Discover Paris with a different light through this private guided Paris illumination Tour
Paris was called city of lights thanks to one of Louis XIV’s minister, Mr Colbert who decided to fight night crime in Paris by lightning up all major, but also all narrow streets with lanterns and candles. The inhabitants followed, leaving candles near each of their windows, giving the city its nickname, carried out until now. Starting with the iconic avenue des Champs Elysees , you will then enjoy views of the Arc de Triomphe, recognized as a symbol of Parisian elegance around the world. After admiring the Eiffel tower and the Trocadero, your driver will take you to the heart of Paris, la place de la Concorde just next to the Opera Garnier, home of the Parisian ballet. You will finish with a quick glimpse at the Île de la Cité, centre of the ancient medieval Paris with the amazing cathedral of Notre Dame. During the Christmas period, this is an amazing tour to do, combining the all year round illuminations of the monument with the furnished light decorations of the streets and shops.