For all who don't like to travel unprepared - there are some useful tips when being in Paris. When visiting museums and monuments everybody wants to see as many as possible. That can be difficult to happen - we all know they can be crowded, overwhelming and expensive. Here are 10 tips that can help you in making the planned a reality. These tips make your sightseeing smooth, effective, sometimes even cheaper:
1. Visit some of the museums at night:
Louvre - wednesday and Friday works till 10pm.
Musee dÓrsay - Thursday till 9.45pm.
Quai de Branly - Thursday till 9.30pm.
Palais de Tokio - till 11.30pm every day except for Mondays.
2. Visit some of the pleces early in the day:
Louvre opens at 9.00am, so you can be one of the first to see mona Lisa for the day.
3. Free Admission:
Many museums in Paris are with no pass every first Sunday on the month.
A list with these museums with free admission every first Sunday of the month the whole year you ca see here: http://travellingabroad-ideas.blogspot.com/2011/12/paris-tips-list-of-paris-free-museums.html
4. Don't mistake the Metro tation for the Louvre:
The Metro Station for the Louvre is not Louvre - rivoli, but Palais Royal - Musee de Louvre off the 1 & 9 lines.
5. Fast tickets:
|View to Paris|
6.Very good idea is to buy tickets in advance or a Museum Pass:
You can purchase tickets in advance on Internet for most of the museums.
Museum Passes can be used in more than 50 museums in the city and the surroundings. They are available in most of the museums.
2 day pass - 30 Euros
4 day pass - 45 Euros
6 day pass - 60 Euros
You can see for more information on the official site: www.Parismuseumpass.com
If you want to buy the tickets and have them delivered to your home or hotel / with an additional fee of course/ see here: http://www.gotoparis.net/musee.html
7. Many small museums are with free admission.
8.Use Guided Tours for Louvre, Versailles, Musee d'Orsay:
The best way to see the Louvre, Versailles and Musee dÓrsay and to receive good and efficient information is to hire Guide. This may be a private or groupe course.
9.The Best View to Paris at Notre Dame:
If you climb 250 steps you will get to the bell tower where Quasimodo rang the bells. Some say this is the place with the best view to Paris. Here can be seen mostly the older part of the city.
|Notre Dame Gargoyle, Paris, France|
10. Fastest way to enter to the Eiffel Tower:
An easy way to entry the Eiffel Tower and avoid the lines is to visit the Altitude 95 Restaurant on the first floor. You should definitely make reservation in advance.