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    Zurich and Paris in September

    Heading to these two cities in mid-September, mostly in Zurich to visit my son but am planning several days in Paris also.

    Having never visited either city I'd appreciate any suggestions of favorite places to photograph.

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    Re: Zurich and Paris in September

    Paris: Day trip by train to Rouen for some of the most gorgeous gothic cathedrals and quaint medieval-looking lanes.
    Day trip by train to Chartres for its gorgeous cathedral (famous for its blue stained glass - be prepared for low-light shots).
    The gardens at Versailles.
    Early morning light on Notre Dame.
    The best view of the Eiffel Tower is from the Trocadero fountains.

    Zurich: Take a day trip (or overnight, if you can) by train to the Jungfrau area (Grindelwald or Lauterbrunnen), and ride around on the mountain trains & lifts. Most beautiful spot in the world, in my opinion. Mannlichen (accessible by lift or trail) is especially good:
    http://www.stanford.edu/~melkor/lisa...witzPano1.html

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    Re: Zurich and Paris in September

    Zurich; Lake Lucerne and the Rigi aren't far away -- boat trips on the lake, train up the Rigi -- stay overnight and see the dawn. Pilatus nearby, train goes up.

    As Lisa says, train to Grindelwald or Lauterbrunnen; Kleine Scheidegg and Eiger trail; Faulhorn, another opportunity to overnight and see the dawn; Scheinigge Platte for the alpine gardens.
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    Re: Zurich and Paris in September

    Thank you very much for your help. I'll work these ideas into my plans.

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