Last Minute Lodging in Paris
Hi, I am going to France for the first time and have decided at the last minute to add some days in Paris thinking that at my age I may never get back to France! My trip is a river cruise from Marseilles to Lyon. I will be in Paris for 3 1/2 days...4 nights (Aug 1st - 5th). I have looked through websites and through travel guides (Frommer's, Fodor's, Rick Steves), but am still perplexed. With such a short time, I want to see the major sites (Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, Arch do Triumph, the Louvre, Sacre Couer, possible one more museum if time). Then just hanging out at some cafes and drinking cafe au lait while eating a pastry or so. I'm not interested in shopping, except for a scarf.
I am used to traveling alone internationally, having a loosely structured agenda, and making my way around, but at nearly 71 I have lost a bit of my fearless attitude. My only physical limitation is energy if there are lots of stairs.
Paris is so large, I cannot decide even what area I should be in!
Please help me!! Thanks so much, Sandra