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New Lido Show 2015

New Lido Show 2015

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Lido de Paris has been preparing a new show for you, one that will carve new memories in your cortex, and will amaze you on the next Spring 2015.

The Lido has entrusted the design of the new production to the internationally renowned director Franco Dragone, whose work has already captivated more than 85 million people, all around the world. Read more
Departing Paris

Departing Paris

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When it's time to say au revoir to the City of Lights, you'll need to find your way to one of the two international airports, Roissy Charles de Gaulle (CDG) or Orly (ORY). Read more
Travelers With Special Needs

Travelers With Special Needs

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France extends a sincere welcome for persons who use wheelchairs, have other mobility restrictions, are sight- or hearing-impaired, or otherwise need special assistance. An effort has been made in public places to provide access ramps, handicapped accessible restrooms, reserved parking spaces, and specially-equipped telephone booths. Read more
Emergency Telephone Numbers

Emergency Telephone Numbers

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Emergency Telephone Numbers in Paris!

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Driving In France

Driving In France

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The main car rental companies have offices in all railroad stations, airports, and larger cities. European rental cars will have manual transmissions unless you request an automatic. We recommend reserving a vehicle in advance, before coming to France. Read more
Eiffel Tower Glass Selfies

Eiffel Tower Glass Selfies

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The millions of tourists who flock to the Eiffel Tower will be treated to a new glass floor, creating a sensation of walking on air nearly 200 feet above ground. The $37.5 million reconstruction is likely to become a prime location for “selfies,” with the first visitors spending time on the floor turning their phones towards themselves and the glass floor below. –Thea Breite Read more
Telephones and Letters

Telephones and Letters

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France has made a substantial investment in bringing modern communications technology to everyday life. The French communications industry is sophisticated and dynamic, an impressive engine of French industry Read more
Montmartre Funicular Paris

Montmartre Funicular Paris

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The funicular railway of Montmartre, called the Funiculaire de Montmartre in French, debuted in the summer of 1900. The Montmartre funicular is an automatic funicular railway serving the Montmartre neighborhood of Paris, in the Eighteenth arrondissement. It is operated by the RATP, the Paris transport authority. It was opened on 13 July 1900 and was entirely rebuilt in 1935 and again in 1991. Read more
Health and Safety

Health and Safety

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Take heart in knowing that Paris is quite safe, and that French healthcare providers are well-trained, compassionate, and efficient. This page provides advice on how to stay safe and healthy, and what to do if you become ill or injured. Read more
What to do for Valentine’s day in Paris?

What to do for Valentine’s day in Paris?

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February 14th, well known day for Valentine’s Day!!! Here is our selection to celebrate V-Day with your love one while in Paris for this very romantic and special night for people around the world….. Read more