Seeing Paris

Paris arrondissements, neighborhoods, day trips, museums, monuments, greenery, tours, guides, walks and wheels, cultural places open, closed and renovating

  • Leaves changing inside the Hotel Sully garden
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    A Paris Indian Summer

    It is warm, it is beautiful. Hard to stay inside and not enjoy the wildly bright colors. The annual glory of color shines inside the courtyard of Hotel Sully, the Marais, when the leaves are changing. Take a visit through the Paris Indian Summer video to see more of Hôtel de Béthune-Sully in the Marais, Jardin des Tuileries, Jardin des Plantes and the “Serres” (greenhouses). Hotel Sully is undergoing renovations and will open to the public in the future. This building is “in the heart of the Marais, one of the finest Louis XIII buildings in Paris and the residence of the family of Maximillien de Béthune, Duke of Sully,…

  • View from Eiffel Tower overlooking Quai Branly museum
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    Paris Seen From Above

    Give your eyes wings and let them fly over Paris. Let the documentarian, Yann Arthus-Bertrand take you swirling over the rooftops, into the shadows, and across the landscape of the City of Light. The video is an exclusive from the Paris Mayor’s office (Mairie de Paris). If it has been a while since you have been to Paris, after watching this video, the airlines should have a spike in traffic! The photographer, reporter and documentarian is already known for his latest film, “Home” and for his book, “Paris from Above” (Paris vu du Ciel). You will recognize Mr. Arthus-Bertrand’s handiwork from his other popular book and film projects “Earth from…