Our Guide to Paris-What We Do

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Feel the Rush of the Tour de France!

If you are traveling to Paris in July, make sure to keep tabs on the Tour de France as it makes its arrival into the city.  Don’t be tempted to follow the crowds as they push towards the Champs Elysee.   Instead, head for the Left Bank and land a spot along the Quai Voltaire, anywhere between the Pont des Arts and the Pont Royal.  Here you can get an unobstructed view of the cyclists and feel the rush as they zoom past.  For a different perspective, head to the Jardin des Tuileries and catch the victory lap from above by standing on the Voie des Georges Pompidou, looking down towards the Quai des Tuileries.  At this angle, you may have to maneuver through a few more spectators, but this also gives you the opportunity to meet fellow travelers from all over the world.

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One Comment on “Our Guide to Paris-What We Do

  1. It’s great that you got to experience Paris During the Tour De France. This is Something that I have always wanted to experience before I die.

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