Thematic Tours

From street art to the cursed Kings’ story, from the food tour to the sweet Paris tour, every taste are allowed with our original thematic tours!

Street Art

STREET ART, STREET STORIES

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DURATION : 2:00

Following your guide to the heart of this lovely neighborhood, non-only you will explore a hidden place kept out of the urban life, a small village in the city less visited than Montmartre, but you will also appreciate street artists ‘ masterpieces, known or unknown. This tour will give you keys to understand and like this art in permanent movement whose works of art appear and disappear according to the weather, interdictions, artists or just life! This neighborhood full of diversity and colors is waiting for you!

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Paris Dark Side

Paris Dark Side

PARIS DARK SIDE

paris macabre cimetière des innocents

DURATION : 2:00

This tour leads to the depths of Paris. Although called the City of Lights, Paris has been for a long time a dark city where macabre events happened in the middle of the Parisian lives. Come to explore those insignificant appearance places which were the theatre of sinister facts.

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The Cursed Kings’ Story

Food Tour

FOOD TOUR

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DURATION : 3:00

NOTE : Not recommended on Mondays. Tastings included.

Let’s explore le Marais and Montorgueil neighborhoods while tasting special French dishes. From starter to dessert, surprises and savouring will succeed at the Red Children Market (Marché des Enfants Rouges) opened in 1615 or even in a typical Parisian Cheese shop (Fromagerie).

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Le vin au louvre wine and art

Wine and Art

Sweet Paris Tour

SWEET PARIS TOUR

parcours sucré pâtisseries et chocolat

DURATION : 2:00

NOTE : Not recommended on Sunday and Monday. Tastings included.

Come to discover the History and taste of chocolate and pastry. Thanks to the boutiques of the greatest chocolate and pastry chefs of France, Pierre Hermé, Michalak, Patrick Roger, Pralus, etc… you will learn to recognize their commitments, their “savoir-faire” (expertise) and their chef’s signature dish!

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Le vin au louvre wine and art

Wine and Art

The Cursed Kings' Story

THE CURSED KINGS’ STORY

malédiction des templiers the cursed kings' story

DURATION : 2:00

This tour enables you to experience one of the greatest mysterious episode of French History: the Templars Knights trials. You will witness an historical justice case that have changed the French monarchy forever. You will attend the fall of Europe’s greatest knight order, and the curse they thrown upon the French crown, leading to the dreadful Hundred Years war. Become the spectators of the strong Capetian dynasty fall and how they became the « Cursed Kings » family.

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Louvre

Wine and Art

WINE AND ART

Le vin au louvre wine and art

DURATION : 2:00

OPENING HOURS : 9am-6pm / Closed on Tuesdays. Night openings on Wednesdays and Fridays.

Through the Louvre’s masterpieces, discover Wine’s History thanks to its representation all along centuries. More than a beverage, wine itself contains our customs, societies and creation’s history. This visit out-of-the-bitten-path tour in the Louvre museum is a unique tour pleasing to all art and wine lovers.

You can choose to add a wine tasting next to the Louvre museum at the end of your tour.
If you are interessed, please feel free to contact us!

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Street Art

The French Revolution

THE FRENCH REVOLUTION

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DURATION : 3:00

This tour enables you to experience step by step the strongest moments of the French Revolution. From its beginning, to the storming of the Bastille, then to King Louis the 16th and Queen Marie-Antoinette decapitations; you will explore those great events ‘places and their history. Become a “sans-culotte” (“without a panty”) to the Freedom assault!

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Versailles

Paris Cancan

PARIS CANCAN

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DURATION : 2:00

This tour tells you the history of dance and its evolution, from Louis the XIVth ballets to Montmartre cabarets. It also is the history of feminine customs emancipation as well as the evolution of society. If the cancan became what it is now, it is thanks to the people liberation after the French Revolution, the emergence of “cafes-concerts” where we come to see a popular artist and most of all women who can finally dance alone. Dance also is the history of the City of Light where we have fun until dawn and why Hemingway wrote “a moveable feast”. 

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passages couverts galerie vero dodat

The Covered Passages

The French Luxury

THE FRENCH LUXURY

Luxe à la française chanel

DURATION : 2:00

Explore the luxury universe from its origins to nowadays, all along the fanciest street of Paris and its emblematic brands. The concept of luxury dates back the origin of Human kind, thanks to the idea of owning something useless, but you can possess. From the Second Empire to the 21st century, Paris always has been the capital of luxury, from luggage, fashion clothes, jewels, or even to hotels and restaurants. Going back up rue Saint-Honoré (street), you will learn about the brands’ history that have made the fashion world while visiting their historical boutiques. Therefore, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, or even Cartier will no longer have secret for you!

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Garnier Opera House

The 17th district

THE 17th DISTRICT, OUT OF THE BITTEN-PATH

17ème arrondissement

DURATION : 2:00

This tour enables you to discover one of the off-the-beaten-track district of the French capital city, the 17th district. You’ll cross the Monceau plain, covered by parks and private mansions, in order to explore the village of Batignoles where a traditional factory worker cohabits with a modern urban one, before reaching the western side of Montmartre hill. Come and discover every secret of that multifaceted district !

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Un Hôtel Particulier entre Art et Fastes Jacquemart André

Jacquemart-André

The Covered Passages

THE COVERED PASSAGES

passages couverts covered passages

DURATION : 2:00

The covered passages are charming roofed streets where the 19th century atmosphere is still existent. Your tour leads you into these passages and galleries to explore their history is intimately linked to a city of Paris in a middle of massive transformations. Their magnificent glass roof with unique styles combining audacity and beauty spread through a soft light on the mosaics and original boutiques. Thanks to your guide you will immerse into more than 200 years secrets of the Parisian life.

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The Cursed Kings’ Story

Paris' writers

PARIS’ WRITERS

Paris Littéraire

DURATION : 2:00

Colette square where starts your tour, her favorite character, Claudine is waiting for you. You will start to immerse yourself to pages and masterpieces making Paris alive since the 17th century. Moliere will bring you to meet Zola in “the Belly of Paris” than to the “Ladies’ delight” but it is in “Notre Dame de Paris” that Quasimodo will take you out of your Spleen to realize Paris is a “Moveable Feast”! All along words and writers lives, Paris reveals itself at once inspiring, cruel, and magnificent!

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Montparnasse

Montparnasse

Haussmann and Paris

HAUSSMANN AND PARIS, THE VISION OF A MODERN CITY

Paris Haussmann

DURATION : 2:00

Between Rivoli street and Opera avenue, come to explore the XIXth century new neighborhoods of Paris and understand how the city had been reinvented and redesigned to enter into the Modern time ! Great projects made to be remembered or practical and sanitary conceptions, search of a high society image or traffic regulation, follow your guide to discover how sovereigns, architects or prefects have made everything to give life to a modern city, clean and bright: Paris, the city of lights!

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Un Hôtel Particulier entre Art et Fastes Jacquemart André

Jacquemart-André

Paris' Anecdotes

PARIS AND ITS ANECDOTES

Paris anecdotes

DURATION : 2:00

Paris is a surprising city where you can’t be bored and know everything. No matter if you live there or visit it, there is always a story to discover around a street corner or about its most emblematic monuments. Follow your guide from Alexander the IIIrd bridge to Notre Dame Cathedral to enjoy a nice visit sprinkled with unexpected anecdotes about the French capital.

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paris macabre cimetière des innocents

Paris Dark Side

PRIVATE TOURS

As a couple, a family or with friends, book your all inclusive offer and enjoy your time with a tour guide just for you!

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GROUP TOURS

In order to save money, we also offer you to join a group! there is something for every taste and purse!

From Fashion to History, from modern to contemporary, every month we offer different guided tours with preferential rates!

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