Day 8 26 Nov 2016
On the 2nd day in paris, we head down to the outlet for shopping: La Vallee Village.
Head to the customer reception at the other end, to redeem for the shopping voucher where it consists of 10% discount coupon that can be used to offset your shopping. Simply flash your visa credit card and ask for the VIP discount booklet. Be early at 9am as the tour group comes in at 11am.
Longchamp bag cost 5o euros for long handle and short handle at 46 euros. Longchamp pouch case cost 21 euros. Additional 10% off when you use the discount coupon and 12% tax refund if applicable
Mont Blanc wallet for men’s range around 181 to 201 euros while the belts were around 143 euros. Cuff links are generally more expensive than what we found in singapore, it cost from 179 to 297 euros and even thousand plus euros. Cheapest mont blanc pen cost 416 euros.
Dunhill wallet for mens are cheaper, it cost 150euros where Singapore selling at 570 sgd.
Moving on to Salvatore Ferragamo store, ladies wallet range 195 to 285 euros (top) & 225 to 285 euros (btm). High heels are at 255 euros and sunwear at 99 euros.
Samsonite luaggage are even cheaper at the outlet store for size 32 firelite at 224.7 euros. Bigger and cheaper than what i bought in galeries lafayette and is in a new color blue.
Try the Amorino ice cream very good and they are done in flower petals.
Estimates it will take you about 3 hours to shop. We left to have lunch and head to Musée du Louvre by train.
There are seller selling eiffel tower keychain and selfie sticks, enter to the louvre is extremely long Q. It is a walkable distance to the ponts des arts aka the love bridge where couples used to buy lock to lock at the side of the bridges. However, things have changed. The government have changed the bridge to glass panel, however, you can still see some couples trying to lock at the edges of the bridge.
As we further walk down along the street there are stall selling books, painting works and magnets, for another 10 minutes walk along the senine river we reached notre dame de paris.
As the sun start to set, we decided to walk back to the port to board the senine river cruise that cost 14 euros per pax for an hour ride. There are a guide to introduce the landmarks and he is helpful to help us to take photo with Eiffel tower.
We pop in to one of a restaurant near our hotel to have our dinner.