Welcome To Paris: City Stroll With Panorama And Macaroon Tasting

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Getting your bearings in a city as large and vibrant as Paris can be overwhelming. We’re here to help. On this relaxed Paris city stroll you’ll get the perfect introduction to central Paris in the company of one of our expert local guides and an intimate group of 15 people or fewer. Along the way, you’ll learn how to navigate the city, get great recommendations on where to eat (and where not to eat) and enjoy a crash course in the history, culture, and local lore that make Paris such a unique place. As a special treat, you’ll sample Paris’s most stylish dessert at one of our favorite local spots.

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If it’s your first trip to Paris, it’s a good idea to spend your first evening getting oriented to ensure the rest of your adventure goes off without a hitch. There’s no better way to do that than on this welcome stroll and city panorama. A local guide will introduce you to some of the most popular attractions while showing you how to navigate the city and giving you recommendations for later.

Your tour starts high up on the roof of Centre Pompidou for wonderful views of central Paris. Your guide will point out such iconic places as Montmartre, the Eiffel Tower, and Notre Dame Cathedral and show you the places you’ll be visiting next.

Down at street level, head into the winding streets of the Marais and the old Jewish neighborhood, listening to stories of some of the ethnic groups that have shaped the city over the centuries. This is a favorite area among Parisians for its chic boutiques, trendy bars, and great restaurants, many of which your guide will point out. See such beautiful spots as Place des Vosges, Paris’s oldest and most beautiful square, where Victor Hugo once lived and wrote stories like The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Les Misérables. Discover one of the city’s hôtels particulier at Hôtel de Sully, and explore the secret Village Saint Paul.

Next, dig deeper into Paris’ history on the Ile de la Cité and Ile de St. Louis, two of the oldest quarters in the city. Here you’ll learn about the origins of Paris and how it evolved from a humble Roman settlement into the most powerful and progressive city in Europe. You’ll also stop by classic attractions like Notre Dame Cathedral and the Conciergerie, where Marie Antoinette was held and sentenced to death.

Crossing the Seine to the Left Bank, your guide leads you through the Latin Quarter and Saint Germain des Prés, two of Paris’ legendary neighborhoods. As you explore the old haunts of writers and libertines, you’ll also learn the best places to eat and drink, including a local bakery that serves you some fresh French macarons.

Your tour ends after three hours but the information you receive, both historical and practical, will stay with you for a lifetime. From restaurant recommendations to how to use the Metro, your guide makes sure that you are ready to maximize the rest of your stay in the City of Light.

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Inclusions for Welcome To Paris: City Stroll With Panorama And Macaroon Tasting

  • Macaron tasting
  • Small groups of 15 or fewer
  • Headsets
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Exclusions for Welcome To Paris: City Stroll With Panorama And Macaroon Tasting

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off
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Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Unfortunately we are unable to accommodate guests with mobility impairments, wheelchairs or strollers on this tour.

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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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  • The Walking Tour of Paris led by Lavanya was a tremendous introduction to the city. We began at Pompidou Center where we had a top floor view of the city and wandered through the Marais neighborhood before ending on the Left Bank. Along the way we enjoyed a Macaron. Lavanya pointed out other restaurants to try which we did later in our trip. She presented the story of the city in an interesting and accessible way. She was very knowledgeable and answered our many questions. We heartily recommend the Welcome to Paris Walking Tour with Macaron Tasting, particularly with Lavanya as guide.

  • I highly recommend the Welcome to Paris tour, especially for first time visitors or solo travelers such as myself. My tour guide, Shannon, provided a very thorough overview of Paris and the panoramic views from the Pompidou Center helped to orient me to the layout of the city. I enjoyed walking through some of the oldest neighborhoods and the brief stops at the iconic landmarks. Shannon really made the tour interesting and I left wanting to learn more about French culture and history when I returned home. She also gave excellent recommendations on cafes and brasseries, macarons and ice cream. You won and #39;t be disappointed with this tour.

  • We had a fantastic tutor guide that was fun, smart, kind, informative, and great with history! I would recommend Adam and Walks to all that want to get to know the city and feel like a local.

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