Author: moujan

Montmartre

Sacre Coeur Paris, France Metro: Anvers, Abbesses Montmartre Hill, the highest natural point in Paris and where you have a gorgeous view of the city, is definitely a Paris Must See.  Sacré-Coeur is the white gorgeous church sitting 129 meters above sea level on top of the Montmartre Hill in Paris. From the Metro station Anvers you can walk your way up the hill towards the church and then take the tram (Funiculaire at Rue du Cardinal DuBoist) to the church or take the 300+ stairs. Montmartre Funuculaire will cost you one metro ticket. The construction of Sacré-Coeur was due to the promise...

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Avenue des Champs-Elysées

  Metro: Étoile, George V, Franklin D. Roosevelt In a nutshell, Avenue des Champs-Elysées, the widest street in Paris, is probably the most wonderful place to start your tour, as you can walk all the way down to Rue de Rivoli.  It stretches from Place d’Etoile to Place de la Concorde. It is better to start from the top, at Charles de Gaulle-Étoile metro station. Here you are basically at the foot of the Arc-de-Triomphe, built by the order of Napoleon I as promised to his soldiers to celebrate their victories. Under the arch you can find the tomb of the un-known soldier .  12...

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Train Travel Paris

An extremely popular way to travel in France and Europe is by Train. Using TGV (Train a grande vitess), one of the fastest trains in the world, is a great way to travel within France and neighbouring counties and viewing the scenery. It connects over 150 cities at the speed of about 320 mph. To get an idea you can travel from Paris to Geneva in about 3 hours and 45 minutes, or a Paris to Nice trip is just under 6 hours. There are first and second class options when you book your ticket.  First class gives you more seating room and luggage space with reclining seats. Depending on the length of your trip a meal may also be included. The TGV Booking Center gives you an excellent option to book your ticket online at a great price. You can purchase your train tickets including the Eurostar online at Rail Europe. They offer different passes depending on your travel needs.  They offer special discount for Youth Passes and Senior Passes passengers (under age 26 and over 60). Please visit our Train Travel Option page to get an idea of what type of passes are out there. Eurostar Eurostar, another great travel option, takes you form Paris downtown to London Waterloo International in about 2 and half hours going through an underground tunnel (the Chunnel). Eurostar goes through London, Ashford in Kent, Paris, Brussels, Lille, Disneyland Resort Paris and Calais-Fréthun directly.  ...

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