Private Tour: Les Invalides, Napoleon, And Musée Rodin Walking Tour - Paris

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Delve into the history of Frances most famous rulers and artists on this private tour of Les Invalides and the Muse Rodin. Explore Les Invalides, widely considered one of Paris most interesting historic sites. Learn about the roles its monuments and museums have played in the citys history. Behold the tomb of Napolon Bonaparte, surrounded by symbols of his famous achievements and military victories and completed in 1861. Visit the 17th-century Cathdrale St Louis with your guide, and admire world-famous sculptures from famous French artist Auguste Rodin at the Rodin Museum.


  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • All entrance fees included
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure

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Head to Les Invalides in central Paris to meet your guide, an art historian, before setting off on this 3-hour walking tour. With a fascinating history going back to the 17th century, Les Invalides is the perfect place to begin to explore the city.

Explore the complex of beautiful buildings and marvel at the many magnificent monuments and museums along the way, including Muse de l'Arme (Army Museum) and Muse d'Histoire Contemporaine (Modern History Museum). Listen as your guide details the cultural, political and social struggles that have played out at Les Invalides over the years, including how it was stormed in 1789 and the weapons seized were used in the infamous Bastille riots in July that year. Visit the Cathdrale St Louis and ogle its many banners won by French armies on battlefields. Delve into more military history while exploring some of the armories. Visit the tomb of Napolon Bonaparte, the military and political leader famous for guiding the nation through the end of the French Revolution, and gain insight into one of the worlds most powerful and successful rulers.

For the next part of your tour, head along the Boulevard des Invalides to the Rodin Museum, where famous French sculptor Auguste Rodin lived and worked in the early 20th century. The museum and its beautiful gardens are today home to many of Rodins most famous works, including The Thinker, The Kiss and The Gates of Hell. Explore the galleries with your guide and gain an appreciation of the life and works of this most original and creative French artist. The tour concludes at the Rodin Museum.

Inclusions for Private Tour: Les Invalides, Napoleon, And Musée Rodin Walking Tour

  • Professional guide
  • Entrance fees

Exclusions for Private Tour: Les Invalides, Napoleon, And Musée Rodin Walking Tour

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A moderate amount of walking is involve; please wear appropriate footwear

Wheelchair accessible

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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7 Traveler Reviews

  • Our Guide was amazing!!!

  • Our guide was charming and knowledgeable, we really enjoyed the tour and would definitely recommend it. My husband, our children ages 20 and 17 all had a good time and learned a lot.

  • Vale realmente la pena tomar este tour.
    Hermoso lugar !

  • Outstanding!!! Great tour, knowledgeable,

  • Private tour, just the four of us and brilliant. Les invalids and Napoleon was great and the Rodin tour topped it off.

  • This tour is a must. Selina was amazing, and the whole experience was relaxed and highly informative. Be prepared for a lot of walking.

  • Our guide Gwen Cairou did a great job of listening to the topics we wanted to cover most and going into great depth on those: Napoleon, WW1 and WW2. We spent four rich hours at Les Invalides and would welcome the chance to visit another site with Gwen. Highly recommended.

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