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Paris Evening Activity Suggestions for 3 Baby Boomer Females

Paris Evening Activity Suggestions for 3 Baby Boomer Females

Jan 30th, 2013, 10:41 AM
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Paris Evening Activity Suggestions for 3 Baby Boomer Females

We are 3 girlfriends, in our late 50's and trying to figure out what to do on a Monday night in Paris in late May. We will be having lunch at 1p.m. at a very special spot that will likely take 3 hours and so we are not interested in dealing with another big meal at dinner that night. So we really have the evening free but we can not figure out what we should do. We have all been to Paris before, several times, but this is just a girls trip. Any special tours, spots for a dessert and a drink? This will be at the end of a 2 week trip, Provence and Paris, and we are not sure we will have this opportunity to travel to Paris again, without husbands! Thank you!
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Jan 30th, 2013, 10:49 AM
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How about a nighttime cruise on the Seine?
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Jan 30th, 2013, 11:29 AM
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- Ditto the Seine cruise.
- You can stroll though the Luxembourg Gardens until 15 minutes before dusk.
- Choose a neighborhood to walk around such as the Marais, Montmartre, St-Germain.
- Segway night tour.
http://citysegwaytours.com/paris/tou...ht-segway-tour
- Schedule a few hours with a Paris Greeter
http://www.parisiendunjour.fr/index.php?lang=en

Paris is the City of Light and it is all lit up at night. Just walking around with no particular destination is a treat.
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Jan 30th, 2013, 11:31 AM
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Fat Tire Paris by Night tour, very fun, very easy ( I am closer to you in age then further), it includes a night cruise too.
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Jan 30th, 2013, 11:35 AM
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Au Lapin Agile.
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Jan 30th, 2013, 01:35 PM
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I would schedule a performance of some sort, I think. I like to do special lunches on days when we plan to attend a performance in the evening.
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Jan 30th, 2013, 02:33 PM
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We looked into getting tickets for the ballet at the opera house but the website said that they were sold out. I will look into Fat Tire and we are thinking of the cruise on the Seine. Many years ago, 13 years actually, I did take a cruise on a small boat, where we sat outside on the deck with drinks and they went under all the bridges explaining the history of the bridges. It left from Pont Neuf in the evening. Anyone have any thoughts on that? Thank you again.
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Jan 30th, 2013, 02:37 PM
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<< It left from Pont Neuf >>

That's the one! It's called Vedettes du Pont Neuf. It's not only about the bridges.

You can get a discount coupon on line or pre-pay your tickets for a further discount. However I never buy the tickets ahead as you don't know what the weather will be.
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Jan 30th, 2013, 03:52 PM
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Also agree about Vedettes du Pont Neuf (I love it) and perhaps after that, take the metro to the Trocadero and walk out, turn left around the building and take in the twinkling of the Eiffel Tower (It starts around 9 or 10 depending on the time of year)
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Jan 30th, 2013, 05:58 PM
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Many options:

Night Seine cruise
Visit one of the museums open at night - Pompidou
A performance - check what ballet, opera, concert will be taking place
Film festival - they happen often in Paris - around specific theme, director, actors, etc (we say a triple play of Marx Brothers movies on the left bank that was incredible)
Taxi tour of lighted monuments
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Jan 30th, 2013, 06:50 PM
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A concert at saint-chapelle.
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Jan 10th, 2018, 09:02 AM
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C'mon amandaM. Your motives for digging up a series of old threads is pretty obvious.
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Jan 11th, 2018, 01:03 PM
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Not sure where you are staying but a few things come to mind:

Chateau O for wine tasting
Experimental Cocktail Club
The bar at Hotel Le Grand is lovely and you can order from their dessert tray if memory serves
Cafe de Flore or Le Deux Magot for dessert
I love the bar at George V
You might be able to just get drinks at Un Dimanche a Paris
Ciel de Paris - drinks with a VIEW
Also a spot like Freddy's wine bar, L'Avant Comptoir or Buvette Gastrotheque with all small plates might be good
Champagne Bar - Le Dokhan
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Jan 11th, 2018, 01:22 PM
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Oh damn, I had started to answer this seriously and then I saw it was another amanda special.
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Jan 11th, 2018, 01:57 PM
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Paris greeter. Definitely. You'll get to places where you wouldn't ever go. A unique experience.
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Jan 11th, 2018, 01:58 PM
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@kerouac hahahaha. Indeed
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