The purpose of the private guided Paris Discovery Tour is to give you an overview of the most spectacular and renowned monuments and historical sites of the city. It will help you to get your marks and make your plans for the next days.
Starting at the geographical center of Paris, the Opera Garnier (that inspired the “Phantom of the Opera”, you will drive to place Vendôme ( a jewel of architecture from the 17thC), the Palais Royal (former Cardinal’s palace), the Louvre (outside visit), then along the Seine River, passing by the Conciergerie (former seat of the Royal power), the cathedral Notre-Dame and the Ile St Louis before crossing the Seine River to continue your journey on the Left Bank , the old Paris , the scholastic Paris with the Latin Quarter (student quarter), the Sorbonne (university), the Pantheon (rest place of the great men of France), the Luxembourg Garden (most spectacular park in Paris with the Statue of Liberty), the Church St Sulpice, the Saint Germain district ( home of many jazz musicians, writers and painters since the roaring twenties) ,the French Institute, the Orsay Museum (outside visit) , the Concorde square ( the largest square in Europe where the French Revolution took the life of the King and the Queen), the Champs Elysées (most famous avenue in the world), the Arc de Triomphe (Napoleon’s Triumph Arc), the Grand Palais, the Invalides (with Napoleon’s tomb, outside visit), the Eiffel Tower where you will make a stop for photos.
If time permits, your guide will drive you to Montmartre , the village of the artists (Renoir, Picasso, Braque, Toulouse Lautrec, Gauguin, Van Gogh …) and highest place in Paris (with an incredible view) where your guide will take you for a small walking tour to discover its unique scenery, the famous place du Tertre with its cafés and shops and the eternal white Sacre Coeur basilica before driving you back again to your hotel.
This tour will definitely wake up your appetite for one of the most fascinating cities in the world.