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Luxembourg Gardens–Things to Do in Paris

Luxembourg Gardens–Things to Do in Paris

Luxembourg Gardens (Jardin du Luxembourg): Rue de Médicis – Rue de Vaugirard – 75006 Paris (between Latin Quarter and Saint-Germain-des-Prés); +33 1 42 64 33 99‎; https://en.parisinfo.com/paris-museum-monument/71393/Jardin-du-Luxembourg Hours: Garden’s hours vary almost on a weekly or bi-weekly basis (depending on “the length of the day,” according to the website), so please check here before planning your trip. In general, the opening time is anytime between 7:30 AM—8:15 AM, and closing is between 4:30 PM—9:30 PM depending on the season, with winter…

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Coulée verte René-Dumont–Things to Do in Paris

Coulée verte René-Dumont–Things to Do in Paris

Coulée verte René-Dumont or Promenade Plantée: 1 Coulée verte René-Dumont, 75012 Paris; https://en.parisinfo.com/paris-museum-monument/71237/Coulee-verte-Rene-Dumont-ex-Promenade-Plantee Hours: Summer: Mon-Fri: 7:30 AM—8:30 PM Sat-Sun: 8:30 AM—8:30 PM Winter: Mon-Fri: 8 AM—5:30 PM Sat-Sun: 9 AM—5:30 PM   Our concierge recommended Coulée verte René-Dumont to us when he realized that we had already crossed off a lot of the tourist attractions on our list. Well, to be clear, he couldn’t remember the name, Coulée verte René-Dumont, so he told us to go to Avenue Daumesnil….

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Cimetière du Père-Lachaise–Things to Do in Paris

Cimetière du Père-Lachaise–Things to Do in Paris

Cimetière du Père-Lachaise: 16 Rue du Repos, 75020 Paris; +33 1 55 25 82 10; https://en.parisinfo.com/paris-museum-monument/71470/Cimetiere-du-Pere-Lachaise Hours: Summer (Mar 16—Nov 5): Mon—Fri: 8 AM—6 PM Sat: 8:30 AM—6 PM Sun: 9 AM—6 PM Winter (Nov 6—Mar 15): Mon—Fri: 8 AM—5:30 PM Sat: 8:30 AM—5:30 PM Sun: 9 AM—6 PM Map of the cemetery: https://api-site-cdn.paris.fr/images/74643 Sprawling across 110 acres of land, the Père-Lachaise Cemetery is the largest cemetery in the city of Paris with about 70,000 burial plots and over a…

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Seine River and Sunsets on Pont de Arts–Things to do in Paris

Seine River and Sunsets on Pont de Arts–Things to do in Paris

Seine River and Sunsets on the Bridge (Pont de Arts): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seine 777 kilometers long, the Seine flows through the center of Paris, and is one of the main attractions for tourists and locals alike. There are numerous bridges that cross the river, and these bridges as well as the river banks are popular spots for people to sit back, relax, drink wine, enjoy the view, and watch the sunset (or sunrise). One of the popular activities for tourists seems to…

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