Au Revoir Paris

paris day 3

It was our last day in Paris and we decided to spend our last morning in Notre Dame. It’s the prettiest little area.

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We ventured into the Cathedral and it was breath taking. Everywhere you look there is more gothic detail and huge stained glass windows.

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We visited the Treasury inside the Cathedral for a small fee and it’s a must see. It holds all different kinds of precious gifts and artefacts mostly made with gilt bronze, silver, gold, diamonds and precious stones.

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After visiting the Cathedral, we ate lunch and found, by complete chance, the Shakespeare and Company book shop.

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I’m an avid reader and love a good bookshop. I’m always on the look out for my next favourite book store and this is it. I spotted the store out of the corner of my eye and knew it was the most famous bookshop in Paris (and possibly the world) so obviously we stepped inside.

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It is a haven for book lovers. There is a great selection of rare and popular books and even a separate area for children’s books. There is inspiration everywhere you look. We spent a good hour strolling through the eccentric corridors of the store but I could have stayed all day. It is the perfect book store.  Also, when you buy a book from the store they can stamp it with a Shakespeare and Co stamp which I think is a great idea! I will definetely be returning to Paris just to visit here again – it’s THAT good!

We finished our time in Paris with a long stroll along Rue Saint-Honoré marvelling at the beautiful shop store fronts and finally made a trip to Laduree for my favourite treat: macaroons.

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Paris has no bad angles; everywhere you look is postcard perfect.
I’m already planning my next trip and can’t wait to get back.

Where are your favourite places to go when in Paris?

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