We have just come back from an extraordinary month extended vacation by way of the USA with our wonderful mates, The Grinceris. Considering the fact that we began Flying The Nest more than 4 years ago we have never ever merely gone on a vacation, leaving our camera behind (and this technically didn’t take place this time either as we did film a round up video with all the memories we collected from the month).
Right after our vacay we had been itching to film some new travel series for you all and we had an overwhelming quantity of you wanting to see extra of Eastern Europe. So we jumped on the net to obtain the least expensive way for us to get from LA to Europe and we identified a $500 flight direct to Paris … completed deal!
We gave ourselves a 24 hour layover in the city of like, ahead of flying out to start off a brand new adventure in Slovakia. If you have an upcoming trip or layover in Paris coming up we filmed our whole day, sharing with you how to have the best 24 hour layover right here in this magical city.
Verify into The Peninsula Paris
If you are going to be spending only one particular evening in Paris we believe it is okay to treat your self and keep in a hotel you have often dreamed of experiencing. For us that hotel is The Peninsula Paris, this is the queen of luxury hotels in Paris and we had been fortunate sufficient to collaborate with them on a two evening keep.
When coming to Paris for such a quick quantity of time place is important. The Peninsula is ideal by the Arc de Triomphe, a quick stroll from the Champs-Élysées and a couple of metro stops away from the Eiffel Tower. The rooms are wonderful and spacious and the views from the 6th floor restaurant give you an incredible view more than the city.
eight:00 am – Love Breakfast at the Hotel
The breakfast at The Peninsula Hotel is subsequent level. Croissants, fresh fruit, yoghurt, eggs cooked precisely the way you like it, baskets overflowing with baked goods… its essentially the breakfast of dreams! Even if you are not staying at the hotel we very advise heading right here one particular morning just to practical experience their breakfast.
9:00 am – Take a stroll (and a cheeky shop) down Champs-Élysées
This wonderful street is 1.9km extended and is complete of boutique shops and division shops. We walked the whole strip and could have completed a small purchasing of our personal. We advise coming out early when the shops just upon as the street is way much less busy and numerous coffee shops and bakeries have just opened up prepared for you to appreciate a croissant or two as you shop.
11:00 am – Fast take a look at to the Louvre & Notre Dame
If you are coming to Paris, even just for a day, you want to tick of at least a couple of the iconic sights. Two of our favourites are the Louvre and Notre Dame. Even although we did not have time to enter, just getting in their presence is particular sufficient. We walked right here all the way from our hotel, which took about an hour, but permitted us to seriously get a really feel for the city and stumble upon spots we would have missed if we took the metro.
12:00 pm – Lunch at Le Tribeca
We had been hunting for a lunch spot close to the Eiffel Tower that served baked camembert and following a small google search we stumbled upon this cute small spot referred to as Le Tribeca. The meals right here was scrumptious and they have seating along the pedestrian street which produced a wonderful setting for a romantic lunch with each other.
two:00 pm – Dessert at Pierre Hermé
When of our all time favourite dessert shops in Paris is Pierre Hermé. There is one particular ideal close to the Eiffel Tower and this is exactly where you will obtain the tastiest macaroons ever!
four:00 pm – Afternoon Seine River Boat Cruise
For only €15 you can cruise along the Seine River taking you by way of the center of Paris. The cruises leave from the Eiffel Tower and is a wonderful way to see a lot of the city, specially if you go in the late afternoon. The boat leaves just about every 30 minutes so you do not need to have to be concerned about missing your boat and you can opt for a glass of champagne as you cruise by way of the city.
We got our tickets right here.
six:00 pm – Watch the sunset on best of the Eiffel Tower
A take a look at to Paris is not comprehensive devoid of heading up the Eiffel Tower. It is such an iconic landmark and a sight you do not want to miss. As we only had one particular day right here in Paris we decided to buy skip-the-line tickets so we didn’t waste most of the day lining up. We decided to go for the 6pm session and as soon as you are up there you can keep as extended as you like. Watching the sun set more than such a best day was the cherry on best of this incredible layover!
We got our tickets right here.
eight:00 pm – Take in the final handful of moments in this magical city
When you head back down the Eiffel Tower we advise taking a seat in the grassed location, grab a crepe and take in the final handful of moments in this magical city. When the sun sets the tower lights up and is one particular of our favourite sights to practical experience right here in Paris.
Thanks to The Peninsula Paris for inviting Flying The Nest to keep at your wonderful hotel, as often all opinions are our personal.