The Secret Passages Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Paris
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Tour description

Away from traditional touristic sightseeing discover the Parisian secrets, walking in the unusual atmosphere of the covered passages built in the 19th century! Get ready to uncover with your local guide:  • Covered passages • Secrets of Paris • Unusual spots of Paris • French architecture • Local bars and restaurants • Parisian shops

The French Revolution enabled the urban renewal of Paris in the 19th century while creating the wonderful covered passages of Paris. They are classified as historic monuments today and they're beautiful to visit as well!  Stroll in the passages unaffected by the passing of time, full of trendy or unusual shops, restaurants and theaters as you discover their history and architecture. Feel like a real Parisian having a drink, on your own expense, in a local bar or in a tea room located inside one of the covered passages! In the morning: For information most of shops are closed on Sundays. This is the plan:  Meeting Point: At the exit of metro Palais Royal Musée du Louvre Stop 1: Place Colette Stop 2: The stylish galerie Véro-Dodat Stop 3: Les galeries du Palais Royal, the ancestors of the covered passages Stop 4: La galerie Vivienne, one of the most outstanding covered passages of Paris Stop 5: Le passage des Panoramas, the oldest Parisian passage Stop 6: Le passage Jouffroy, one of the busiest passages of Paris Stop 7: Le passage Verdeau, the bohemian and arty passage End of the tour: Goodbyes

What's included

  • Local guide

What's not included

  • Drinks
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup