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Paris catacombs tour
I personally could never set foot in the catacombs of Paris without one of My Private Paris guide holding my hand through it. Our guides have been down there countless times and have all (I think) come back to tell the tale of the famous underground ossuary. Here is a bit of history about the...
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edgar degas opera paris
When one expresses the desire to take a stroll, one might go to the park or along the shore or the busy streets. When one is Edgar Degas you might find yourself loitering behind the stage of the Opera of Paris without anyone stopping you or asking you for your ticket. Starting today, September 24th...
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louvre paris nuit blanche
Each year, the City of Lights celebrates La Nuit Blanche, which literally translates to The White Night, but in French really means the sleepless night. La Nuit Blanche is a nocturnal art festival which has been held in Paris annually on the first Saturday of October since 2002. This year, the Nuit Blanche in Paris...
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journees patrimoine paris elysee palace
Les Journées du Patrimoine, or European Heritage Days, are events happening in all across Europe which aim to promote visits of monuments or buildings normally closed to the public. This event finds its roots in France with La Journée Portes Ouvertes (Open Doors Day) which was held in 1984. Every year, nearly 12 million visitors...
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When one visits Paris, they usually have a list of things they simply must do, such as visit the Musée du Louvre, see the Eiffel Tower, climb the steps to the Sacré Coeur–and get a real French croissant from a Parisian bakery. One will never forget their first bite of a true Parisian croissant with...
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da vinci louvre exhibition
This fall 2019, starting October 24th, an unprecedented exhibition dedicated to Leonardo da Vinci opens its doors to the public at the famous Louvre Museum. The worldwide-known genius is considered one of the most brilliant artists in history, having expressed his art in many different ways during his life–he worked as a painter, sculptor, writer,...
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paris flea market paris antiques buy paris art
Paris is known for being the capital of fashion and one of the biggest shopping destinations in the world. The possibilities are endless for finding classically Parisian gifts that will still fit in your suitcase. Below is a section of some ideas to inspire you on your next visit to Paris. Parisian Style Staples Scarves. Scarves...
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Beguines nuns
When thinking of a place and a story to tell about the Marais, I thought of Victor Hugo’s house and museum at first, not too far from the famous Place des Vosges. But then I decided for a lesser-known endroit and chose to tell story of the Beguines’ Convent in Marais. This religious community used...
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best ice cream paris
Each summer in Paris, we usually experience a week or two of La Canicule (a heat wave that is abnormal due to the fact that the temperatures stay elevated even at night). Whilst being in the French capital during these periods of extreme heat can be unpleasant one of the best remedies is, of course,...
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paris flea market paris antiques buy paris art
Paris : the city of lights, love, and art. With the markets, studios and art galleries in the city it can sometimes seem daunting as to where to start. Whether you’re already an art collector or are just in search of a special piece to bring home from your trip to Paris here is a...
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