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2 day itinerary help for 1st time in paris plz

2 day itinerary help for 1st time in paris plz

Sep 6th, 2010, 10:57 AM
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2 day itinerary help for 1st time in paris plz

This will be our first trip to paris.I know there is too much to see and do in Paris but sadly we have only two days to see the landmarks,with 2 kids 6yr and a 2 yr old.we will be staying in a Disney hotel.we want to visit Eiffel tower,Lourve, champs elysee Arc de triomphe,Montparnass tower,jardin du luxembourgh.Please suggest what kind of passes i should buy. this will be our 1st time on metro or train,back here we don't have trains.which should be our 1st stop from disneyland? in what order should we visit landmarks?what about" PARIS A LA CARTE" pass for batobus and L'open tour? is it worth it and easy to use with kids?


any help is much appreciated.
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Sep 6th, 2010, 11:14 AM
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You have no time to visit Louvre.
I should skip Montparnasse tower.
I do not think that is a good idea to stay at EuroDisney; if you stay there, with 2 small children, probably you will have not more than half a day to visit Paris.
When you go?
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Sep 6th, 2010, 12:52 PM
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We have already booked the hotel.We plan to start our day early around 8:30,thats the earliest we can manage with young kids.we'll be there in a week.can u suggest where to start 1st using rer line A?
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Sep 6th, 2010, 01:39 PM
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Take a look at the RER + metro map:
http://www.gites-in-vendee.com/metro_2.pdf

As you see, you have different options: you can stop at Opera, then walk to Madelaine, Place Concorde, Ch. Elysees. Or you can changethe train, go to Louvre , walk or by train to Notre Damme, etc.

When you decide what you want to visit, the map will help.
Please take in consideration that in many stations are stairs and sometime it is a long walk in underground. With two small children is not so easy. Maybe you will check also the map of buses. How many hours do you plan to walk / visit with small children from the moment when you leave the hotel till you return there?
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Sep 6th, 2010, 05:31 PM
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Since you are staying at disney you are limiting your other options....most monuments/museums are free to children but you would want the museum pass to skip lines at most major museums and monuments. I seriously don't think you can so the Louvre...you might be able to quickly see the Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. I would spend the time at Luxembourg gardens with a picnic and it will be more enjoyable for you and your kids than running all over Paris and then consider Arc de Triomphe or the Eiffel Tower. I think someone also mentioned skipping Montparnasse tower and I agree. Maybe the boat tour to see the landmarks would be good with kids...two day is not much especially when you are not staying in central Paris. Don't worry about the trains they are not that hard to figure out, just negotiating with kids will complicate it a little bit.
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