Panoramic Walking Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in France

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The cityscape of Paris has been a powerful source of inspiration for French and foreign artists and writers since the fifteenth century. In particular, its captivating architectural horizon is recognized as one of the most beautiful in the world.The unique zink roofs were recently submitted for inclusion to the UNESCO World Heritage List. We will traverse the city and climb up to the top of a few of public buildings to have amazing panoramic views of Paris and its roofs.Starting at Montmartre we will admire the Sacrée Coeur Basilica and the amazing view from the hill over the city.We will then continue towards the river going to the top of a couple of public buildings including a department store and a museum to contemplate the views and spot most Parisian monuments. All the buildings have elevators so don't worry :)Having grown up here I have a lot of knowledge about this city and will be glad to share a lot of interesting facts and anecdotes with you.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Montmartre, Paris, Ile-de-FranceWe will start by checking out the artsy & bohemian Montmartre hill and the Sacré Coeur Basilica. On top, we will have a nice view of Paris and it's the horizon. Then have a walk and it's very unique cobblestone streets where Picasso used to hang out.Check out some really interesting types of street art.Along the way, I will be telling you interesting stories and anecdotes about what makes this area so special in Paris.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Quartier de l'Opera, Paris, Ile-de-FranceWe're gonna take the metro at the deepest station of Paris (Abbesses) and head to the Opera / Haussmannian area of Paris around Haussmann Boulevard, where we can admire some beautiful 19th-century architectural designs that represent about 60% of the city today.There we're gonna climb up to the rooftop of 2 different public department stores to contemplate the astonishing panoramic views over the skyline of Paris.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Latin Quarter, Paris, Ile-de-FranceTaking the metro and heading to the other side of Paris the left bank, more specifically the Latin Quarter. There we will climb up to the top of a museum by Quai St-Bernard to have an amazing panoramic view over the roofs of Paris, the Seine river and Notre Dame.Then have a nice walk along the river banks at Quai de la Tournelle and check out the "old Paris" some narrow streets of the medieval city, finishing off next to Saint Michel metro.After the tour as a bonus I will invite everyone to have a delicious meal of savory and sweet crepes + a drink all included in the tour so we can get to know each other a little better :)Duration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Lunch - After the 4h tour since we will be tired from walking I will provide a delicious meal of savory and sweet crepes + a drink so we can get to know each other better in this little cozy place I know

What’s not included

  • I do not provide metro tickets, I suggest buying a day pass called "Mobilis" zone 1-2 for 7.50€