Explore Paris' early beginnings as you visit some of the oldest parts of the city.
Drive through the oldest parts of the Capital. Admire the geometric design of Vendome Square and the fantasy of the Old Opera house. See where old French nobility used to live four centuries ago in the Marais District. Explore the Sorbonne in the Latin Quarter and the famous cafes and church at Saint Germain des Pres.
The tour also includes a guided visit to the interior of Notre Dame Cathedral* where travellers can learn about the significant role of the monument for the Parisians and the history of Paris since the Middle Ages.
Depending on river conditions, the tour takes you on a short cruise to see the Cite Island where Paris began some two thousand years ago.
St-Germain des Pres
Guided visit of Notre Dame (except when there is mass)
English, Italian, Spanish - Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
English, Italian, Spanish, German - Monday and Saturday
English, Italian, Spanish, French - Sunday
Boat ride to and from Île de la Cité
Dominique was most explainatory in all aspects of Parisian history, pointing out alot of very interesting aspects of Historical Paris. Worth going through this tour again & well recommended...
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Guided Historical Tour of Paris
Unravel the rich history of Paris by exploring the city's oldest quarters. See the Vendome Square, the Old Opera House, The Louvre, Bastille Square, Marais District, Latin Quarter, Sorbonne, Collège de France, Panthéon, Luxemburg Gardens (Senate) and Saint-Germain des Prés.
Enjoy a short cruise on the Seine River to reach the Notre-Dame Cathedral. Upon your arrival, marvel at this masterpiece of Gothic architecture. Admire the church's intricate sculptures and stained-glass windows which make it an awe-inspiring landmark to explore.
Tour Ends at PARISCityVISION Agency Office
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Please wear appropriate clothing when entering the Cathedral. Knees and shoulders must be covered.
There will not be a guided tour of the Notre-Dame Cathedral when there is a church service. The guide will instead share stories about the cathedral and its three portals from the square in front of the church.
In winter, the tour may run entirely by motorcoach/mini bus.
The tour is available in the following languages: English & Spanish: Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat French & German: Sat
Frequently Asked Questions
Dominique was most explainatory in all aspects of Parisian history, pointing out alot of very interesting aspects of Historical Pa...ris. Worth going through this tour again & well recommended... more
There were too many people in the group, too many languages, too much time on the bus - - no depth or detail at all.
Any cancellations made between 2 business days (09:15:00 local time) to 1 business days (09:15:00 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
Any cancellations made within 1 business days of your activity (after 09:15:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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