"Everyone knows the more you wear pearls, little by little they become real....And isn't it the same with memories?" - The Madwoman of Chaillot

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Possible plans

The things we agree on are we want time to just wander around Paris, some kind of trip to the Normandy Beaches from WWII, and probably trips to Versailles and Giverny.

Planning just makes us realize how much MORE we want to see - too bad we can't spend a couple of months.....

LeaveArrive, get to Apartment, Bike Tour 3PMMass at Notre Dame?
Day trip to Normandy Beaches and BayeuxVersailles?Giverny?

Leave :(

Apartment - 83 Rue Blanche, Paris - reserved and paid
BikeAbout Bike Tour of Paris - 3PM reserved - pay in cash (30 Euro/person) (48 hr cancel)
Overlord Tour 1 - 1/2 day Sept 24-http://www.overlordtour.com/overlordtour-tour-1.html - pay in cash on day of tour.

Other Things to fill the days... oh, 10 days is seeming way too short!!
**Fat Tire Bike Tour of Giverny and Monet's Garden
**Fat Tire Bike Tour of Paris - different sites than BikeAbout  
**Bike Tour of Versailles? - http://www.bikeabouttours.com/_2013/biketour_versailles.htm
Père Lachaise cemetery- http://www.ricksteves.com/plan/destinations/france/pere_lachaise_walk.htm
Madeleine Church - http://www.bonjourparis.com/story/madeleine-church/
Notre Dame - Sunday? - http://www.notredamedeparis.fr/spip.php?article310
Walk through Monmartre to Sacre Coeur
Boat ride or Batobus (boat tour) -http://www.batobus.com/english/index.htm??
Left Bank
Eiffel Tower
Sitting by the Seine
sitting in cafes
soaking up PARIS

** might need reservations

Questions - Paris Pass? - http://www.parispass.com

Train to Bayeux - St Lazare Station - 6:45 AM - <15 min walk from apartment (we've done this) - will make reservations when I confirm what train we want to take back.

Metro http://www.aparisguide.com/maps/metro.htm
RER trains - http://parisbytrain.com/tag/rer-train-map/
RailEurope - https://www.raileurope.com
Charles De Gaulle Airport - Regional RER Line - Charles de Gaulle Airport is linked by the RER B service to Paris and the suburbs. This service runs to and from ‘Aeroport Charles de Gaulle 1’ which is closest to Terminals 1 and 3.

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