1 Day in Paris

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Itinerary by: Dan Hill
a year ago
Culture-Art Gallery Culture-Cathedral Culture-Church Culture-Historical Building Culture-Monument Culture-Museum Eat & Drink-Cafe Eat & Drink-Restaurant Eat & Drink-Wine Bar Nature-View point
Duration: 2 days

Starting early at La Madeleine, this whistle stop tour around Paris is a great introduction for those who only have 1 day in the City of Love.



Classic sights in central Paris

We strolled around on foot for most of the day - using the Metro in the evening to visit a great wine bar.
La Madeleine
6 Place de la Madeleine, 75008 Paris, France
L'├ęglise de la Madeleine - is a Church that was designed as a temple to the glory of Napoleon's army.
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Culture-Church Culture-Historical Building
Standard Free

10:00 - 12:00
Musee d'Orsay
62 Rue de Lille, 75007 Paris, France
The Musee d'Orsay is a museum in Paris, which holds mainly French art dating from 1848 to 1914. It houses sculptures, paintings, photography and furniture and the largest collection of impressionist and post-Impressionist masterpieces in the world. Hosted painters include Van Gogh, Monet, Sisley, Manet, Degas, Renoir, Seurat, Gauguin, and C├ęzanne. In 2019, the museum had over 3.6 million visitors.
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Culture-Art Gallery Culture-Museum Eat & Drink-Cafe Eat & Drink-Restaurant
Standard 14.00 EUR
Kids 11.00 EUR Under 18

Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Paris
6 Parvis Notre-Dame - Pl. Jean-Paul II, 75004 Paris, France
Cathe Notre-Dame de Paris ("Our Lady of Paris" in English), is a medieval Catholic cathedral in Paris. It is considered to be the finest example of French Gothic architecture.
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Culture-Cathedral Culture-Historical Building
Standard Free

20:30 - 22:00
Le Barav
3 Rue de la Corderie, 75003 Paris, France
A classic Parisian wine bar juxtaposed as a restaurant.
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Eat & Drink-Restaurant Eat & Drink-Wine Bar
Standard Free


We thoroughly enjoyed the wine at Le Barav - chosen by the somelier based upon our tastes. The place had a great atmosphere.

Getting there

We travelled here by Metro.

22:15 - 23:15
The Eiffel Tower / Tour Eiffel
Avenue Charles Risler, 75007 Paris, France
In 2019, 6.9 million visitors visited The Eiffel Tower - the 324 metre tall landmark that is Paris' most famous icon. Completed in 1889, for 41 years, it was the tallest man-made structure in the world. The tower has three levels for visitors, with restaurants on the first and second levels.
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Culture-Monument Eat & Drink-Restaurant Nature-View point
Standard 16.00 - 25.00 EUR
Kids 12.00 EUR Under 18


Around The Eiffel Tower in the evenings, there are vendors selling refreshments and wine - and if you are so inclined you can relax on the grounds and soak in the atmosphere.

About the author

As the founder of MapADay, I recognise the value of really useful online travel guides - written by fellow travellers. I founded MapADay to create a platform where anybody could share and promote their favourite travel itineraries - in a consistent format that travellers can easily follow. I also hope tour guides, operators, travel photographers and travel bloggers will promote their material on MapADay. I've lived in 5 different countries: UK, France, USA, Canada and now Denmark, and love exploring new places with my family - near and far.


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