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Re: A day in Paris--on 24th Dec.

Re: A day in Paris--on 24th Dec.

Old Nov 4th 2004, 3:24 am
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David Gee
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"B Vaughan" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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    > On Tue, 02 Nov 2004 23:27:54 GMT, "David Gee" <[email protected]>
    > wrote:
    >>Don't miss the new gallery in the Louvre!
    >>Allow as much time as the kids can handle, eat in one of the basement
    >>cafeterias. The Egyptian exhibits are wonderful. Also try a *short*
    >>trip on the Seine - the hop-on-hop-off boats will take you from Eiffel
    >>Tower to Notre Dame; much of Notre dame is closed for renos, but the
    >>underground excavations of the old Roman town are worth a look -
    >>underground at opposite end of the square.
    > I don't think those boats run in December.

You are quite right -- the smaller "batobus" hop-on-hop-off service
(departures every 15 minutes) closes from early November to late March.

The much larger "bateaux-mouches" operate on a reduced
schedule in winter -- hourly instead of half-hourly. These offer 1-hour
narrated tours, and serve lunch and dinner aboard.
 

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