We got what felt like half way to the second floor and decided we were going to run out of time and headed back down.
Independent - Explore at your own pace, without the included features of an escorted tour.
One room really blew me away, the Galerie dApollon Gallery, everywhere you look is gold, gold, gold!
When we got to the top the tour guide showed us to the restaurant and told us where to meet after lunch.Approx 2 hours later we arrived in Paris, walked out of Gare du Nord station and headed for home prostitutes our bus, where we were introduced to our driver Jerome.It was also a great idea to stick together as we were able to take photos for each other.We saw the Mona Lisa which was beautiful but extremely crowded, I dont see what the big fuss is around the Mona Lisa, there was so much in the museum that I found to be much more impressive such as enormous intricate paintings or sculptures.We drove past the The Place Vendôme Column which has a its veneer of 425 spiraling bas-relief bronze plates that was made out of cannons taken from the combined armies of Europe and many the monuments in, place de la Concorde including the Luxor Obelisk.We glided past The Eiffel Tower, Musée dOrsay, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Louvre and so much more.We lined up for the cruise and hopped on, there were 2 sections, undercover and open, we opted for the open area thinking we would be able to see more.Recently I went to England to visit some family an a sick little granny (dont worry she is okay now while there I decided to spend a few days sightseeing in London and that then expanded to a quick day trip to Paris from London.While on the train, our guide Charlotte found our group.We each went through the line and were provided with an envelope that contained 2 train tickets (one to Paris and another back to London) and an itinerary for our day trip to Paris.After lunch, we made our way down to the piers for our 1 hour Seine cruise, we were able to take advantage of the extra time we had by taking a few silly photos with the Eiffel Tower behind.Lunch in the Cotswolds with lunch in the prettiest village in Britain from96.00 View Tour, windsor Castle, Stonehenge and Bath from89.00 View Tour, warwick Castle, Stratford, Oxford the Cotswolds from44.00 View Tour.Worth, TXDanbury, CTDayton, OHDaytona Beach, FLDearborn, MIDecatur, ILDenver, CODes Moines, IADetroit, MI (DTT)Detroit, MI (DTW)Dodge City, KSDothan, ALDu Bois, PADubuque, IADuluth, MNDurango, COEau Claire, WIEdmonton, ABEl Paso, TXElmira Corning, NYErie, PAEscanaba, MIEspanola, NMEugene, OREureka, CAEvansville, INEverett, WAFairbanks, AKFalmouth, MAFargo, NDFarmington, NMFayetteville, AR (FYV)Fayetteville, AR (XNA)Fayetteville.I quickly made friends with a lovely couple and a few other single travelers (like myself) and we agreed to stick together for the day as, if one of us gets lost it might be missed but if a whole group of us gets lost.Why did I think a day trip to Paris would be a good idea?
I would suggest standing on the side of the boat or at the back or the very front as your views can be obstructed by the poles and roofing of the boat.
It was much easier having a guide showing us the main attractions than navigate this huge museum on our own, the line to get in would have taken longer than the time we had free at the Louvre.