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EVERY MONDAY 10.30am Ile de la Cité and Notre Dame Read the stories in the medieval sculptures, and hear how the cathedral was built. We explore the history and architecture of the Island, the old streets, the flower market, quiet gardens, secret courtyards and the poignant memorial to the deported. Meet at metro Cité (March to end November) 2.30pm The Medieval Latin Quarter A walk through this atmospheric district, to see highlights and hidden details. Roman remains, charming old streets, the story of medieval scholars and the famous Sorbonne University. Meet at metro Maubert-Mutualité, by café 'Le Métro' (April to end October) EVERY TUESDAY 10.30am The Marais Circuit 1 This is the most unspoilt historic quarter in Paris. Beautiful architecture from picturesque medieval streets to splendid classical mansions, and the lovely royal square, the place des Vosges. On circuit 1 we explore the south side of the Marais. We look at architecture, history, some Jewish history, hear stories of the famous inhabitants such as Victor Hugo and Mme de Sevigné, famous for her witty letters. Meet at metro St Paul (All year) 2.30pm The French Revolution In the historic Latin Quarter, see where the revolutionaries lived and met, the oldest café in Paris, and the hall where Danton and the radical Cordeliers' club held their debates. Understand the background to the chilling stories: Dr Guillotin’s sinister 'razor', Marat stabbed in his bath by Charlotte Corday. Meet at metro Odeon, at the statue of Danton (April to end October) EVERY WEDNESDAY 10.30am The Village of Montmartre On this picturesque walk you will discover old winding streets, the vineyard, artists' studios (Renoir, Lautrec, Van Gogh) quiet gardens, historic cabarets, the place-du-Tertre with its artists and the Sacré Coeur Basilica. Meet at metro Abbesses (use the station elevator, it is quite deep!) (All year) 2.30pm The Two Islands A walk to enjoy the essence of Paris on the two islands. The magical Ile St Louis, elegant architecture and aristocratic inhabitants, a favourite with the lost generation of the 1920s who savoured its old world charm. The history of Ile de la Cité, where Paris was first founded and the architecture and sculptures of Notre Dame cathedral. Meet at metro Pont Marie. (April to end October) EVERY THURSDAY 10.30am Saint Germain-des-Prés This tour captures the essence of Paris on the Left Bank: the old abbey church of St Germain, charming streets lined with bookstores and literary cafés, old squares, artists' studios, the famous Paris Fine Arts School, the hotel where Oscar Wilde died, and the beautiful St Sulpice church, mentioned in the Da Vinci Code. Meet in front of the Church of St Sulpice (near metro St Sulpice) (March to end November) 2.30pm The Marais Circuit 2 See Sunday below. Meet at metro Saint Paul (April to end October) EVERY FRIDAY 10.30am Hemingway's Paris Explore this charming district in the Latin Quarter with the old houses of the Mouffetard market street, an impressive fragment of the medieval city wall, and the lovely historic church of St Etienne-du-Mont. It is associated with many writers: Joyce, Orwell, Balzac, Hugo, Verlaine and immortalised by Hemingway in A Moveable Feast. Meet at metro Cardinal Lemoine (March to end November) 2.30pm The Village of Montmartre See Wednesday above. Meet at metro Abbesses (use the elevator) (April to end October) EVERY SATURDAY 10.30am The Marais Circuit 1 See Tuesday above. Meet at metro Saint Paul (all year) There is always a tour on Saturday afternoons . See full programme for the month for details when available. EVERY SUNDAY 10.30am The Village of Montmartre See Wednesday above. Meet at metro Abbesses. (all year) 2.30pm The Marais Circuit 2 (all year) Stories of royalty, mistresses and intrigue in this beautiful historic neighbourhood. On circuit 2 we explore the Northern side of the Marais. Elegant classical mansions with graceful courtyards and gardens, the old Jewish quarter with the picturesque rue des Rosiers, and the peaceful place des Vosges, the city’s oldest square. Meet at metro St Paul There is always an extra tour on Sunday. See full programme for the month for details when available.
We have tours all year. The basic programme of regular scheduled walks changes according to the season, running from November to February and then March to October. See full details below. No need to reserve. Tours are in English Price: Adults 12 euros, Students (under 21) 10 euros, Children (under 15) 8 euros Basic Summer Programme March to end November 2013 Check our monthly programme for details of other tours which include: The Chocolate Tour, the Fashion Tour, Paris during the Occupation, Highlights of the Louvre, The Old Les Halles Market district, Jefferson's Paris, The Opera House, Medieval Paris and the Templars, Pere Lachaise Cemetery, The Sewers, Art Nouveau Architecture, The Basilica of St Denis, The Chateau of La Malmaison and many others.
The Leading English Language Walking Tour Company in Paris. Founded in 1994 Paris Walking Tours
Daily Walking Tours in English, led by a small team of professional guides with many years' experience in Paris.
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