Private Walking Tour Paris’ Highlights

 

Walking Tour

4 hours

Private Tour

 Paris

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Experience a Private Walking Tour Paris' Highlights

 

Stroll around the Quais de Seine and learn about the history behind the main Parisian monuments and plazas in that area: let your licensed guide take you for a historic stroll down the main banks of the Seine river, where you will be able to see some of the most iconic monuments of the capital of France.

Highlights of the Private Walking Tour in Paris

 

-Discover the 'City of Light' and admire the essential monuments of the capital

-Let your guide show you the city's best secrets

- Enjoy a detailed commentary of your guide with anecdotes that will take you back in time

Full Description of the Private Walking Tour Paris' Highlights

 

Starting at the historic Place des Vosges, originally Place Royale, it is the oldest planned square in Paris. Located in the Marais Quarter, you will walk along the rue des Rosiers, a major center of the Paris Jewish community where you can find public notices, specialised book-stores, numerous good restaurants and delis selling kosher food. Following its rehabilitation, the Marais has become a fashionable district, home to many trendy restaurants, fashion houses, and hip galleries.

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Continue to Saint Germain Des Pres, the "intellectual" neighborhood of Paris. Long time the aristocratic district of Paris, then following the city's liberation, the district became popular for its nightlife and jazz clubs, with artists and intellectuals such as Sidney Bechet, Boris Vian, Juliette Gréco and Sartre adding their own dynamism.

After reaching the Quais de Seine, you will be able to see the famous Notre Dame Cathedral and Ile Saint Louis, before moving towards the Louvre's museum plaza, mounted by it's majestic glass pyramid and the refined Tuileries gardens. A bit further down the bank of the Seine is the Place Vendome, a mecca of money and luxury. The Place Vendôme provides a base for renowned and prestigious establishments: the Ritz hotel, Cartier, Rolex, Chanel jewelry, as well as the Ministry of Justice; and in its centre the celebrated Column of Vendôme sits enthroned.

Moreover, you will then get a glimpse from afar at the building of The Invalides, King Louis XIV ordered it in recognition of the sacrifices made by the soldiers who fought in his wars. It is also Napoleon's last resting place. You will finally reach the Eiffel Tower, where your tour will end, not before a short speech of your guide about the marvels of the Grande Dame de Paris, the main landmark of the city of lights.

If you rather have a Full Day panoramic tour from the comfort of a luxury car and a private driver (with an option of a guide for deeper explanations) click here: Panoramic Highlights Tour of Paris or a Half Day Panoramic Sightseeing Tour (Click here).

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About this activity

📍 Pick up and drop off conditions

-Meet at Place de Vosges or pick up at your place of stay in Paris (if driver was previously requested).

 

☑️ Includes

-Private walking tour with licensed English speaking guide
-Entrance tickets for any monument are to be included upon request and may demand more time than the time expected for this walking tour. Deluxe France can adapt your itinerary as you want it.

Itinerary / Interactive map

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+Informations about this tour
Tour is operated in English, other languages on request.
This is predominantly a driving tour with various stops for photo opportunities. Mini walking tour when you wish to discover any special place along the itinerary Tour available all year round Choose where you would like to stop during booking process Extra activities can be purchased during the booking process
+What if I have a large group?
This activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers. Our booking agent will have to customize this tour if your group is larger.

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