All right, so we have found the hotel, the next stop is going to be Ile de la cite – this is where you will find Notre Dame, Hotel Dieu, Palais de Justice, Saint Chapelle (you have to go inside), Conciergerie, Square du Vert Galant and Point Neuf, Walk along the Seine River. This should all be done on day one.
Day two, you are going to explore:
Luxembourg Quarter: Jardin and Palais du Luxembourg, Place and Church Saint Sulpice.
Saint Germain des pres: 1-2 hours walk on Boulevard saint Germain, Saint Germain church, Les deux Maogots café and café de fleur, Musee d’Orsay (3 well deserved hours).
Tuileries Quarter: Jardin des tuileries, Musee de Louvre, Place de la Concorde and the Luxor Obelisk, Long walk on Avenue des Champs Elysees with its wide sidewalks and fine shopping (2-3 hours), Arc de Triomph, Grand and Petit Palais, Alexandre III bridge.
Eiffel Tower: at night (sparkling lights for 5 minutes on the hour), Taxi back to hotel.
Finally, day three:
Les Marais Quarter: Rue de Rivoli, Place des Vosges, Musee Carnavalet (free/30 minutes), Musee Picasso (well deserved 2 hours), Falafel and Shawarma sandwiches at L’As du Falafel on Rue des Rosiers (a must try)
Beaubourg and LesHalles: Pompidou Centre, Le defenseur du temps clock, Fontaine des Innocents
Bateau Bus: river trip from under the bridge of Notre Dame to the Eiffel tower stop (60 minutes, 12 Euros).
Les invalides and Eiffel tower Quarter: Eiffel tower at the day light. Hotel des Invalides, Musee de L’Armee, Dome church and Napoleon‘s Tomb, Musee Rodin., Taxi to Montmartre.
Montmartre: Sacre-Coeur church (gorgeous inside and out/ gypsy music on its stairs before sundown), Place de Tertre (full of portraitists), Place des Abbesses, Moulin Rouge, Metro back to Hotel.
What a trip!
I hope you enjoyed this post and more importantly I hope you have found something interesting and helpful for you. If you decide to use this little guide in your trip to Paris, please let me know if you liked it, if it was helpful or if you want to add or remove some places from the list. Thank you!