• Paris Discovery (4 hours) Description

    Our private guided Half Day Paris Discovery Tour will provide you with an overview of the most spectacular and renowned historical sites of the city. It will help you to get your marks and make your plans for the following days. Your private, licensed driver-guide will pick you up at your hotel in a luxurious, air-conditioned Mercedes minivan, and will tailor your tour to your specific wishes and needs.

    Starting at the geographical center of Paris, the Opera Garnier (that inspired the “Phantom of the Opera”), you will drive to place Vendôme ( a jewel of architecture from the 17th century), the Palais Royal, the Louvre (for an outside visit). You will then continue along the Seine River, passing by the Conciergerie (former seat of the Royal power), the Notre-Dame Cathedral and the Ile St Louis. Your party will then cross the Seine River to continue your journey on the Left Bank, delving into the Old Paris, the scholastic Paris with the Latin Quarter, that houses the Sorbonne University, as well as the Pantheon (resting place of the great men and women of France). Furthermore, you will see the Luxembourg Garden (a most spectacular park in Paris with the Original Statue of Liberty), the Church of St Sulpice, the Saint Germain district (home of many jazz musicians, writers and painters since the roaring twenties). You will continue along the Seine, discovering the French Institute, the Orsay Museum (for an outside visit), the Concorde square (where the Guillotine took the life of the last King and Queen of Versailles), before taking breathtaking drive up the Champs Elysées ( the most famous avenue in the world), culminating at the Arc de Triomphe. Finally, a swing by the Grand Palais, the Invalides (which houses Napoleon’s tomb, outside visit) and last but not least, the Eiffel Tower where you will make a stop for photos.
    If time permits, your guide will drive you to the mesmerizing village of Montmartre, home of so many iconic artists (such as Renoir, Picasso, Braque, Toulouse Lautrec, Gauguin, Van Gogh…). A small walking tour through the famous place du Tertre will allow you to discover its unique scenery, and finish in front of the eternal white Sacre Coeur basilica, the highest spot in Paris. Your guide will then drive you back to drop you off at your hotel, at the end of your tour.

    This tour will without a doubt, wake up your appetite for one of the most fascinating cities in the world.

    Extra charge for a pick up and/or a drop off outside Paris

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