1. France
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Neoclassical Paris 2-Hour Private Walking Tour

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This walking tour of neoclassical Paris takes you through an area that changed dramatically in the years prior to the French Revolution. Explore the aristocratic Paris of the Second Empire at the Palais Royal, the Tuileries, and other important sites.
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Duration: 2 hours
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Highlights
  • See the Cour Carré, the oldest existing part of the Louvre
  • Explore Place Vendôme, the most luxurious square in Paris
  • Discover Place de la Concorde, a neoclassical masterpiece
  • Visit the Madeleine Church, a controversial example of neoclassical architecture
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The great reconstruction of Paris in neoclassic style was an important part of the city’s history, transforming the face of Paris during the Second Empire.

On this private 2-hour guided tour you’ll learn more about the spirit of this city and how it evolved from a medieval town to a metropolis that became one of the most important capitals in Europe and a world leader in questions of style, elegance, and sophistication.

Your guide will show you aristocratic Paris, and tell you about the city’s transformation during an important period in its history. Hear about the connections between Paris and Rome and Italian culture, including the impact on Parisian architecture.

The sites you’ll visit include the Palais Brongniart, Palais Royal, Place des Victoires, Cour Carré, the Louvre, the Tuileries Garden, Place Vendôme, Place de la Concorde, and the Madeleine Church.
Includes
  • 2-hour guided walking tour
What’s Not Included
  • Food, snacks, and beverages

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Meeting point

The meeting point is at the Metro Bourse, in front of Palais Brongniart. Your guide will be carrying a red canvas tote bag.

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Tours operate rain or shine.

From US$ 118.55 per person

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Product ID: 43806