Eiffel Tower from Tour Montparnasse

Sightseeing in Paris Part One

This week, I’m enthused to share the sights from my recent trip to Paris. Due to the length of my visit, the latter part of the week will be featured in next week’s blog. Bolded italics are must sees when visiting the city of love.

Monday, September 4
Le Marais
Jardin du Luxembourg
Latin Quarter
Notre-Dame de Paris
Bibliothèque Mazarine
Place des Vosges
Tour Montparnasse

Street side ivy

Ivy lined streets

Neighbourhood architecture

First walk around the neighbourhood

Ivy covered walls

Street sights

Luxembourg Palace

Royal residence, Luxembourg Palace

One of Paris' 37 bridges

Bridge 1/37

Bibliothèque Mazarine

Stepping into the Bibliothèque Mazarine

Inside Notre-Dame de Paris

Notre-Dame de Paris

Paris City Hall

City Hall, a few blocks from our apartment

The view from Tour Montparnasse

Paris, night one

Eiffel Tower from Tour Montparnasse

Tour Montparnasse Skyscraper

Tuesday, September 5

Sinking house
Galeries Lafayette
Moulin Rouge
Siene River cruise
Various bridges, love lock
Eiffel Tower

Daytime at Sacré-Cœur


The Sinking House, Sacré-Cœur

The Sinking House

Sweets in Montmartre

Sweet treats

Moulin Rouge

Moulin Rouge

The view from Galeries Lafayette

Shopping mall paradise

Pont Alexandre III

Pont Alexandre III

Thousands upon thousands of locks

One of many

Love locked

Locked and loaded

Tossing the love lock key into the Seine River

Key toss


First close up of the Eiffel Tower

Palais Royal Garden

The pastel garden

Visiting Palais Royal

Hop scotch

Through the wall at Palais Royal

Walking through Palais Royal and stopping to people watch

Berthillon ice cream

Worth it

Seine River boat cruise

Paris, by boat

View from the bridge

View from Pont Alexandre III

The most narrow house in Paris

The most narrow house in Paris,

Such great sights, heights

Such great sights, heights

Tour Eiffel

No caption needed, unfiltered

Wednesday, September 6
Trocadero for sunrise
Princess Diana’s crash site
Hotel Plaza Athenee
Jardin des Tuileries
Latin Quarter Market
Parc Des Buttes Chaumont
Cimetière Père Lachaise
Promenade Plantée
Rue Cremieux
Canal St. Martin

Princess Diana memorial

Honouring Princess Diana, 20 years later

The one and only Plaza Athénée

Plaza Athénée, Sex and the City set

Mornings at Tuileries Garden

Early morn at Tuileries Garden

Sorbonne University

Latin Quarter University, Sorbonne

Seafood in the Latin Quarter Market

Market finds

Another angle of Notre Damn

Lady Notre Damn

Parc Des Buttes Chaumont

Bridge over water in Parc Des Buttes Chaumont

Père Lachaise Cemetery

The famous Père Lachaise Cemetery

Rue Crémieux in Paris

Softly coloured homes

Rue Crémieux

Pastel living

Canal St. Martin

Boats at Canal St. Martin


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