S: From Paris to Patras
BC: Day 11: Friday, March 15, 2012: Departure Day
FC: From Paris to Patras
1: I get to Paris on Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 9:55 PM | 1.I leave the USA form Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C. and land in Paris, France. | Charles De Gaulle Airport Paris, France
2: BON SOIR! It cost 32 Euros Per NIght and I stayed there for 3 Nights and 4 Days.
3: I stay at the Aloha Hostel on 1 Rue Borromee in the center of Paris, France.
4: Day 1, March 4, 2010 | PARIS | It costs 3.10 Euros to climb by stairs to the second level | Donnez-Moi un billet pour monter au haut d'Eiffel, s' il vous plait.
5: I went to the Eiffel Tower first, climbing the stairs over the top to get a view of the city.
6: Admission is free; it's a Sunday so the public are aloud to sit in on the service | Next I went to the Notre Dame Cathedral
7: International Mass starts at 11:30, so I stayed and listened to that
8: It holds France’s famous paintings as well as artifacts from Ancient Greece and Rome | Venus de Malio (Greek) | Next I went to the Louvre Museum. Tours and admission are free on Sundays. | The Sully Wing is above.
9: It contains “Napoleon’s Apartments” | The Richelieu Wing is above.
10: The Denon Wing | Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, The Winged Victory of Samothrace, and Michelangelo’s Rebellious Slave and Dying Slave
12: Aux Champs-Élysées, aux Champs-Élysées Au soleil, sous la pluie, midi ou minuit Il y a tout c'que vous voulez aux Champs-Élysées.
13: I began at the Arc de Triomphe and climbed to the top, which cost 8 euros.
15: Before heading back to the hotel i'd spend some time shipping on the Champs Elysee. My friend's mom works at Louis Vitton so I'd pay her a visit. I bought a purple clutch for $200.45!
16: Day 2: March 5, 2012 | Admission to the gardens and palace is free. It has benches and walk ways and many statues and even the famous Fontaine de Medicis.
17: Palace and Jardin du Luxemburg
18: Next, I went to the Pantheon and climbed to the top of the dome for 8 Euros.
20: The Opera Garnier: Entrance fee is 12 Euros. I came to watch a the show Faust. Tickets cost another 10 Euros.
21: My seat is one of the green/teal areas.
22: Day 3: March 6, 2012 | A quelle heaure est le train pour Versailles est quitter?
23: Metro ticket costs 5.80 Euros. I will spend the entire day in Versailles going around as much of the house and gardens as I can including the Hall of Mirris, MArie Antoinette's Peasant COttage, the Grand Trionon, and the Temple of Love. Admission is free for under 18 years old. | Day Trip to Versailles
24: Le Grand Trionon | The Gardens
25: Marie Antoinette's Peasant Cottage is directly below
26: A quick trip to Jeu de Paume would end the day. It's where the Tins Court Oath was made.
27: After going to Des Gteaux et du Pain for some authentic French breakfast under the Eiffel Tower, I take a Seine River Boat Tour for 11 Euros. | Day 4: March 7, 2012: Departure Day from Paris
28: After a three hour flight using Ryan Air, I arrived in Venice, Italy at 9:00 and went the the Venice Fish Hostel. It costs $44.11 per night. | The hotel has tour guides who take the guests out at night to enjoy Venice's nightlife.
30: We have Morning coffee at Pieve di Cadore, we see the Tre Cime peaks from Lake Misurina, and free time to explore Cortina d'Ampezzo. Also, we stop at Lake Santa Caterina and go up to the Cortina d'Ampezzo Mountains. | Day 5: March 8, 2012
31: Dolomite Mountains Small Group Day Trip from Venice: Tour Groups $169.71
32: Campo Santa Maria Formosa | Marco Polo's House | Went with a tour group to experience Venice in One Day $75.66 | Highlights include St. Mark's Basilica Campo Santa Maria Formosa, Marco Polo's House, an old merchant's warehouse and the most beautiful well-head in Venice, before finishing the tour near the Rialto Bridge and San Marco Square, a relaxing cruise on the Grand Canal and vists tot he prisons of the Doge's Palace.
33: Day 6: Friday, March 9, 2012
34: I leave Venice and take a train to Rome. I get there around 11:00 and go straight to my hotel: Kings Square Hotel. In all it costs $207.77!
36: Day 7: March 10, 2012 My day began at the Colleseum. Cost of tour is 12 Euros.
37: << Map of Rome | Dove si trova il Colosseo?
38: Piazza Navona
40: The Pantheon
42: Galleria Borghese | Admission is 12.50 Euros but tours are free.
43: Antonio Canova 's Pauline Bonaparte | Caravaggios’ The Boy with the Basket and Fruit | Bernini's David | Pieter Paul Rubens 'The Deposition
44: Cost is $6.40 for a tour | Next, I'd go to the Forum Forum Romanum and take a tour for $6.40
45: I'd eat at Bella Napoli, an authentic family own pizza place.
46: Day 8: March 11, 2012 Tour of the Vatican Cost is 29 Euros. | Pio Clementino Museum
47: Gallery of the Candelabras
48: The Gallery of the Geographical Maps
49: Gallery of the Tapestries
50: Raphael Rooms
52: St. Peter's Basilica
53: Sistine Chapel
54: Spanish Steps | ROME
56: Day 9: March 12, 2012. I get to Patras by 11:30 AM the next day and start touring. | I take a ferry from Rome to Patras, Greece.
58: Florida Blue Bay Hotel | It costs $88.42 a night. | Day 10: March 13, 2012
59: Saint Andrea’s
60: Patras Castle
61: Roman Odeon
62: Turkish Hot Baths Entrance free of 5 Euros | Day 11: March 14, 2012
63: Chateau of Achaia Clauss
65: Lunch at Taverna Labyrinthos I learned that going out th dinner in Greece was fancy. You dress up to show respect.
66: Ionian Beach