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Truly Romantic - Paris Fast Facts

Sunday, August 14, 2011 - 0 Comments

Travel information for main attractions in Paris with entry fee, opening hours and nearest metro.

Eiffel Tower
The closest Paris Metro station to the Eiffel Tower is Champ de Mars / Tour Eiffel on line RER C. Other Metro stations close to the Eiffel Tower include Ecole Militaire on Line 8, and Bir-Hakeim on Line 6. The best view of the Eiffel Tower is actually from the opposite side of the river Seine at the Trocadéro, accessed by station Trocadéro on metro line 9 and line 6. 

Notre Dame
The closest Paris Metro stations to the Notre Dame Cathedral are:
    - St-Michel Notre Dame - RER B Train Line (blue)
    - St-Michel Notre Dame - RER C Train Line (yellow)
    - Cité - Line 4 (fuschia)

Sacre Coeur basilica
The closest Paris Metro stations to the basilica Sacre Coeur include:
     - Abbesses - Line 12 (green)
     - Anvers - Line 2 (blue)
     - Lamarck Caulaincourt - Line 12 (green)
As Montmarte is quite a hilly area of Paris, a cable car (Funiculaire de Montmarte) is available to take you from the base of the church grounds to the entrance of the basilica. The cable car fee is included in regular Paris Metro tickets and passes

Louvre Museum
The closest Paris Metro station to the Louvre Museum is Louvre Rivoli and Palais Royal Musée du Louvre, both on Line 1 (yellow) which travels underneath Rue de Rivoli. The closest RER station is Chatelet Les Halles on line RER A.

Arc de Triomphe
Closest Paris Metro stations to the Arc de Triomphe:
     - Charles de Gaulle Etoile - Line 1 (yellow)
     - Charles de Gaulle Etoile - Line 2 (blue)
     - Charles de Gaulle Etoile - Line 6 (green-blue)
     - Charles de Gaulle Etoile - RER A (red)

Paris Opera
The Opera House in Paris (Opéra Garnier) has several nearby metro stations including:
     - Opera (Line 3, Line 7, Line 8)
     - Chausée d’Antin La Fayette (Line 7, Line 9)
     - Auber on RER line A (Red) 

Attractions
Opening hours
Entry fee/ per person
3 day metro pass
NA
€20.70
Château de Versailles

€15 for palace only
Eiffel tower
9:30 a.m. to 11 p.m
At Easter weekend and during the Spring holidays: extended opening hours to midnight.
€13,40 - Lift entrance ticket to top
€8,20 - Lift entrance ticket (Only up to 2nd floor)
€4,70 - Stairs entrance ticket (Only up to 2nd floor)
Louvre museum
Monday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday: from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday, Friday: from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
€10
Arc de triomphe
10 a.m.-11 p.m.
€8
Notre dame cathedral
8:00 a.m to 6:45 p.m. (7:15 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays).
Free entrance for the church
Pantheon
10 a.m - 6 p.m.
€7
River Seine cruise
€13

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