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Paris Classic Walking Tour
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Special Instructions: The Classic Paris Walking Tour
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Venture along its streets and pedestrian paths to experience the French capital's most alluring sites on this up close and personal small group Paris walking tour. With just 2 to 3 miles to cover, you will see Paris's most famous and significant sights without ever boarding a bus. Admire the architecture and embrace the history of the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral, and the Louvre Museum. See many other classic Paris landmarks, such as the Tuileries Gardens, walk along Champs-Elysees Avenue, and encounter Napoleon Bonaparte's Tomb.

Built as the entrance to the 1889 World's Fair, the iron latticed Eiffel Tower is named for the visionary engineer Gustave Eiffel. Standing 1,063 feet tall, it remains an iconic Paris landmark and one of the most recognizable structures in the world. Notre Dame Cathedral is nearly as recognizable, and on this tour you will witness its magnificent 13th century gothic architecture. Admire the beautiful flying buttresses, gothic gargoyles, and stunning stained glass windows of this medieval relic and modern focal point of French Catholicism. Located on the Ile de La Cite, this landmark lies on the banks of the bustling Seine River.

Journey to the renowned Louvre Museum and admire this 12th century former fortress and royal palace, which today houses some of the world's most famous items of cultural and artistic significance. Encounter the result of nearly 350 years of royal landscaping efforts as you pass through the Tuileries Gardens on your way to the Louvre. Designed first in 1664 as the private garden of the royal French residence, the Tuileries is a magnificent garden open to the public for strolling, relaxing, and enjoying the Paris day. You'll see fountains, statues, and basins as you make your way to to the world-famous Louvre.

On this exciting and complete Paris city tour travel along France's most famous street, Champs-Elysees, lined with cinemas, cafes, and luxury specialty shops. You'll see the beautiful Musee D'Orsay, a former railway station along the Seine River. This famous museum it is best known for its unmatched collection of French Impressionist art. Other highlights you can expect to see include Ecole Militaire, Les Invalides, Alexander III Bridge, Grand and Petit Palais, Place de la Concorde, and St. Chapelle. See Paris the way every traveller should, by foot, on this walking adventure through the city.

Tour Size
Small
Tour Type
Scenic, Active, Cultural
Tour Duration
3 Hours
Tour Departs From
Downtown Paris. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Activity Level
Moderate
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Recommended Dress
Comfortable clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes are recommended. Sunglasses and sunscreen are suggested.
Restrictions
Participants must be physically able to walk long distances.

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