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
The Eiffel tower
A meander along the river Seine past the Musee D’Orsay and the Louvre
To Notre Dame, where the sun showed it’s face for a few minutes!
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!