Sightseeing in Paris

Although I will be in Paris for a week, today was my only day with no meetings. So I took advantage of the time to myself to do some sightseeing. I have traveled to Paris before and been to all the usual tourist haunts (Eiffel tower, Louvre, Musee D’Orsay, Arc de Triomphe) as well as a few slightly less frequented locations. I didn’t want to waste my one free day standing in queues so I went on a walking tour of Paris. It was a grey and overcast day, threatening rain but despite this it was lovely to be out in the fresh air and in Paris!

First stop the Arc de Triomphe

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The Eiffel tower

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A meander along the river Seine past the Musee D’Orsay and the Louvre

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To Notre Dame, where the sun showed it’s face for a few minutes!

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After about four hours walking my feet were getting sore! So I took the easy option and got the Metro back to my hotel. A lovely day in Paris and I also found a couple of nice locations to run. Unfortunately not super close to the hotel but hopefully in the morning without all the traffic it won’t take too long to run there!

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