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Old May 26th, 2014, 07:58 PM
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Headed to London, Paris and Rome in a couple days, my days are pretty well taken up, but what should the wife and I do at night?
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Old May 26th, 2014, 08:08 PM
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Old May 26th, 2014, 08:10 PM
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Headed to London, Paris and Rome in a couple days, my days are pretty well taken up, but what should the wife and I do at night?
Is it your first visit?

If it is see all the tourist attractions ... Then the next time you are free do do something interesting.
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Old May 26th, 2014, 08:13 PM
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First time in London and Paris, second in Rome, my wife has never been to Europe. I want to go out and see the night life. We are in Europe for 8 or 9 days.
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London...pubs, Tower of London, Victoria and Albert, pubs, go to a show, pubs, Piccadilly Circus, pubs, harrows in Knightsbridge, Windsor castle, Nottinghill Markets, pubs

Paris...Eiffel tower (duh), restaurants on the seine, walk around and shop, perfumery row, restaurant and wines, the gardens at the seine, the louvre

Rome....Spanish steps, colluseum, pasta, restaurants, old town, Vatican City, cistene chapel, restaurants....red wine

Then come home and go on a vacation to get over this!!!!
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London...pubs, Tower of London, Victoria and Albert, pubs, go to a show, pubs, Piccadilly Circus, pubs, harrows in Knightsbridge, Windsor castle, Nottinghill Markets, pubs

Paris...Eiffel tower (duh), restaurants on the seine, walk around and shop, perfumery row, restaurant and wines, the gardens at the seine, the louvre

Rome....Spanish steps, colluseum, pasta, restaurants, old town, Vatican City, cistene chapel, restaurants....red wine

Then come home and go on a vacation to get over this!!!!
Never been to Paris, but I concur with the London/Rome reccos by Jonesy
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If you go to the Eiffel Tower, buy your tickets online. You can pick the time you'll be there, and you can skip what could be a very long line to get tickets. I think it would have knocked 2 hours off of a 4 hour wait if I had done that.

Also, I'd have taken a bus tour around Paris first, and then go up in the tower. I couldn't tell what anything was and had no idea where to look to see famous things.

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For London I'd stay as close to the sights as possible. I stayed about as far north as you could get, and still have somewhat easy access to the subway, and it felt like I wasted an hour and a half every morning getting into London. I didn't think it was a huge deal at first, until I realized that the whole city shuts down at like 5:30pm for all of the touristy stuff. If I go back with other people that want to see the tourist stuff, I plan on being in a hotel where I can look out the window and see tower bridge or Big Ben or something.
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Ditto with a all the above. Hopefully you take the train from London to Paris.

I thought I'd hate Paris because I hate everything French besides fries, bread, toast, wine, and cheese. But Paris was pretty cool. The Louve was impressive, and be sure to see the Catecombs. Napoleons tomb and the Musee de Armee are cool if you like military stuff.
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I've been to Paris twice, but never to the Eiffel Tower. Pere Lachaise is pretty cool, as are the Catacombs. Definitely get some crepes from the street vendors.



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Rome - colline emiliane is fantastic local food. If you want to day drink and snack go to piazza navona you can't go wrong.
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Were are you staying. Nightlife is great at both, but you will be in bed until 1 the next day. Agreed with most above. My first few times to Paris I ate at all the little corner cafe's and wish I could get food like that here. Paris is great to walk around. Watch your time with the tourist traps. You don't have to see everything first time. I would pick your favorite / one in each city then enjoy the city and don't waste all your time inline. So many places / pubs and people to meet. You will have a blast.
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Were are you staying. Nightlife is great at both, but you will be in bed until 1 the next day. Agreed with most above. My first few times to Paris I ate at all the little corner cafe's and wish I could get food like that here. Paris is great to walk around. Watch your time with the tourist traps. You don't have to see everything first time. I would pick your favorite / one in each city then enjoy the city and don't waste all your time inline. So many places / pubs and people to meet. You will have a blast.
We are staying in East London, not sure about Paris.
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Ditto with a all the above. Hopefully you take the train from London to Paris.

I thought I'd hate Paris because I hate everything French besides fries, bread, toast, wine, and cheese. But Paris was pretty cool. The Louve was impressive, and be sure to see the Catecombs. Napoleons tomb and the Musee de Armee are cool if you like military stuff.
Paris is cool because it wasn't subject to german building renovations like a lot of the rest of Europe .. i like to get a nice bottle of wine and a few bits of food and sit on the banks of the river in the evening ... authentic paris for $20.

Oh and don't forget you can buy tax free in major shops ... look for the Duty free signs .. even Paddocks will ship paperwork for export so you can save on the postage! ;-)
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Choose your restaurants wisely; they are your nightlife in Paris. If you are eating right you will be there until late. Trip advisor did us pretty good in Paris. "Petit Chaise" was our favorite. Spread out the dining experience and enjoy your table. I'd say the same for Rome. Never been to London
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Go to the bars in Mayfair in London for nightlife. Also, I would go to St Paul's, Westminster Abby and Big Ben. All look good at night too. In Paris, I would do the advance tickets for the Eiffel Tower as well. I would also go back and see it at night. It is stunning. I like the cafes on St Germaine. In Rome, the usual ones: Coliseum, Vatican and the Spanish Steps. In the end, do what strikes you and you can't go wrong. They are three great cities. Just don't try to do too much.
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Go to the bars in Mayfair in London for nightlife.
or if you want to go to cool places try Hoxton / Shoreditch which is close to where you are staying ... I guess it depends on what sort of scene you are looking for.
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