Thematic Tours

The Covered Passages

THE COVERED PASSAGES

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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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Street Art

STREET ART, STREET STORIES

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DURATION : 2:00

Follow your guide to less known and visited districts of Paris to learn about their History. Previous villages outside the city, they became part of it thanks to Baron Haussmann in 1860 and always got a rebel soul. It is why since the beginning, Parisian street artist chose to express themselves freely there. Go out of the bitten paths to appreciate another face of Paris!

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Paris Dark Side

Paris Dark Side

PARIS DARK SIDE

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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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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 French Luxury

THE FRENCH LUXURY

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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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The Garnier Opera House

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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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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The Covered Passages

The Cursed Kings' Story

THE CURSED KINGS’ STORY

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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

The 17th District

THE 17th DISTRICT

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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

A Private mansion

A Private Mansion

A PRIVATE MANSION BETWEEN ART AND POMP

Un Hôtel Particulier entre Art et Fastes Jacquemart André

DURATION : 2:00

OPENING HOURS : 10am-6pm / Opened everyday. Night opening on Mondays.

NOTE : Tickets included

This tour offers you a dive into the heart of vast 19th century private mansion. You enter inside this couple of collectors’ life, deep admires of the Age of Enlightenment and art in general. This museum, carrying their names, Jacquemart-André, captivate by its beauty and seems to be out of time.

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The Garnier Opera House

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