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There are some amazing Paris tourist attractions to be seen

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I don’t want to be rude about Paris or anything but it is hard to get excited about the Paris tourist attractions that you see on postcards, on film, in your friends’ photographs all the time. This attitude normally lasts until you get there as the romance and humbling nature of the great sights still has the ability to captivate despite being so well-known throughout the world. So, get to know the city all over again in a new light and find there is much more to see in so many more ways than most guide books will tell you.

The best way to see Paris in another dimension, as with any other city in any continent on the planet is to take a tour. The real life equivalent of taking a more informative Wikipedia with you on holiday can open your eyes to the huge amounts of history, bizarre facts and exciting happenings that surround the buildings and streets you thought you knew so well. The more obscure ways to see Paris can also be the most enlightening; the new and futuristic (and not at all dangerous) Segways, floating along the Seine or even by horse and carriage will open the city up to a whole new world of interpretation. T here are a multitude of different personas this city can take on if you look at from a different angle.

It is not just how you choose to travel around the city but also what you do when you get there. Have you ever considered immersing yourself in a kitchen in France rather than just enjoying the food? Learn to cook with the experts, sip wine with those in the know and stimulate the nasal passage with a perfume making experience in the capital splashed on a thousand perfume adverts. New smells and sights reawaken the sense at night when Paris and its tourist attractions are reborn under a different guise and more alluring light. The illuminations at the Eiffel Tower can be seen for miles around but can be the highlight of a nighttime bike tour around the city and are best enjoyed from the Trocadero in front of the monument.

However well you thought you knew the city that never fails to surprise, elate and provide some of the most fantastic sights with the richest history in all of Europe, be prepared to fall in love again, as with an old flame rekindled. There is a reason why people visit this city again and again and always leave asking each other: Encore une fois?

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Get inspired at the Louvre Museum.

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Have you ever wondered why the Mona Lisa sits with her hands folded across her lap or why the Venus de Milo is lacking both her arms? Find out more than any guide book will tell you with a guided tour of the Louvre museum in Paris.

With over 35,000 works of art housed within the former royal palace it is impossible to see, know and absorb everything in a week, let alone a day. A tiny bit of organization before leaving could mean the difference between spending all day snaking your way around the pyramid in a long queue, or going straight to the front and leaving a few hours later full of useful and fascinating artistic wisdom.

Discover where Dan Brown got his inspiration from and why the royal family chose to abandon the incredible building as their official residence. Take full advantage of an expert guide on buying Louvre tickets and make sure they answer any question, no matter how obscure.

Buying Louvre tickets in advance allows for more time exploring the surroundings including the Louvre palace itself, house of the royal collections since 1793 as well as the Jardins de Tuileries on the other side of the Arc de triomphe du Carrousel.

There is a whole host of things to discover in Paris and although it can be difficult to fit all of these things in it could be a more worthwhile option to explore a few in depth than cram everything into one weekend. Louvre tickets allow for both, saving time while you could have been queuing and offering you insightful access to the museum.

Be warned though, you could find yourself missing that most English of pastimes, queuing.

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The Amazing Paris Lido show is the top of cabaret

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to enter the veiled world of the Paris cabaret where it all began? Well now you can!

As many agree the Lido Show Paris is one of the greatest spectacles available in the city of lights and crazy nights out, so join the revelry and give in to the delights Paris has to offer. Perfect for one of those special nights out (anniversaries, birthdays, Saturdays…) dinner and a show at the Lido Show Paris has everything you would expect from a club with a reputation matched only by the infamous clubs of Las Vegas which were born from the tradition of Paris cabaret.

To those who have already taken part in a night at the Lido Show Paris the Bluebell girls do not need any kind of introduction, but for the as-yet uninitiated they are the unique troupe of sparkling diamonds adorning the stage every night at the club on the Champs-Élysée. Accompanied by the Lido Boy Dancers both groups know exactly the fine art of entertaining and enchanting an always eager and enthusiastic crowd.

Named after the Lido beach area of Paris by the Italian founders Joseph and Louis Clerico the name came with high-class connotations and a reputation for fun during the 1920s. They had transformed a well-known if outdated club into a revolutionary venue that invented the concept of dinner shows for the 20th century. They successfully invoked the spirit of the stylish era at the Venice Lido with something new and exciting for the post-war era. Inhibitions were broken down and taboos shattered all in the name of good quality entertainment.

In a glittering and exclusive venue on one of the most celebrated and romanticized streets reside the spectacular Bluebell girls and the Lido Boys dancers who do not fail to seduce a different audience night after night in Paris. One glimpse will convince you that this is more than the seedy and sought-after clubs seen on every street in every major European city. The dignified spirit of the 1920s certainly lives on in every aspect of the Lido show Paris, including the modern lighting, intimate décor and mystifying demeanor of the performers.

There are many packages available for any budget. Combine the night out with dinner or a bottle of champagne, but be sure not to take your focus off the fascinating Bluebell girls.

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Paris Cabaret’s are some of the best in the World

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So you have just taken your friends to what you thought was a tip top hip hot night club in Paris, and to put it lightly, it stank. You quickly have to save holiday evening in Paris and think of somewhere outrageous but popular, entertaining but not seedy, lively but not violently noisy. What possible option could there be?

How about one of Paris’ delectable cabaret clubs? The reply among your respectable group of friends is unanimous, and you wonder why no one thought of it before!

To avoid this imagined (and definitely near disastrous) scenario why not book tickets in advance to a cabaret club in Paris that will have you on the edge of your seat and lamenting never carrying on with those pole dancing lessons. Unrivalled as evening forms of entertainment in the city of lights (and so much more) the cabaret clubs are well-known as being at the top of the worldwide ranking for cabaret spectaculars.

Vegas may hold the crown for the sheer volume of shows on offer but Paris is credited as having invented the art form now so popular across the globe. To pay tribute to the city which has the most talented seamstresses and shoe-heelers as well as causing untold chills to the ostrich population visit one of their most long-running and dazzling venues.

Possibly the biggest hurdle to booking a night in one of these dens of intimate and cheeky fun is which one to choose: the elegant and highly choreographed performance of the Moulin Rouge? The glitzy and energetic display of sparkles and debacles at the Paris Lido? or the sexually fascinating and mind-bogglingly imaginative dancers at the Crazy Horse Paris?

The choice is yours. Pick wisely and enjoy one of the most spectacular nights of your life. And make sure you never end up anywhere second-rate again.

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The Paris Pass is an Amazing Way to see as much of Paris as you wish.

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The capital of France has extensive different attractions that any visitor must aim to see. A little research into the different sightseeing places is advisable to ensure the most is made out of any Parisian trip.

When thinking of Paris, the most famous landmarks pop into the mind, such as the historical Notre Dame and the triangular Louvre Museum, which displays 35,000 works of art.

But of course there are other things which must be seen. The Abbaye Royale De Chaalis – Museum Jacquemart Andre, is another gallery which displays magnificent art work. Set in a beautiful abbey and surrounded by woodlands and gardens, this gallery is a must see for any art lover. The abbey was originally home to an art collector, who died in the early 20th century, leaving everything to the Institut de France.

The Compiegne Château is steeped in history. This was originally a royal residence which was destroyed during the French revolution and then rebuilt. It is a typical French castle which today houses three museums; the apartments of the First Empire, the Museum of the Second Empire and the National car and Tourism Museum.

The Paris Fashion Museum is a must for any fashion enthusiast. This museum showcases three centuries of fashion memorabilia, highlighting the reasons why Paris is the fashion capital of the world.

There are many things that have to explored and discovered in this wonderful capital, which will entertain and delight all tastes. A Paris Pass is a good purchase for anyone wanting to explore as much as they can here. It provides free entrance to over 55 attractions, including the ones featured above, as well as a metro card making travelling to the destinations easy. The Paris Pass certainly is the most hassle-free, convenient way to discover the brilliance of this city.

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The most famous club in France the Moulin Rouge

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If sampling the delights of the more risqué forms of entertainment in European cities is the perfect ingredient for a weekend away for you, then do not miss out on one of the infamous Paris cabarets, best showcased at the Moulin Rouge. Famed for beautiful women, costumes slimmed down from the most intimate of undergarments and an underground atmosphere in even the most well-known of venues, cabaret in Paris is unrivalled.

For pomp, gaiety and a riotous good time look no further than the Moulin Rouge show, now in its 121st year of being the hub of explosive cabaret in the city. Unfortunately the elephant so prominent in the 2001 film with Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor no longer stands, but the club still stages the greatest show on earth on a nightly basis in terms of imagination and pure electricity on stage.

If giant animals are a must for any viewing experience then the current show Féerie contains a giant aquarium of deadly snakes in which skilled, brave and hopefully very well-paid dancers frolic in the midst of these terrifying animals. As well as risking their lives, limbs are also in near-mortal danger with such displays of acrobatics and energetic athletics that Russian Olympic gymnasts would fail to keep up.

The Moulin Rouge club takes the art of burlesque to the absolute extreme whilst transporting the audience back to the Belle Époche of cabaret and loaded looks from dancers at the turn of the 20th Century. No longer the seedy hangout of lusty young artists looking for inspiration, crowds flock to see the masterful choreography of the Moulin Rouge show.

Complete with a restaurant incorporated into the seating area a night at the Moulin Rouge is certainly an opulent experience to be enjoyed with French cuisine and the finest wines and champagnes France has to offer.

Une soirée exceptionnelle in the city that doesn’t need to sleep to maintain its beauty!

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See The beautiful Fish at the Cineaqua Paris

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There are so many interesting sights and activities to discover in central Paris. It is easy to spend the whole day absorbing in the culture and strolling through the many parks, eating gorgeous French food and browsing through the cute boutiques and shops for various bargains.

Amongst all the wonderful monuments, cathedrals and towers, there is Cineaqua Paris, the amazing aquarium located opposite the Eiffel Tower. This wonderful place is home to around 500 different species of fish and invertebrates, including sharks, rays, angel fish and surgeonfish.

There is so much more to do here than just browse at marine life all day, which is in itself a fascinating thing to do. Venture through the 11 metre tunnel situated beneath the shark tank which holds about 25 sharks of five different species, and watch them swim and play together. Touch a carpe in the touching pool, where the friendly fish are not afraid to be stroked by human hands. Visit the two cinemas at the aquarium, which regularly show films and documentaries about the mysteries of the deep. Watch the shows and events which are also held here, enjoyable by the whole family. Shows and films are constantly changing, making no experience here the same, providing a unique, fun trip every time.

There is sure to be something for everyone at the Paris aquarium Cineaqua. Try out the delicious food at the Ozu restaurant, an authentic Japanese restaurant which overlooks the dazzling, multi-coloured sea life of the aquarium. Or sit down for a relaxing drink at the Zen café. There is so much to entertain and mesmerise at Cineaqua Paris.

Cineaqua Paris is a must visit attraction for anybody visiting Paris. It is a wonderful break from all the cultural sightseeing, and provides a fun, exciting day for all the family, ensuring the most is made out of any trip to Paris.

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One of the best shows in Paris Crazy Horse

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The lights go down as eyes look up and a thrilled hush descends on the expectant audience. Slow, seductive music begins and the curtains onstage bristle then part to reveal five women wearing only…I won’t spoil the rest of the show at the Crazy Horse in Paris.

The spectacle has to be seen to be believed and there are no where near enough synonyms for ‘seductive’ to describe what goes on in this clandestine venue beneath the streets of the capital city of the country which gave the world ‘Je t’aime’, a song made up almost entirely of suggestive breathing.

As far away from the traditional images of cabaret as it is possible to get, the innovative use of lighting, staging and minimal costumes for the powerful performers in the Crazy Horse live show results in a show that looks as though a troupe of Bond girls has walked straight off the set of Avatar.

Frilly can-can skirts were thrown out with the last of the vin rouge in this converted wine cellar on Avenue George V, and the bizarre aesthetics of some of the acts require a double-take to make sure you are actually watching something so simple as a woman dancing on stage.

The women of the Crazy Horse are far from mere dancers though, with entrancing and bewitching names such as Zula Zazou, Jade Or, Psykko Tico and Nooka Karamel they entice and seduce the audience with one flick of their meticulously angular wigs. The Crazy Horse live experience is a marvel to behold; think more Cirque du Soleil without the acrobatics than Baz Lurhman’s Moulin Rouge!.

Psychedelic, daring, bizarre and more than a little bit sexually exciting the Crazy Horse show will have you hot under the collar the second the lights go down, without the lurid glances and dingy atmosphere of many of Paris’ lewd establishments in the sleazier parts of town.

The club has confirmed itself as the place to be seen for those in search of a truly avant-garde night with lashings of je ne sais quoi. Enjoy an evening of tasty entertainment with our Crazy Horse trip, which includes two drinks during the show and is a firm favourite with those who like to add a little spice to their nights out in foreign lands.

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Parc Asterix Is A Fun Day Out For The Whole Family

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Parc Asterix is a popular theme park based just outside of Paris. It attracts thousands of thrill seekers from all over the globe, looking to have a fun-filled day packed with screams and laughter in this park influenced by the famous French comic book series, The Adventures of Asterix by René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo.

It can be rather difficult finding relevant information on Parc Asterix in English, so here is a helping hand, proving that Parc Asterix is more than just a theme park like any other.

Parc Asterix theme park is filled with top rollercoasters, including the Tonnerre de Zeus, Europe’s largest wooden rollercoaster which reaches a whooping 80 miles per hour. Other rides for adults include the Goudurix, which turns riders upside-down a whole seven times. The Galley, the Wooden Horse of Troy, the Lernaean, and the Flying Chairs are also rollercoaster everybody visiting must definitely try out.

It is not only for adults either. Younger children can enjoy Le Petit Train and La Foret Des Druides, an enchanted forest complete with mud slides. This really is the perfect day outing for any family visiting Paris.

The park has all the usual attractions expectant of good theme parks, complete with log flumes and other various water rides and slides that are bound to make a splash.

It is not all about rides either at this attraction. Shows are put on including ones that involve dolphins and sea lions.

Restaurants and shops are plentiful too, so there is no need to worry about preparing lunch the night before, and then carting it around all day in the heat. Food is freshly prepared and as delicious as expected from any French restaurant.

For more information on Parc Asterix in English, check out the Isango! website, and let us take the hard work out of it.

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Disneyland Paris Tickets will Enlighten the Festive Period

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Imagine the enchantment of Christmas surrounded by an audience of famous Disney characters. The snow never stops falling in Main Avenue, USA, Santa Claus and his elves ride around on their sleigh, welcoming visitors to the enjoy the magic with them, and Mickey Mouse lights up Sleeping Beauty’s castle with thousands of sparkling lights when the sun goes down. Shows and parades showcase all your favourite characters and make the impossible seem possible with all the magic and allurement of Christmas. The giant Christmas tree glistens whilst the atmosphere is filled with carols everyone will want to join in with. Nothing can really compare to the extravagance of the decoration, and the exciting atmosphere of Christmas time at Disneyland Paris.

In fact the whole of Paris is filled with enchantment in the months leading up to this event, and there is no better way to get that special Christmas feeling than spending a long weekend in this magical city with your loved ones. Enjoy the illuminations of Eiffel Tower, and take a trip to the designer shops to purchase any last minute presents for people back home.

Just a day trip to Disneyland Paris is enough to light up your Christmas time, making sure you have time to take in all the other charming Christmas sights around the French capital.

Disneyland Paris tickets enable you to make the most of all which Paris has to offer during this festive season. You can enjoy the charm of Disneyland all in one day, and be back to explore the other sights which Christmas time in Paris has to offer. There really isn’t a better way to start the Christmas fun than this.

When you wish upon a star, your dreams really do come true, with Disneyland Paris tickets. Bring the Christmas magic to life!

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