Note: P=page number in the DK travel guides for Paris and Amsterdam.
M= Metro line exit closes to site
Times site open (?a-?b)
When we make an itinerary we may not get to each site; we plan more that we may do.
Paris #5/Amsterdam This is our 5th trip to Paris, so we are going to some smaller sites not major sites.
Day 1... Delta Flight to Paris
Day 2 Wednesday April 12, 2006
A. CONCIERGERIE M=CITE (P-81)( 10A-5P) Did not get to this site
B. CRYPT ARCHEOLOGIQUE M=CITE (P-81)(10A-5P) Did not get to this site
C. MUSEE GUATAVE MOUREAU M=TRINITE (P-231)(11A-5P) Great museum
Day 3 Amsterdam
A. Train 6:55 from Paris Nord train #9309
B. RIJKSMUSEUM (P-130) (10A-5P) Under restoration but still great museum
C. THE REMBRANDT HOUSE MUSEUM (P-62) (10A-5P) A great museum.
D. OUDE KERK (CHURCH) (P-68) (11A-5P) (Not open outside was beautiful)
Day 4 Amsterdam
A. KEUKENHOF GARDENS (P-181) This was great, the flowers were beautiful
Take the train from Amsterdam to Leiden and Keukenhof express to the gardens (bus 57)
B. VAN GOGH MUSEUM (P-134) (10a-5p) We went to a concert here at night this is a great museum, no pictures
C. BOAT TRIP IN CANALS (P-276) This was a great trip; it was about an hour trip
Day 5 Amsterdam
A. NIEUW ZIJDE SHOPPIND AREA (p-71) We walked from the Railroad station up Kalverstraat street
B. NIEUWE KIRK (CHRUCH) (charged to get in and no pictures... ok)
C. TRIP BACK TO PARIS train THALYS #9356 @ 4:56 pm 4 hours
Day 6 Paris Sunday April 16 Easter
A. NOTRE DAME SERVICE (M=CITE) (P=82) Crowded, but this service was beatiful
B. ST EUSTACHE CHURCH (M=LES HALLES) (P=114) This is a beautiful church with beautiful windows
C. MUSEE CARNAVALET (M=ST PAUL) (P=96) Was not open
D. PLACE DE VOSGES (M= BASTILLE, ST PAUL) (P 94) This is a beautiful park and square
E. MONMARTRE SHOPPING (M=ABBESSES) (P-219) This is full of shops supposed to be bargains?
Day 7 Paris Monday April 17
A. ST GERMAIN DES PRES (M=ST GERMAIN) (P-138) This is a beautiful church painted columns and windows
B. ST SEVERIEN (M= ST MICHEL) (P=151) We did not make it to this church
C. MUSEE EUGENE DELACROIX (M=ST GERMAIN) (P=138) Was not open
D. LUNCH AT MAGOTS FAMOUS CAFE we enjoyed this cafe
E. SHOPPING IN THE LATIN QUARTER Nice shopping here
Day 8 Paris Tuesday April 18
A. THE LOUVERE (M=PALAIS ROYAL/LOUVRE)(P 122/129) We visit this museum every time in Paris
B. SHOPPING RU DE RIVOLI AND MADELEINE AREA Great shopping areas
Day 9 Paris Wednesday April 19
A. MALMASON (M= DEFENSE THEN BUS 258)(P-255) This was a great museum, wonderful...
B. EIFFEL TOWER (RER= CHAMP DE MARS)(P 192) End our trip here always, leave to pack for trip home
Day 10 Trip home