Getting your bearings in a city as large and vibrant as Paris can be overwhelming. WeâÂÂre here to help. On this relaxed Paris city stroll youâÂÂll 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, youâÂÂll 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, youâÂÂll sample ParisâÂÂs most stylish dessert at one of our favorite local spots.
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If itâs your first trip to Paris, itâs a good idea to spend your first evening getting oriented to ensure the rest of your adventure goes off without a hitch. Thereâs 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 youâll 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, Parisâs oldest and most beautiful square, where Victor Hugo once lived and wrote stories like The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Les MisÃ©rables. Discover one of the cityâs hÃ´tels particulier at HÃ´tel de Sully, and explore the secret Village Saint Paul.
Next, dig deeper into Parisâ history on the Ile de la CitÃ© and Ile de St. Louis, two of the oldest quarters in the city. Here youâll learn about the origins of Paris and how it evolved from a humble Roman settlement into the most powerful and progressive city in Europe. Youâll 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 PrÃ©s, two of Parisâ legendary neighborhoods. As you explore the old haunts of writers and libertines, youâll 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.
Inclusions for Welcome To Paris: City Stroll With Panorama And Macaroon Tasting
- Macaron tasting
- Small groups of 15 or fewer
Exclusions for Welcome To Paris: City Stroll With Panorama And Macaroon Tasting
- Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off
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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