Europe and the Mediterranean

Paris

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Directions

BY AIR

  • Paris Airport - Charles de Gaulle
  • Paris Airport - Orly
  • Paris Airport - Beauvais

BY LAND

  • By motorway, two ring roads bypass the city; the maximum speed is 80km/h
  • Train (SNCF); Paris has seven train stations in the centre; train TGV: http://www.sncf.com ; http://www.idtgv.com/ 
  • Paris is the second largest river port in Europe (Port de l’Arsenal, on the Seine)
  • To move around Paris: suburban train (RER), metro, bus, bicycle

Currency

euro

Where to sleep

Tourist office

25 Rue des Pyramides (near the Jardin des Tuileries and the Louvre); metro: Pyramides (line 7 and 14); RER: Auber (line A); tel. (+33) 08 92 68 30 00

To visit

Sights

  • City Island (îlle de la Cité), on the Seine (Workd Heritage Site by UNESCO)
  • Latin Quarter (Quartier Latin), a former university  district, along the Seine

Medieval monuments:

Museums

Also…

Do not forget

  • The Paris Museum Pass  allows you to visit museums at an affordable price
  • In Paris you can take guided tours with an interpreter, with a downloadable e-guide on your mobile phone and on a balloon
  • Paris facilitates and regulates the visit for the disable
  • Paris is a welcoming city; to prove it you just need to smile and use the terms «bonjour», «s’il vous plaît» and «merci»

More information

 
 

Ramon Llull quotations

 
«The gluttonous man, when not eating cries and when he has eaten he has regrets»
 

Messages about Ramon Llull

 
Ramon Llull studied Islam and Kabbalah with the intention to challenge the faith of Muslims and Jews, whom he considered “infidels”.
 

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