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5 experiences to enjoy on the Seine

Paris is undoubtedly one of the most romantic destinations in the world. But it's not just the pretty cobbled streets and sidewalk cafes that make Paris a romantic destination. There is also the Seine, the river that crosses the capital, the starting point for many cruises in France. Here's a guide to the best Seine River cruises: The Iconic Sites A Seine River cruise is the best way to admire Paris' most iconic sites, from the Eiffel Tower to the Louvre Museum. With this option, you no longer need to queue to see these monuments. It makes the experience even more exciting! You will also find cruises on the Seine which will stop in front of the famous sites, with live commentary by a guide. Most tours start at Place de la Concorde and end at the Eiffel Tower. You can also experience Paris at night, when its majestic architecture and monuments shine brightly. Parisian dinner…

"Walk for an Exceptional Object" returns from September 16 to 18, 2022

From September 16 to 18, 2022, Avenue Montaigne and rue François 1er are transformed for a weekend into an astonishing and exceptional open-air art gallery. – Created by the Montaigne Committee in March 2012, the “Promenade for an Exceptional Object” brings together art and luxury and is now, alternating with the Harvest, as the unmissable event of the month of September. Ambassador of exceptional know-how, Couture and luxury throughout the world, the Montaigne Committee, an association of the Maisons of avenue Montaigne and rue François 1, aims to promote this prestigious district in the whole world. Discovering the excellence and creativity of the Maisons on Avenue Montaigne and Rue François 1! From September 16 to 18, 2022, Avenue Montaigne and rue François 1er, symbols of French elegance, are transformed into an open-air gallery. During these 3 days of festivities, the participating Maisons unveil an extraordinary Object, chosen or designed for …

Vedettes de Paris: the promise of an unforgettable cruise on the Seine

An emblematic cruise ship company since 1976, Vedettes de Paris is constantly reinventing itself in order to offer a new perspective on the Seine and promise a moment of escape, close to home. For nearly 50 years, Vedettes de Paris has been offering beautiful cruises along the Seine. Its fleet has 2 dockside reception areas, 5 boats and a dockside terrace: the Café des Vedettes. Revealing a unique style, the human-sized boats in the Vedettes de Paris fleet are all equipped with a fully glazed covered main deck and an open upper deck. There is also a bar where you can sip a glass of champagne or enjoy a gourmet break, with a sweet crepe for example. – A very complete cruise offer The strength of Vedettes de Paris? The French company offers a very complete offer, which adapts to everyone's desire and budget. Simple cruise – with or without the champagne option – to admire the most beautiful monuments of Paris, aperitif cruise with friends, long romantic stroll...

A walk in the district of Saint-Germain-des-Prés

Saint-Germain-des-Prés undoubtedly represents one of the most romantic districts of Paris in the capital. Formerly the epicenter of Parisian intellectual and philosophical tumult where Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir and Boris Vian spawned, the Saint-Germain district today owes its letters of nobility to its inimitable charm. From Saint-Sulpice to Saint-André des Arts, art galleries and designer boutiques follow one another. Saint-Germain-des-Prés revolves around its famous church. Just opposite, you can sit down on the Deux Magots terrace for a gourmet break. Other famous cafés sit enthroned on Boulevard Saint-Germain, such as the mythical Café de Flore and the LIPP. On this same boulevard, you can indulge in a quality shopping session! Zadig & Voltaire, Ralph Lauren, Burberry, Liu Jo, Hugo Boss, The Kooples, De Fursac, Cartier… All the most cutting-edge labels are present. The district invites you to take a life-saving stroll with an existentialist aura from rue Bonaparte to the Pont des Arts via rue du Four, which is also full of …

15 typically Parisian places to follow in the footsteps of Emily in Paris

Unveiled on December 22, season 2 of Emily in Paris quickly rose to the top 10 of the most watched programs on Netflix. In this long-awaited sequel, the most Parisian of Americans strolls from the City of Light to Saint-Tropez via Versailles and we take pleasure in following her in her adventures, between grotesque clichés and comical situations... Restaurants, cafes, cabarets and other art galleries, we have listed for you the best Parisian addresses for filming. Follow the leader ! – The Passage Choiseul Among all the Parisian covered passages, the Passage Choiseul is the longest of them. It is therefore quite naturally in the middle of it that Emily chose to stop to take her smartphone break and answer all her birthday messages... Discover the other Parisian covered passages right here. Passage Choiseul, 75002 Paris – The Père Lachaise cemetery Whether you are a tourist passing through the city or a true Parisian, visiting Père Lachaise is an unmissable activity… In episode 3, at …

A walk in the Marais district

The Marais is one of the capital's most historic districts. With its charming alleys, its trendy boutiques, its mansions transformed into museums and its small terraces and hidden gardens, it is perfect for strolling and getting lost for a weekend... Between shopping sprees, exhibitions and experiences unusual, discover our tailor-made ride, to experience as a couple, a group of friends or even as a family. Follow the leader ! – To stroll and relax in the fresh air, the Place des Vosges is the ideal spot, with its pretty fountain enthroned in the middle… The oldest square in Paris is ideally located in the heart of the Marais, the perfect district for s offer an anthology shopping spree. To follow absolutely: rue du Roi de Mauritanie, rue Malher, rue Vieille du Temple and rue des Rosiers… You will find all the trendiest brands of the moment but also a myriad of designer boutiques, as well as thrift stores. teeming with nuggets. Fashionistas, don't miss the long rue des Francs...

A walk in the Opera district

The architecture of the Opéra district certainly represents one of the finest legacies of Haussmann town planning from the Second Empire. Bringing together magnificent period buildings, this area comprising the 9th, 2nd and 1st arrondissements has succeeded in the challenge of modernizing itself while retaining its beauty dating from the XNUMXth century. Loaded with a very broad cultural heritage, the Opéra district gradually became a temple of shopping and fashion, with the opening of department stores at the end of the XNUMXth century. During a walk in this district, do not miss Boulevard Haussmann, on which sit the Grands Magasins: the famous Galeries Lafayette Haussmann, Printemps Haussmann, but also a myriad of must-see shops: Zara, Mango, Adidas, H&M, Sephora , Minelli… On Avenue de l'Opéra, you will also find various shops: fashion, beauty, stationery… For fashionistas, we advise you to pop into Levi's, Anthropologie and Pourchet. Beautystas, for their part, will inevitably find their happiness at Panier des Sens and Paris Duty Free, while aesthetes and other literary people will get lost at Brentano's, the American bookstore. A …