Paris Walking Tour - The French Revolution

Cultural & Theme Tours in France
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Tour description

History comes alive on the Paris Revolution Walking Tour, exploring one of the most important events in modern history. On this fascinating two-hour stroll through Paris' tumultuous history, you'll learn about the troubled times that led up to the storming of the Bastille, the capture of King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, the Reign of Terror and the bloody results of the guillotine.

This fascinating walk back in time will relive the events that changed the course of French history and caused an epic transformation in French society. Your expert guide will delve into the troubled times leading up to the storming of the Bastille Prison, the ouster of Louis XVI, and the Reign of Terror, all while walking you through the very streets where many events took place.Sights of the French Revolution Walking Tour include: • Les Invalides - over 30,000 arms were stolen from here in order to attack the Bastille • Place de la Concorde - site of the beheadings of King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, among many others • Tuileries Palace - the site of the royal palace that served as a prison for King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette in the Tuileries Gardens • National Assembly - site of the lower house of the French Legislative branch • Reign of Terror - the years following the Revolution that saw chaos, betrayal and murder

What's included

  • Local guide
  • Entry/Admission - Place de la Concorde
  • Entry/Admission - Jardin des Tuileries

What's not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop off