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Young Treasure Hunters in Paris

Planning a visit to the Louvre, the world’s largest museum, can be a daunting task, especially with children. From the long entry lines to the equally long, art-filled hallways, it’s no surprise that many young children quickly become impatient, overwhelmed and just plain bored. Parents, meet your solution: the Paris Muse Clues Tour.

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Beautiful Bridges of Paris

Stately and sold, mysterious and majestic: the 37 bridges of Paris that span the Seine River are a mixture of architectural styles, symbolism and history. The 482-mile Seine River cuts right through the center of Paris from east to west, originating in the hills that surround Dijon, in southwestern France, and flowing to the English Channel at the port cities of Honfleur and Le Havre. Combining form with function, the bridges of Paris are impossible to ignore and difficult not to be enchanted by. Below are just a few of our favorites:

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Five Amazing Experiences in the French Riviera

From the glamour of Cannes to the glitz of Saint Tropez, the French Riviera is as famous for its fast cars and chic celebrities as it is for the Mediterranean’s azure blue waters and charming villages. Enjoy the best of both worlds with a customized Barge Cruise and French Riviera vacation. Whether you live like a celebrity in St-Tropez, stroll through the quiet perfumed streets of Grasse or simply soak up the Mediterranean sun, a vacation in the French Riviera is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

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What’s New in Normandy for 2013 and 2014

Old abbeys, vibrant artists' gardens, historic beaches and charming fishing villages: Normandy, located just one to two hours from Paris by coach or rail, offers all that and more. Normandy, situated along the English Channel in northern France east of Brittany, is a fascinating region, rich in history, art, architecture and food.

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Open Markets in Paris

When we think of Paris, our mind conjures up visions of exquisite art, delicious wines, phenomenal perfumes, and fresh baked breads and pastries. The best part is that all of these wonderful things can be had by shopping in the open markets of Paris. Ooh la la!

If you have not had the pleasure of visiting the markets of Paris, you certainly must put this on your list of things to do the next time you visit the City of Love. Just about every district in Paris has their own open market and it is truly a fun and cultural experience that you do not want to miss out on.

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