Evening cruise on the River Seine

A perfect way to end our Trafalgar Tour, July 2012, ‘best of France’ … a cruise on the River Seine on a gorgeous evening, after our dinner at Au Pied le Cochon

.. come and join us …

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Pont Alexandre III …

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Musée d’Orsay ..

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Passeralle des Arts – Paris’ first cast-iron bridge  (1804) …

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‘Love locks’ on the bridge ..

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Pont Neuf .. Paris’ oldest standing bridge.  The first stone was laid by Henri III in 1578 – opened in 1607 ..

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IMG_7493“Bonjour ” 🙂   …

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Notre Dame ..

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Pont au Double ..

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Notre Dame …

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IMG_7516Turning point on the river …

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The Conciergerie – the France’s chief prison during the Revolution ..

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Pont de Bir Hakeim ..

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This was the ‘cherry on top ‘  .. the Eiffel Tower, as seen from the river,  twinkling with fairy lights  !!

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En route back to the hotel, Mark took us for our last look at the Eiffel Tower from Trocadéro …

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Thank you, Trafalgar Tours, Mark and Marc for a truly amazing trip around France 🙂

Snippets from our own two days in Paris will follow ..

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One Response to Evening cruise on the River Seine

  1. This is such an super way to see the city. I’m amazed at the amount of people relaxing next to the river

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