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Walking tours

2
hours
Montmartre, the legendary district of Parisian artists

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Renoir, Van Gogh, Picasso, so many of the top-notch European artists of the late 19th and early 20th century lived there. Discover how Montmartre became a hot spot of avant-garde painting, walk along its pretty cobblestone streets, see the last surviving vineyard of Paris, explore the flamboyant church of the Sacred Heart, and enjoy one of the most amazing views on the city.

2
hours
The Marais, the all-time fashionable district

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The Marais district hosts some of the oldest buildings in Paris. You will get to see the elegant aristocratic mansions where the French nobility and bourgeoisie used to live, discuss the history of the Jewish community whose presence in the neighborhood dates back 700 years, and discover the new Marais, now a hot spot of the gay community.

2
hours
Eiffel tower and surroundings, at the heart of French-American history

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We'll first visit the beautiful and often overlooked surroundings of the Eiffel tower, where Benjamin Franklin, George Washington and others will tell us their story of French-American relations. Our walk will take us all the way to the tower itself. At 130, Paris' Iron Lady is still the cream of the crop. Why so tall? Why so famous? What is its purpose? You'll get the answer to those questions and more, and then will be free to go up and take your time to enjoy the view.

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The Cité island
2
hours

Discover the island that was the cradle of Paris. You will see the oldest royal palace in Paris, hear about the tragedy of the Knights Templar and the mystery surrounding their fate, enjoy the beauty of the distinctive Parisian gothic architecture, and in particular one of its foremost examples: the Sainte Chapelle.

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The Invalides monument and Napoleon's tomb
3
hours

Build over 300 years ago as a hospital for wounded soldiers, the 'hôtel des Invalides' has become an iconic Parisian monument. From every high viewpoint Paris, you can easily spot its golden dome. Spared by the revolutionaries, the complex now hosts the tomb of Napoleon I, as well as the Army museum that presents historic facts and objects about France at war, and notably the two World Wars.  

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Tour Paris in a day and see the highlights
7-8
hours

A day is barely enough to get a taste of this two-million people city. Come discover the most famous sites of Paris, and learn how to become a true 'parisien'!

Visit Paris with Ed,

your private tour guide

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