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DIFFERENT ROUTES FROM LONDON TO PARIS.
By Calais per steam-boat
A pleasant day's sail down the Thames
Boulogne by do.
do. by Dover 257 Pass through Canterbury; see the Cathedral; Becket's shrine, &c.
Hotel at Dover: The Ship.' See the Castle, Landing-place of Cæsar, Shakspeare Cliff, &c.
[Note. By crossing to Boulogne instead of Calais, from Dover, you avoid a dull ride of 30 miles. There are two routes to the capital; take that by Amiens, and look into the Cathedral.]
Go the lower road by the Seine to Paris.
Fine harbor at Havre: Hotel d'Angleterre
Stop at Southampton; Netley Abbey
Ostend 331 By Dunkirk, Lisle, &c., to Paris.
· PARIS TO SWITZERLAND AND ITALY.
Abbaye St. Martin The Place Vendûine
Arc de l'Etoile
Bois de Boulogne
(See Reichard's Itinerary of France, Gal-
Meurice's, in the Rue Rivoli is the most fashionable and expensive; 'Hotel de Lille et D'Albion,' opposite the Palais Royal, a good house frequented by the English; Hotel du Portugal, Rue du Mail; Bellevue ;'Brighton;' Congrès;' Rue Rivoli.*
Presuming Paris to have been already visited, you will remember seasonably to get your passport visé by the different Ambassadors of the countries through which you intend to pass, viz. the Imperial and Sardinian Ambassadors, the Minister of the Swiss Cantons, the Pope's Nuncio, and the French Minister for Foreign Affairs and Police. This will probably occupy three days, which time can be agreeably divided between the Cabinet de Lecture the Gallery of the Louvre, and the ex-Musée Charles X., the Bibliothèque Royale, Conservatoire des Arts et des Métiers, Jardin des Plantes and Museum, the Tuileries garden lounge, and the Theatres.
If any length of time be devoted to Paris it will be advisable to remove from the
+For the peculiar merits of these and other hotels, see the Paris Guide Books. Meurice's in doubtless the best for those who do not speak French.
Opéra Francais Théatre Francais
Variétés, &c., &c.
Miles. hotel to some appartemens meublés, which
A place of renown, worth exploring—old
An ancient fortified town, finely situated.
(See Ebel's Switzerland and Atlas.) 40 An excellent city, finely situated on the Rhine, over which is a bridge 280 feet long. The Cathedral and Town Hall are worthy of notice. The Trois Rois is an excellent Hotel, but generally very full. From this place you cannot continue posting, but must hire horses as after mentioned.
40 Situated in a valley, possesses fine warm baths, which are considered very bracing,
+ In proceeding to Switzerland and Italy, you may take the route named below, or that by way of Lyons or Geneva, [See Memoranda,'] or the quickest and cheapest) by Lyons and Marseilles, and thence by steamboat to Genoa and Naples, returning by the Simplon through Switzerland.
Lake of Zurich
Hotel de Ville Arsenal
Tour in Switzerland.
Miles. particularly for females, and are much frequented on that account.
The Bridge, Lake, and Walks will engage your attention. L'Epée is a delightful Hotel close to the Lake, along the banks of which are some beautiful rides and walks. There is always a great conflux of company here in the season, and this Inn is the great resort, but it is certainly not cheap At this place, as well as at all the principal towns in the country, you can hire a good sociable, which closes when necessary, and will carry four persons and a servant on the box, for which you pay about eighteen francs a day, and three for the driver. This will travel at the rate of thirty-five miles per day and more but you must pay the same for his return, so that it will be advisable to trace your route so as to enable you to discharge him not far from his home. They generally start early in the morning, and rest three hours in the middle of the day, thus making two long stages.
18 A delightful place, with an excellent Inn
LINTHAL and return to WESEN.
COIRE OF CHUR
VIA MALA by
Miles. sion may be omitted if pressed for time:
40 A curious old town at the head of the Lake.