Old Charming Paris
Discover the old charming Paris
Discover some of Paris must-see monuments and those charming and interesting but hidden places in between that most visitors don’t get to find
Narrow streets, incredible medieval constructions, hidden vestiges and today’s Parisian life in between incredible traces of the past.
This walk will allow you to discover some of the must-see highlights as well as those local areas in between in a very entertaining and informative way.
See where the leaders of the revolution used to meet and came up with ideas that changed the world. Understand how the Louvre became the massive structure we have today and its role in French history. Admire the jewel of Gothic architecture with a stroll around Notre Dame cathedral.
Highlights along your way
Saint Germain de Prés area
XIX century Boulevards
Shakespeare & Co. bookshop
Notre Dame Cathedral*
Oldest Parisian Café*
Your stroll will start right next to the largest museum in the world; the Louvre*. Your guide will share with you the several important events throughout history that have shaped this incredible building even until recent times.
You will continue crossing the beautiful Seine river across the famous "Love bridge", a perfect spot for romantic or stylish photos!
Across the river you will enter to a completely different ambiance of old narrow streets, the area of Saint Germain de Prés is waiting for you with its art galleries, hidden squares and alleys, charming cafés and pastry shops, and obviously tons of history.
Stand in the same place where the guillotine was invented, where the first Encyclopaedia saw the light and where famous intellectuals of the time of Enlightenment spent their time discussing ideas that eventually changed the history of France and the world.
Your stroll will continue through the northern part of the Latin Quarter, where you will visit the most famous English bookshop of the area before approaching our incredible Cathedral of Notre Dame*. You will get to see it from close-up, go around it and see how the restoration is moving forward.
This stroll will end behind the cathedral, a place where you will be able to find many cafés and restaurants to keep enjoying the local ambiance and the breeze so typical in places by the Seine river.
* This itinerary happens entirely in open spaces, monuments listed in the itinerary will be discovered from the exterior
up to 6 people
Outside the "Hotel du Louvre" (next to metro station Palais-Royal, see here)
Get ready to walk about 2,9 kms / 1,8 miles
While the area is flat we recommend you to wear comfortable shoes
Private expert guide
Interesting and fun Itinerary to discover a selection of places in the oldest parts of the city
Places marked with a (*) will be explored from the exterior
(optional) Coffee break, snacks
This tour takes place rain or shine (check our cancellation policy)
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