise - 28 Rue Augereau, 75007 Paris, France - Decent Pizza

         Tribeca - 36 Rue Cler, 75007 Paris, France - Decent Pasta/Pizza

         O'Brien's Irish Pub - 77 rue St. Dominique, 75007 Paris, France - Nice Irish Atmosphere - Expensive Pints

         Le Cafe du Marche - 38 Rue Cler, 75007 Paris, France - Food wasn't notable

         Ulysse En Gaule - 28 Rue Cler, 75007 Paris, France - Good Banana Nutella Crepes

         Les delices du Fournil - 26, rue Marbeuf 75008 Paris, France - Good Lunch

 

Near Eiffel Tower

         Pain d'Epis - 63 Avenue Bosquet, 75007 Paris, France - Good pastries

 

Near the Louvre

         Buisson D' Argent - 25 Rue du Bac, 75007 Paris, France - Expensive Beers & Frites

 

Montmartre

         Croq' Minute Creperie - Okay place for expensive beers & frites

         Au Reve - Nice wine bar - be careful of the "recommended wine" - not worth the extra price

 

Near Notre Dame

         Cafe le Cardinal St. Germain - At the corner of rue de Richelieu and Boulevard des Italiens - Nice stop for wine.

Activities

Monuments/Buildings/Museums/Sights

         Notre-Dame - Free

         Eiffel Tower - To Climb:  9 for Adults, 4,50 for under age 25.

         Arc de Triomphe - Included on Museum Pass (Without the Museum Pass - To Climb:  9 for Adults, 4,50 for under age 25)

         Champs Elysees - Worth walking down to see the shops - Christmas Market

         D'Orsay - Included on Museum Pass (32/2 days)

         Rodin - Included on Museum Pass

         Louvre - Included on Museum Pass

         L'Orangerie - Included on Museum Pass

         Bateaux Mouches - River Cruise with multiple language commentary 10

 

 

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