Looking to discover Paris with the help of a local expert? We have compiled a list of the best five walking tours in the great city.
Taking into account the sights included, the duration, quality and previous customer reviews, we here at TravelMag.com have condensed the list down the best value for money options. What better way to encounter one of the most alluring cities in the world?
FROM: €24/per person
One of the most romantic cities in the world is even more captivating at night. This evening tour follows the Seine towards the Louvre then on to some areas of St-Germain that are not as well known to tourists. Guides of this 75 minute tour are locals and can provide information on the best bars, cafés and galleries as well as being able to point out the areas favored by locals.
From €13/ per person
Behind its iconic landmarks lies a lesser known Paris. This 100-minute guided tour invites guests to discover the city’s hidden heart, taking you away from the usual tourist trail and instead down narrow lanes and other intriguing nooks and crannies. Along the way your guide will regale you with fascinating stories about the city’s more mysterious side.
From €15/ per person
This 2-hour tour invites guests to discover more about the enduring love affair between Hollywood and Paris. During visits to the Left Bank, Ile Saint-Louis & Ile de la Cité, you’ll see some of the settings for famous movies down the years including The Three Musketeers, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Devil Wears Prada, The Bourne Identity, and James Bond. Among the highlights will be a walk around the Latin Quarter, Yves Saint Laurent’s favorite jazz bar, a bookstore once cherished by Ernest Hemingway, and a trip to two islands perched in the middle of the Seine River. (Photo: Paradise Photography)
From €32/ per person
Today Paris is a truly modern city, but its history dates back to ancient times. This 2-hour guided tour lets you take in some of its medieval monuments while learning about the history of the city during the Middle Ages. Some of the highlights will include stop-offs at the famous Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Flamboyant Gothic Saint-Jacques Tower, and the Sorbonne, one of Europe’s oldest and most famous universities.
From €20/ per person
For history enthusiasts and especially those with an interest in the French Revolution, this is the perfect tour. During the two hour tour, many of the famous historic buildings in Paris are cast in a new light in the context of the bloody revolution, which included, among other things, the beheadings of Marie Antoinette and King Louis XVI by guillotine at Place de la Concorde.