1 day in Paris

Cultural & Theme Tours in France

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Experience all Paris in 1 Day on this full-day Paris city tour with a private guide. Check out all main sites of the most fashionable and romantic city, including Notre Dame Cathedral, Ile de la Cite, Musee du Louvre, Jardin des Tuileries, Eifel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, absorb most scenic views and enjoy loads of fun facts and unbelievable stories from you private local guide. See Leonardo da Vinci’s enigmatic Mona Lisa that was stolen in 1911 and returned in 1913 and now is covered with bullet proof glass and protected by guards at all times.For a true sense of the city’s eclectic culture navigate the city’s most attractive neighborhoods - Le Marais, Latin Quarter and St Germain des Pres, snap astonishing shots with the most famous sites in the world and feel like a real Parisian and refuel with a cup of coffee and fresh croissant in local café (own expense).
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Paris, Paris, Ile-de-FranceThis private tour can be customized to meet your preferences. Approximate schedule is 10am-5pm with a short break for delicious French lunch (own expense). 10am Meet your friendly local guide in your hotel lobby. Your first stop takes you to one most enduring symbols of Paris – impressive Notre Dame Cathedral, one of the best examples of French Gothic architecture in the world. Admire the iconic gargoyles and chimera that adorn the cathedral, climb 387 steps to the top of its towers for breathtaking views over central Paris and the Seine. Feast your eyes on stained glass windows and eye up to the Great Organ installed in the 13th century, the largest organ in France and the most famous in the world.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Ile de la Cite, Paris, Ile-de-France12pm Visit Ile de la Cite, the birthplace of Paris and make a pilgrimage to the Sainte-Chapelle (Holy Chapel), a magnificent setting which holds the sacred relics of Christ, including the Crown of Thorns. Check out vast complex of Palace of Justice and peruse the Musee du Louvre, home to hundreds of thousands of classic and modern masterpieces, and a testament to European art history.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Jardin des Tuileries, Paris, Ile-de-France1pm Immerse yourself in quite warm atmosphere of Jardin des Tuileries, perfect example of gardens of ‘a-la Francais’ style and stroll along the scenic embankments of River Seine, the core of Paris which naturally divides the city to the famous Right and Left Banks. Enjoy spectacular scenes of the city and admire ornate bridges crossing the river. You’ll be definitely impressed by Pont Alexandre III, named after Russian Emperor as a sign of unity of two great countries and elegantly decorated with amazing sculptures.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Eiffel Tower, Paris, Ile-de-FranceA trip to Paris wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the Eiffel Tower, Paris’ most visited iconic landmark. Get an eyeful of the gorgeous 1,063-feet tall Iron Lady while your knowledgeable guide will provide you some fun facts about history of its creation.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Champs-Elysees, Paris, Ile-de-France2pm Promenade Champs Elysees, which is nicknamed “the most beautiful avenue in the world”. Deepen your knowledge about France’s grand past lingering in front of striking Arc de Triomphe, dedicated to the glory of imperial armies.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Le Marais, Paris, Ile-de-France4pm Catch a glimpse of the superb selection of vintage shops strolling along the narrow streets and picturesque courtyards of lively Le Marais district. Delve into unique atmosphere of student’s life in Latin Quarter.Duration: 1 hourPass By: Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, Paris, Ile-de-FranceFinish out your excellent day in St Germain des Pres. Enjoy manicured green lawns and gravel paths of Luxembourg Gardens and visit the oldest church in Paris – St Germain, founded in 558!

What’s included

  • All taxes
  • Customizable itinerary
  • Friendly local guide
  • Private walking tour
  • Multiple start times available
  • Must see and off the beaten path
  • Expert advice where to go and what to do after the tour
  • Iconic places for photoshoot
  • Meeting in the hotel lobby

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fees (if any)
  • Entry/Admission - Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Paris
  • Entry/Admission - Ile de la Cite
  • Entry/Admission - Eiffel Tower