The French capital may well be the ultimate city for romance, but Paris impresses travelers for reasons that stretch beyond its cafés and amorous air. There is always an undiscovered secret waiting for you in Paris and no other city can match the soul of Paris.
The next time you’re visiting Paris, I the believe the best way to feel the soul of Paris is on a walking tour.
This allows you to see bits of Paris that only the locals know about, to hear inside info and fascinating history and to skip the usual tourist queues.
Whether you are taking a romantic break or bringing your entire family for a dose of culture, a walking tour will help you find those hidden secrets.
Here are some really good walks, as follows;
The ‘real’ Paris cannot be found in guidebooks, instead, you need to discover Paris by wandering the Parisian streets, eating in lesser-known cafés, observing the locals and looking through windows and doors.
You do not have to go-it-alone, instead book an April in Paris Tour and you are guaranteed to get an insider’s view of this magnificent city’s history, uncover examples of Parisian art and architecture and discover the true treasures of Paris. Perfect for a 1st visit to Paris or even if you have been before.
If there is one place in Paris that speaks about famous French charm, it is definitely Montmartre!
April in Paris offers a brilliant Montmartre tour. The “village atop the hill” is where the history of modern art started, where windmills stood tall and where wine was once made.
Today, you can enjoy its cobbled streets, stunning Basilica, artists, bistros. Perched on the top of a small hill in the 18th arrondissement, this Parisian district has lost none of its village atmosphere that appealed so much to the artists of the 19th and 20th Centuries. This place has been an inspiration for art and cinema, and is a great place to stroll around, high above most of in Paris.
Palace Of Versailles Tour
For over 3 Centuries, the Palace of Versailles and the splendour of its gardens have been renowned for their utmost extravagance, prestige and scandal.
Now you can step back in time, minus the smells, and take the Palace of Versailles tour to experience the history and opulence of the Royal Palace with a guided tour followed by a waterfront lunch.
In the afternoon, enjoy a visit through the Royal Gardens and discover the breathtaking fountains and Grand Canal. And, of course, no trip to Versailles would be complete without a glimpse into the life of Marie Antoinette and her Peasant’s Village.
Paris Kids Tour
If you think walking tours are the domain of adults and not of interest to children, think again.
Paris is home to many magnificent historical sites, legendary French food and some of France’s most beautiful gardens, with attractions for adults and kids alike.
A visit to the City of Light is an exciting destination that the whole family, including the kids, can tour.
On the April in Paris for Kids Tour, you will visit some of Paris’ most dazzling parks, discover ancient Roman ruins and be charmed by Paris’ most exotic animals.
Paris Gourmet Tour
Take a Paris Gourmet Tour which will help you discover the treasures of Les Halles district which has been home to Paris’ leading restaurants and food suppliers for over 800 yrs. Guests will have the opportunity to taste the finest French delicacies from vendors who have been feeding locals for generations.
Visit a selection of speciality shops where you will choose a variety of meats, cheeses, breads, hors d’œuvres and wine in order to create your own apéro platter. The ultimate Parisian food and culture experience.
Paris Art Walks
Paris Art Walks connects you with art insiders excited to share their passion for Paris’s hidden treasures. Learn what inspires artists, curators and enthusiasts living in Paris.
You can enjoy walking tours of 3 Parisian neighborhoods: The Marais gallery walk explores Paris’s vibrant contemporary art scene with a walk through a selection of Marais galleries. Your visit should include the Top Parisian international galleries, alongside the lesser-known art spaces.
The Belleville gallery walk explores a creative district which lies at the crossroads of the 10th, 11th, 19th and 20th Arrondissements in the North East of Paris which is packed full of artists, artisans, and galleries that have transformed this neighborhood.
The Beaux-Arts gallery walk on the left bank explores an area also known for its famous cafés and numerous bookshops. It’s home to the 350 year old school of fine arts, École des Beaux-Arts.
Historically the neighborhood gave refuge to a number of Paris’s cultural past including Eugène Delacroix and Oscar Wilde. In the 1940’s it was the centre for the existentialist movement.
Today it has a high-end cultural environment and picturesque streets. Take a walk, visit the many galleries in this area, while learning about several Key historical locations including the school, a Key hotel and cafés.
Jazz Tour of Paris
For more than a 100 yrs, the city of Paris had been known as the Mecca of jazz. Cafés-concerts, restaurants, live scenes, legendary jazz clubs. Many jazz, blues and beebop artists have lived and performed there, contributing to the development of an electric musical atmosphere which made famous numerous clubs, especially in the Saint -Germain-des-Prés neighbourhood.
When accompanied by an expert guide, you will dive into the history of jazz during this walking tour and feel the jazz and rhythm that lies at the heart of Paris.
Explore the neighborhoods and nightspots that inspired the Jazz Age writers and artists of Paris and stroll the streets of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, the Latin Quarter, and Les Halles.
This is a great opportunity to learn about the history of Parisian jazz; you will visit jazz cafes, see the sights of former club cellars where late-night jam sessions were held and hear stories of the jazz greats
Enjoy your travels
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