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If You Go – Paris, France

How2GetAround

The Paris Métro

Running from 5 a.m. to 1 a.m. everyday (and longer on Fridays and holidays) Paris’ public system has 16 lines and 300 stations. For a good overview and explanation of what to expect and how to use the system, go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paris_M%C3%A9tro
Official english website: www.ratp.info/informer/anglais/

Where2Stay

Hotel Central Saint-Germain
3 Rue Champollion
75005 Paris
Tel: 33+01 46 34 14 20

A small hotel in the Latin Quarter offers 35 air-conditioned rooms with private baths, continental breakfast, and Wi-Fi (extra charge). Rates start at €99.
www.hotelcentralsaintgermain.fr/index_en.html

Where2Eat

Le Café Marly
93 Rue de Rivoli
(near the Louvre)
75001 Paris
Tel: 33+01 49 26 06 60

Open every day 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Les Deux Magots
6 Place Saint-Germain-des-Pres
75006 Paris
Tel: 33+01 45 48 55 25
www.lesdeuxmagots.fr

Le Coupe-Chou
9 & 11 Rue de Lanneau
75005 Paris
Tel: 33+01 46 33 68 69
www.lecoupechou.com

Auberge des Deux Ponts
7 Rue des Deux Ponts
75004 Paris (Île Saint-Louis)
Tel: 33+01 46 34 29 33

What2Do

Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
6 Parvis Notre Dame
Place Jean-Paul II
75004 Paris

Open every day 8 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. (until 7:15 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays). Access to the cathedral is free.
www.notredamedeparis.fr/

Musée du Louvre

Open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (until 10 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays).
Closed Tuesdays.
Note: Admission is free the first Sunday of the month.
www.louvre.fr/llv/commun/home.jsp?bmLocale=en

Musée dʼOrsay
1 Rue de la Legion dʼHonneur
75007 Paris

Open 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. (until 9:45 p.m. on Thursdays). Last tickets sold at 5 p.m. (9 p.m. on Thursdays). Closed Mondays.
www.musee-orsay.fr/en/collections/overview.html

Musée National Picasso
Hotel Sale
5 Rue de Thorigny
75003 Paris

April 1-Sept. 30 – 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Oct. 1-March 31 – 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Closed on Tuesdays.
www.musee-picasso.fr

Sainte-Chapelle
4 Boulevard du Palais
75001 Paris
Open every day 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is €5.50

Tuileries Gardens &
The Palace of Versailles
79 Rue Paroisse
78000 Versailles

April 1-Oct. 31: The castle is open 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. (last admission is at 6 p.m.) Marie Antoinette’s Estate and the Castles of Trianon are open noon to 6:30 p.m. (tickets sold until 5:50 p.m.) The gardens are open every day 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for vehicles, and until 8:30 p.m. for pedestrians. Note that the main castle, Marie Antoinette’s Estate and the Castles of Trianon are closed on Mondays.

Nov. 1-March 31: The castle is open 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (last admission is at 5 p.m.) Marie Antoinette’s Estate and the Castles of Trianon are open noon to 5:30 p.m. (tickets sold until 4:50 p.m.) Gardens are open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day except Mondays.
http://en.chateauversailles.fr/discover-the-estate

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