European City Breaks
Paris- 4* Hôtel Mercure Paris Notre-Dame
From €429pp including river cruise
- Depart From
- Fly from Cork
- Departure Date
11 Feb 2023 - 14 Feb 2023
Other dates available
- 3 nights
- Paris, France
- From €429pp including river cruise
Fly from Cork to Paris this spring and spend two nights in this beautiful hotel, as you explore the world's most romantic city on a Valentine's Day break. Includes River Seine Cruise!
A 5-minute walk from Notre Dame Cathedral, Île de la Cité and Île Saint-Louis, opposite the Sorbonne and right in the heart of the Latin Quarter, the Mercure Paris Notre Dame Saint Germain des Prés hotel enjoys a prime location.
Guestrooms are comfortable and contemporary, with air-conditioning, satellite TV and tea & coffee making facilities. There's a hotel bar in which guests can enjoy a drink, and a host of restaurants within walking distance.
The Saint-Michel RER station is just five mintues walk from the hotel, and this provides direct access to the Palace of Versailles. Notre-Dame Cathedral, Île de la Cité and Île Saint-Louis are all within easy walking distance of the hotel. The perfect spot for a relaxing, romantic stay in Paris.
Louvre Museum Skip-the-Line Guided Tour with Venus de Milo & Mona Lisa from €63 (Book early!)
Experience culture and art through the ages with a small-group tour of Paris’ epic Louvre Museum. Jump the queue and learn about some of the museum’s 35,000 artworks across eight themed galleries from your art historian guide. Then enjoy time on your own to explore, viewing paintings, sculpture, and architecture from 450 BC to the 19th century. Numbers are limited to 25 on this small-group tour or upgrade your ticket to a private tour exclusive to just your group.
- Choose to upgrade for a private tour of the Louvre
- Guided walking tour inside the Louvre Museum
- Skip the line for a speedy entry See the 'Venus de Milo' and 'Mona Lisa'
- Enjoy commentary from an English-speaking guide, plus audio headsets so you can hear clearly
- A small-group tour limited to 25 people maximum or a private tour exclusive to only your group
Bateaux Parisiens Seine River Dinner Cruise from €118
the city’s famed monuments, such as the Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, and Ile de la Cité aboard a luxury Bateaux Parisiens riverboat. Soak up the magic of Paris from an onboard dining room while enjoying a gourmet 3-course meal. Please note that Champagne and live music are also included on select 8:30pm departures.
- Evening cruise along the Seine River
- Sip on a glass of Champagne when you board your boat (for 8:30pm dinner cruises only)
- Enjoy a 3-course à la carte dinner with wine
- See iconic Paris attractions that line the Seine’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed riverbanks
Save time, money and ensure your place: book these tours with us before you fly. Want to try a different Paris experience? There are a huge variety of tours and excursions available. Please ask us for more information.
Jardin du Luxembourg
This beautiful city park contains hundreds of statues, fountains and monuments- including the first model for the Statue Of Liberty
I Love You Wall
This artwork features the words 'I love you' in over 300 languages and is a great place for a taking a romantic holiday snap
Catacombes de Paris
Over 200 miles of subterranean tunnels lie beneath the city, with a small portion open to visitors. Visitor numbers are restricted so buying tickets ahead of time is recommended
The global symbol of Paris, take in the views of the city, visit one of the tower's resaurants or simply enjoy the nightime lightshow from the ground (to cut down on waiting times, pre-booking tickets is highly advised)
Discover the history of radioactivity research in the former office and lab space once used by Marie and Pierre Curie. Don't worry- it's been deconaminated
Musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac
This fascinating museum displays examples of the indigenous art and cultures of Africa, Asia, Oceania and the Americas
The world's largest art museum is home to a wealth of treasures including Ancient and Renaissance works- most famously the Mona Lisa
Museum of the History of Medicine
With over 1,500 exhibits, this museum is home to some of the oldest medical instruments in Europe, including surgical kits from the battle of Waterloo
Le Louxor Palais du Cinema
Abandoned for decades before being restored in 2013, this beautiful 1920's Egyptian Revival movie theatre has a bar upstairs on the secret rooftop
Shakespeare and Company
This iconic bookstore has links to an incredible array of writers, including Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs, Bertolt Brecht, Ted Hughes, Samuel Beckett, Naomi Klein, Dave Eggers and Jonathan Safran
Notre-Dame de Paris
Iconic medieval cathedral famously adorned with gargoyles and chimeras over an ancient crypt. Usually there are guided tours but now visitation is subject to restoration work after the 2019 fire.
Musée des Arts et Métiers
This museum houses one of the world's best collections of scientic instruments, including Foucault’s pendulum, a theatre of automata and the first steam-powered automobile
House of Nicolas Flamel
Now an atmospheric restaurant, the walls of the home of the famous 15th century alchemist are adorned with strange symbols
The Room of Endangered and Extinct Species
This gallery holds over 250 rare taxidermy specimens, including a quagga, a Hawaiʻian ʻōʻō (an extinct Moho bird), a Barbary lion and the only complete black emu skeleton
This complex houses several military museums and is home to the tomb of Napoleon Bonaparte
Salvador Dalí Sundial
Installed on the wall at 27 Rue Saint Jacques by the famous artist in 1966, this sundial looks great but does not work- a somewhat appropriate nod to the surrealist's persona
Place de la Concorde
The largest public square in the captial, this plaza is adorned with statues and a 3000 year old Egyptian obelisk
Paris Point Zero
Visit the site from which all French locations are thought to be measured and kiss your loved one, throw a coin or spin in a circle for good luck
Centre Georges Pompidou
This iconic avant-garde building is home to the National Museum Of Modern Art
Musée des Arts Forains
This beautiful museum is home to antique carnival rides from 1850 onwards. Visitors may ride on some of the attrations, though pre-booking is required.
Looking for more recommendations and to pre-book your Paris activities? Chat to our travel experts.
Price per person is based on 2 adults sharing, and includes:
- Return flights from Cork
- Priority boarding
- 10kg cabin bag
- 3 nights accommodation at the 4* Hotel Mercure Paris Notre-Dame
- Seine River Cruise
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