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48 hours in Paris: What you simply must not miss under any circumstances

Paris is a city that deserves to be visited several times in your life. I’d actually go as far as saying that it needs to be visited regularly because it will always surprise you with new areas, exhibitions, events and venues. If you are someone who likes to take advantage of last-minute deals and are also lucky enough to find a cheap flight to Paris for a weekend, here’s our recommendation for what you simply must not miss. And with precisely this in mind, we have created these walking tours of the city to be used in conjunction with the PLAYandTOUR Paris audio guide so that you can  ...

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Around the Montparnesse Cemetery in Paris

Planned by Napoleon in the 19th century and covering an area of 19 hectares, Montparnasse Cemetery, formerly known as The South Cemetery, is the second cemetery in Paris in terms of extension and was formerly located on the outskirts of the city, replacing smaller cemeteries in the old town. Inaugurated on the 25th of July, 1824, it soon became the final resting place of many a well-known personality, including writers Guy de Maupassant and Julio Cortazar, engineer André Citroën, existentialist Jean-Paul Sartre, photographer Man Ray, actress Jean Seberg and sculptor Auguste Bartholdi,  ...

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Disneyland Paris, Walt Disney Studios Park and Disney Village

Euro Disney opened in 1992. Today, it’s called Disneyland Paris. In 2002, Walt Disney Studios Park opened next door offering experiences that are more related to the world of cinema to delight young and old alike. And then there’s Disney Village, an ideal place to go shopping and eat out and the location of the Wild West Show, among other attractions. Disneyland Paris This is the quintessential park where you can spend hours strolling through its different areas, seeing Disney characters and going on rides. Here are the areas you’ll find: Main Street USA, New Orleans style from the  ...

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A walking tour through Montmartre inspired by Amélie

I clearly remember the day I went to see the film Amélie. More than 10 years ago, but I still remember. It was a rainy autumnal day – it must have been October or November. And it was one of those days when I went to the cinema alone hoping to enjoy a good film. My expectations were high (not always good) because I had thoroughly enjoyed Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s previous two films – his big screen debut Delicatessen in 1991 and The City of Lost Children in 1995. And I fell in love with Amélie. Literally. Audrey Tautou herself, the pace of the film, the magic of the script, its  ...