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Springtime in Paris – 7 Fun Things To Do & See

Eiffel Tower, Seine River Cruise and Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France– © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

Eiffel Tower, Seine River Cruise and Musee d’Orsay, Paris, France– © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

Paris in the Spring! What a perfect time of year (beat the crowds and the heat) to visit what many people believe to be the most romantic city in the world. Cruise along the picturesque Seine River, visit world-class museums (Musee d’Orsay is our favorite) and historical monuments, admire beautiful flowering gardens of Tuileries, Luxembourg and Versailles, stroll along the scenic boulevard of St. Germain-des-Pres and enjoy coffee, pastries and people-watching at one of the quaint sidewalk cafes. Explore Paris at your own leisurely pace or take one of these fun guided tours:

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“Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cezanne… Post Impressionist Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay” in San Francisco

“Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cézanne and Beyond:
Post Impressionist Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay”

September 25, 2010 – January 18, 2011


If you liked the previous exhibit (“Birth of Impressionism”), you’re gonna love this one even more… I know we did! The second of two exhibitions from the Musée d’Orsay’s permanent collection “Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cézanne and Beyond: Post Impressionist Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay” is on display at the de Young Museum in San Francisco (it runs thru’ January 18, 2011).

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Birth of Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay Exhibit at the de Young Museum, San Francisco

Birth of Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay exhibit
May 22 – September 6, 2010

We can’t wait to see this new exhibit from the Musée d’Orsay (our favorite museum in Paris) – it opens at the de Young Museum in San Francisco, California on May 22, 2010 and runs to September 6, 2010. It’s sure to be a spectacular exhibit.

“Birth of Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musee d’Orsay” will be followed in the fall of 2010 by a second exhibit – “Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cezanne and Beyond: Post Impressionist Masterpieces from the Musee d’Orsay.”  The de Young is the only museum in the world to host both of the Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay exhibitions, and this particular combination of paintings will never travel again – so get your tickets now before they sell out.

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