travelgrove Travel Tips
 

Pay attention on your words, Paris, France

 
01
    
Legend
  • General travel tip
  • City center
Distance from city center: n/a
danpop's pictureby danpop General travel tip
added on the 30th of June, 2009
One thing to remember when visiting really impressive monuments, like Louvre, the Eiffel Tower or the Arc de Triomphe. This sights are heavily guarded, and I heard from many people that they are particularly vigilant for any words that seems close to terror: like Terrorism, Osama ben Laden, maybe some words in Arabic or talking about explosives. They can take you away just for this, and you'll miss all the fun when you'll have to explain to the police the truth. So don't play.

 
View from Arc de Triomphe on Eiffel TowerThe ugly gardians on Notre Dame
 
 
 
General
tips

Recent travel tips for Paris

  • Take a bottle of water with you
    If you visit Paris by foot during summer, or when the temperatures are really really high, you better take with yourself a bottle of water. The fact is that at certain landmarks the only water you can find is from streets salesmen. They [...]
    D: n/a10
  • Sainte-Chapelle
    While entrance to Notre Dame and Sacre Coeur are free of charge, for going inside Sainte-Chapelle, there is an entrance fee. Frankly I don't remember well how much it was, what I can recall is that the amount seemed infirm to me compared to [...]
    D: 1.5mi00
  • Bargains in Paris
    For buying souvenirs from Pris I recommend also trying the ambulant shoppers findable all over the capital's streets, even on the famous Champs d'Elysees. What is the gain? You can negotiate a really good price, for the souvenirs, as they [...]
    D: n/a10
  • The ugly gardians on Notre Dame
    On top of the Notre Dame Cathedral In Paris, you can see some really ugly creatures that look like a devil. One can wonder what are those doing on top of a christian chuch. The purpose is to throw away the water and they are said to guard [...]
    D: n/a10
  • entry fee for Notre Dame de Paris
    While going inside Notre Dame de Paris is free of charge, climbing the towers costs 5.5 euros. It's not much compared to what you see (This is only from what I heard from other friends that climbed up there, we were in a hurry and it was a [...]
    D: 1.7mi10

Things about Paris you may be interested in

 
 
 
guides

Recommended

Paris Sights

Saint Chapelle   This is located near Notre Dame.  Though small, it is very famous due to its breathtaking stained glass windows and vaulted ceilings.  These features are assumed to be the most beautiful in the whole world.  Notre Dame Cathedral   Reaching the top would give you amazing views of Paris and take a closer look with its famous gargoyles.  It took over 180 years to build this [...]
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Goa, Burkina Faso
About to turn 30? Well, there's no reason to panic. In fact, you should enjoy the new stage of your life. However, there are some things one must...
General: 7 Must Visit Destinations Before You Turn 30

Havana, Cuba
We saw the La Guarida restaurant featuring in the Oscar nominated movie “Strawberry and Chocolate” and when we visited Havana, we had to go...
Food: La Guarida Restaurant in Havana

 

Roussillon, France
You should really visit the valley with the grounds existing in several colours, done by nature.
Outdoors Activities: The valley

Argos, Greece
If you´re interested in ancient greek culture, you shouldn´t miss the ancient city of Argos, with it´s theater, cut in the rocks and the agora.
General: The ancient city

 

Eger, Hungary
If you are interested in history and you like old castles, don't miss the Castle of Eger. It is very well maintained, it has a museum, a torture...
History & Culture: The Castle of Eger

Lehr, India
There is nothing quite like riding over the beautiful Himalayan mountains on the iconic Royal Entfield – we invite you to come and discover...
Sports & Wellness : Motorcycle Tour to Ladakh & Leh

 

Reykjavik, Iceland
Icelanders love their coffee. In fact, they enjoy it so much that Iceland is ranked fourth in the world for its coffee habit. It's guessed that...
Food: Where to Eat and Drink in Reykjavik ?

Ostuni, Italy
Antony is the best place to eat in all Ostuni. It's run by the owner family and they really make you feel yourself at home all the time. Prices are...
Food: Antony

 

Bucharest, Romania
Walking tour in Braila city -historical places,churches,main touristic objectives.Come and find more about Braila city with a local guide !
Sightseeing: Braila city tour

Waikiki, Hawaii
Diamond Head is one of the most famous vulcanic craters in the world. It was named by British sailors in the 17th century because of the shining of...
Outdoors Activities: Diamond Head

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*