Our Monthly walking Tour of the Must-see spots in Paris' 20 Arrondissements.
This month: Paris 2eme
1. 9am: Cafe de la Paix MAP
Start the day with breakfast in this classic famed cafe watching the grand Opera Garnier directly ahead.
There are a labyrinth of hidden passages across Paris built since the 18thC. Many are in the 2eme discover these gems starting @ Passage des Princes. Enjoy the boutique specialty shops and amazing architecture of these passages de Paris.
A quick walk from Passage des Princes above. Home to the Grevin Musee.
4. 10.40am: Passage des Panoramas MAP
A quick walk from Passage Jouffroy above
5. 11.00am: Enjoy brunch/early lunch at Organic delicious Cafe Bioboa
(amazing food in a tres chic decor and environment) MAP
6. 12.15pm: Spot of shopping MAP
7. 1.30pm: Passage du Caire and
Passage du Ponceau MAP
Passage du Grand Cerf MAP
8. 2.30pm: Rue Montorgueil & Storhr MAP
9. 3.30pm: Basilique Notre Dame des Victories MAP
Quick stop and admire one of the ten minor basiliques in France
10. 4.00pm: Coffee @ Telescope MAP
One of Paris' BEST cafe spots in a narrow unassuming street.
11. 5pm: Passage Choiseul MAP
Final Passage pleasure for the day...
12. 5.30pm: Aperitif @ Harrys NY Bar MAP
A Paris institution!
13. 6pm: Theatre des Bouffes Parisians MAP
Check the program for this Paris theatre, shows start from 6pm - drama, opera, theatre, symphonies (2pm kids shows)
14. 7pm: Pre-drinks @ Willis Wine Bar MAP
Another Paris institution!
15. 8pm: Dinner @ Bistrot Vivinne MAP
Decadent interior, ambience, service and food!
16. 10pm: Kick on @ Experimental Cocktail Bar MAP Or at 'Frenchie' MAP
(you may like to have a dinner here too one day)!
16. 11pm: Stay up Late @ Silencio MAP
Other spots to note:
Le Gaite Lyrique - for cultural performances, music/concerts. Check website for events and times HERE
Opera Comique - French Theartre. Program online HERE
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