Evening cruise on the River Seine

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 ..

IMG_7474Musée du Louvre ..

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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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