Paris Highlights: Intro to the City of Light

History |  Culture |  Discovery

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As countless travelers have said, Paris is best discovered on foot. Walking through the city allows one to soak up it’s beauty, rich history and endless charm. Our Introduction to Paris walk will take us past famous landmarks and hidden courtyards known only to locals. We’ll discuss the dramatic history behind monuments and savor the subtle beauty of the scenery. Along the route, you’ll see the glorious cathedral, Notre Dame de Paris, the historic streets of the Latin Quarter, beautiful bridges with stunning views, the grandeur of the Louvre architecture and the tranquility of Parisian gardens.

Details at a Glance
– Private guided tour
– 195 € total (based on two people)
– Approximately 2.5-hour visit

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Munching Through the Marais

Gourmet |  History | Secret Passages

  

A former marshland, this fashionable district of Paris gives us a glimpse into two worlds.  Paris of the old world, with its Royal pomp and circumstance, and Paris of the modern world, with its chic boutiques and trendy cafes.  The Marais has been home to the Jewish community, royal elites, and working class revolutionaries over the last four centuries.  We dive into the quartier to explore all the nooks and crannies that centuries of indulgence and hardship have left behind. We’ll explore private mansions and hidden streets, taste delicious artisanal pastries and regional delights, and savor the sights and sounds of one of Paris’ most charming neighborhoods.

Details at a Glance
 Private guided tour
– 3 gourmet tastings
– 220 € total (based on two people)
– Approximately 2-hour visit

Notre Dame: The Heart of the City

​History |  Architecture  |  Charm

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The center of Paris, even France, can be found on a tiny island. The heart of Paris for over one thousand years, explore the island that has been home to royalty, revolutionaries and leering gargoyles. We’ll stroll the picturesque streets of the Cité island and discover it’s most famous structure: Notre Dame. With it’s fascinating history and survival through revolutions and wars, Notre Dame is a jewel in the crown of the island. It’s imposing bell towers and razor sharp spires inspire awe as we explore the world-famous Gothic cathedral, inside and out. Leaving Notre Dame behind, we will continue our walk to the lesser known of the two islands and stroll through the charming Ile Saint Louis in search of the world’s most delicious ice cream!

Details at a Glance
– Private guided tour
– 195 € total (based on two people)
– Approximately 2-hour visit

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Secret Montmartre

History | Art | Off the Beaten Path

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Beyond the famous Basilica there lies a village steeped in history of artists, pleasure-seekers and religious roots.  While most visit the hill for the Moulin Rouge and Sacre Coeur, we’ll explore beyond the famous landmarks to uncover even more!  As we walk the hill you’ll see hidden haunts of famous artists like Renoir and Picasso, peaceful streets that feel miles away from the hustle and bustle of Paris and secret spots perfect for soaking up the famous joie de vivre. Steer clear of the crowds and discover the village-like charm of the real Montmartre.

Details at a Glance
– Private guided tour
– 195 € total (based on two people)
– Approximately 2-hour visit

Sweet Tooth in Saint Germain

​Tastings  |  History  |  Artisanal

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If you’ve got a sweet tooth, this is the tour for you. The Saint-Germain neighborhood of Paris was once home to some of the most renowned literary minds of the city, from Ernest Hemingway to Jean-Paul Sartre. Today, a leisurely meander through this historic neighborhood allows you to discover some of the best chocolates, éclairs, and macarons that the city has to offer.

Details at a Glance
– Private guided tour
– 220 € total (based on two people)
– Approximately 2.5-hour visit