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Paris: Eiffel Tower Tickets, Highlights & Crêpe Private Tour

1. Paris: Eiffel Tower Tickets, Highlights & Crêpe Private Tour

See the sights of Paris and learn its hidden secrets with a guided and private walking tour. Find the most emblematic places of the city and learn the romantic history. Watch the locals in Saint-Germain-des-Pres and taste sweet local crepes. Climb to the top of the Eiffel Tower and see it all. Find yourself at the Louvre Museum, and stroll through the beautiful Tuileries Gardens. Learn of the tragedy of Place de la Concrode, where Marie Antoinette was beheaded and where the Champs-Elysees begins. Relax and watch the local life in Saint-Germain-des-Prés, the most bohemian neighborhood of the city. Taste Parisian crepes while sitting in a bar with typical round tables. Visit the charming Ville Saint Paul in the Marais district and head to the elegant and must-see Place des Vosges. Venture to the beautiful "Ile de la Cité," and its famous Notre Dame Cathedral, on the banks of the Seine River. Get away from the tourist tide and lost in the curious and colorful streets that only your local guide can show you. Receive your tickets to ride the Eiffel Tower all the way to the top, and see Paris from above.

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Paris: Latin Quarter 2-Hour Private or Group Walking Tour

2. Paris: Latin Quarter 2-Hour Private or Group Walking Tour

Explore the Latin Quarter, the most popular part of the Left Bank district of Paris. Enjoy a private 2-hour tour with a professional guide and discover the highlights of a fascinating area that has inspired countless artists and other creative geniuses, including Hemingway, Woody Allen, and Salvador Dali, to name just a few.  The Latin Quarter is home to the Sorbonne University, the Pantheon, the world-famous Shakespeare and Co. bookstore, and the breathtaking Luxembourg Gardens. This private tour will take you to the core of Paris history from medieval times to its present day's bohemian culture preserved in this charming student village. 

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Paris: 1-Hour Tour in a Vintage Car

3. Paris: 1-Hour Tour in a Vintage Car

Marvel at Paris' most impressive sights from the comfort of a vintage Peugeot 404. Admire panoramic views of the City of Lights from your cozy and romantic 1960's vehicle. In the company of your private driver/guide, embark on a journey of discovery. Marvel at the lightwork of the Eiffel Tower, admire the iconic Notre Dame and see the imposing Louvre Pyramid. You will also have the opportunity to soak up the atmosphere of the Latin Quarter, see Paris' oldest church in Saint-Germain-des-Près, drive along the emblematic Champs-Elysées and visit Concorde Square. Learn more about the history of the city from your passionate driver and pick up tips and insider advice on the best museums and restaurants to visit to make the most out of your time in the city.

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Paris: 2.5-Hour Private City Highlights Kickstart Tour

4. Paris: 2.5-Hour Private City Highlights Kickstart Tour

Get to know Paris on this private 2.5-hour introductory tour and visit the city's main highlights. Follow your local guide as they take you to popular attractions and hidden gems. Meet your guide and walk through the beautiful Luxembourg Gardens. Lose yourself in the narrow streets of the Latin Quarter and St. Germain. See where Parisian intellectuals socialize, explore passages and corners, and listen to your guide as they tell you the history of the area. Head to the Louvre Museum and see it from the outside. Walkthrough the elegant Tuileries Gardens to Place de la Concorde, and learn about its cruel past. Arrive at Les Invalides and hear about its connection to Napoleon. Continue on to Champ de Mars, one of the city's largest green spaces, and finally, admire the symbol of Paris, the famous Eiffel Tower. Your tour concludes at the Eiffel Tower.

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Paris: 2-Hour Sweet & Chocolate Family Tour with Tastings

5. Paris: 2-Hour Sweet & Chocolate Family Tour with Tastings

This exciting Paris chocolate tour combines history and French pastry in the tasteful district of Saint-Germain-des-Près. This yummy adventure is designed to appeal to the whole family, with children invited to solve a few riddles. Start at the Saint-Germain-des-Pres Church for your first tasting of chouquette, a French baked specialty. Then, visit a 200-year-old chocolate factory which specializes in premium chocolates. Then its time to taste a macaron, an almond based cookie created in Italy and brought to France with Catherine de Medicis's chef. After you will be welcomed to the chocolate mousse bar. Here, discover chocolates from around the world in this airy texture.  Since 1830, this next boutique has kept its delicate recipe of calissons, a crushed mixture of candied melons and almonds placed on a sheet of unleavened bread and covered with a thin layer of royal frosting. Then its time to taste the “kouign amann”, which means “butter cake” in Breton. This dessert is also known as Bretons’ crêpes. And to finish in beauty, a chocolate bar personalized according to your tastes will be waiting for you at the end of the tour in a store entirely dedicated to chocolate. Be ready for great fun.

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Paris: Private Food Tour

6. Paris: Private Food Tour

Discover Paris through its gastronomy with this private guided tour. Depending on your interests, the tour will focus on either the Le Marais, Montmartre or St Germain des Près area. Benefit from a flexible starting time if you would prefer to have a lie-in.  During the tour, discover small artisans and learn more about their traditional methods. Stop at up to 10 of Paris' most fantastic shops and get underneath the surface of one of Paris' most iconic districts along the way. Sample wines, cheeses, delicacies, cured meat, French baguette, jams, and other great traditional french delicacies. You will also have the opportunity to sample delicious chocolates and macarons from renowned chocolatiers during the tour. Feel free to let the local partner know about any special requests or bucket list items you want to try during your time in Paris.

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Paris Right Bank 2-Hour Private Walking Tour

7. Paris Right Bank 2-Hour Private Walking Tour

While the Left bank has always been associated with universities, the arts, youth culture, and free and forward thinking, the Right Bank was the seat of French power. Authority emanated from the royal court and had a significant impact on the character of its surroundings. A 2-hour walk on the Right Bank is a very different experience compared to a visit to the Left Bank, which is home to the Latin Quarter and Saint-Germain. As you take in the buildings of the Right Bank your guide will compare the way authority was shown in medieval times with the manner in which it was demonstrated in the neoclassical period. You won’t only dwell on the official aspects of this area, however. You’ll also visit sites that have seen a change from their original purpose and acquired some interesting, unexpected functions and fame. Principal sites visited on the tour include the Cour Carré, Saint-Germain-l'Auxerrois, Comédie-Française, Rue Saint-Honoré, Palais-Royal, Galerie Vivienne, Rue de Rivoli, Place Vendôme, and the Tuileries.

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Paris: 1.5-Hour Private Kick-Start Tour with a Local

8. Paris: 1.5-Hour Private Kick-Start Tour with a Local

Receive a warm welcome to Paris with a private tour that will kick off your time in the city in the best way possible. Discover main attractions and landmarks like Notre Dame and Jardin du Luxembourg in only 90 minutes. Get up-to-date tips on where locals like to grab a bite and unwind, or what about a unique family-owned restaurant in a local hotspot? On this private tour, your local guide will make sure you see Paris like a local. Your guide will have all your questions covered and will give you a city orientation to get you acquainted with Paris to help you enjoy the rest of your stay to the fullest.

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Paris: Dinner Tour with Renowned Food Expert

9. Paris: Dinner Tour with Renowned Food Expert

Take part in an evening of culinary discovery on this Food and Wine tour with renowned experts. Sommeliers, Oenologists, Wine Masters, and Chefs, the Francois Lavergne family have a history stretching back 1250-years, and are delighted to present you with their historical and thorough knowledge of French cuisine. This food tour is a carefully curated discovery of French history through the best selection of gastronomy in Paris. Meal 1: Enjoy the perfect combination of Oysters, Seafood and White Whine. Alternatively, you can sample an incredible cured-meat platter with Red Wine in Montmartre Meal 2: Taste the best beef strew in Paris in the Saint Germain-des-Prés. Meal 3: Savour the best chocolate Profiteroles in Paris next to Le Panthéon, at the Montagne Sainte-Geneviève.

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Paris: Instagrammable Photography Walking Tour

10. Paris: Instagrammable Photography Walking Tour

Explore Paris on foot and find the best insider spots to take photos on this guided trip around the city. Avoid crowds and find the perfect uninterrupted spots near famous cafes, characteristic churches, must-visit districts, and the iconic Eiffel Tower. If you want to take special photos of yourself, with your family, or with your significant other in one of the most photogenic cities, this is the tour for you. Along with locating the best photography spots, you’ll also learn about Paris’ history and famous characters. Walk through one of the oldest districts of Paris, le Marais, and find amazing places to capture for your Instagram or other social media pages. Hear stories about Queen Catherine de’ Medici and King Henry IV and how they influenced this area. Spot famous artists and writers cafés, including the traditional Café Les Deux Magots and Cafe de Flore, and visit the oldest church in Saint-Germain-des-Prés. Later, you'll be able to find your perfect spot near the Eiffel Tower to take photos while avoiding the crowds.

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What people are saying about Saint-Germain-des-Pres

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 12 reviews

We had a wonderful experience and absolutely loved getting to see Paris with Romy! She was extremely nice and took great care to ensure we were able to hear all the great things she had to tell us about Paris. The tour was one of the highlights of our time in Paris partly because we got to see and learn about the different locations in Paris but also because Romy was an excellent guide. I would suggest doing this tour when coming to Paris and if you get the chance to do the tour with Romy, you are in for a great experience.

Very friendly and informative tour guide, we were lucky enough to go in the 1970’s Mercedes 280se which was very luxurious. Took us on a very good tour showing us things we would have never have looked at on our own. Would recommend this if you are in Paris.

Very diverse and delicious tasting with our guide Natalie.

We had our 11 year old granddaughter with us and our guide, Natalie, was wonderful with her. Natalie help our granddaughter feel very comfortable while teaching her about chocolates and other Parisian sweets. We recommend her highly.

Francois was absolutely phenomenal! Passionate, down-to-earth expertise for excellent food and wine, the people who make them and how to enjoy them!

Very nice tour

We had a great tour with Misha. She asked about our wishes and gave us many tips. It was very entertaining and really fun.