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Porto instead of Paris

While every list of the most overrated tourist attractions has the Eiffel Tower on it, no traveler complains about Porto’s impressive, double-decker Dom Luís I Bridge (designed by a disciple of Gustav Eiffel). In lieu of the Louvre, head to the new World of Wine museum. At 592,000 square feet, it’s nearly as …

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US Vaccinated visitors may get to enjoy Paris this summer

American visitors who have been vaccinated may get to enjoy France’s culture, gastronomy and natural assets this summer as the country works on plans to reopen tourism. President Emmanuel Macron said that the country’s lockdown should start easing from early May, and officials from the French government and the White House are …

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20 best free things to do in Paris, France

City of love, fashion capital, literary paradise… Paris has many different guises. And while museum entry can be steep and fine dining comes at a premium, the French capital can also be a cheap date. Whether you go weak at the knees for soaring church spires or want to rub elbows at …

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5 Things You Need To Know about the Notre Dame Cathedral restoration

Recently, the iconic Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris reached a milestone in its renovation, after 200 tons of scaffolding was removed from the damaged landmark following the fire in April 2019. The subject of a new PBS science series, NOVA, a one-hour special called Saving Notre Dame was unveiled recently, exploring the deep history of the site, …

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