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Need Help with 2 Day Paris Itinerary?

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I'm leaving for Paris on March 5th arriving Sunday morning the 6th and heading to London on Tuesday. I'm staying in the St. Germain area and have the 1/2 day Sunday, Monday and 1/2 day Tuesday before we have to check out and head to London. Questions:

What's the best use of my time to see the big sites, Eiffel Tower, (at night) Louvre, Notre Dame, Seine River Cruise, Arc, Champs, which of these are close to each other to maximize each day?

What the most economical way to get to London from Paris with ine adult and one 12 year old?

Are there any tickets I should pre-purchase online to save time, money and expense?

How do I get from CDG airport to my hotel in the St. Germain area? What the most economical?

Do I need to change some dollars to Euros before I leave? Do I need to call my credit card companies for anything?

Will the hotels in Paris have electrical fingerboard for my phone and computer charger?

What is the weather typically like in March in Paris and London?

Thanks!!!!

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    All of those sites are fairly close to each other except for the Eiffel Tower. YOu can look at a map and see that Notre Dame is in the center, the Louvre not very far, the Champs-Elysees just a bit over to the NW of that and the Arc is at the upper end of it. Notre Dame is on an island IN the Seine, so the cruises are up and down that river. There are various places you can get on a boat, several companies are around Notre Dame, I think a couple at the Eiffel Tower and the big one (Bateaux Mouches) on the Right Bank near place d'Alma. But none of those places are that far apart that I thikn they should affect your plans much, as I said, the Eiffel Tower is the only thing kind of out there away from the others.

    There is nothing you should prepurchase online.

    No, it is not cheaper to get Euro in the US where it is a foreign currency than in Europe, where it is the native currency.

    There are lots of ways you can get to your hotel, cheapest is public transport on the suburban rail line (RER) then transferring to a metro. But we don't know where your hotel is, so you might not want to do that (I never want to do it upon arrival after a long flight for a vacation) if your hotel is not right near a metro stop. I wouldn't want to do it anyway as it will involve a transfer between the RER and metro (I"m guessing, as I said, we don't know where your hotel is, it is possible it could be right near bd St Michel and a RER stop.

    You can find weather reprots online, in fact, at this point, just go look at the current weather and you can see it. It's similar to Wash DC and NYC in the US in most seasons.

    Don't know about your hotel, you might want to ask them or look at their website to see what they offer.

    Where is your hotel? might help some answers.

    you can get to your hotel by other means like a group shuttle van that is fairly cheap. Now that is the one thing you might want to book in advance online (but not necessarily prepay).

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    Paris to London - get one way Eurostar ticket, bought beforehand.

    You can buy Eiffel tickets online. Approach via Right Bank Trocadero metro stop, walking between Palais Chaillot buildings. WOW view

    From airport, cheapest is RER train that has multiple stops in Central Paris, and links to Metro. Also have Roissybus, which is a shuttle that drops you off near Opera, and Air France bus which is a coach bus that has multiple stops in central Paris. All of these are relatively cheap per person. After this you have shuttles (not hotel shuttle, but rather custom shuttles) and taxis.

    You may be disappointed in the Champs Elysee. Apart from the views of Arc at one end and Louvre at the other...

    Seine cruise, do at night. There are some near place d'Alma, and one at western tip of Ile de la Cite (Notre Dame)called Vedettes du Pont Neuf, has smaller boats.

    I would group Louvre, Tuileries, Place de la Concorde, Palais Royal, Place Vendome, rue de Rivoli, Champs Elysee and Arc as one group.

    Notre Dame, St Chapelle, Ile St Louis as another. Followed by Left bank (Village St Paul, Place des Vosges) or Right Bank (Jardin de Luxembourg, St germain boulevard..)

    Eiffel Tower, Champs de Mars...Rodin museum, Orsay museum, Pont des Arts, Ecole militaire, Napoleon's Tomb as a possible block. Not sure if museums are in your plans

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