My European Vacation
Five fabulous days in France and Italy
Hotel Westminster Opera (13 Rue De La Paix, Paris, 75002 France). The room rate is $295 and includes complimentary wired and wireless internet, hair dryer, toiletries, and daily newspaper.
Place Vendôme Morning Tour
Tuesday, April 30th 2013 at 9:30am
The massive column in the center of this square was built to honor one of Napoleon's victories. It is made from over 100 cannon plates. Napoleon stands at the top holding a sword and a globe. During the 1871, the column was taken down but was rebuilt later.
Many famous people lived on this square including Chopin.
Bird's eye view of Place Vendome
Note the corners which make the square look like an octagan.
The Place Vendome at Night
The square is lined with shops and hotels.
Make sure to have your picture taken in this historic sqaure.
The Louvre Afternoon Tour
Tuesday, April 30th 2013 at 12-5pm
2 Place Carrousel
Enjoy lunch at one of the 15 resturants at the Louvre. If the weather is nice, you can sit outside and enjoy the gardents. Check online for room closures as you plan your tour. Here are several things you will not want to miss:
Head back to the hotel via the metro and get ready for dinner.
Wednesday, May 1st 2013 at 7:30am-5:45pm
16 Cloître Notre Dame
over looking the city
Chartre Rose Window
The view at the northern wall. Watch the sunlight stream into the darken church.
Notice the different spires.