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Back To Top Back To Top Home Who we are Contact us - FAQs __________ Summer Walks Winter Walks This Month & Next ------------------ Chocolate walks Fashion walks Private tours Versailles ___________ London Walks Walks in other cities Other links ___________ Favourite hotels Paris on a budget Vegetarian Paris Reading list ___________ Our booksWe have started again, after being closed during the pandemic. We have a slightly reduced schedule, and reservations are now necessary. See page This Month and Next for full details Walks in March will continue all summer season until end October 2024 However we will not have scheduled tours during the Olympics - only private tours Please reserve by 10pm the day before the tour. Advace booking is advisable. If we already have some reservations it will be possible to reserve on the day of the tour. Tours are cancelled if no-one reserves in advance, but they sometimes fill up completely. We will acknowledge your reservation. Price: Adults 25€. (Children under 15 = 10€, students under 21 = 15€) Tours last about 2 hours. We meet at metro stations above ground at street level, guides wear Paris Walks badges. Tours last about 2 hours Private tours can be arranged (walks and museum visits) To get a quote, please give us your details - number of people in the group and ages of any children, the tour you want to do.
From March 2024 - to download the programme go to page: This Month and Next EVERY MONDAY The French Revolution , 10.30 am. 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. On this lively tour you will 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 (exit 1) EVERY TUESDAY The Marais Circuit 1 , 10.30am 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, the wall of the Righteous, hear stories of the celebrated inhabitants such as Victor Hugo and Mme de Sevigné, famous for her witty letters. Meet at metro St Paul Ile de la Cité and the Medieval Latin Quarter 2.30pm We explore the architecture of Ile de la Cité where Paris was first founded, and look at our beautiful ruined cathedral, hear its story over the ages, including the tragic fire, and learn about its restoration. We see highlights and hidden details of the medieval Latin Quarter: Roman remains, charming ancient streets, St Severin, a jewel of flamboyant gothic architecture, the story of medieval scholars, the famous Sorbonne University, still a place of study today. Meet at metro Cité (Not August) EVERY WEDNESDAY The Village of Montmartre , 10.30 am. This picturesque walk will show you an attractive neighbourhood, which was once a separate village, outside Paris. Enjoy its winding cobbled streets, the famous little vineyard, artists' studios (Renoir, Lautrec, Van Gogh) quiet gardens, historic cabarets, some quirky street art, the old windmill, place-du-Tertre with its artists and portrait sketchers, the Sacré Coeur Basilica which dominates Paris and a stunning view over the city. Meet at metro Abbesses (use the elevator, the station is deep!) There is usually an extra tour on Wednesday afternoons at 2.30pm -The Chocolate Tour or the Fashion tour are often held on Wednesday afternoons. See monthly programme for the details. EVERY THURSDAY Paris during the Occupation and Liberation 10.30am On this walk in the area of the Tuileries gardens, place Vendome, Concorde and Champs Elysées, hear how the Parisians survived the dark years of the Occupation from 1940-44 with stories of daily life, the Gestapo, the plight of the Jews, the Resistance and the Liberation. We show the Hotel Meurice where the German commander saved Paris from destruction, the Jeu de Paume, where art works were sorted, destroyed and sometimes rescued, and the Hotel Ritz where French and German high life rubbed shoulders. Meet at metro Tuileries Small group Orsay tour on Thursdays at 4pm price 80€ per person including timed entrance tickets. (Up to 6 people) (Not August) EVERY FRIDAY Hemingway's Paris 10.30am. Explore the charm of the Latin Quarter with the old houses and courtyardsof the Mouffetard market street, the medieval city wall, and the superb historic church of St Etienne-du-Mont. It is associated with many writers: Joyce, Orwell, Balzac, Hugo, and immortalised by Hemingway in A Moveable Feast and in Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris. Meet at metro Cardinal Lemoine (exit 1) Small group Louvre tour on Fridays at 4pm price 70€ per person including timed entrance tickets. (Up to 6 people) (Not August) EVERY SATURDAY The Marais Circuit 1 , 10.30 am. See Tuesday above. Meet at metro Saint Paul EVERY SUNDAY The Village of Montmartre , 10.30 am. See Wednesday above. Meet at metro Abbesses. (use elevator) There is always an extra tour on Sunday afternoon at 2.30pm See full programme for details. (not August)
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