Tips and deals of the week: The Adventure Walks Paris Map, Val Thoren zip-line and Heathrow Terminal 4 viewing platform
Saturday 01 March 2014
The Adventure Walks Paris Map offers 20 illustrated sightseeing walks in the French capital, from art gallery ambles to gourmet gambols; £3.99 (adventurewalksbooks.co.uk).
Val Thorens in the French Alps has opened what it claims is the world’s highest zip-line. Glide at an altitude of up to 3,230m and as fast as 100km/h to the village of Orelle, for €50pp (la-tyrolienne.com).
Heathrow Terminal 4 has a new airside viewing platform with vistas of the south runway, control tower and Concorde. iPads display live flight radars, while binoculars enhance the view (heathrow.com).
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