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What attractions are a must?

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What attractions are a must?

My partner and I are going to Paris for 5 nights and 6 days.

What attractions should visit, I know the popular ones, eifell, notre dame, lourve but what should we not be miss out?

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1. Re: What attractions are a must?

The answer to this is different for everyone. In fact, I'm guessing that each person here will give you a different list, which will not help you narrow down to 5 days but will be enjoyable to think about.

To me, the Eiffel Tower is completely "missable" (in terms of climbing up it). It's hard to avoid seeing it, though. Notre Dame and the Louvre are vastly more interesting - but that's just me.

Near Notre Dame:

See Latin Quarter

Stroll the Seine

Go to Sainte-Chapelle

Snap Pictures everywhere

Various bridges, perhaps Ile Saint Louis

Try to pick out some worthy cafés to visit (for interior design, or food, or history - but choose a couple).

Musée Carnavalet and surroundings (free museum of the History of Paris - plus great walking neighborhood)

Visit patisseries and boulangeries

Buy some cheese and baguette and go to a park area, such as Tuileries Gardens (next to the Louvre)

Pont Alexandre III, Les Invalides, Champs du Mars (even if you don't go up the tower, go near it)

Galleries Lafayette, Opera Building

Montmartre (needs some planning, Sacre Coeur is just a small aspect of it)

Musée D'Orsay and/or L'Orangerie

Boat cruise on the Seine (batobus allows you go to around twice or more in one day; takes longer per circuit)

Night time taxi ride past Arc de Triomphe and Moulin Rouge.

There is so much else to do, it really depends on what you like doing - but that was a mix of various things (food, shopping, museums, monuments, garden).

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2. Re: What attractions are a must?

Get on the internet and do some research. What's a must to you may not be to others. Look at what you and your traveling companions interests are and build your itinerary from there.

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3. Re: What attractions are a must?

Palais Garnier (Opera)

Louvre

Musee d'Orsay

Versailles

Strolling a neighborhood -Marais, Montmartre

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4. Re: What attractions are a must?

You need to work this out for yourself based on your interests.

There is plenty of information online or in a guide book to help you with this.

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6. Re: What attractions are a must?

Strolling outside the notre dame. Not necessarily going in if limited time. Walking through the isles at night.

Walking under the Eiffel Tower at night.

Strolling through 6th arrondisement by the rue de buci, hanging out in an outdoor cafe and watching the passers by.

Tullerie gardens. The louvre. Crepes.

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7. Re: What attractions are a must?

Well, see, I hate crèpes, so there you go, and I find the 6th a really meh expensive neighorhood. Nice to stroll to see how the rich folks live, but no reality check there for me. Give me La Factorie in the 20th. It's all subjective.

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8. Re: What attractions are a must?

Can't imagine not going inside Notre Dame after traveling all that distance to Paris. The rose windows, alone, are worth a good long look.

But see, everyone is different.

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9. Re: What attractions are a must?

Since the OP has 6 days in Paris, I think there is enough time to go inside of Notre Dame.

Without knowing your interests, it's really impossible to answer your question. I like to visit grocery stores and pharmacies to get things that I can't get at home. And I like to visit areas that are away from tourist central. I think that StCirq and I would have fun in Paris together.

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10. Re: What attractions are a must?

We like to learn about the history of the area.

Love beautiful scenery and watching the world go by.

We def want to do some shopping while we are there.

I have heard there is a river cruise?

Romantic night time walks.

Love to go to a fun lively bar for the evening but I am sure the are many of these around the Latin quarter where we are staying