Secret Covered Passages Private Tour


Walking Tour

4 hours

Private Tour


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Experience a Secret Covered Passages in Paris Private Tour


Stroll around and travel back in time while learning the history behind the chic Parisian boulevards and it's charming covered-passages with a private guide. 

Highlights of the Secret Covered Passages in Paris Private Tour


-Enjoy a walking tour around Paris

-Discover the secret covered passages in the city with their unique style and commerces

-Enjoy a detailed historical commentary of your guide throughout the tour

Full Description of the Secret Covered Passages in Paris Private Tour


Largely dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries, the covered passages were constructed to serve as shopping arcades but the mass overhaul retail industry marked their end. After several centuries of obscurity and neglect, Paris' most beautiful glass-covered streets and shopping arcades have once more been restored to their original charm and beauty. They now attract lovers of fine architecture, gastronomes, antique collectors and shopaholics.

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Check out five of the secret passages located near the Louvre on the Right Bank. Though there used to be around 130 of them, many were destroyed and only 20 remain today, recently restored but with that distinctive French charm. The result is an atmosphere of a chic village, full of stylish shops, art galleries, and cute cafes, some of which have remained unchanged for 150 years. Here are a few passages you will discover during the walk: Choiseul, Vivienne, Colbert, Véro-Dodat and Palais-Royal.


If you want to make the best of your trip to Paris don't hesitate to pair this experience with a  Half Day Panoramic Sightseeing Tour (Click here)  with a private driver knowledgeable english speaking driver that will take you around the iconic monuments of Paris!

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About this activity

📍 Pick up and drop off conditions

-Meeting point in your hotel or in one of the covered passages


☑️ 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.

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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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